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2016_AL_Vulcan_Museum201AL -- Birmingham -- Vulcan Park and Museum -- Museum
2016_AL_Vulcan_Pk61AL -- Birmingham -- Vulcan Park and Museum -- Park
2016_AL_Vulcan_5Pts47AL -- Birmingham -- Vulcan Park and Museum -- Revitalization of Five Points South
2016_AL_Vulcan_Vw35AL -- Birmingham -- Vulcan Park and Museum -- Vista
Including sunset shots.
2016_AL_Ala_Archives91AL -- Montgomery -- Alabama Dept of Archives and History/Alabama Museum
2016_AL_Ala_Archives_1st32AL -- Montgomery -- Alabama Dept of Archives and History/Alabama Museum -- Exhibit: 1st Alabamans
2016_AL_Ala_Archives_AV409AL -- Montgomery -- Alabama Dept of Archives and History/Alabama Museum -- Exhibit: Alabama Voices
2016_AL_Ala_Archives_WW184AL -- Montgomery -- Alabama Dept of Archives and History/Alabama Museum -- Exhibit: Alabamanians in the Great Wall
2017_DC_AAAM_Reception_170824225Association of African American Museum Annual Conference Welcoming Reception
Association of African American Museum (AAAM) 39th Annual Conference welcoming reception @ Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
The annual conference will broaden the perspectives of those in attendance by promoting an understanding of the social...
2011_CA_R66_MRM17CA -- Barstow -- Route 66 "Mother Road" Museum
2011_CA_WA_RRM40CA -- Barstow -- West America Railroad Museum
2012_CA_Death_Valley_FC135CA -- Death Valley Natl Park -- Furnace Creek
Includes the Furnace Creek Inn and the Borax Museum
2010_CA_LA_DWP37CA -- Los Angeles -- Department of Water & Power
2013_CA_LA_DWP114CA -- Los Angeles -- Department of Water & Power
2010_CA_LA_Fargo31CA -- Los Angeles -- Wells Fargo History Museum
2013_CA_Oakland_MoC_Art91CA -- Oakland -- Oakland Museum of California -- Art
2013_CA_Oakland_MoC_History116CA -- Oakland -- Oakland Museum of California -- History
2010_CA_Ontario_Museum43CA -- Ontario -- Museum of History and Art
2013_CA_Orange_Empire_RM119CA -- Perris -- Orange Empire Railway Museum
2015_CA_Lincoln_Mem_Shrine223CA -- Redlands -- Lincoln Memorial Shrine
2014_CA_California_Museum1164CA -- Sacramento -- California Museum -- 1st Floor
2014_CA_California_Museum289CA -- Sacramento -- California Museum -- 2nd Floor
2014_CA_Old_Sacramento69CA -- Sacramento -- Old Sacramento (incl SHP)
2012_CA_SDHC63CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego History Center
2009_CA_SDMOM164CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Man
2012_CA_SDMOM156CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Man
2017_CA_SDMOM1CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Man
2008_CA_SDVMMC13CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2009_CA_SDVMMC137CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2018_07_18B5_Gaslamp_Museum95CA -- San Diego -- Gaslamp Museum (Partially reviewed)
2007_CA_SDMM_B3991CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- B-39
2007_CA_SDMM_Berkeley86CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- Berkeley
2007_CA_SDMM_Californian2CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- Californian
2007_CA_SDMM_Surprise52CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- HMS Surprise
2007_CA_SDMM_Medea5CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- Medea
2007_CA_SDMM_Pilot1CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- Pilot
2007_CA_SDMM_India41CA -- San Diego -- Maritime Museum of San Diego -- Star Of India
2008_CA_MCRD106CA -- San Diego -- MCRD Command Museum
2007_CA_Serra39CA -- San Diego -- Serra Museum
2008_CA_MidwayE100CA -- San Diego -- USS Midway Museum (Exterior)
2014_CA_MidwayE16CA -- San Diego -- USS Midway Museum (Exterior)
2016_CA_MidwayE19CA -- San Diego -- USS Midway Museum (Exterior)
2008_CA_MidwayI169CA -- San Diego -- USS Midway Museum (Interior)
2018_07_14E1_SF_Presidio_POC181CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Presidio Officer's Club (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14E2_SF_Presidio_POC_Ex85CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Presidio Officer's Club -- Exhibit: Exclusion
EXCLUSION
The Presidio's Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration
​Extended to Spring 2019
During World War II, the Presidio of San Francisco – the Army's Western Defense Command – played a pivotal role in the unjust incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, purportedly in the name of... (Partially reviewed)
2011_CA_WDFM69CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum
Photography was only allowed in the reception room -- mostly awards and such. Which meant it was a pretty big room!
2018_07_14C1_WDFM12CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C2_WDFM_Keane112CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Exhibit: Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane
Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane
NOTE: No photography was allowed in the special exhibit itself.
Mar 8–Sep 3, 2018
The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to introduce our newest original exhibition, Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane, showcasing the work of this influential Disney animator... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14D5_WDFM_9OldM11CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Exhibit: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation
Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation
NOTE: No photography was allowed in the special exhibit.
May 17, 2018–Jan 7, 2019
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce its newest special exhibition, Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation, on view to the public from May 17,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C3_WDFM_G01121CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 01: Small Beginnings and Dawn of a Career
1901–1923
Gallery 1
Early Beginnings

A Creative Voice:
Walt’s love for drawing began at an early age. So naturally, when he entered high school, he joined the staff of the student publication, The Voice. Creatively, he found his own voice by illustrating short stories, drawing cartoons about... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C4_WDFM_G02129CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 02: Hollywood and Oswald, Mickey, and WD Studios
1923–1928
Gallery 2
The Move to Hollywood

Alice Comedies:
While other moviemakers were animating characters to interact with live action, Walt had a uniquely different idea. “So I reversed it. I said, ‘That’s a new twist’ and it sold.” It was the beginning of the Alice Comedies, an ongoing series... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C5_WDFM_G03149CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 03: New Horizons in the 1930s
1928–1940
Gallery 3
Exploring New Horizons

The Development of Character:
Walt wanted to personify his characters. Starting with the 1933 Silly Symphony Three Little Pigs, he focused on giving them distinct personality traits through the way they moved. The art of personality animation would become... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C6_WDFM_G04106CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 04: The Move to Features
1936–1938
Gallery 4
The Transition into Features

The Moviola:
The Walt Disney Studios’ first feature-length film was an enormous undertaking. Walt relied on the Moviola—an editor’s viewing machine—to study the animated dailies and shape the story he envisioned. Walt was a master storyteller—he... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C7_WDFM_G0591CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 05: "We Were in a New Business"
1939–1940
Gallery 5
New Success & Greater Ambitions

The Perfection of Pinocchio:
Walt was always raising the bar. He set up the Character Model Department to help animators bring characters to life by keeping their animation consistent. Along with model sheets, the department produced... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14C8_WDFM_G0696CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 06: The Toughest Period
1941–1945
Gallery 6
Patriotic Contributions

Film for the War Effort:
Production changed dramatically when the government contracted The Walt Disney Studios for a gamut of military and propaganda films. The unusual animated feature Victory Through Air Power, based on Alexander de Seversky’s book,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14D1_WDFM_G0760CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 07: Postwar Productions & Family Treasures
1946–1950
Gallery 7
Postwar Rebuilding

Disneylandia:
Walt was introduced to the world of miniatures in 1939. Over the years, he collected and crafted them with the idea in mind of building a traveling exhibition of dioramas depicting historic Americana—a hobby he relished. “When I work with these... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14D2_WDFM_G0810CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 08: Walt & the Natural World
1948–1960
Gallery 8
Walt & the Natural World

True-Life Adventures:
Walt’s affinity for nature prompted him to send a small crew to film the Alaskan wilderness. What the footage revealed fascinated Walt—in particular, scenes of seals in the Pribilof Islands. In 1949 Seal Island became the first in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14D3_WDFM_G09179CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 09: Disneyland & Beyond
1950–1965
Gallery 9
Disneyland & Beyond

Adventures in Transportation
From a vintage railroad to the futuristic Monorail, Walt shared his fascination with transportation by building various transport-themed attractions at Disneyland. For children, he created the Autopia so they could get behind the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_14D4_WDFM_G1055CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Walt Disney Family Museum -- Gallery 10: Epilogue
1966
Gallery 10
Remembering Walt Disney

December 15, 1966:
Walt’s untimely death occurred 10 days after his 65th birthday. His accomplishments were countless, his contributions extraordinary, and his legacy a source of joy and inspiration to the world. All from a man who once hoped that we never... (Partially reviewed)
2011_CA_Reagan_AF169CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Air Force One hangar
2011_CA_Reagan_Lib236CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Inside
2011_CA_Reagan_Outside56CA -- Simi Valley -- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum -- Outside Areas
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib277CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace
2010_CA_Nixon_BP27CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Birthplace
2013_CA_Nixon_BP39CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Birthplace
2010_CA_Nixon_Lib150CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Library
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib_Cent121CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- RN Centennial
Centennial Exhibit Officially Opens at the Nixon Library
February 18, 2013 By Joe Lopez

The Nixon Centennial Exhibit, Patriot. President. Peacemaker, officially opened at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library Friday, February 15 before former White House officials, and friends and admirers of...
2013_CA_Nixon_Lib_WG140CA -- Yorba Linda -- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace -- Watergate
This section was a complete replacement since my last visit. The National Archives had taken over the library and had issues with the accuracy of some of the displays. The Watergate section of the original library was pretty much a total fabrication before the Archives took over and replaced the whole...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A1_17030921DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 1: Tower (2016): Keith Maitland
Screening and Discussion – TOWER (2016), Keith Maitland
The History Film Forum opens with a discussion with South by Southwest Grand Jury award-winning director Keith Maitland on his use of archival material and animation in his groundbreaking film Tower. On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A2_17030943DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 2: Slavery by Another Name (2012): Sam Pollard, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard
Screening - Slavery by Another Name (2012) *, Sam Pollard
Slavery by Another Name recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, keeping hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A3_17030941DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 3: Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon and Emmy-Award winning producer Sam Pollard as they are interviewed by Jeff Bieber, Vice President of Content Development and Production from WETA television, about their careers and the challenges inherent...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A4_170309121DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History
The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped our...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B1_1703109DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 1: The Real Mad Men of Advertising, Smithsonian Channel
"Mad Men" gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and what...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B2_17031066DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 2: Responsibilities of History Filmmakers: A. Scott Berg, Ed Ayers, Melissa Haizlip, Nancy Buirski and Sheila Curran Bernard
In his keynote address at the inaugural History Film Forum in 2015, filmmaker Ric Burns said “When you traffic in film and history, fiction or nonfiction, you are borrowing the authority and power and majesty of the real and counting on its potency to lift your tale. You, therefore, have a contract with...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B3_17031027DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 3: The Loving Story (2011): Nancy Buirski
Oscar-shortlist selection The Loving Story, the debut feature by Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder Nancy Buirski, is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B4_17031064DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 4: The Great War (American Experience, 2017): A. Scott Berg, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Mark Samels, and Stephen Ives
Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of never before seen footage from the new film from PBS’s American Experience series: The Great War. The Great War is a six-hour, three-night event that will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C1_17031175DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 1: Women in History Filmmaking: Nancy Buirski, Lynn Novick, Hannah Ayers, Melissa Haizlip and Laurens Grant
Panel - Women in History Filmmaking
Across the top-grossing 1,100 films that debuted between 2002 and 2012, only 4.4% were created by female directors. As a study by Dr. Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg school discovered, of 129 top grossing G, PG, and PG-13 films theatrically released between 2006 and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C2_17031169DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 2: Inside Crash Course: Nicholas Jenkins, Blake de Pastino, Nicole Sweeney, Raoul Meyer, Stan Muller, and Ed Ayers
Panel - Inside Crash Course
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C3_17031148DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 3: An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
Screening - An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
The History Film Forum is proud to present the premiere of An Outrage, a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C4_17031155DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 4: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016), Eric Stange
Screening – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016)*, Eric Stange
The Forum presents an exclusive advanced screening of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which will have its exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere on the “American Masters” series in fall 2017 on PBS. Edgar Allan Poe is among the most famous and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D1_17031240DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 1: Innovative Formats in History Media
Innovative Formats in History Media
The Forum explores three interactive documentary projects for the:
* Between the Waters, South Carolina ETV’s immersive transmedia website showcasing lowcountry culture and history,
* Walden, a game, a first person simulation of the life of American philosopher...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D2_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 2: Chinese Exclusion Act (2017): Ric Burns, Li-Shin Yu and Martin Gold
Screening and Discussion - The Chinese Exclusion Act (2017), Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
On May 6th, 1882 – on the eve of the greatest wave of immigration in American history – President Chester A. Arthur signed into law a unique piece of federal legislation, called the Chinese Exclusion Act. Unlike any...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D3_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 3: Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film, Sam Pollard, April Reign, Fath Favis Ruffins, Nicholas Wiggins and Caty Borum Chattoo
Panel - Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film
Two years after #OscarsSoWhite began trending, the History Film Forum and The Undefeated examine the state of Black history on the screen. The African American Film Critics Association called 2016 the best year ever for black people in cinema, with films...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D4_17031258DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 4: Jazz Ambassadors
Performance and Discussion – Jazz Ambassadors *, Hugo Berkeley
What better way to close the History Film Forum than with jazz and history! In the late ’50s, U.S. government officials eager to make a case for America’s superiority to Communist regimes found a new vehicle to deliver the message to a...
2018_06_23B_Solstice_NMAH140DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ NMAH
Revel in the solstice at this year’s America Now, when three of your favorite museums unite for an after-hours festival of Americana. Enjoy the extra daylight at a mid-summer moveable feast celebrating the best of art and history in DC. Gather for happy hour at the National Museum of American History... (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_SIAM4DC -- Anacostia Community Museum
2007_DC_SIAM7DC -- Anacostia Community Museum
2018_11_21C5_SIAM11DC -- Anacostia Community Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_21C1_SIAM_Right151DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: A Right to the City
A Right to the City
April 21, 2018 – April 20, 2020
How Washingtonians have shaped and reshaped their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways
After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, Washington, DC, today is home to a rapidly growing population, rising rents and home prices, major... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_21C4_SIAM_River11DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Capturing the Anacostia River
Capturing the Anacostia River
To mark the Year of the Anacostia—an effort to celebrate the rich history of the Anacostia River and progress toward its cleanup and sustainable health—the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum opens the photographic exhibition, “Capturing the Anacostia River,” that... (Partially reviewed)
2007_DC_SIAM_East_River35DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: East of the River: Continuity and Change
East of the River: Continuity and Change
September 15, 2007 – November 9, 2008
To celebrate the museum's 40th anniversary, this exhibition documents the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the...
2017_DC_SIAM_Gateways95DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Gateways/Portales
Gateways/Portales
December 5, 2016 – August 6, 2017
Gateway: any entrance or passage that may be opened and closed.
What does it mean for Latino migrants and immigrants to make a home in a U.S. city? Both struggle and triumph. Through the gateways of social justice, community access, and public...
2015_DC_SIAM_CWChanged177DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: How the Civil War Changed Washington
How the Civil War Changed Washington
February 2, 2015 – November 15, 2015
This exhibition examines the social and spatial impact of the Civil War on Washington, DC and the resulting dramatic changes in social mores, and in the size and ethnic composition of the city’s population. The population of the...
2018_11_21C3_SIAM_Key9DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Key to the Community (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_21C2_SIAM_ACM5040DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Your Community, Your Story: Celebrating Five Decades of the Anacostia Community Museum, 1967-2017
Your Community, Your Story: Celebrating Five Decades of the Anacostia Community Museum, 1967-2017
September 15, 2017 – January 6, 2019
For fifty years, the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) has pushed the boundaries of what “museum” means. Conversations with neighbors have shaped exhibitions and... (Partially reviewed)
1997_DC_SIAAI2DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2003_DC_SIAAI41DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
Several visits:...
2004_DC_SIAAI61DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This museum building was closed to the public for renovations. I got permission from the James Smithson Society to come in and take pictures of the interior. It was a thrill to go to the upper floors and take pictures of this beautiful building.
2011_DC_SIAAI35DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2012_DC_SIAAI22DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2013_DC_SIAAI3DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2015_DC_SIAAI70DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This was the first time I'd been inside since 2004.
2016_DC_SIAAI4DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2017_DC_SIAAI6DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2016_DC_District_16010645DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- DISTRICT photo exhibit opening
Desperation. Beauty. Energy. The every-day in the capital city. Presented by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and Joseph Mills, DISTRICT explores Washington during the 1960s and 1970s through the extraordinary eye of photographer Chris Earnshaw.
Exhibit will then be on view in the Historical...
2008_DC_CBMSO3DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2010_DC_CBMSO35DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2012_DC_CBMSO83DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2014_DC_CBMSO61DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2015_DC_CBMSO61DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2018_10_18E1_CBMSO40DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1510319DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Group tour w/Garrett Peck
Garrett Peck was leading a group through.
2012_DC_CBMSO_Opening_12041277DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Opening Preview
You are invited to a special preview of the Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office on April 12th. The April 12th event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of Clara Barton and will recognize the official partnership between the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and the General...
2018_11_17A2_CBMSO_Tour112DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Richard Lyons tours
Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
Tour Clara Barton’s boardinghouse home and office with the man who saved it from destruction.
More than 20 years ago, Richard Lyons was on a routine inspection when he discovered a trove of 19th century artifacts tucked away in the attic of an old... (Partially reviewed)
2010_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1011047DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour
After the tour of the new National Archives Discovering the Civil War Part 2 exhibit, those who wanted to could board buses and go to a tourism event at the Willard. The bus, provided by Cultural Tourism DC, stopped at Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office for a tour. Orientation on the bus was...
2014_DC_CBMSO_Tour_14022864DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour w/Civil War Trust
2010_DC_CBMSO_Placards3DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2012_DC_CBMSO_Placards6DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2014_DC_CBMSO_Placards40DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2015_DC_CBMSO_Placards60DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2018_10_18E3_CBMSO_Placards10DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_CBMSO_Doorsteps21DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: War on Our Doorsteps
Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
When Alexander Gardner’s stunning photographs of the Antietam battlefield were publicly displayed in 1862, they changed how Americans saw war forever. For a limited time, you can relive that sobering exhibition at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers...
2018_10_18E2_CBMSO_Doorsteps47DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: War on Our Doorsteps
Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
When Alexander Gardner’s stunning photographs of the Antietam battlefield were publicly displayed in 1862, they changed how Americans saw war forever. For a limited time, you can relive that sobering exhibition at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers... (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_18E5_CBMSO_PW5DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_14D2_CBMSO_PW2DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_17A1_CBMSO_PW15DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_28A_CBMSO_PW24DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural
Peter was working on the mural when I came by. (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_30D2_CBMSO_PW12DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_11B2_CBMSO_PW24DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural (Partially reviewed)
2005_DC_DAR24DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2006_DC_DAR2DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2008_DC_DAR86DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2009_DC_DAR19DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2015_DC_DAR14DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2015_DC_DAR_Remembering72DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall -- Exhibit: Remembering the American Revolution 1776-1890
2011_DC_DOE_Museum15DC -- Dept of Energy -- Energy Museum
2005_DC_DOI_Museum34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2006_DC_DOI_Museum11DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2008_DC_DOI_Museum24DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2014_DC_DOI_Museum_CAmer34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Exhibit: See America
From July 21 through September 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum is hosting the “See America” exhibition, presented by Creative Action Network and the National Parks Conservation Association. Featured in this temporary show are 50 posters by 46 different artists depicting natural,...
2017_DC_DOIM_Asylum58DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Architecture of an Asylum w/Sarah A. Leavitt
Architecture of an Asylum:
Join Sarah A. Leavitt, Ph.D., Curator, National Building Museum we explore the history and future of St. Elizabeths, formerly known as the Government Hospital for the Insane. Established by the Department of the Interior in 1852 under Secretary Stuart, the hospital went on...
2015_DC_FDIC84DC -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Exhibit
2017_DC_FDIC3DC -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Exhibit
2017_DC_Folger_Oxford103DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
Feb 4 - April 30, 2017
Founded 500 years ago in 1517, Corpus Christi College, one of the oldest of the 38 self-governing colleges at the modern University of Oxford, is a repository of extraordinary treasures, few of which have ever been seen by the public. To mark...
2016_DC_Folger_Americas128DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: America's Shakespeare
America's Shakespeare
Apr 07 – Jul 24, 2016
What makes the words, ideas, and characters of William Shakespeare—an Englishman—so central to American life and thought?
Through a fascinating selection of rare letters, costumes, books, and more, America's Shakespeare reveals how Americans have made...
2018_DC_Folger_Beyond30DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Feb 24 – Jun 03, 2018
The Folger exhibition Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare shows how images in early modern books are as full of meaning as the text they illustrate. Explore portraits, views of daily life, maps, and...
2018_10_24B2_Folger_Churchill122DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Churchill's Shakespeare
Churchill's Shakespeare
Oct 06, 2018 – Jan 06, 2019
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm
A towering leader during World War II, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also a lifelong admirer of Shakespeare. Compelling materials from Cambridge’s Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill’s home Chartwell, and... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Folger_Decoding22DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Decoding the Renaissance
Decoding the Renaissance
500 Years of Codes and Ciphers
November 11, 2014–February 26, 2015
The Renaissance was the first great age of mass communication, but it was also the period when the art of secret writing came into its own. The new science of codes and ciphers produced some of the period’s...
2017_DC_Folger_1stFolio44DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
Nov 19, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library sent First Folios to all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. This exhibition celebrates their return to the Folger, and is the largest...
2017_DC_Folger_Painting42DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Painting Shakespeare
Painting Shakespeare
May 13, 2017 – Feb 11, 2018
Discover the paintings collection at the Folger—its stories, its glories, and Shakespeare’s power to inspire visual artists. From humble oil sketches to international masterpieces, this exhibition presents a sometimes surprising, and always...
2014_DC_Folger_Thing97DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Shakespeare's the Thing
Shakespeare's the Thing
January 28 - June 15, 2014
Kick off William Shakespeare's 450th birthday year with this wide-ranging, often unexpected display drawn from our unequalled Shakespeare holdings.
From Russian and Czech translations to a musical score by Felix Mendelssohn, from centuries-old...
2016_DC_Folger_Will_Jane168DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Aug 06 – Nov 06, 2016
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity will take a close look at these two celebrated authors’ literary afterlives—and find some surprising parallels. For both, adaptations and parodies in different...
2005_DC_Fords_CEL2DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2007_DC_Fords_CEL3DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2008_DC_Fords_CEL2DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2009_DC_Fords_CEL1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2010_DC_Fords_CEL8DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
Scaffolding is up for the Center for Education and Leadership. I miss the Lincoln mural that was there!
From http://www.fordstheatre.org/home/about-fords/facilities-and-centers/center-education-and-leadership :
The Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership will be housed at 514 Tenth...
2011_DC_Fords_CEL8DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2012_DC_Fords_CEL142DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2013_DC_Fords_CEL13DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2013_DC_Fords_Not_Alone43DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership) -- Exhibit: Not Alone: The Power of Response
Not Alone: The Power of Response

