Due to the snowstorm, all our Capital Region museums and the National Zoo will be closed today except for the American History Museum and the African American Museum, which are open. The American Indian Museum in New York is closed.
The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art has hundreds of handmade holiday cards which reveal how artists imagined the holidays through whimsical watercolors, quirky collages, and cheerful prints and drawings. Greeting cards can also be found in the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and the National Museum of American History collections. Enjoy this sampling of cards from around the Smithsonian, then visit the National Postal Museum for the art of Christmas stamps, or check out these holiday shopping bags.