Lily Hope, “Memorial Beats,” 2021, thigh-spun merino and cedar bark with copper, headphones, and audio files, 16 x 4 x 10 in., The Hope Family Trust. Photo by Sydney Akagi.
Mural by Amir Khadar, courtesy Anacostia Community Museum
Research ecologist Nathan Cooper holds a radio-tagged Kirtland’s Warbler just before releasing it in The Bahamas. Credit: Tim Romano/Smithsonian
Courtesy of Baseera Khan
Courtesy Peacock Network
National Museum of American History
2023 Smithsonian Folkife Festival, June 29 to July 4 and July 6 to July 9
Jaclyn Nash | Smithsonian Institution
Photo by Jaclyn Nash
Photo by Jeff Scovil, courtesy of Bridges Tsavorite
Photo Courtesy Stephen Loring
A close-up ofextended polyps of an apparently healthy great star coral colony (Montastraea cavernosa) on a reef near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The tentacles surrounding the mouth of each polyp help trap food particles for the coral to eat. The brown coloration is from the symbiotic microalgae (Symbiodiniaceae) that live in the coral tissues. Credit: Valerie Paul
Hooks Brothers, "Pullman Porters," undated, silver emulsion photograph, Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Dr. Robert L. Drapkin Collection, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment.
"President William McKinley" by Francisco Oller y Cestero, oil on canvas, 1898. Collection of Dr. Eduardo Pérez and family.
Members of the inaugural cohort of the Environmental Justice Academy explore the Anacostia Watershed by boat. The Environmental Justice Academy is a flagship program of the Smithsonian's Center for Environmental Justice at the Anacostia Community Museum, which formally launches Earth Day 2023. Photo credit: Marco Kay Photography for the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum.
Two male Andean bear cubs named Sean and Ian are now on view at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C. Credit: Roshan Patel, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Credit: Image courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
Calaya, a 20-year-old female western lowland gorilla, is pregnant with her second offspring and due to give birth between late May and early July at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. Credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.
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