Letters of Support to the Parents of Matthew Shepard Following his Murder
September 10–November 3, 2013

After midnight on October 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay college student living in Laramie, Wyoming, was abducted, tied to a fence, beaten and left to die on...
2014_DC_Fords_Technology81DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership) -- Exhibit: Technology of War
2012_DC_Fords_Tuskegee38DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership) -- Exhibit: The Test: Tuskegee Airmen
The Test: The Tuskegee Airmen Project
August 29–October 21, 2012
Special Exhibition in the Center for Education and Leadership

The Test details the training of the first African-American aviators in U.S. Military history and follows their ground-breaking training, deployment and service in World...
2013_DC_Fords_Torn117DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership) -- Exhibit: Torn in Two
Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

December 11, 2012-February 24, 2013
Special Exhibition in the Center for Education and Leadership

The American Civil War is one of the defining events in American history. To commemorate its 150th anniversary, Ford’s Theatre will present Torn in...
1997_DC_Fords_Museum1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2004_DC_Fords_Museum5DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2005_DC_Fords_Museum4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2009_DC_Fords_Museum78DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
Pre-opening tour of the new museum. (A lot of these photos are of signage. There's *lots* of signage! Which is good.)
2010_DC_Fords_Museum32DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2011_DC_Fords_Museum1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2012_DC_Fords_Museum239DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
I'd photographed the exhibit in 2009 when it reopened but, back then, my approach was to type up the text of the signs and then delete the pictures of the signs. Since then, I've changed my way of processing this.
2013_DC_Fords_Museum25DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2015_DC_Fords_Museum15DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2016_DC_Fords_Museum12DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum) -- Painting: Lincoln Borne by Loving Hands
"LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS" 151 YEAR OLD ASSASSINATION EYEWITNESS PAINTING NOW ON DISPLAY
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY ANNOUNCE DISPLAY OF CARL BERSCH’S OIL PAINTING "LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS"
PAINTING DEPICTS THE STREETSCAPE AS PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S BODY WAS CARRIED...
2010_DC_GAHM15DC -- German-American Heritage Museum
2015_DC_GAHM11DC -- German-American Heritage Museum
2015_DC_GAHM_Hollywood_15062038DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Event: 100 Years of Hollywood Panel Tie-In
Delve into 100 years of Hollywood history and learn about the contributions and achievements made by German-Americans this Saturday at our guided tour and film screening at the GAHM!
Stop by and celebrate the opening of this exciting new exhibit with us on Saturday, June 20th, 2015, from 11:00 AM -...
2012_DC_GAHM_Christmas_12120998DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Event: Christmas celebration
"Oh Thou Joyful Day"
The German-American Heritage Museum invites you to an open house to experience some of the traditional elements of authentic German Christmas at Hockemeyer Hall.
Enjoy traditional German Christmas carols performed by the Washington Saengerbund.
Get a taste of German Christmas...
2015_DC_GAHM_Laemmle203DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
Exhibition: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
June 18 - September 30, 2015
This multimedia traveling exhibition explores the influence of German immigrants on the American film and entertainment industry from 1915 to today, and pays tribute to Hollywood visionary Carl Laemmle,...
2012_DC_GAHM_ACW113DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: American Civil War w/Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck
The American Civil War Seen Through the Eyes of German-American Caricaturists: Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck
Jun 14, 2012 - Sep 30, 2012 | Washington, DC

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA presents a new exhibit that compares the illustrations of two German-American caricaturists:...
2013_DC_GAHM_Berlins36DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Berlins -- Made in USA
On June 27, 2013 the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ will be opening an unprecedented exhibition, BERLINS-MADE IN USA, about the many towns, villages, and communities throughout the United States named Berlin, after the German Capital. By telling their stories, we will highlight the many...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinW22DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Fall of the Berlin Wall
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2011_DC_GAHM_Fix_Foxi66DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Fix and Foxi
Rolf Kauka's Fix & Foxi Cartoon Universe on Show in Washington
Sep 16, 2011

Known as the German Walt Disney, Rolf Kauka is best remembered for his iconic Fix & Foxi characters. A new exhibition at the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA in Washington is now showcasing Kauka's cartoon...
2014_DC_GAHM_Karneval173DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: German Karneval - Then & Now -- incl Setting Up
"German Karneval - Then & Now":
Since the rich, colorful, and diverse Karneval traditions, celebrated in many regions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for centuries, are largely unknown in North America, we are very happy to showcase an unprecedented mix of Karneval artifacts, vintage costumes, and...
2012_DC_GAHM_Costumes28DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Germany and its Costumes
From the Mountains to the Sea - Germany and its Costumes - Dirndl & Lederhosen:
Many German-American festivals are opportunities to see Dirndl and Lederhosen fashions in all varieties. But it is the dance groups who can verge at the annual Steuben Parade or at many local and regional "Oktoberfests"...
2016_DC_GAHM_Pencils31DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: In Praise of the Pencil
In Praise of the Pencil:
The German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ is proud to host another exhibit from a member organization. On Thursday, April 14th, 2016, the Museum will open In Praise of the Pencil, carefully researched and curated by the staff of the German-American Heritage Center in...
2016_DC_GAHM_Lawyers45DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Lawyers Without Rights
“LAWYERS WITHOUT RIGHTS”
On January 30, 1933 German President Paul von Hindenburg reluctantly named Adolf Hitler to the post of Chancellor of Germany. Not even 2 months later one of the most impactful actions to destroy the rule of law was taken: Jewish judges, prosecutors and lawyers were disbarred...
2015_DC_GAHM_Unity81DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Path to German Unity
THE PATH TO GERMAN UNITY
Travel back in time to the peaceful revolution of 1989, the fall of the wall, and the abolition of the East-German state.
Washington, DC: On display until December 31, 2015

Exhibition Summary:
This poster exhibit was created by the Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der...
2014_DC_GAHM_Utopia47DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Utopia
Exhibit: "Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America" at the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA
Sep 6, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 | Washington, DC
Five-hundred people left their homeland together, in order to live together in their Utopia. They came from all over Germany, all led by one ideal. The...
2015_DC_GAHM_LaemmleO_150618173DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
2013_DC_GAHM_BerlinsO_130627108DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Berlins: Made in USA exhibit
Join the German-American Heritage Museum and the City of Berlin for an exciting afternoon event when the Mayors of Berlin, USA meet Mayor Frank Henkel of Berlin, Germany!
The German-American Heritage Museum in Washington, DC is proud to announce the upcoming exhibit "Berlins - Made in USA" which, for...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWO_141102128DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWOP_14110279DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit -- Presentation
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2016_DC_GAHM_PencilsO_16041444DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: In Praise of the Pencil
2013_DC_Berlin50_130626179DC -- German-American Heritage Museum & City of Berlin -- Event: 50th Anniversary of JFK's Speech
The German-American Heritage Museum and the City of Berlin invite you to
A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy's Famous Speech made in Berlin, Germany June 26th, 1963
Honored Guests and Speakers to Include:
* Berlin Mayor and Minister of the Interior, Mr Frank...
2015_DC_GWU_Museum12DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum
2018_11_10A_GWU_Museum_FD57DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Event: Family Day: I Can See My House From Here! (w/Peter Waddell)
Family Day: I Can See My House From Here!
Featuring Peter Waddell, "Eye of the Bird" artist and historian
Washington looks quite grand, even from above. Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities designed to help you see D.C. from a bird’s eye perspective. Contribute to our three-dimensional map by... (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_03B1_GWU_Waddell73DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Event: Painting L’Enfant’s Washington (w/Peter Waddell)
Lecture: Painting L’Enfant’s Washington
Peter Waddell, "Eye of the Bird" artist and historian
See Washington, D.C., as it looked more than 200 years ago, through new bird’s eye view paintings depicting the city’s origins, on view in Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.’s Past. Artist Peter... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_CV65DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: A Collector's Vision
A Collector’s Vision: Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
A new selection of maps, letters, prints, and artifacts on display from the museum’s Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection includes recent acquisitions and rare treasures.
Mr. Small, a third-generation...
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Making81DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Civil War & Making of Modern Washington
The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington
March 21–October 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. underwent remarkable changes, both physically and politically, as a result of the American Civil War. The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington examines the city’s transformations from the beginning of...
2018_10_25D1_GWU_Museum_Eye142DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past (1st visit)
Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past
Through December 23, 2018
This exhibition examines the evolution of Washington, D.C., through two newly commissioned panoramic landscape paintings by local artist Peter Waddell and related works. One painting shows the grand city that planner Peter... (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_03A_GWU_Museum_Eye24DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past (2nd visit)
Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past
Through December 23, 2018
This exhibition examines the evolution of Washington, D.C., through two newly commissioned panoramic landscape paintings by local artist Peter Waddell and related works. One painting shows the grand city that planner Peter... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_Found116DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Foundations for a Nation
Foundations for a Nation: Architectural Images from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
To today’s visitor, the U.S. Capitol and White House buildings are so familiar they feel both permanent and inevitable. In the early nineteenth century, however, the look and use of these symbols of...
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_Ebony90DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Through July 24, 2017
For fifty years, the Ebony Fashion Fair shaped a new vision of black America through contemporary fashion. This exhibition of stunning ensembles by leading designers tells the story of the fair’s creator Eunice W. Johnson, who...
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Seat53DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Seat of Empire
Seat of Empire: Planning Washington, 1790–1801
March 21–October 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. was the result of political compromise and artistic imagination. In 1792, George Washington charged French-born architect Peter L’Enfant with a momentous task: to envision the capital of a new nation from a swath...
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Textile24DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Unraveling Identity
Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories
March 21–August 24, 2015
The largest exhibition in Textile Museum history, Unraveling Identity unites textiles from across cultures to explore expressions of individual, cultural, political, and social identity throughout the ages.
Throughout time and...
2002_DC_SMPA9DC -- GWU -- School of Media & Public Affairs
A historic display they had in the lobby.
2011_DC_SMPA7DC -- GWU -- School of Media & Public Affairs
2018_10_25D2_GWU_Churchill79DC -- GWU -- The National Churchill Library and Center (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_Spy_1Intro8DC -- International Spy Museum -- 1. Introduction to Espionage
2014_DC_Spy_2Covers6DC -- International Spy Museum -- 2. Covers & Legends
2014_DC_Spy_3School189DC -- International Spy Museum -- 3. School for Spies
2014_DC_Spy_4History139DC -- International Spy Museum -- 4. Secret History of History
2014_DC_Spy_5Among150DC -- International Spy Museum -- 5. Spies Among Us
2014_DC_Spy_6Bond228DC -- International Spy Museum -- 6. Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years Of Bond Villains
2014_DC_Spy_721st25DC -- International Spy Museum -- 7. 21st Century
2017_DC_Spy40DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location)
The new location goes up in L'Enfant Plaza.
2018_09_05A2_Spy6DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location) (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Spy6DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location)
2010_DC_LA_Small28DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
2015_DC_LA_Small23DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
The building is going to get moved again in preparation of the I395 work.
2016_DC_LA_Small12DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
The building is getting ready to be moved as part of the building over I-395.
2017_DC_LA_Small5DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
2018_05_26B3_LA_Small9DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_LA_Small_Move_161103204DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum -- The move!
Make History With Us
The 1876 synagogue is moving again!
Bring your family and friends to witness the historic building make its SECOND move, an exciting step in our transformation. The move is estimated to take an hour.
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum will move 30-40 feet into Third Street,...
2006_DC_Tussauds1DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC
2007_DC_Tussauds1DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC
2008_DC_Tussauds352DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC
The Newseum offered a free reciprocal admission to Madame Tussauds for the latter part of 2008 so I visited four times. I was surprised each time there were changes.

