Credit: Chelsea Grubb, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Bei Bei eating his panda-friendly specially made cake by the Zoo’s Department of Nutrition Sciences.
Photo: Roshan Patel/Smithsonian’s National Zoo
A rural crossroads. FreeImages.com/Bettina Schwehn
Contractors work on installing motorized scaffolding on the Northwest corner of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, July 31, 2019.
Konza Prairie Biological Station in northeast Kansas. Humans and animals alike depend on grasslands for survival. In addition to providing land for cattle and sheep to graze, grasslands can also store up to 30 percent of the world’s carbon. Credit: Kim Komatsu, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
The Royal Air Force's Red Arrows perform a stunt in the air, flying upside down.
Billie Holiday performing on stage with her band - Paul "Vice Pres" Quinichette on tenor saxophone, Carl Drinkard on piano, Jimmy Schenck on bass and Bobby "Stix" Darden on drums at Sugar Hill, Newark, New Jersey, April, 1957.
All photographs © 2018 Jerry Dantzic / Jerry Dantzic Archives. All rights reserved.
Drawing, Wildness, © September 11, 1972. Designed by Suzie Zuzek (Agnes Helen Zuzek de Poo, American, 1920–2011) for Key West Hand Print Fabrics, Inc. (Key West, Florida). Used by Lilly Pulitzer, Inc., before 1985 (Palm Beach, Florida). Brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on paper. 38.1 × 56.2 cm (15 × 22 1/8 in.). Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Gift of The Original I.P. LLC, 5891.6.2018. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution.
Photo credit: Roshan Patel, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
“Portrait of a Nation Prize” for the American Portrait Gala at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Photo by Paul Morigi, 2017/AP images for the National Portrait Gallery.
Photo Credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
An endangered purple fringeless orchid discovered on a private farm in Virginia July 24 by citizen scientists.
Photo: Courtesy of October Greenfield
Laure Prouvost, Swallow, 2013
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Micronycteris microtis in flightcage
Credit: Inga Geipel
A Kirtland’s warbler.
Photo: Courtesy of Nathan Cooper
The Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award will be presented to Alfredo Harp Helú, Charles Shreve and Janet Klug at an Oct. 19 ceremony. (National Postal Museum photo)
SAAM Arcade 2018, photo by Daniel Schwartz
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