Portrait of OSGEMEOS by Filipe Berndt.
Pinback button celebrating the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
From left to right: Glenn Kiser- Director, Dolby Institute; Josh Singer (Co-Writer- Maestro); Dagmar Dolby; Michelle Tesoro (Editor- Maestro); Natasha Dolby; Mark Bridges (Costume Designer- Maestro); David Dolby; and Anthea M. Hartig.
A plate of baleen (left) and a plastic shard (right) found in the gut of the first Rice’s whale to be scientifically described.
Credit: James D. Tiller and Fred Cochard, Smithsonian.
Sept. 23, 2023. Giant panda Xiao Qi Ji enjoys a fruitsicle cake during the Panda Palooza: A Final Farewell celebration at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.
Photo credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Dr. Whitson, courtesy of Axiom
Installation view, Isaac Julien: “Lessons of the Hour,” SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Sept. 24–Dec. 15, 2019. Copyright Isaac Julien, courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro. Image courtesy of SCAD.
The Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu is composed of 12 PolyCam images collected Dec. 2, 2018, by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a range of 15 miles (24 kilometers). The image was obtained at a 50-degree phase angle between the spacecraft, asteroid and the sun, and in it, Bennu spans approximately 1,500 pixels in the camera’s field of view. Date taken: Dec. 2, 2018. Instrument used: OCAMS (PolyCam).
Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona.
The museum hosts Holly A. Pinheiro Jr. for a book talk about his latest publication, The Families’ Civil War: Black Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice, Nov. 11.
Ten Baltimore oriole chicks hatched in June at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. (Photo by Roshan Patel, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)
Kim Sajet in the National Portrait Gallery’s podcast studio. Photo by Gabrielle Obusek, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Trees festively decorated with brightly colored lights dazzle visitors at ZooLights at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. (Photo by Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)
"Deep Sky" at IMAX
Ocean Manuscript poem by Phillis Wheatley, 1773. Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Betye Saar by Michele Mattei, inkjet print, 2012 (printed 2018). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Copyright 2003 Michele Mattei.
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