In late August, there had been an addition of the Jonas Brothers. From the web site at http://www.madametussauds.com/Washington/...
2009_DC_Tussauds3DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC
2013_DC_Tussauds205DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1 of 2) -- Presidential Section
The Presidential section.
2013_DC_Tussauds3187DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (2 of 2) -- Everything else
The other sections.
2012_DC_NGMM118DC -- National Guard Memorial Museum
2015_DC_SIAIR_Above54DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
August 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation. Packed with interactive challenges; vehicle concept models and prototypes; immersive media presentations; and inspiring innovator stories, this exhibition invites you to experience what it takes to...
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bean29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Alan Bean: Painting Apollo First Artist on Another World
Alan Bean: Painting Apollo, First Artist on Another World
July 16, 2009 – January 13, 2010
On view are approximately 40 original paintings and drawings of the moon's landscape, fellow Apollo moonwalkers, and views of Earth from space by Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth astronaut and only...
1998_DC_SIAIR_AS7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: America's Smithsonian
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution, "America's Smithsonian," an $8 million, 336-artifact tour, played 12 cities in two years, including recent stops in Los Angeles, the Midwest and the New York Coliseum.

In two hours, visitors can tour three galleries filled with...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Airport_Tower49DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Art of the Airport Tower
Art of the Airport Tower
November 11, 2015 – November 2016
Art of the Airport Tower explores contemporary and historic air traffic control towers in the United States and around the world. This exhibition brings a heightened awareness to the simple beauty of these architectural structures and a call...
2017_DC_SIAIR_Artist199DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
April 6, 2017 – November 11, 2018
Artistic expression during the war contributed to this transformation. Before World War I, war art largely depicted heroic military leaders and romanticized battles, done long after the fact, far from the...
2012_DC_SIAIR_Marines97DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Fly Marines!
Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012
January 14, 2012 – January 13, 2013
Artworks and artifacts are on view to tell the story of the United States Marine Corps aviation over the past 100 years. Artworks include oils, watercolors, drawings, and poster art from such artists as...
2014_DC_SIAIR_Hawaii64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Hawaii By Air
Hawaii by Air
July 25, 2014 – July 2015
You may not realize it, as you while away the time on your long flight from the mainland to Hawaii, but you are traveling to one of the most remote places on Earth. Jetliner travel makes it easy to forget how challenging it once was to reach Hawaii by air. The...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Goldilocks44DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: High Art / Searching for Goldilocks / Suited for Space
High Art
Open through December 1, 2013
High Art: A Decade of Collecting presents 50 works acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum from 2003 to 2013. They cover a range of styles from realism, commercial advertisement, surrealism, and impressionism to abstraction. The works are...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Leonardo10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
You weren't allowed to photograph the actual exhibit but these photos are of an area outside the display.
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
September 13, 2013 – October 22, 2013
Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated with flight and made observations of birds to try to discover how humans...
2016_DC_SIAIR_Mars29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Mars: Fantasy, Fact, and Fiction (boards)
2011_DC_SIAIR_Art5085DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: NASA / Art: 50 Years of Exploration
NASA / ART: 50 Years of Exploration
May 28, 2011 – October 10, 2011
Commissioned by the NASA Art Program, 72 works ranging from the illustrative to the abstract communicate the accomplishments, setbacks, and sheer excitement of space exploration over the past five decades. The selected works span the...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Outside35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
January 8, 2015 – June 8, 2015
Extra-vehicular activity, or EVA—working outside a spacecraft—changed the nature of human spaceflight. It made possible walking on the Moon, servicing the Hubble Space Telescope, and building the International...
1997_DC_SIAIR_SW68DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
October 31, 1997 – January 31, 1999
Original props, models, costumes, characters, and artwork from the Star Wars trilogy are used to compare elements of the films to elements of mythology, following a classic mythological "hero's journey." The exhibition commemorates the...
1998_DC_SIAIR_SW64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
October 31, 1997 – January 31, 1999
Original props, models, costumes, characters, and artwork from the Star Wars trilogy are used to compare elements of the films to elements of mythology, following a classic mythological "hero's journey." The exhibition commemorates the...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Barmecide105DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: The Barmecide Feast (2001: A Space Odyssey room)
The National Air and Space Museum will host a special temporary exhibition of the immersive art installation “The Barmecide Feast,” a fully realized, full-scale reflection of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001:...
2006_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH177DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Treasures of American History
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biography,...
2007_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Treasures of American History
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biography,...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Elephant10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Why Is This Elephant In This Room?
2017_DC_SIAIR_WWI_Aviation63DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: World War I Aviation (boards)
1997_DC_SIAIR_Milestones5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2001_DC_SIAIR_Milestones3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2002_DC_SIAIR_Milestones15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2003_DC_SIAIR_Milestones13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2005_DC_SIAIR_Milestones35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2007_DC_SIAIR_Milestones5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2008_DC_SIAIR_Milestones4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Milestones21DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2012_DC_SIAIR_Milestones19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2015_DC_SIAIR_Milestones170DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The Spirit of St. Louis was being checked out so it was on the floor of the museum for the first time in decades.
2016_DC_SIAIR_Milestones169DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The updated gallery is prepared and opened. Later, the John Glenn tribute after his death is shown.
2017_DC_SIAIR_Milestones58DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2018_DC_SIAIR_Milestones31DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
1999_DC_SIAIR_America1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2002_DC_SIAIR_America5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2003_DC_SIAIR_America5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2005_DC_SIAIR_America6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2006_DC_SIAIR_America2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2007_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2008_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2010_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2012_DC_SIAIR_America141DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2016_DC_SIAIR_America3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
Including the military band playing the 4th of July concert there.
2010_DC_SIAIR_West_Gallery8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: West Gallery
2012_DC_SIAIR_West_Gallery1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: West Gallery
2008_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2015_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age117DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Jets6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: Jet Aviation
2015_DC_SIAIR_Jets61DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: Jet Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_Early_Flight19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: Early Flight
2015_DC_SIAIR_Early_Flight111DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: Early Flight
2012_DC_SIAIR_Welcome4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2015_DC_SIAIR_Welcome12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2016_DC_SIAIR_Welcome121DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise model and new information desk get installed.
2017_DC_SIAIR_Welcome35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Star Trek Enterprise model is now lit 30 minutes a day. I'd never seen this before and just happened to be there at the right time so this was a first for me.
2018_04_22D_SIAIR_Welcome25DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise lights come on again. (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAIR_Welcome6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
I hadn't been there when the sun shades were up around the model.
2012_DC_SIAIR_How_Fly2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 109: How Things Fly
2015_DC_SIAIR_How_Fly19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 109: How Things Fly
2011_DC_SIAIR_Looking27DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
2012_DC_SIAIR_Looking4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
2014_DC_SIAIR_Universe36DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 111: Explore the Universe
2002_DC_SIAIR_Lunar1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2003_DC_SIAIR_Lunar1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2010_DC_SIAIR_Lunar2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2010_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond14DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2013_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond86DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2014_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond41DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2002_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2003_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2005_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2007_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2008_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2009_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2010_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2011_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2012_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2014_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2015_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race149DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2003_DC_SIAIR_SeaAir3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: Sea-Air Operations
2005_DC_SIAIR_SeaAir7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: Sea-Air Operations
2012_DC_SIAIR_SeaAir10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: Sea-Air Operations
2003_DC_SIAIR_WWII2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2005_DC_SIAIR_WWII7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2008_DC_SIAIR_WWII13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_WWII7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2012_DC_SIAIR_WWII16DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2005_DC_SIAIR_WWI8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2008_DC_SIAIR_WWI4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2010_DC_SIAIR_WWI23DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2012_DC_SIAIR_WWI5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2014_DC_SIAIR_Planets30DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 207: Exploring the Planets
2003_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2005_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2009_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2010_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers62DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2012_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers17DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2003_DC_SIAIR_Wright17DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2005_DC_SIAIR_Wright5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2010_DC_SIAIR_Wright22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2012_DC_SIAIR_Wright3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2013_DC_SIAIR_Wright24DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2006_DC_SIAIR_Apollo18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2010_DC_SIAIR_Apollo12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2015_DC_SIAIR_Apollo45DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2011_DC_SIAIR_Nav1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 213: Time and Navigation
2013_DC_SIAIR_Nav206DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 213: Time and Navigation
1997_DC_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
1999_DC_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2002_DC_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Part of the area was being closed off for a black-tie event that night (which I obviously wasn't invited to).
2008_DC_SIAIR_Bldg3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Including plant reflections outside of the main building at night. This has nothing to do with the museum itself but the plants were interesting anyway.
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
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2010_DC_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2013_DC_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2015_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2016_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Flag-raising on the 4th.
2017_DC_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2018_06_29D1_SIAIR_Bldg9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_22F_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2018_06_15D2_SIAIR_Jurassic15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Jurassic World LEGO set (Partially reviewed)
2009_DC_SIAIR_POP22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
The new outdoors observatory opened this year.
2018_04_28A2_SIAIR_POP35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAIR_SWPromo6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Star Wars Last Jedi Costume (Promo)
2018_06_14B_SIAH_Cultivating50DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Cultivating America's Gardens
Cultivating America's Gardens
May 4, 2017 – August 2018
Using books and objects from Libraries and Gardens collections of the Smithsonian, Cultivating America’s Gardens highlights early horticulture publications; 19th century popular and new “exotic plants”; prominent landscape designers; changing... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAH_Fantastic66DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910
Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910
July 1, 2015 – February 26, 2017
This exhibition explores the intersecting influences of science, innovation, industry, and the Victorian creative imagination through books from the Smithsonian Libraries and selected historical objects from Smithsonian...
2010_DC_SIAH_Fold14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Fold, Pull, Pop, Turn (Paper Engineering)
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn
June 14, 2010 – September 5, 2011
This exhibition on innovative book design highlights movable, pop-up, folding, and multiple-construction books from the year 1570 to the present day. Although today pop-up books are often found in the children's book section,...
2013_DC_SIAH_Little59DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Little Golden Books
Little Golden Books
June 28, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Learn how Little Golden Books transformed children’s reading habits and became a catalyst for change in reading standards and traditions in the early 20th century. Prior to World War II, large-format, classic story books for children were...
2018_10_24C4_SIAH_YCollect82DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect
Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect
November 7, 2018 – July 1, 2020
The impulse to collect is human. We collect for many reasons: to gather information about the world, to preserve the past, and to follow our interests and desires. For some, it is a lifelong pursuit. Pioneering collectors shaped... (Partially reviewed)
2010_DC_SIAH_193922DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 1939
1939
November 24, 2010 – October 21, 2012
This small exhibition reveals how Americans used entertainment to distract themselves during a turbulent year when the country was recovering from the Great Depression and World War II loomed -- 1939. Heroes, both real and imaginary, were made through radio...
2014_DC_SIAH_WorldsFair40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 1965 Ford Mustang and World's Fair
1965 Ford Mustang
April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015
A silver-blue 1965 Ford Mustang made in October 1964 and donated to the museum in 2004 by Eleanor McMillan, a former Smithsonian employee, is on display. The first Mustang was revealed to the public by Henry Ford II at the World’s Fair in New York...
2002_DC_SIAH_More_Perfect2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
October 1, 1987 – January 11, 2004
The Constitutional process is examined by considering the experiences of Americans of Japanese ancestry before, during, and after World War II. During World War II almost 120,000 Japanese Americans,...
2003_DC_SIAH_More_Perfect4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
October 1, 1987 – January 11, 2004
The Constitutional process is examined by considering the experiences of Americans of Japanese ancestry before, during, and after World War II. During World War II almost 120,000 Japanese Americans,...
2009_DC_SIAH_Lincoln130DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
While photographing the exhibit one time, I ran into James Swanson giving a private tour of the collection to Conan O'Brien, who gave a Lincoln talk the previous night at Ford's Theatre.

Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life:
Ongoing, Third floor center
As part of the Smithsonian-wide celebration...
2017_DC_SIAH_AdWar30DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Advertising War
Advertising War
April 6, 2017 – October 1, 2017
Before the advent of radio and motion pictures, art and illustration were the primary forms of mass communication. With the outbreak of World War I, governments, militaries, and service organizations hired artists and illustrators to depict the ravages...
2005_DC_SIAH_AgHall11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Agriculture Hall
Agriculture Hall
January 23, 1964 – September 4, 2006
Hand and horse-drawn tools to present-day mechanized equipment illustrate the changes in rural America since the 18th century. Together the scythes, hayforks, plows, harvesting machinery, and steam engines show the progression in agriculture from...
2016_DC_SIAH_Firefighting17DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Always Ready: Firefighting in the 19th Century
Always Ready: Firefighting in the 19th Century
September 16, 2016 – TBD
Firefighting has always been a duty that depends upon the participation of the community. However, the role of citizens in fighting fire changed dramatically over the 19th century. Populations grew and buildings rose in size,...
2018_10_24C2_SIAH_Listening48DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America's Listening
America's Listening
October 19, 2018 – TBA
America's Listening tells the story of recorded sound and five of the innovations that contributed to how we consume music and movies today. Artifacts on view include Thomas Edison’s phonograph, Alexander Graham Bell’s graphophone, Emile Berliner’s... (Partially reviewed)
2003_DC_SIAH_On_Move66DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2005_DC_SIAH_On_Move4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2012_DC_SIAH_On_Move21DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
Time for a few pictures with the wide angle lens.
2015_DC_SIAH_On_Move490DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2016_DC_SIAH_On_Move34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2017_DC_SIAH_Democracy563DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Democracy: The Great Leap of Faith
2015_DC_SIAH_Enterprise45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise
2016_DC_SIAH_Enterprise687DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise
2014_DC_SIAH_Nisei6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Heroes (Nisei medalion)
American Heroes
February 19, 2014 – June 2, 2014
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, President Roosevelt issued an executive order which resulted in the removal and imprisonment of over 110,000 ethnic Japanese in camps through the western U.S. Almost two-thirds of those...
2012_DC_SIAH_Stories127DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
Take a journey through time and discover both well-known and less-familiar stories about the American experience in the Museum’s newest signature exhibition: American Stories. In 5,300 square feet, American Stories features an engaging mix of artifacts from the Museum’s vast holdings to tell stories...
2014_DC_SIAH_Stories46DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
2015_DC_SIAH_Stories68DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
Including the mini-exhibit Giving in America
December 1, 2015 – Indefinitely
The two Giving in America preview cases explore civic philanthropy over the past century. By the turn of the 20th century, a new generation of wealthy Americans increasingly supported secular as well as religious-based...
2016_DC_SIAH_Stories35DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
2010_DC_SIAH_Apollo20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Apollo: Where Stars Are Born
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment
April 23, 2010 – August 29, 2010
The exhibition explores for the first time the rich history and the cultural significance of Harlem's Apollo Theater. It features photographs and artifacts to trace the story of the...
1999_DC_SIAH_Armed1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Armed Forces History
Armed Forces History
July 3, 1965 – January 12, 2004
Through displays of uniforms, weapons, and flags, the Armed Forces History Hall traces the development of the U.S. armed forces beginning with the early Colonial period. A selection of patent models by such notable American inventors as Samuel Colt,...
2002_DC_SIAH_Armed2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Armed Forces History
Armed Forces History
July 3, 1965 – January 12, 2004
Through displays of uniforms, weapons, and flags, the Armed Forces History Hall traces the development of the U.S. armed forces beginning with the early Colonial period. A selection of patent models by such notable American inventors as Samuel Colt,...
2005_DC_SIAH_Armed1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Armed Forces History
Armed Forces History
July 3, 1965 – January 12, 2004
Through displays of uniforms, weapons, and flags, the Armed Forces History Hall traces the development of the U.S. armed forces beginning with the early Colonial period. A selection of patent models by such notable American inventors as Samuel Colt,...
2018_06_09A3_SIAH_Art_Industry40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Art in Industry
Art in Industry
March 22, 2018 – TBA
Art in Industry looks back at a time when Americans embraced artistic skills as a way to build a consumer-oriented industrial economy. This display features artistic industries as varied as publishing and pottery from the 1830s to the 1930s through three lenses:... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIAH_Bollywood40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Beyond Bollywood
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
February 27, 2014 – August 16, 2015
Learn about the history and contemporary experiences of Indian Americans as they have grown to be one of the more diverse and well-recognized communities in the United States. Photographs, artifacts, video, and...
2015_DC_SIAH_BigBand5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Big Band
Big Band
March 31, 2015 – Indefinitely
“Big Band” is by American painter LeRoy Neiman, who was known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events. Completed in 2005, this work depicts performers he saw in concert from the 1950-80s....
2017_DC_SIAH_BigBand40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Big Band
Big Band
March 31, 2015 – Indefinitely
“Big Band” is by American painter LeRoy Neiman, who was known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events. Completed in 2005, this work depicts performers he saw in concert from the 1950-80s....
2010_DC_SIAH_Dollhouse6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Bradford Dolls' House
2016_DC_SIAH_Dollhouse34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Bradford Dolls' House
2014_DC_SIAH_Purse35DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Camilla's Purse
Camilla's Purse
January 24, 2014 – May 4, 2014
Holocaust survivor Camilla Gottlieb’s ordinary life in Vienna was upended by World War II into crisis, imprisonment, and ultimately a new life in the United States. Her purse, discovered by her family after her death in 1964, contained letters and papers...
2016_DC_SIAH_Celebration20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Celebration: Snapshots of African American Communities
Celebration: Snapshots of African American Communities
September 9, 2016 – December 27, 2016
To celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Museum of American History presents a special display of 25 photographs that reflect the diversity of the...
2002_DC_SIAH_Ceremonial1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ceremonial Court
2003_DC_SIAH_Ceremonial2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ceremonial Court
2006_DC_SIAH_Ceremonial1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ceremonial Court
2012_DC_SIAH_Changing124DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963
Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963
December 14, 2012 - September 15, 2013
The National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Museum of American History commemorate two events that changed the course of the nation: The 1863...
2018_DC_SIAH_City_Hope49DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
December 15, 2017 – Indefinitely
City of Hope commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s daring vision to end poverty in the United States. With newly discovered photographs and videos, the exhibition encourages visitors to...
2006_DC_SIAH_CBarton_Amb3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
2017_DC_SIAH_CBarton_Amb12DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
This ambulance is one of eleven vehicles purchased by the Central Cuban Relief Committee of New York for use by Clara Barton and the American National Red Cross. The committee sent the ambulance to Camp Thomas, an army debarkation camp in Chickamauga, Georgia,...
2012_DC_SIAH_Conestoga4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Conestoga Wagon
Conestoga Wagon
September 19, 2012 – Indefinitely
Covered wagons, which enabled settlement to spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific, have long held an iconic place in the real and storied past of the American nation. Until the 1850s, Conestoga wagons helped settlers just beyond the mid-Atlantic...
2010_DC_SIAH_Cosmos9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt
Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt
May 28, 2010 – December 5, 2010
This exhibition features the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map. Hand-drawn in 1780 by Simeon De Witt (1756-1834), a surveyor for George Washington and the Continental army, the map shows the stars...
2006_DC_SIAH_Post_Office10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Country Store Post Office
2016_DC_SIAH_Cyrus42DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Cyrus Field and the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
Cyrus Field and the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
July 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016
In the mid-19th century, the world suddenly became smaller when an underwater telegraph cable joined two nations divided by the sea, Ireland and Newfoundland, Canada. Using Archives Center collection materials, this...
2005_DC_SIAH_Disneyland1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Disneyland: The First 50 Years
Disneyland: The First 50 Years
June 9, 2005 – September 4, 2006
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, two rides -- a big teacup from Alice's Mad Tea Party and Dumbo the Flying Elephant -- from the original theme park in Los Angeles, California, are on view.
2008_DC_SIAH_Disneyland2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Disneyland: The First 50 Years
Disneyland: The First 50 Years
June 9, 2005 – September 4, 2006
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, two rides -- a big teacup from Alice's Mad Tea Party and Dumbo the Flying Elephant -- from the original theme park in Los Angeles, California, are on view.
2016_DC_SIAH_Lighting237DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Electricity: Lighting the World
2015_DC_SIAH_EV111DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: EV1 Electric Car
EV1 Electric Car
June 10, 2015 – September 30, 2015
The EV1 was the first modern electric car designed for a mass market. Beginning in 1996, General Motors built 1,117 of the cars and leased most of them to consumers in California, Arizona, and Georgia. The EV1 became the focal point of a national...
2017_DC_SIAH_Righting181DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Executive Order 9066
Executive Order 9066
February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2018
February 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. This three-page document signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the course of history for a segment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in America, and...
2002_DC_SIAH_Fast_Attack4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War
Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War
April 12, 2000 – June 1, 2003
This exhibition reviews the early history of submarines and their radical transformation after World War II. It shows how submarines are built, how they work, and what they do. It also tells the story of submariners and...
2003_DC_SIAH_Fast_Attack6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War
Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War
April 12, 2000 – June 1, 2003
This exhibition reviews the early history of submarines and their radical transformation after World War II. It shows how submarines are built, how they work, and what they do. It also tells the story of submariners and...
2006_DC_SIAH_Fire_Water2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection
Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection
October 28, 2005 – July 13, 2006
Visitors can watch through large windows as curators process a collection of nearly 4,000 firefighting and maritime materials that date from 1825-1875, the heyday of voluntary fire organizations....
2003_DC_SIAH_Gowns3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2004_DC_SIAH_Gowns1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2006_DC_SIAH_Gowns1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2009_DC_SIAH_Gowns36DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2012_DC_SIAH_Gowns2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2016_DC_SIAH_Gowns2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
The Nancy Reagan RIP sign was up.
2018_DC_SIAH_Gowns11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
I had not seen the Melania Trump gown since it had been installed.
2013_DC_SIAH_Food46DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Food: Transforming the American Table
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950–2000
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000 explores some of the major changes in food and wine in postwar America. From the impact of innovations and new technologies, to the influence of social and cultural shifts, the exhibition considers how these...
2015_DC_SIAH_Sinatra9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Frank Sinatra at 100
Frank Sinatra at 100
November 20, 2015 – March 2016
The National Museum of American History marks the centennial of one of the giants of the entertainment world, Frank Sinatra (1915-98), with a display focused on his popular music, jazz, and motion picture career. This display showcases Sinatra’s...
2017_DC_SIAH_Pershing15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
General John J. Pershing insisted the United States military have an independent American army on the ground when the U.S. entered the Great War. By recreating Pershing’s war office, this display gives the visitor a sense of...
2016_DC_SIAH_Sidney39DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: George Sidney: Creativity and Innovation in Golden Age Hollywood
George Sidney: Creativity and Innovation in Golden Age Hollywood
January 19, 2016 – March 21, 2016
George Sidney (1916-2002), was an Oscar-winning director of musicals, dramas, and comedies during the Golden Age of Hollywood from the 1930s through the1950s. Sidney was under contract to...
2016_DC_SIAH_Giving61DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
2018_06_09A2_SIAH_Giving15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
The exhibit had been updated with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton costume. (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_24C3_SIAH_Giving50DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
The exhibit was updated again. (Partially reviewed)
2002_DC_SIAH_Burden16DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2003_DC_SIAH_Burden2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2006_DC_SIAH_Burden2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2008_DC_SIAH_Burden38DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2009_DC_SIAH_Burden5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2010_DC_SIAH_Burden16DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2012_DC_SIAH_Burden5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2016_DC_SIAH_Burden338DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2014_DC_SIAH_Google4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Google Cork Board server
Preview Case: American Enterprise
September 14, 2013 – January 13, 2015
This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server.
2016_DC_SIAH_Piano9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Grand Piano
Grand Piano made by Bluthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900
August 13, 2014 – Ongoing
The piano was made by the Blüthner firm in Leipzig, which remains one of the most respected German piano builders. This piano has a version of the ornate Jubilee cast-iron plates Blüthner produced from 1898 to 1907. It also...
1999_DC_SIAH_Gunboat2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2002_DC_SIAH_Gunboat3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2004_DC_SIAH_Gunboat1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2005_DC_SIAH_Gunboat2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2012_DC_SIAH_Gunboat1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2015_DC_SIAH_Gunboat47DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2013_DC_SIAH_Fire_Engine11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hand-Pumped Fire Engine, 1842
2016_DC_SIAH_Fire_Engine10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hand-Pumped Fire Engine, 1842
2015_DC_SIAH_Hart_Celler23DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hart-Celler Act
Hart-Celler Act
October 2, 2015 – January 20, 2016
The Hart-Celler Act had far-reaching effects upon immigration to the United States by opening the possibility of coming to this nation for many people from around the world. Passage of the Act in 1965 was a water-shed event in configuring contemporary...
2015_DC_SIAH_Voice51DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hear My Voice
"Hear My Voice": Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound
January 26, 2015 – October 25, 2015
Alexander Graham Bell is best remembered as the inventor of the telephone, but he was also instrumental in the development of sound recording at his Volta Laboratory in Washington, D.C. See...
2010_DC_SIAH_Holidays4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Holidays on Display
Holidays on Display
November 13, 2009 – September 30, 2010
This exhibition examines the art, industry, and history of holiday displays across the United States, primarily between the 1920s and the 1960s, at the height of their popularity. On view are photographs, postcards, and illustrations of parade...
2016_DC_SIAH_Hooray45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hooray for Politics!
Hooray for Politics!
February 1, 2016 – Indefinitely
This display juxtaposes historic voting devices with contemporary candidate rally signs to encourage our visitors to reflect on the relationship between the nation’s democratic traditions and the current swirl of election news, and draw visitors...
2006_DC_SIAH_Ice_Cream1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ice Cream Parlor
Ice Cream Parlor
July 3, 1981 – September 2, 2003
Museum visitors can enjoy sundaes and sodas made with Haagen-Dazs ice cream in a parlor reminiscent of the turn of the century. An authentic decorative mirror is mounted behind the soda fountain. The exhibit also includes Stohlman's Confectionary and...
2015_DC_SIAH_Innovation20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Innovation Wing
2015_DC_SIAH_Inventing53DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Inventing in America
2016_DC_SIAH_Inventing25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Inventing in America
2013_DC_SIAH_Patent5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Invention and the Patent Model
Invention and the Patent Model
June 20, 2013 – April 20, 2014
Between 1790 and 1880, the U.S. Patent Office required a three-dimensional working model of each submission to demonstrate how the invention worked and to compare it against previously patented inventions. The models reflect technological...
2017_DC_SIAH_JFK10013DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: JFK Centennial Celebration
JFK Centennial Celebration
May 25, 2017 – August 27, 2017
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s birth on May 29, the Museum displays nine photographs of the 35th President and his family within the American Presidency exhibition. The photographs, taken in 1961 by...
2002_DC_SIAH_Julia2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Julia Child’s Kitchen
2004_DC_SIAH_Julia7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Julia Child’s Kitchen
2009_DC_SIAH_Julia2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Julia Child’s Kitchen
2002_DC_SIAH_July19423DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: July 1942: United We Stand
July 1942: United We Stand
March 22, 2002 – October 27, 2002
Of the original 500 magazines printed July 1942 that featured the American flag, this exhibition reunites 60 years later nearly 100 of these covers. Intended as a show of patriotism, national strength, and unity in a time of crisis, the 1942...
2006_DC_SIAH_Armstrong1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle
Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle
December 14, 2005 – September 4, 2006
Lance Armstrong was the only man in history to win the Tour de France seven consecutive times.* On view are the Trek 5500 bicycle he rode in the 2000 Tour de France and a LIVESTRONG wristband worn to raise awareness of...
2012_DC_SIAH_CWDraft2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Civil War Draft Wheel
2015_DC_SIAH_CWDraft5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Civil War Draft Wheel
2016_DC_SIAH_CWDraft8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Civil War Draft Wheel
1997_DC_SIAH_GWStatue1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2002_DC_SIAH_GWStatue3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2006_DC_SIAH_GWStatue10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2008_DC_SIAH_GWStatue9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2009_DC_SIAH_GWStatue3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2012_DC_SIAH_GWStatue8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2017_DC_SIAH_GWStatue11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2009_DC_SIAH_Counter2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2010_DC_SIAH_Counter5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2012_DC_SIAH_Counter1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2015_DC_SIAH_Counter9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2005_DC_SIAH_John_Bull1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive
2012_DC_SIAH_John_Bull1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive
2016_DC_SIAH_John_Bull10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive
2016_DC_SIAH_Laughing25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Laughing Matters
Laughing Matters
July 22, 2016 – October 3, 2016
Laughing Matters is a display that looks into the stories of three comedians who changed the face of comedy. The showcase highlights the power of laughter in the realm of social and political discussion through the careers of Phyllis Diller, Carol...
2015_DC_SIAH_InnovationL4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO flag (from Innovation wing opening)
2017_DC_SIAH_LEGO_Liberty9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO Statue of Liberty
2018_06_28D_SIAH_LEGO_Liberty17DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO Statue of Liberty (Partially reviewed)
2003_DC_SIAH_Lemelson2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2006_DC_SIAH_Lemelson1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2008_DC_SIAH_Lemelson3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2009_DC_SIAH_Lemelson1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2018_07_29C2_SIAH_Get_It_Right58DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Let's Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s
Let's Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s
July 27, 2018 – November 2018
Let’s Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s explores how employers encouraged their workforce. The display features 16 posters from the early 20th century including a WWI poster and posters from Mather... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAH_LCarriage15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lincoln's Carriage
Lincoln's Carriage
March 23, 2015 – May 25, 2015
A special display of the carriage that transported the President, Mary Todd Lincoln, Major Henry Rathbone and his fiancée Clara Harris to Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865; on loan from the Studebaker National Museum.
The open barouche model carriage...
2002_DC_SIAH_Ahead3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Looking Ahead
2004_DC_SIAH_Ahead1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Looking Ahead
2018_07_29C3_SIAH_Moreno17DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Luisa Moreno
Luisa Moreno
July 20, 2018 – January 2019
A temporary display, Luisa Moreno, in the permanent American Enterprise exhibition examines the lasting legacy of Moreno, the Guatemala-born labor organizer, who brought together more than 100 groups in 1938 for El Congreso de Pueblos de Habla Española, the... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIAH_ModernM72DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Making a Modern Museum
Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Museum of American History
May 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Learn about the origins of the National Museum of American History (originally the Museum of History and Technology) and consider what those origins mean for the...
2016_DC_SIAH_Many_Voices8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Many Voices, One Nation
The Columbia figure destined for the upcoming Many Voices, One Nation exhibit.
2017_DC_SIAH_Many_Voices25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Many Voices, One Nation
2017_DC_SIAH_ModMed62DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Modern Medicine and the Great War
Modern Medicine and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – January 2019
World War I provided a testing ground for the application of new medical technologies and procedures, and in some cases accelerated their general acceptance or development. At the same time, wartime medical practice reflected the larger...
2016_DC_SIAH_Muppets28DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Muppets and Puppets
Muppets and Puppets
November 23, 2016 – January 8, 2017
In time for the winter holidays, this showcase presents a selection of Muppets and marionetts from the museum’s collection illustrating the evolution of puppetry. Included in the display are an Italian Prince and Princess marionette from 1900, an...
2008_DC_SIAH_Musical3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Musical Instruments Gallery
Musical Instruments Gallery
January 1, 1964 – October 21, 2012
The Musical Instruments Gallery presents samples of instruments and music relating to the history, performance styles and techniques of European and American music and the development of musical instruments dating from the 17th century....
2012_DC_SIAH_Comp64DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: National Mall Design Competition
From http://www.nationalmall.org/news/designing-future-national-mall

