All Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are closed due to the federal government shutdown.
Kwaku Bempah (Asante artist) and unidentified blacksmith
Active early 20th century, Ghana
Double bell (dawuro, nnawuta)
Fowler Museum at UCLA, X87.1312, gift of Elizabeth Lloyd Davis
Ten whooping cranes arrive at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute from the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland. The cranes were moved in individual crates, but each crane was kept next to its mate. When they arrived at SCBI, each pair was immediately introduced to their new yard.
Photo: Skip Brown/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Naked mole-rats in their brand new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Photo: Roshan Patel/Smithsonian’s National Zoo
The National Native American Veterans Memorial, Warriors' Circle of Honor, Harvey Pratt (Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma)
National Museum of the American Indian
Earring Aid, Bedazzled, 2014. Designed by Elana Langer. Swarovski crystals, e6000 glue, hearing aid. Gift of Elana Langer. Photo: © Hanna Agar.
COPYRIGHT:© Hanna Agar
Varieties of maize found near Cuscu and Machu Pichu at Salineras de Maras on the Inca Sacred Valley in Peru, June 2007.
Credit: Fabio de Oliveira Freitas
Credit: Palm Springs train station, 1939. Photographer unknown. Courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society.
Credit: Roman Cho 2016
Credit: Roshan Patel, Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Red panda Henry.
Photo Credit: Jessica Kordell, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
A calling male túngara frog with a large inflated vocal sac.
Photo by Marcos Guerra
“Look at that picture over there! Here’s the Earth coming up. Wow, is that pretty!” –William Anders, Apollo 8, December 24, 1968
Credit: Museum Environments/Branded Environments
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