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Description of Subject Matter: DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Habitat
May 10, 2019 – December 31, 2020
Habitat features 14 exhibits displayed throughout the Smithsonian campus, including exterior and interior garden spaces. The exhibits tell diverse stories about habitats and the plants, animals, and humans that call them home. But they all share one big idea: Protecting habitats protects life. During the exhibition’s two-year run, Smithsonian Gardens is hosting a variety of habitat-related events and educational programs. For more information and a full calendar of events, visit gardens.si.edu.
1 -- Sheltering Branches @ National Museum of African American History and Culture
2 -- Life Underground @ National Museum of American History
3 -- Dead Wood Is Life @ National Museum of American History
4 -- We Need You! @ National Museum of American History
5 -- Nests @ National Museum of Natural History
6 -- Bug B&B @ National Museum of Natural History
7 -- Biomes: Life in the Balance @ S. Dillon Ripley Center
8 -- Key to the Forest @ Enid A. Haupt Garden
9 -- Sign of the Dragonfly @ Enid A. Haupt Garden
10 -- Foundation of the Sea @ Enid A. Haupt Garden
11 -- Homes @ Mary Livingston Ripley Garden
12 -- Monarchs on the Move @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
13 -- Habitat of Flight @ National Air and Space Museum
14 -- Native Landscape @ National Museum of the American Indian
(1) Sheltering Branches
Outside the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Discover the story of the Southern live oak tree: an enduring symbol of safety, strength, and resilience. Live oaks serve as a habitat for many species of plants and animals, but they have also played an important role in our nation’s history. Sheltering Branches explores how live oaks furnished the timber to build America’s first ships and provided African Americans with places to gather, rest, read, and reflect.
(2) Life Underground
Outside the National Museum of American History
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2020 photos: The year is too new to have anything to report. The Covid-19 disaster cut off most events here in DC after March 11 and even cut off going outside after awhile. Here's hoping honesty and integrity wins for a change this November.
Partially Reviewed: Rough draft. I've gone through these pictures once, removing the worst ones, some duplication, etc. I usually take sequences of 4 or 5 pictures at a time and there are lots of near duplicates. I'll be doing a final review later which will cull the pictures down some. To be honest though, I'm way behind on doing final reviews.