Designing the Future of the National Mall
By Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Monday, April 9, 2012
The Huffington Post
Today, the Trust for the National Mall will introduce the final design concepts for the National Mall...
2016_DC_SIAH_Guano51DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Norie Atlas and the Guano Trade
The Norie Atlas and the Guano Trade
February 17, 2016 – January 4, 2017
This display will highlight John Norie's unique Marine Atlas, a large bound book of sea charts dating to the early 19th century, within the historical context of the guano and nitrate trades, in which many of the swiftest and...
2016_DC_SIAH_On_Water357DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: On the Water: Stories from Maritime America
2016_DC_SIAH_Places_Invent99DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Places of Invention
2002_DC_SIAH_PopCult8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2003_DC_SIAH_PopCult4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2004_DC_SIAH_PopCult2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2005_DC_SIAH_PopCult5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2006_DC_SIAH_PopCult31DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2008_DC_SIAH_PopCult19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2009_DC_SIAH_PopCult2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2010_DC_SIAH_PopCult29DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2011_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2012_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2013_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2014_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2016_DC_SIAH_PopCult9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
The exhibit space is closed for a year while they prepare the new displays.
2004_DC_SIAH_Power15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery
2012_DC_SIAH_Power5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery
2016_DC_SIAH_Power182DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Civil18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Civil War
2012_DC_SIAH_Price_Civil1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Civil War
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Civil196DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Civil War
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2009_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2012_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold106DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Exp14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Expansion/Imperialism
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Exp111DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Expansion/Imperialism
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind13DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2012_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind153DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2009_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2012_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_WW13DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War I
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_WW122DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War I
2004_DC_SIAH_Price_WW220DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_WW23DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2006_DC_SIAH_Price_WW21DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2012_DC_SIAH_Price_WW28DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_WW2229DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2016_DC_SIAH_Yellow_Cloud14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Prince's "Yellow Cloud" Electric Guitar
Prince's "Yellow Cloud" Electric Guitar
April 26, 2016 – September 5, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recognizes the life and legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 – 2016) by displaying his “Yellow Cloud” electric guitar. The guitar was made in 1989 and used during Prince’s...
2013_DC_SIAH_Puppetry60DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Puppetry in America (phase 1 of 2)
Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – March 26, 2014 (new closing date)
Howdy Doody and Kermit are only two of the beloved and familiar puppets in the museum's collection. Learn about the history and variety of puppets from marionettes and hand puppets to shadow puppets and ventriloquist figures,...
2014_DC_SIAH_Puppetry63DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Puppetry in America (phase 2 of 2)
Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014
Howdy Doody and Kermit are only two of the beloved and familiar puppets in the museum's collection. Learn about the history and variety of puppets from marionettes and hand puppets to shadow puppets and ventriloquist figures, and learn about the...
2016_DC_SIAH_Ray29DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ray Charles: "The Genius"
Ray Charles: "The Genius"
February 22, 2016 – June 26, 2016
Ray Charles was one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the 20th century. This display explores his ability to overcome blindness, poverty, and segregation, as well as the musical talent and flair for performance that made him...
2016_DC_SIAH_Recent9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions
Items from "Mad Men" and ...
2017_DC_SIAH_Recent1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (Fantasia cel)
2018_10_24C1_SIAH_AmCult66DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ruby Slippers and American Culture Displays
Ruby Slippers and American Culture Displays
October 19, 2018 – Indefinitely
Dorothy's Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz return to view as one of eight installations displaying American history through culture, entertainment, and the arts. Other artifacts on view include a New York Yankee Stadium... (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_SIAH_SAL7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Science in American Life
Science in American Life
April 27, 1994 – November 27, 2011
This exhibition examines the interaction between science and society from 1876 to the present. Through artifacts, historical photographs, computer interactives, and multimedia technology, the exhibition brings to life many of the scientific...
2012_DC_SIAH_SAL1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Science in American Life
Science in American Life
April 27, 1994 – November 27, 2011
This exhibition examines the interaction between science and society from 1876 to the present. Through artifacts, historical photographs, computer interactives, and multimedia technology, the exhibition brings to life many of the scientific...
2009_DC_SIAH_Scurlock4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Scurlock Studio
The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise
January 30, 2009 – February 28, 2010
Nearly a century's worth of photographs from the Scurlock Studio,which operated from 1911-1994, form a vivid portrait of black Washington, D.C., in all its guises -- its challenges and its victories,...
2003_DC_SIAH_Separate1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
May 15, 2004 – July 16, 2006
This exhibition celebrates the 50-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision that ended segregation in public schools, and reviews and examines its legacy through personal stories and artifacts. On May 17,...
2004_DC_SIAH_Separate3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
May 15, 2004 – July 16, 2006
This exhibition celebrates the 50-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision that ended segregation in public schools, and reviews and examines its legacy through personal stories and artifacts. On May 17,...
2002_DC_SIAH_91117DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: September 11: Bearing Witness to History
September 11: Bearing Witness to History
September 11, 2002 – July 6, 2003
The personal stories, photographs, and artifacts from the World Trade Towers, the Pentagon, and the Flight 93 crash site in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The exhibition is...
2003_DC_SIAH_9117DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: September 11: Bearing Witness to History
September 11: Bearing Witness to History
September 11, 2002 – July 6, 2003
The personal stories, photographs, and artifacts from the World Trade Towers, the Pentagon, and the Flight 93 crash site in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The exhibition is...
2011_DC_SIAH_91167DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: September 11: Remembrance and Reflection
September 11: Remembrance and Reflection
September 3-11, 2011
11am to 3pm

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11, the National Museum of American History is providing visitors with a close-up view of more than 50 objects recovered from the three sites attacked that fateful day—New...
2012_DC_SIAH_Monticello85DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello
Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty
January 27, 2012 – October 14, 2012
This exhibition explores slavery and enslaved people in America through the lens of Jefferson’s Monticello plantation. Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence and called slavery an—abominable...
2016_DC_SIAH_Solar40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Solar on the Line
Solar on the Line
November 29, 2016 – TBD
Solar on the Line explores the innovation and technology behind solar power as a renewable energy resource. It introduces visitors to the history of solar energy use in the U.S. as well as how it is both a part of the electrical grid as well as an off-grid...
2018_07_29C4_SIAH_SpecialO27DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Special Olympics at 50
Special Olympics at 50
July 10, 2018 – June 2019
Special Olympics has been in operation for 50 years, using sports competition to expose and react against societal discrimination of adults and children with intellectual disabilities. This highlights case explores Special Olympics through five case... (Partially reviewed)
2006_DC_SIAH_Stanley2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Stanley: Robot Car
Robots on the Road: Stanley
November 21, 2008 – January 8, 2012
This experimental robot car named Stanley, a modified Volkswagen Touareg, offers a glimpse into the future of "smart" cars. It can drive itself without a human in the driver's seat or at remote controls; it sees the road ahead through...
2008_DC_SIAH_Stanley1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Stanley: Robot Car
Robots on the Road: Stanley
November 21, 2008 – January 8, 2012
This experimental robot car named Stanley, a modified Volkswagen Touareg, offers a glimpse into the future of "smart" cars. It can drive itself without a human in the driver's seat or at remote controls; it sees the road ahead through...
2008_DC_SIAH_Flag7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Star Spangled Banner sculpture
2009_DC_SIAH_Flag2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Star Spangled Banner sculpture
2012_DC_SIAH_Flag4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Star Spangled Banner sculpture
2011_DC_SIAH_Money87DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Stories on Money
2018_11_22D2_SIAH_Superheroes54DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Superheroes
Superheroes
November 20, 2018 – TBA
This showcase display presents artifacts from the museum’s collections that relate to superheroes, including comic books, original comic art, movie and television costumes and props, and memorabilia.
2017_DC_SIAH_TTelevision36DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: T is for Television
T is for Television
November 21, 2017 to July 4, 2018
From the earliest days of television to today, performers and producers have created beloved characters that teach children about getting along with others and understanding the world around them. This exhibition will feature treasured objects from...
2018_06_09A1_SIAH_TTelevision38DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: T is for Television
T is for Television
November 27, 2017 – September 4, 2018
From the earliest days of television to today, performers and producers have created beloved characters that teach children about getting along with others and understanding the world around them. This exhibition features treasured objects from... (Partially reviewed)
2010_DC_SIAH_Telescope3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Telescope, 1865
2018_06_20D2_SIAH_Batmobile26DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_23A1_SIAH_Batmobile19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile (Partially reviewed)
2018_07_29C1_SIAH_Batmobile5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile
They replaced the reflective floor under the Batmobile with a patterned floor. This had been planned for awhile. They said the mirror-like flooring before showed up dirt and fluff too easily so this was easier to maintain. (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_13A2_SIAH_Batmobile12DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAH_Batmobile39DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile
2017_DC_SIAH_Ella44DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
March 30, 2017 – April 2, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was one of the greatest American singers. She had a warm and lovely voice, superb rhythmic sense, considerable versatility, meticulous intonation, and exceptional talent at “scat” singing,...
2017_DC_SIAH_TNWBT14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Nation We Build Together exhibit cases
2012_DC_SIAH_TJBible16DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Thomas Jefferson's Bible
Jefferson's Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
November 11, 2011 – July 15, 2012
In 1820, Thomas Jefferson assembled a private text using excerpts from the Four Gospels of the New Testament in Greek, Latin, French, and English. His aim was to tell a chronological version of Jesus’ life,...
2015_DC_SIAH_AALens130DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Through the African American Lens
Through the African American Lens: A Preview of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
May 8, 2015 – TBA
In this preview of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, see a sampling of artifacts that demonstrate the richness and diversity of the African American...
2015_DC_SIAH_Toys18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Toys and Childhood
Toys and Childhood
November 20, 2015 – Ongoing
In time for the winter holidays, this showcase presents a selection of cast-iron and tinplate toys from the museum’s collection dating from the 1870s to the 1950s, illustrating the ever-evolving nature of American childhood and home life and bringing to...
2010_DC_SIAH_Attic5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Toys from the Attic
Toys from the Attic
June 1, 2010 – January 31, 2012
Toys reflect changes in both technology and society. This case examines toys produced in 19th-century America, when childhood began to be seen as a distinct stage of life with its own unique needs. Featured are dolls, kitchen and housewares, hand...
2016_DC_SIAH_Tucker19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Tucker automobile #39, 1948
Tucker automobile #39, 1948
Ongoing
Preston Tucker (1903-1956), an automotive engineer who helped design Miller racing cars before World War II, almost realized his ambition of producing a "completely new" passenger automobile after the war. He and his business associates leased a former Dodge...
2015_DC_SIAM_12Years194DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975
Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975
December 14, 2015 – October 23, 2016
During this period, Washingtonians experienced their first meaningful presidential vote, elected a city council and mayor for the first time in a century, and became the largest majority African American city...
2017_DC_SIAH_Uniformed19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Uniformed Women and the Great War
Uniformed Women and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
Of the many ways World War I divided the past from the future, none was more significant than the reordered place of women in society. Tens of thousands of middle- and upper-class women donned military-style uniforms to serve at home and...
2015_DC_SIAH_Value62DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Value of Money
2017_DC_SIAH_Unity_Square20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Wallace H. Coulter Unity Square
2018_06_20D1_SIAH_Waterloo_Boy18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Waterloo Boy
Waterloo Boy
Ongoing
In the early 1900s farmers switched from horses to tractors. While much of the world continued to rely on human brawn or draft animals, Americans adopted the new technology of gasoline-powered tractors.
The development and use of gasoline-powered tractors in the early 1900s... (Partially reviewed)
2003_DC_SIAH_West_Point6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918
West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918
October 19, 2002 – January 11, 2004
Marking the bicentennial of West Point, this exhibition tells the story of this renowned military academy in New York from its founding through World War I and highlights the achievements of graduates in both the U.S....
2005_DC_SIAH_Polio1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Whatever Happened to Polio?
Whatever Happened to Polio?
April 12, 2005 – September 4, 2006
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the polio vaccine, this multimedia exhibition tells the story of polio from the perspective of the patient, traces the development of the vaccine that ended polio in the U.S., and...
2005_DC_SIAH_Walls4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Within These Walls
2012_DC_SIAH_Walls5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Within These Walls
2018_06_23A2_SIAH_Storage11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage for Solstice Saturday (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_1703128DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Ambassadors of Jazz)
2015_DC_SIAH_Storage34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Civil War)
Various Civil War-related items were pulled out of storage to show the visiting teachers.
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_17031039DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (World War I)
The medical group brought out some World War I-related items from storage.
1999_DC_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2003_DC_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2004_DC_SIAH_Ext2DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2006_DC_SIAH_Ext4DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2008_DC_SIAH_Ext12DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2009_DC_SIAH_Ext11DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2010_DC_SIAH_Ext7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2012_DC_SIAH_Ext2DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2013_DC_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2014_DC_SIAH_Ext10DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2015_DC_SIAH_Ext6DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2016_DC_SIAH_Ext23DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
The museum lowered the US flag to half staff for Nancy Reagan but kept the Smithsonian flag at full staff. I went to the security office to complain about it -- the US flag has to be higher than the rest so the Smithsonian flag should have been lowered too -- but the guy said those were the orders he...
2017_DC_SIAH_Ext4DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2018_11_22D1_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_SIAH_Perf1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Historical Performers
2016_DC_SIAH_Perf1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Historical Performers
2018_06_09A4_SIAH_CounterP12DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Historical Performers (Partially reviewed)
2003_DC_SIAH_Int1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2004_DC_SIAH_Int1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2006_DC_SIAH_Int7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2008_DC_SIAH_Int8DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2010_DC_SIAH_Int10DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2011_DC_SIAH_Int3DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2012_DC_SIAH_Int1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2014_DC_SIAH_Int7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2015_DC_SIAH_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2016_DC_SIAH_Int2DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2006_DC_SIAH_Plans22DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center (Building renovation plans)
These were slides shown to a James Smithson Society donor lunch. They showed the plans for the renovated and transformed National Museum of American History. The description from the lunch was as follows:
Renovation and Transformation: In an important step to ensure the long-term preservation of...
2004_DC_SIAH_Plans29DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center (Price of Freedom plans)
These are pictures from a presentation about the new exhibit that was given for the James Smithson Society. The description from the meeting announcement: The Price of Freedom is a major new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History that tells the compelling stories of our nation's...
2018_05_06D_NMAJMH71DC -- Natl Museum of American Jewish Military History (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Crime3DC -- Natl Museum of Crime & Punishment
The museum was closing two days after these pictures were taken. I had visited the museum several years ago. Photography was allowed without any apparent restrictions and I did one of my normal obsessive jobs of photographing everything. Several years later, I got a cease and desist letter from them...
1997_DC_NMHM1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2005_DC_NMHM33DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2007_DC_NMHM45DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2008_DC_NMHM37DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2009_DC_NMHM20DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2010_DC_NMHM19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2011_DC_NMHM46DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2008_DC_NMHM_BS_08011419DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Event: Backstage Tour
2009_DC_Barnard_09120536DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Event: Bryn Barnard
The Art and Science of "OUTBREAK: Plagues that Changed History" with the artist Bryn Barnard
Bryn Barnard, author and artist of "OUTBREAK," will host three exciting programs, including an illustration workshop and a special session aimed at younger audiences.
10:00 a.m.: Writing and Illustrating...
2009_DC_Macaulay_09061376DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Event: David Macaulay
David Macaulay, Author Talk and Book Signing:
Join David Macaulay for a discussion about his new book, The Way We Work, as he illuminates the most important machine of all — the human body. Your body is made up of various complex systems, and Macaulay is a master at making the complex understandable....
2005_DC_NMHM_Visibly2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: A Healthy Heart (Visibly Human)
A description of the "A Healthy Heart" exhibit from http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/news/healthyheart.html :

The National Museum of Health and Medicine has opened the exhibit "A Healthy Heart,” based on a book called, “The Invision Guide to a Healthy Heart,” by Alexander Tsiaras. The exhibit, which...
2008_DC_NMHM_Visibly5DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: A Healthy Heart (Visibly Human)
A description of the "A Healthy Heart" exhibit from http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/news/healthyheart.html :

The National Museum of Health and Medicine has opened the exhibit "A Healthy Heart,” based on a book called, “The Invision Guide to a Healthy Heart,” by Alexander Tsiaras. The exhibit, which...
2005_DC_NMHM_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2007_DC_NMHM_Korea4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2010_DC_NMHM_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2011_DC_NMHM_Korea19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2007_DC_NMHM_Smoking55DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Cartoonists Take Up Smoking
The museum hosted an evening symposium to highlight its new exhibit “Cartoonists Take Up Smoking,” with attendees at the 13th annual World Conference on Tobacco or Health as its invited guests. The event, entitled, “Thank you for Smiling: An evening of humor and satire,” was presented by Dr. Alan Blum,...
1997_DC_NMHM_CW1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2005_DC_NMHM_CW11DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2007_DC_NMHM_CW22DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2008_DC_NMHM_CW17DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2009_DC_NMHM_CW27DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2011_DC_NMHM_CW56DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2005_DC_NMHM_Microscopes4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2007_DC_NMHM_Microscopes6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2008_DC_NMHM_Microscopes4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2009_DC_NMHM_Microscopes26DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2011_DC_NMHM_Microscopes8DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2008_DC_NMHM_Expression10DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Expression of Hope
A description of the "Expression of Hope" exhibit from http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/news/news.html

"Expression of Hope" exhibit opens:

“I am ten years old and have MPS I. My painting of a dragon expresses the courage that everyone needs when they have MPS.” Artist Nicklas Harkins describes his...
1997_DC_NMHM_Lincoln2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2005_DC_NMHM_Lincoln6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2007_DC_NMHM_Lincoln2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2008_DC_NMHM_Lincoln1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2009_DC_NMHM_Lincoln15DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2011_DC_NMHM_Lincoln19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2011_DC_NMHM_History20DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: History of the Medical Museum
2007_DC_NMHM_Being6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Human Body, Human Being
2009_DC_NMHM_Being1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Human Body, Human Being
2009_DC_NMHM_Barnard6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Plagues that Changed History: Bryn Barnard
2008_DC_NMHM_ID_Dead1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2009_DC_NMHM_ID_Dead22DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2011_DC_NMHM_ID_Dead1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2007_DC_NMHM_Scarred1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Scarred for Life
2009_DC_NMHM_Trauma_Bay5DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Trauma Bay II (Iraq)
2011_DC_NMHM_Trauma_Bay7DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Trauma Bay II (Iraq)
2008_DC_NMHM_Whitman2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2009_DC_NMHM_Whitman1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2011_DC_NMHM_Whitman1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2010_DC_NMHM_Wounded36DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Wounded in Action
2002_DC_AmerInd5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
Under construction.
2003_DC_AmerInd2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
View of the construction of the American Indian Museum currently under construction from the Air and Space Museum's employee's cafeteria.
2004_DC_AmerInd32DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
Several visits including on opening day, September 21, 2004
2005_DC_AmerInd3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
I hadn't been back to this museum since its opening month and was curious how it was doing. The timed tickets for entry ended after about six months and, while crowded, it wasn't the packed anymore. None of the exhibits had changed since I was there almost a year ago -- they said the temporary...
2007_DC_AmerInd5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2009_DC_AmerInd20DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2014_DC_AmerInd3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2017_DC_AmerInd40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2018_05_26A3_AmerInd2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_Festival_04090037DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: First Americans Festival @ Mall
Various pictures of the First Americans Festival on the National Mall. The event went on for a week during the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian but I only visited it on two days: (040921) and (040924).
2017_DC_Tarzan_170209153DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: From Tarzan to Tonto
From Tarzan to Tonto: Stereotypes as Obstacles to Progress Toward a More Perfect Union
A Special Program Examining the Pervasiveness of Stereotypes in American Culture
As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation. Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Member_0410124DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Member Night
2004_DC_Procession_04092157DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Native Nations Procession @ Mall
The grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian began with a procession. As the brochure described it: "Thousands of Native people and non-Native supporters [there was, for example, an Environmental Protection Agency group in the parade] from throughout the Western Hemisphere, many in...
2016_DC_AmerInd_Dance_16112433DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Northwest Coast Dance
A Native American Heritage Month Celebration of Northwest Coast Dance
Experience a three-day Northwest Coast dance celebration with internationally renowned West Coast First Nations mask-dancing group Git Hayetsk (People of the Copper Shield) from Vancouver B.C. and the award-winning multi-generational...
2004_DC_AmerInd_04081125DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening slide show
A slide show held August 11, 2004 describing what the museum would look like.
2004_DC_AmerInd_04082476DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening tour
A pre-opening tour held on August 24, 2004
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Gal87DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- Gallery
Americans -- Room: Gallery
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names, advertising, and that holiday in November. Americans invites visitors to take a closer look, and to...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Que59DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- Queen of America
Americans -- Room: Queen of America: Why did Pocahontas captivate people in her own time and every generation that followed?
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names,...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Win63DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- The Indians Win
Americans -- Room: The Indians Win: The Battle of Little Bighorn was one of the most shocking events in American history
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names,...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Act99DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- The Removal Act
Americans -- Room: The Removal Act: Trail of Tears: Not what you think. Not even close.
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names, advertising, and that holiday in...
2015_DC_AmerInd_Dakota65DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota-U.S. War of 1862
Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota—U.S. War of 1862
January 14, 2015 – December 29, 2015
In the late summer of 1862, a war raged across southern Minnesota between Dakota akicitas (warriors) and the U.S. military and immigrant settlers. In the end, hundreds were dead and thousands more would lose...
2018_05_26A1_AmerInd_Design41DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Design Competition for National Native American Veterans Memorial
Five Designs Competing for the National Native American Veterans Memorial to built in Washington, D.C.
Five potential designs for a National Native American Veterans Memorial can be seen through May 30 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and Washington, D.C. From the... (Partially reviewed)
2007_DC_AmerInd_Design10DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses
Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses
March 24, 2007 – August 3, 2008
Dresses are more than simple articles of clothing for Native women -- they are aesthetic expressions of culture and identity. Embodying messages about the life of the wearer, dresses offer...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Nighthorse4DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Jewelry Designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Jewelry Designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
September 21, 2004 – April 3, 2005
This exhibition features jewelry designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Northern Cheyenne, R-Colo.), a leading artist working in contemporary Native American jewelry. This collection covers various periods and...
2006_DC_AmerInd_Listening28DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast
Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast
February 3, 2006 – January 2, 2007
This exhibition presents the art and culture of the people of the Northwest Coast and features 11 Native communities from Washington state, British Columbia, and Alaska, including the...
2014_DC_AmerInd_Nation254DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Nation to Nation
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014–Fall 2018
From a young age, most Americans learn about the Founding Fathers, but are told very little about equally important and influential Native diplomats and leaders of Indian Nations. Treaties lie...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Modernism29DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
September 21, 2004 – November 6, 2005
This exhibition introduces the art of George Morrison (Grand Portage Chippewa) and Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), two artists who have significantly influenced the direction of contemporary Native...
2005_DC_AmerInd_Modernism2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
September 21, 2004 – November 6, 2005
This exhibition introduces the art of George Morrison (Grand Portage Chippewa) and Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), two artists who have significantly influenced the direction of contemporary Native...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Contemporary4DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities
2009_DC_AmerInd_Contemporary16DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities
2004_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples8DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
2005_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples19DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
2009_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples92DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
2004_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
2009_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ6DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
2015_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ10DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
2017_DC_AmerInd_Patriot71DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
January 27, 2017 – January 2018
This banner exhibition chronicles the largely unknown history of Native American veterans. Native peoples have served the U.S. in every major military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts...
2015_DC_AmerInd_Algonquian15DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake
Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake
November 13, 2006 – Permanent
Through photographs, maps, ceremonial and everyday objects, and interactives, this small display provides an overview of the history of the Native peoples of the Chesapeake Bay region (what is now Delaware,...
2015_DC_AmerInd_Inca_Road199DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
June 26, 2015 – June 1, 2018
Construction of the Inka Road stands as one of the monumental engineering achievements in history. A network more than 20,000 miles long, crossing mountains and tropical lowlands, rivers and deserts, the Great Inka Road linked...
2018_06_05B2_AmerInd_Tears89DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
April 12, 2018 – January 2019
This powerful exhibition takes a deeper look at Indian removal from the Cherokee perspective. How did it happen? Who made the decisions? What was the human cost? Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal dispels misconceptions... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_AmerInd_Hawaii88DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation
Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation
January 17, 2016 – January 2017
Hawai`i was an independent kingdom until 1893, when non-Native businessmen, supported by U.S. diplomats and Marines, overthrew the monarchy and declared themselves the new government. Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian...
2010_DC_AmerInd_Vantage32DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection
Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection
September 25, 2010 – August 7, 2011
This exhibition highlights the museum's young but vital collection of contemporary art, with 31 significant works by 25 artists ranging from paintings, drawings, and photography to video projection and...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Int37DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2005_DC_AmerInd_Int21DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2009_DC_AmerInd_Int21DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2010_DC_AmerInd_Int6DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2012_DC_AmerInd_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2014_DC_AmerInd_Int8DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2015_DC_AmerInd_Int9DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2018_05_26A2_AmerInd_Int40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
Tourists posing in the prism light. (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_15D1_AmerInd_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby) (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_AmerInd_Int6DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2017_DC_AmerIndV1DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- View from...
1998_DC_SIPM2DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2002_DC_SIPM3DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2005_DC_SIPM4DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2007_DC_SIPM9DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2011_DC_SIPM6DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2013_DC_SIPM33DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2014_DC_SIPM6DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2015_DC_SIPM22DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2016_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2018_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2013_DC_Postal_CWD21DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Displays
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_Postal_CWI59DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Interior Shots
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_Postal_CWG30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- NBM Tour Group
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2015_DC_SIPM_Tour_1502133DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Director's Tour
Allen Kane, the museum's director, was taking around a group.
2018_05_01B_SIPM_StampC122DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony for Airmail Stamp
U.S. Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony (Stamp Dedication)
The U.S. Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two U.S. Air Mail Forever stamps this year. The first, depicted in blue, commemorates the pioneering spirit of the brave pilots who first flew the mail in... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPM_FreedomO_15021298DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Freedom Just Around the Corner Opening
Opening Reception: Freedom Just Around the Corner
Reception
Remarks:
* Allen Kane, Director, Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
* Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art, Culture, Smithsonian Institution
* Ron Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Ribbon Cutting...
2017_DC_SIPM_FellowO_170405121DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I Opening
The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum cordially invites you to the opening of the museum's newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I.
This special exhibition commemorates the centennial of America's involvement in World War I and uncovers this rich history through compelling...
2011_DC_SIPM_Tour_1111197DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Public Tour
2017_DC_SIPM_Enholm_17041946DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Robert Enholm (Woodrow Wilson's presidency)
This April marks the centennial of the United States’ involvement in World War I. The National Postal Museum’s newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters From World War I commemorates this anniversary. Please join us for a Lunchtime Lecture on Wednesday, April 19 highlighting this topic. Our speaker...
2011_DC_SIPM_Owney13DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog
Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog
July 20, 2011 – August 5, 2012
Bill Bond's original painting of Owney, created for the Owney commemorative postage stamp, is accompanied by 6 sketches of Owney in various poses that Bond created as he developed his final portrait. As background for his stamp art,...
2015_DC_SIPM_Owney7DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog
Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog
July 20, 2011 – August 5, 2012
Bill Bond's original painting of Owney, created for the Owney commemorative postage stamp, is accompanied by 6 sketches of Owney in various poses that Bond created as he developed his final portrait. As background for his stamp art,...
2007_DC_SIPM_Disasters5DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Disaster: Response and Recovery
Disaster: Response and Recovery
June 27, 2007 – January 25, 2008
This exhibition reveals how the Postal Service responds to disasters -- natural or manmade -- that dramatically affect everyday life in an instant. Among the objects representing disaster in two cases are postal keys recovered from the...
2016_DC_SIPM_Royal_Mail12DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): From Royal Mail to Public Post
From Royal Mail to Public Post
October 21, 2016 – January 16, 2017
The United Kingdom’s postal service, Royal Mail, observes its 500th anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion, the National Postal Museum presents a temporary display of original documents from 1635 and 1840, pivotal years in the...
2018_DC_SIPM_Her_Words20DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): In Her Words: Women's Duty and Service in World War I
In Her Words: Women's Duty and Service in World War I
February 2, 2018 – May 8, 2018
World War I was a watershed for global political, economic, and social change, and for women’s rights and labor in the United States. During the war, women officially served in and alongside the military in...
2018_09_25E_SIPM_Lennon12DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): John Lennon: The Green Album
John Lennon: The Green Album
September 7, 2018 – February 3, 2019

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John Lennon’s boyhood stamp album—including 565 stamps on more than 150 pages are on display. The... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIPM_Wings15DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Letters With Wings (Preview)
Letters With Wings: The Dream of Airmail, 1918-1938
In 2018, the National Postal Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of regularly scheduled airmail by presenting a special exhibition tentatively titled "Letters With Wings".
These cases contain a sampling of the material that will be included...
2011_DC_SIPM_Negro_Leagues12DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Art
Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Art
October 20, 2010 – June 5, 2011
On view is original art produced by Kadir Nelson for the creation of the Negro Leagues Baseball stamps, which pay tribute to the all-black professional baseball leagues that operated from 1920 to approximatley 1960.
2017_DC_SIPM_Recent25DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Recent Acquisitions
2017_DC_SIPM_Mail_Trolleys28DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Trolley Car Mail
Trolley Car Mail
May 19, 2017 – September 10, 2017
In 1892 St. Louis, Missouri added specially-outfitted cars to their mail vehicles. The service sped up mail deliveries, making it especially popular with businesses. Twelve other cities across the country jumped on board. By 1908 there were mail...
2015_DC_SIPM_Elephant30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Why is This Elephant in This Room?
2016_DC_SIPM_Guiana14DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Galleries 6): 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
June 4, 2015 – November 2017
The National Postal Museum will display the world’s rarest postage stamp, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta. The exhibition of the stamp will be the longest and most publicly accessible showing ever.
No postage stamp is rarer...
2015_DC_SIPM_Freedom165DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Galleries 7): Freedom Just Around the Corner
Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights
February 12, 2015 – January 15, 2016
A chronicle of the African American experience told from the perspective of stamps and mail. Includes letters carried by enslaved Americans, mail to and from famous leaders of the civil...
2013_DC_SIPM_Stamps_World27DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 1): World of Stamps
2018_05_26C3_SIPM_Stamps_World35DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 1): World of Stamps (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_SIPM_Gems24DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 2): Gems of American Philately
2013_DC_SIPM_Mail_Marks84DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History
2014_DC_SIPM_Mail_Marks89DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History
2018_05_26C2_SIPM_Mail_Marks35DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_SIPM_Stamps_Connect30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 4): Connect with U.S. Stamps
2013_DC_SIPM_Stamp_Salon18DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 5): National Stamp Salon
2014_DC_SIPM_Stamp_Salon1DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 5): National Stamp Salon
2015_DC_SIPM_Stamp_Salon72DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 5): National Stamp Salon
2013_DC_SIPM_Stamps_Globe23DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 6): Stamps Around the Globe
2014_DC_SIPM_Stamps_Globe34DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 6): Stamps Around the Globe
2015_DC_SIPM_Stamps_Globe135DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 6): Stamps Around the Globe
2018_05_26C1_SIPM_Hamilton85DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
May 25, 2018 – March 3, 2019
Explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04D6_SIPM_Hamilton22DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
I had to go back because I hadn't photographed the modified dueling pistol enough. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPM_Trailblazing177DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
June 9, 2016 – March 25, 2018
Did you know that a village at the bottom of the Grand Canyon eats most of its mail? Or that America’s newest national park was once so secret it used an undercover address? Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks...
2002_DC_SIPM_Moving1DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2005_DC_SIPM_Moving3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2007_DC_SIPM_Moving7DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2011_DC_SIPM_Moving12DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2014_DC_SIPM_Moving2DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2015_DC_SIPM_Moving21DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2018_05_01C_SIPM_Postmen_Skies62DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2A): Postmen of the Skies
Postmen of the Skies
May 1, 2018 – May 27, 2019
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
May 15, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the world’s first regularly scheduled airmail service. President Wilson was on hand in Washington, DC to watch the historic take off. At first the service only operated... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPM_PostSecret113DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2A): PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
August 3, 2015 – September 2016
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
The exhibition communicates a contemporary narrative of mail and the postal service, highlighting the aesthetics of the communication tool itself and the juxtaposition between anonymity and shared...
2012_DC_SIPM_Binding43DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2): Binding the Nation (incl Pony Express)
2015_DC_SIPM_Binding45DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2): Binding the Nation (incl Pony Express)
2002_DC_SIPM_Communities8DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities
2005_DC_SIPM_Communities5DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities
2014_DC_SIPM_Communities44DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities
2012_DC_SIPM_Systems48DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 4): Systems at Work
2018_DC_SIPM_Badge108DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 5): Behind the Badge
2012_DC_SIPM_Fire_Ice162DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 5): Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic
Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic
March 22, 2012 – January 6, 2014
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
As the largest, fastest, and most glamorous ships of their eras, the Hindenburg and the Titanic share many similarities. The human tragedy associated with each stunned the world . . . a shock that...
2005_DC_SIPM_Lennon3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 5): John Lennon: The Lost Album
John Lennon: The Lost Album
October 6, 2005 – April 10, 2006
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
On view is John Lennon's childhood stamp album, to coincide with the 65th anniversary of his birth and National Stamp Collecting Month. The album has 145 pages and features more that 550 stamps from...
2011_DC_SIPM_AtoZ182DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 6): Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately
Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately
September 26, 2008 – October 12, 2015
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
This exhibition presents an alphabet of philately through 26 topics, in which each letter stands for some aspect of stamp collecting or the sending of mail. From Advertising Covers to...
2017_DC_SIPM_Blooms68DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 6): Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
This exhibition highlights the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and explores artistic themes that emerged during this period. For...
2015_DC_SIPM_NYStamps37DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 6): New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art
New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art
December 10, 2015 – March 13, 2017
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
This exhibition of original artwork explores the diversity of topics highlighting the cultural heritage of New York City. The exhibition provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the...
2012_DC_SIPM_Mail_Call4DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 7): Mail Call
2017_DC_SIPM_Mail_Call_WWI21DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 7): Mail Call: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
April 6, 2017 – November 29, 2018
Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and...
2018_DC_SIPM_Mail_Call_WWI32DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 7): Mail Call: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
April 6, 2017 – November 29, 2018
Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and...
2005_DC_SIPM_XMas2DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Holiday Tree
2015_DC_SIPM_Xmas10DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Holiday tree
2017_DC_SITES_Mail_Call128DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Mail Call (SITES exhibit @ Rayburn HOB)
2014_DC_SIPM_PacificX54DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Pacific Exchange: China & US Mail
Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail
March 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015 (new title)
Examine the relationship between China and the United States through stamps and mail. Rare stamp proofs from the China Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1912-1928) reveal commerce and culture between 1860 and 1980, while...
2005_DC_SIPM_Takes_Flight3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Stamps Take Flight
Stamps Take Flight
March 15, 2005 – March 19, 2006
This exhibition uses stamps and other materials with air and space themes to illustrate the creative processes and printing techniques behind America's stamps. It features materials from the U.S. Postmaster General's Collection to explore every major...
2002_DC_Newseum1DC -- Newseum
The foundation of the new Newseum journalism museum was being laid this year.
2004_DC_Newseum3DC -- Newseum
The foundation of the future Newseum structure was being dug this year.
2005_DC_Newseum4DC -- Newseum
Under construction.
2006_DC_Newseum8DC -- Newseum
Under construction.
2007_DC_Newseum2DC -- Newseum
Under construction.
2008_DC_Newseum47DC -- Newseum
2009_DC_Newseum15DC -- Newseum
Including a private event going on for the American Hospital Association on the 2nd floor deck.
2010_DC_Newseum3DC -- Newseum
2011_DC_Newseum1DC -- Newseum
2012_DC_Newseum9DC -- Newseum
The funny-looking hingy-things are designed to allow the top floor to sway in case of earthquakes.
2013_DC_Newseum15DC -- Newseum
Traffic was up at the private museums open during the govt shutdown.
2014_DC_Newseum8DC -- Newseum
Various:
* The Trabant was there for the Berlin Wall anniversary.
* Pam D'Arcy's last day.
* Sign for Michel du Cille
2015_DC_Newseum4DC -- Newseum
Including the Michel du Cille memorial.
2016_DC_Newseum5DC -- Newseum
Including the Rio Olympics step decals and the Free Justine Tice banner.
2017_DC_Newseum11DC -- Newseum
2018_10_20A1_Newseum2DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_01C3_Newseum8DC -- Newseum
Al Neuharth's typewriter is on display now. (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_Newseum_Bathroom28DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Bathroom tiles
2016_DC_Newseum_Rio_Olympics4DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Rio Olympic Steps
2008_DC_Newseum_Pages6DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages
2013_DC_Newseum_Pages4DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages
2014_DC_Newseum_Pages1DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages
2017_DC_Newseum_Weiwei2DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (1) Artist Ai Weiwei's Portrait in Lego
Artist Ai Weiwei's Portrait in Lego
Internationally renowed artist and activist Ai Weiwei created this self-portait from Lego bricks for the exhibit, "Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn" at the Hirshhorn Museum now through Jan. 1, 2018.
"Trace" features 176 portraits that Ai made of activists, prisoners of...
2008_DC_Newseum_BReporter34DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (2) Be a TV Reporter
Gary Sinise's family was visiting so I photographed some of them doing the "Be A TV Reporter" feature.
2008_DC_Newseum_JMemorial3DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
2012_DC_Newseum_JMemorial4DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
2015_DC_Newseum_JMemorial11DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
2017_DC_Newseum_JMemorial2DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
More Gumby and Pokey pictures and new flowers on the anniversary of the helicopter crash.
2018_10_13C2_Newseum_Dunnigan16DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Remembering Alice Allison Dunnigan
Remembering Alice Allison Dunnigan: Pioneering White House Reporter
September 21, 2018 - December 16, 2018
On Sept. 21, a new sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African American woman to receive press credentials to cover the White House and Congress, will go on display at the... (Partially reviewed)
2009_DC_Newseum_Russert13DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Tim Russert's desk
Inside Tim Russert's Office:

It It's Sunday, It's "Meet The Press":
"Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert's hard-hitting interview style and ability to cut through political spin made him one of the country's most respected journalists.
Russert's office at NBC's Washington DC bureau is partially...
2016_DC_Newseum_Gumby7DC -- Newseum -- Gumby and Pokey
The architectural firm that designed the Newseum -- James S. Polshek FAIA, Robert D. Young AIA of Polshek Partnership Architects -- leave 4 inch tall Gumby and Pokey action figurines in their buildings.
2017_DC_Newseum_Gumby12DC -- Newseum -- Gumby and Pokey
2008_DC_Newseum_Obama16DC -- Newseum -- Obama Election Pop-Up
After Obama's election, the Newseum displayed front pages and an Obama cut-out for photographs.
2008_DC_NewseumV134DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
The view from the terrace of Pennsylvania Avenue is one of the highlights of museum access. They have a beautiful panoramic view of the Capitol and the Mall.
Various visits:...
2009_DC_NewseumV37DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including the Capital Pride event from on high.
2010_DC_NewseumV37DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including views of Pennsylvania Avenue during the Rally to Restore Sanity.
2011_DC_NewseumV67DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including a view of the Capitol Pride festival on the street below.
2012_DC_NewseumV39DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2013_DC_NewseumV100DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2014_DC_NewseumV22DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2015_DC_NewseumV52DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2016_DC_NewseumV27DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2017_DC_NewseumV56DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including work on the Mellon Fountain.
2018_05_22F1_NewseumV12DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_04E4_NewseumV2DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_06_05C3_NewseumV3DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_01C2_NewseumV11DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NewseumV9DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2018_DC_March_4RL_NewsV_1803234DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace of March For Our Lives prep
2017_DC_Climate_NewseumV_170429152DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace of People's Climate March
People's Climate March:
Trump’s game plan has been to relentlessly attack our communities and shock us into despair.
It hasn’t worked because our people-powered movement is stronger than he is — together, the resistance stopped his attempts to overturn the Affordable Care Act and stymied his...
2018_10_25B1_Panther32DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Black Panther costume media preview
Media Availability: First Display of Black Panther Costume At Smithsonian African American Film Festival
Smithsonian African American Film Festival organizers will be available to discuss the inaugural Film Festival. The Black Panther costume will also be on-site during the availability for its... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SINMAA_Charter_17093012DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Charter Member Open House
We are delighted that you will be joining us this Saturday, September 30th for the National Museum of African American History and Culture's First Anniversary Charter Members' Open House! The evening will be a special opportunity for members like you to explore the entire Museum and to mix and mingle...
2017_DC_Mudbound_17113088DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Cinema + Conversation: Mudbound (w/Dee Rees, Rob Morgan, Jason Mitchell, and Garrett Hedlund)
A screening of acclaimed director Dee Rees’ new film MUDBOUND in the Oprah Winfrey Theater. Based on a book by Hillary Jordan, the film illustrates the lives of white and black families in rural Mississippi as they confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming and friendship in a divided World War...
2015_DC_SINMAA_CFC_1511145DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Corona Projection
A dynamic 3D visual presentation projected on the Corona, our Museum’s signature façade, on the south (Madison Drive) and west (15th street facing Washington Monument) sides. The video presentation will explore the legacy of the African American Experience and how it has helped America live up to it...
2015_DC_SINMAA_CFP_151116127DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Program
Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
Cordially invites you to an outdoor program and video screening honoring three milestones in America’s struggle for freedom, justice and equality
2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the...
2009_DC_SINMAA_Comp36DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Conceptual Design Competition @ The Castle
These models were on display at the Smithsonian Castle for several weeks. Sign:

A New Museum:
The Smithsonian presents six visions of its new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The museum -- the Smithsonian's nineteenth -- is scheduled to rise on the National Mall, on a...
2013_DC_SINMAA_Install_131117184DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Installation of Railroad car and Guard Tower
Witness the installation of the Museum's first objects inot the museum on the National Mall: A Southern Railway (segregated) car built in 1920 and a 1930s-era guard tower from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will install two of its...
2017_DC_Souza_171120217DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Former White House photographer, Pete Souza has collected more than three hundred of his most iconic photographs into a comprehensive visual chronicle of the Obama presidency. These photographs, some of which have never been published, document the most...
2017_DC_Quincy_Jones_17113050DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: On Art and Creativity: Quincy Jones
On Art and Creativity a Conversation between Quincy Jones and Dwandalyn Reece:
Listen as 2017 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner, Quincy Jones, talk about his incomparable career as a composer, arranger, and producer in the television, film and recording industries. Dwandalyn Reece, PhD,...
2017_DC_SINMAA_Picture_170504194DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Opening for "More Than A Picture" exhibit
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director
National Museum of African American History and Culture
invites you to the Opening Reception for
More Than A Picture
Selections from the Photography Collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
2016_DC_SINMAA_Changing165DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C1) A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
2016_DC_SINMAA_Defining356DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968
2016_DC_SINMAA_Slavery423DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877
2017_DC_SINMAA_Slavery18DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877
Including Ed Ayers' first visit to the museum.
2016_DC_SINMAA_Century47DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) A Century in the Making
2016_DC_SINMAA_CCourt19DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court
2017_DC_SINMAA_CCourt13DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court
2016_DC_SINMAA_Explore6DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More!
2016_DC_SINMAA_Making42DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way
2017_DC_SINMAA_Making3DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way
2016_DC_SINMAA_Military174DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Military History
2016_DC_SINMAA_Place79DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Power of Place
2016_DC_SINMAA_Sports179DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
2016_DC_SINMAA_Expressions40DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Cultural Expressions
2016_DC_SINMAA_Musical271DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Musical Crossroads
2016_DC_SINMAA_Stage117DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Taking the Stage
2016_DC_SINMAA_Visual89DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Visual Arts Gallery
2012_DC_SINMAA15DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_SINMAA58DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2014_DC_SINMAA30DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2015_DC_SINMAA19DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2016_DC_SINMAA13DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2017_DC_SINMAA25DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2018_06_09A5_SINMAA1DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
Long lines to get in. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Int53DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_DC_SINMAA_Int6DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
I'd never seen the Oprah Winfrey Theater before.
2018_10_25B2_SINMAA_Oprah151DC -- NMAAHC -- Temporary Exhibit (Concourse Level): Watching Oprah
Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture
June 8, 2018 – June 30, 2019
This exhibition explores the era that shaped Oprah Winfrey’s life and early career in TV, her talk show that dominated daytime TV for 25 years, and the ways in which she has influenced American popular culture. It... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Vw29DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2017_DC_SINMAA_Vw4DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2018_DC_SINMAA_Vw6DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2016_DC_Cincinnati_Isabel69DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Adventurous Life of Isabel Anderson
The Adventurous Life of Isabel Anderson
March 24 — September 18, 2016

Philanthropist. War nurse. Political commentator. World traveler. Patriot. Author. Arts patron. Isabel Anderson filled her life — spanning the centennial of the American Revolution and World War II — with pursuits that both...
2018_05_25E_Cincinnati_Hamilton96DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
March 15 — September 16, 2018
Alexander Hamilton arrived in America in 1772 at the age of fifteen—a poor, self-taught, ambitious immigrant from the West Indies. He settled in New York City in the midst of the colonial crisis, when oppressive taxes and other... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Cincinnati_FBooks76DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
September 27, 2017 — March 4, 2018

"In a country where every gentleman is a soldier, and every soldier a student in the art of war, it necessarily follows that military treatises will be considerably sought after, and attended...
2016_DC_Cincinnati_Faces54DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Faces of Revolution
Faces of Revolution: Portraits from the War for Independence
September 17, 2015 — March 13, 2016

For many of the men who fought for American independence, the Revolutionary War was the defining experience of their lives. They paid artists to paint their portraits, identifying themselves for...
2015_DC_Cincinnati_Hermione35DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Lafayette & L'Hermione: Symbols of French-American Friendship
Lafayette & L'Hermione: Symbols of French-American Friendship
April 3 — September 6, 2015
March 1780: The marquis de Lafayette is entrusted by his king with a message for George Washington. It is a message the American commander–in–chief has been hoping to receive for nearly five years—that France...
2017_DC_Cincinnati_Crusade76DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
April 7 — September 17, 2017
The American Revolution articulated ideals of universal liberty, but for more than a century the United States had little political or diplomatic involvement with other nations. A republic in a world...
2018_06_13D2_Supreme_CtX_AT4C56DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: All Together for the Camera
All Together for the Camera: 150 Years of Group Photographs
Few visual cues say “Supreme Court” better than its group photograph, the first of which was taken in 1867. Although this 150-year old custom occurred infrequently in the beginning, it has since become one of the Court’s most popular and... (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple71DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple99DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
2016_DC_Supreme_CtX_Brazil14DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Bound for Brazil: Charles Evans Hughes' Diplomatic Trip
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Capture30DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Through public monuments and memorials, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848 – 1907) helped to establish American sculpture as a successful and popular art medium. Capturing Justice celebrates the sculptor's rich talent as seen in his depictions...
2016_DC_Supreme_CtX_2nd3DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Court's Second Home
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Steinb7DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Curious Courtroom Sketches of Harris B. Steinberg:
The Curious Courtroom Sketches of Harris B. Steinberg:
On April 22, 1949, attorney and amateur artist Harris B. Steinberg sketched the Justices on the Bench while waiting for his case to be heard before the Court. At the end of the day the Marshal requested the sketches and they have remained unseen in...
2018_06_13D1_Supreme_CtX_Fassett46DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
While many female artists of the nineteenth century depicted scenes from everyday life, Cornelia Adèle Fassett (1831-1898) gained recognition as a painter of presidents and politicians. During her distinguished career, Fassett also captured... (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_25D1_Supreme_CtX_LLaw100DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: In Re Lady Lawyers
In Re Lady Lawyers: The Rise of Women Attorneys and the Supreme Court
In the early 1900s, an employee in the Office of the Clerk began to keep a list of women admitted to the Supreme Court Bar. Kept in an envelope titled In Re Lady Lawyers, the list records the women who carved a path for future female... (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_IWAP43DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: In War and Peace
In War and In Peace: The Supreme Court and the Civil War:
Marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this exhibition looks at the Supreme Court during this volatile period in American history and the conflict’s impact on the
institution. Facing an unprecedented rebellion, the President and...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Campbell5DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John A. Campbell: In Pursuit of Peace
John A. Campbell: In Pursuit of Peace:
Highlighting a letter from John A. Campbell to Benjamin R. Curtis, dated July 20, 1865, this exhibit explores the life of a Supreme Court Justice during the Civil War. Campbell resigned from the Court in 1861 and served as Assistant Secretary of War for the...
2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Marshall2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John Marshall statue
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Marshall12DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John Marshall statue
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Karsh5DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Portraits by Yousuf Karsh
Recent Acquisitions: Portraits by Yousuf Karsh
In late 2012, the estate of portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh donated thirteen prints to the Supreme Court's collection, six of which are shown here. All were taken in 1963 as part of the same project as the three framed prints on the wall above, the book...
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Hughes36DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Power of Image: Charles Evans Hughes
The Power of Image: Charles Evans Hughes in Prints, Photographs, and Drawings
Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was one of the most accomplished public figures of the 20th century, and today is best remembered as Chief Justice from 1930-1941. From the moment in 1905 when he entered public life as a New...
2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner16DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner10DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Reading60DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Reading the Law: Legal Education in America
Reading the Law: Legal Education in America
From apprenticeships to modern day law schools, Reading the Law: Legal Education in America explores the evolution of legal education teaching methodologies, beginning with the Inns of Court and continuing into the 20th century. Although attending law school...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_OConnor19DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court:
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan, and served from 1981 until 2006. Beginning with her childhood growing up on her family’s ranch, the exhibition recalls her life before joining the Supreme...
2010_DC_Trans_Walk122DC -- Transportation Walk
2015_DC_HolodomorUS195DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: National Holodomor Memorial
November 1-14, 2015
The 1932-1933 Famine-Genocide in Ukraine
On the occasion of the unveiling of the National Holodomor Memorial, this exhibit is dedicated to the victims of the man-made famine-genocide. The memorial will for eternity speak for them. This exhibit will help inform about what happened...
1997_DC_Holocaust1DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2002_DC_Holocaust5DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2008_DC_Holocaust4DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2009_DC_Holocaust59DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2013_DC_Holocaust15DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2015_DC_Holocaust15DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2017_DC_Holocaust3DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2018_09_02C1_Holocaust3DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_08D1_Diarists189DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Event: 80 Years after Kristallnacht: Diarists of the Holocaust
Event: 80 Years after Kristallnacht: Diarists of the Holocaust
Eighty years after Kristallnacht, we reflect on the repercussions of this dangerous turning point in Holocaust history using the vivid observations of young diarists. Their accounts reveal the escalating persecution against Jews that... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Holocaust_Protocols40DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion:
Prejudice against or hatred of Jews—known as antisemitism—has plagued the world for more than 2,000 years. The Holocaust, the state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945, is...
2018_09_02C4_Holocaust_Witnesses20DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: American Witnesses
American Witnesses
In April 1945, young Americans serving in the US military encountered the Nazi concentration camps. Few, even those hardened in battle, expected such a shock. “I do not know words that are strong enough or expressive enough to describe the horror I saw in those few days,” one US Army... (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_02C2_Holocaust_Americans341DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: Americans and the Holocaust
Americans and the Holocaust
Opened April 23, 2018
This exhibition is a portrait of American society that shows how the Depression, isolationism, xenophobia, racism, and antisemitism shaped responses to Nazism and the Holocaust. It reveals how much information was available to Americans at the time and... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Holocaust_Action8DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide
From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide:

“When we say ‘never again,’ what does it mean?”
—Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor

From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide introduces visitors to the concept and law of genocide, and to three contemporary cases of...
2015_DC_Holocaust_Neighbors190DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust
Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust:
Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust addresses one of the central questions about the Holocaust: How was it possible? The central role of Hitler and other Nazi Party leaders is indisputable. Less well...
2017_DC_Holocaust_Justice101DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: "I Want Justice!"
“I Want Justice!”
Since the Holocaust, national and international organizations have struggled to build a foundation of laws, courts, and legal procedures to hold perpetrators of the world’s worst crimes accountable.
“I Want Justice!” explores the history of efforts to hold perpetrators of genocide...
2015_DC_Holocaust_P0_Vilna18DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (0) Eishishok (near Vilna)
2015_DC_Holocaust_P1_Begin98DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (1) Beginnings
2015_DC_Holocaust_P2_Union94DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (2) Anschluss (Union)
2015_DC_Holocaust_P3_War57DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (3) War!
2015_DC_Holocaust_P4_Final107DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (4) Final Solution
2015_DC_Holocaust_P5_Warsaw34DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (5) Warsaw Uprising
2015_DC_Holocaust_P6_Camps142DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (6) The Camps
2015_DC_Holocaust_P7_Exterm54DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (7) Extermination Camps
2015_DC_Holocaust_P8_Resist124DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (8) Resistance
2015_DC_Holocaust_P9_After61DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: (9) Afterwards
2009_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem11DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2010_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem14DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2013_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem31DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2013_DE_Dover_DPA31DE -- Dover -- Delaware Public Archives
2013_DE_Victrola66DE -- Dover -- Johnson Victrola Museum
2006_DC_Moore_0606194Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Hullihen Williams Moore lecture
This was a lecture and reception by Hullihen Williams Moore, a black and white photographer who had an exhibit called "Shenandoah: Views of our National Park" at the DOI Museum.
2005_DC_LC_05111613Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Lewis & Clark Revisited w/Greg MacGregor
Lewis & Clark Revisited: A Trail in Modern Day -- slide lecture by photographer Greg MacGregor of images he captured in the 1990s while retracing the route Lewis and Clark trekked 200 years before.
2017_FL_Wentworth_FSM54FL -- Pensacola -- T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum
2017_FL_Wentworth_FSM_Coke17FL -- Pensacola -- T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum -- Exhibit: Coca-Cola
2017_FL_Wentworth_FSM_Hist93FL -- Pensacola -- T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum -- Exhibit: History (Permanent Exhibit)
2017_FL_Wentworth_FSM_CW56FL -- Pensacola -- T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum -- Exhibit: Pensacolans and the Civil War
2006_FL_NASA_Hall23FL -- Titusville -- U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
2012_DC_VFT_12021214Ford's Theatre -- Virtual Field-Trip Demonstration
Virtual Field-Trip Demonstration:
Using video-conferencing technology, visitors will interact with Ford’s Theatre teaching artists to demonstrate what is possible on a virtual field trip to Ford’s Theatre, available to interested groups with the appropriate technology from anywhere in the world....
2008_DC_FotoAH49FotoWeek DC -- Images on American History Museum
2008_DC_FotoAI13FotoWeek DC -- Images on Natl Museum of the American Indian
2008_DC_FotoHM39FotoWeek DC -- Images on US Holocaust Memorial Museum
2014_GA_AHC14GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center
2014_GA_AHC_Olympics53GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Centennial Olympic Games Museum
Centennial Olympic Games Museum
The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games changed Atlanta forever and accelerated its transformation from Southern capital to international city. For seventeen days, Atlanta was the focus of the entire world. Those seventeen days in 1996 represented a decade’s worth of...
2014_GA_AHC_Wray40GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Confederate Odyssey: The George W. Wray Jr. Civil War Collection
Confederate Odyssey: The George W. Wray Jr. Civil War Collection
On display July 18, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial; on display for the first time are nearly two hundred artifacts from the Atlanta History Center's George W. Wray Civil War Collection, including the...
2014_GA_AHC_Native46GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Native Lands: Indians and Georgia
Native Lands: Indians and Georgia
Closes October 12, 2014
Native Lands: Indians and Georgia celebrates the state’s original inhabitants beginning with the Mississippian peoples and continuing with their descendants, the Creeks and the Cherokees. Long before the first European settlers came to what is...
2014_GA_AHC_Shaping24GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Shaping Traditions: Folk Arts in a Changing South
Shaping Traditions: Folk Arts in a Changing South
Through generations of changing time and needs, our voices, words, and hands have combined utility with inspiration to create art from everyday life. In the music we sing, the stories we share, and the tools and furnishings we create, we define who we...
2014_GA_AHC_TP255GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta History Center -- Turning Point: The American Civil War
Turning Point: The American Civil War
Turning Point: The American Civil War, located in the 9,200-square-foot DuBose Gallery, is one of the nation’s largest and most complete Civil War exhibitions. With over 1,500 Union and Confederate artifacts, including cannons, uniforms, and flags, visitors...
2015_GA_JCarter_Library328GA -- Atlanta -- Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
2015_GA_JCarter_LibraryO51GA -- Atlanta -- Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum -- Outside
2011_GA_6thCav_Mus29GA -- Fort Oglethorpe -- Sixth Cavalry Museum
2017_GA_6thCav_Mus45GA -- Fort Oglethorpe -- Sixth Cavalry Museum
2017_GA_6thCav_WW1AR17GA -- Fort Oglethorpe -- Sixth Cavalry Museum -- Exhibit: World War I The Artists' Reactions
2018_09_20E1_Pritzker26IL -- Chicago -- Pritzker Military Museum & Library (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_20E2_Pritzker_WWI132IL -- Chicago -- Pritzker Military Museum & Library -- Exhibit: Lest We Forget: Sailors, Sammies and Doughboys Over There in World War I
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s new original exhibit, Lest We Forget: Sailors, Sammies and Doughboys Over There in World War I, explores the experiences of those who served in World War I and the role the United States played in ending the first global conflict. The exhibit will feature... (Partially reviewed)
2007_IL_Lincoln_Museum40IL -- Springfield -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2009_IL_Lincoln_Museum14IL -- Springfield -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2012_IN_Eiteljorg2IN -- Indianapolis -- Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
2012_IN_ISM113IN -- Indianapolis -- Indiana State Museum
2012_IN_ISM_Art64IN -- Indianapolis -- Indiana State Museum -- Art
2012_IN_Indianapolis_WWIM133IN -- Indianapolis -- Indiana World War Memorial -- Indiana War Memorial Museum
2012_IN_Indianapolis_CWM62IN -- Indianapolis -- Soldiers and Sailors Memorial -- Museum
2004_DC_JSS_04010864James Smithson Society event -- American History (America on the Move)
This event was co-sponsored with the Contributing Membership folks.
2001_DC_JSS_01011018James Smithson Society event -- American History (Glorious Burden exhibit)
2001_MD_JSS_01042850James Smithson Society event -- Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility tour
2000_MD_JSS_00031889James Smithson Society event -- Natl Museum of the American Indian CRC
1999_MD_JSS_99100241James Smithson Society lunch -- American Indian CRC
1999_DC_JSS_99092219James Smithson Society lunch -- Udvar-Hazy Center update
2008_KY_Patton164KY -- Fort Knox -- Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (main)
2008_KY_PattonO44KY -- Fort Knox -- Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (outside yard)
2008_KY_PattonP43KY -- Fort Knox -- Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (Patton room)
2008_KY_PattonWWI77KY -- Fort Knox -- Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (World War I)
2010_KY_KHS36KY -- Frankfort -- Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Military Treasures: Selections from the Kentucky Historical Society Collections:
What makes something a treasure? This exhibition explores the meaning of military treasures. It asks you to look closely at a compelling selection of artifacts, images, and oral histories. They represent just...
2018_09_17B1_Frazier_HM34KY -- Louisville -- Frazier History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_17C2_Frazier_HM_CW28KY -- Louisville -- Frazier History Museum -- CIvil War (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_17C4_Frazier_HM_LB17KY -- Louisville -- Frazier History Museum -- Family Gathering: Linda Bruckheimer’s Kentucky
Family Gathering: Linda Bruckheimer’s Kentucky
October 6, 2017 – September 29, 2018
Acclaimed photographer and native Kentuckian Linda Bruckheimer has a unique way of seeing her home state. Her preservationist's eye and historian's sense of detail mean that even the most ordinary becomes extraordinary... (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_17C1_Frazier_HM_Founders90KY -- Louisville -- Frazier History Museum -- Founders Gallery
The Founder's Gallery
March 9, 2018
The Frazier History Museum is proud to announce the opening of the Founder’s Gallery, a permanent addition to the Museum dedicated to its founder, local philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier.
Born in Louisville in 1935, Owsley Brown Frazier was the grandson of... (Partially reviewed)
2018_09_17B5_Frazier_HM_LC138KY -- Louisville -- Frazier History Museum -- Lewis and Clark Experience
The Lewis and Clark Experience
We have cut a new path on the trail! Now Open!
Visitors of all ages are taken on an immersive, educational adventure that puts them face-to-face with some of the many challenges encountered by the Corps of Discovery, seeking passage to the northwest. Visitors forge... (Partially reviewed)


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2018_11_15A_Tokyo_Trials233Natl Archives -- U.S. Premier of "The Tokyo Trials"
U.S. Premiere of “The Tokyo Trials” Lasting more than two and a half years, the Tokyo War Crimes Trial became the longest legal proceeding ever, producing reams of records that set the precedent for modern military tribunals. In observance of the 70th anniversary of the trial’s adjournment in 1948, ... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_03A_Blechman52DC -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Event: An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman The creator of what are now considered by many to be the earliest graphic novels, R. O. Blechman, will discuss his first work, The Juggler of Our Lady. This cartoon retelling of the medieval legend was first published in 1953 and later adapted into an award-winning s... (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_28A_Captain2076AFI -- Captain 20 Returns!
Captain 20 Returns! Everybody's favorite alien, Captain 20, is making a very special appearance at AFI Silver to host a program of cartoons and kid-show favorites from the old days, including ULTRAMAN, SPEED RACER and Bugs Bunny and Friends! There might even be some gerbil races. Do you still have y... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_15B1_Dish_Tell140Sixth & I and WeWork -- Dish & Tell: Food Entrepreneurs’ Recipes for Success (w/Rose Previte, Chris Brady, Andrew Dana, and Daniel Pink)
Dish & Tell: Food Entrepreneurs’ Recipes for Success Hosted by Daniel Pink If you live to eat, eat to live, or want to make a living feeding others, hear from Rose Previte—owner of Maydan and Compass Rose—and Chris Brady and Andrew Dana—co-owners of Timber Pizza—about their unexpected paths to becom... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_04D1_Kinney141Politics & Prose @ UDC Theater of the Arts -- Jeff Kinney ("The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13")
Jeff Kinney - The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13) — UDC Theater of the Arts Countdown to The Meltdown! In celebration of the launch of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: The Meltdown, join us for an imaginative evening at Wimpy Kid Live: The Meltdown Show, an interactive author experience hosted by JEFF ... (Partially reviewed)


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