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2016_AL_Montgomery_CRM116AL -- Montgomery -- Civil Rights Memorial Center
2011_CA_SDASM_Gillespie82CA -- El Cajon -- San Diego Air & Space Museum Gillespie Field Annex
2004_CA_SciCen14CA -- Los Angeles -- Exposition Park -- California Science Center
This is a hands-on museum with lots of interactive displays. I only got to see part of it after being told it closed at 9pm when in fact it closed at 5pm. The smoke dish and some of the exhibits were very neat and the kids seemed to enjoy it a lot which was nice.
2011_CA_SciCen100CA -- Los Angeles -- Exposition Park -- California Science Center
2009_CA_GriffithO147CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Observatory
The little string and ball were illustrating the progress of Apollo 11 which had happened 40 years ago.
The interview was done by local channel 35 with the director (?) of the observatory. I was also interviewed for the piece.
2010_CA_GriffithO105CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Observatory
I come here most years but I'd never actually gotten inside the observatory room. I thought you were always restricted to the viewing booth. Rather cool!
2013_CA_GriffithO101CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Observatory
2009_CA_La_Brea117CA -- Los Angeles -- Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
2017_CA_SB_Inland_MM20CA -- San Bernardino -- Inland Military Museum
2009_CA_SD_NHM1CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum
2017_CA_SD_NHM1CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum
I have yet to enter this museum. William Stout has a number of works in this museum and I really need to visit it. Maybe next time!
2019_07_22B1_SD_NHM82CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_22B6_SD_NHM_50Greatest123CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum -- Exhibit: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs
50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs
June 29-October 18, 2019
Experience some of the most captivating photographs of the animal kingdom.
Visitors will witness some of the most surprising animal behavior in the new National Geographic exhibition, 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs. The very best wildlife... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_22B3_SD_NHM_C2C68CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum -- Exhibit: Coast to Cactus in Southern California
Coast to Cactus in Southern California
The southern California you've never seen. Now see it all in one place.
Not only is it one of the nicest places to live, it’s one of the most interesting places in the world for its amazing diversity of plant and animal life. The coastline, mountains, deserts and... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_22B4_SD_NHM_Extraord51CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum -- Exhibit: Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People
Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People
Rare books, artwork, and more demonstrate everyone can participate in science.
This permanent exhibition about the history—and the future—of citizen science is housed in the Eleanor and Jerome Navarra Special Collections Gallery, which was opened to the public... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_22B2_SD_NHM_Fossil173CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum -- Exhibit: Fossil Mysteries
Fossil Mysteries
A walk through prehistoric southern California.
From dinosaurs to mastodons to ancient sea cows, discover the rich fossil history of our region. Ponder a mystery, examine the strong fossil evidence from the Museum's collection, and use scientific tools to discover answers. Traveling... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_22B5_SD_NHM_Unshelved15CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Natural History Museum -- Exhibit: Unshelved
Unshelved: Cool Stuff from Storage
Come see what’s in our drawers.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the exhibits in The Nat’s building? The building looks bigger from the outside than inside because it holds 8 million specimens—animals, plants, fossils, shells, insects and spiders, minerals,... (Partially reviewed)
2008_CA_SD_Fleet11CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
2008_CA_SD_Automotive2CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Automotive Museum
2018_CA_SD_Automotive105CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Automotive Museum
2018_CA_SD_Auto_Mattar26CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Automotive Museum -- Exhibit: Louie Mattar's Fabulous Car
Louie Mattar's Fabulous Car
Feb 13, 2017 to Feb 13, 2020
A man, a car and a dream. Soon after purchasing his 1947 Cadillac, Louie Mattar began the process that resulted in the creation of this dream car. In 1952, he and two other men established a cross-country endurance record by driving the Cadillac...
2018_CA_SD_Auto_Steampunk83CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Automotive Museum -- Exhibit: Steampunk with a Retro Twist
Steampunk!
Steampunk? What’s Steampunk?
Jun 08, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018
Generally defined as a subgenre of speculative fiction, Steampunk is science fiction and fantasy where early industrial technology is steam-powered and based in Victorian and Edwardian eras as epitomized in the works of Jules Verne...
2009_CA_Leatherneck88CA -- San Diego -- Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
2011_CA_Nethercutt107CA -- Sylmar -- The Nethercutt Collection and Nethercutt Museum
2019_09_30C_Awards_Reception47DC -- AIA|DC -- Event: Opening Reception: The 2019 Awards Show
AIA|DC -- Opening Reception: The 2019 Awards Show
Join us to celebrate the opening of The 2019 Awards Show featuring award-winning projects from this year’s Chapter Design Awards and Washingtonian Residential Design Awards. As part of the reception, winners of the Washingtonian Residential Design... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_AIA_Awards82DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2016 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards
Please join us at the District Architecture Center as we celebrate our award winners for the 2016 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards.
Mix and mingle over refreshments with celebrated architects from around the region as we recognize the award winners.
We will also...
2018_DC_AIA_Awards_2017100DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2017 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards
This exhibition combines award-winning projects from three of AIA|DC’s largest competitions:
* Unbuilt Washington Awards
* Washingtonian Residential Design Awards
* Chapter Design Awards
Each year, our competitions recognize practitioners, educators, and students within the architecture community...
2018_DC_AIA_Awards72DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2018 Awards Show
The 2018 Awards Show
November 9 2018 to January 4 2019
This exhibition combines award-winning projects from two of AIA|DC’s largest competitions:
* Washingtonian Residential Design Awards
* Chapter Design Awards
Each year, our competitions recognize practitioners, educators, and students within...
2019_09_24C_AIA_Awards105DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2019 Awards Show
The 2019 Awards Show
The 2019 Awards Show combines award-winning projects from two of AIA|DC’s largest competitions:
* Chapter Design Awards
* Washingtonian Residential Design Awards
Each year, our competitions recognize practitioners, educators, and students within the architecture community who... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_AIA_Scale73DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Built to Scale
Built to Scale
Wednesday, June 8 2016 to Saturday, August 27 2016
Built to Scale celebrates the power of scale models and the important role models play in the creative and technical development of design projects.
Scale models are communicative tools in three-dimension that give designers the power...
2019_07_30D_AIA_Wright54DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior
Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior
On view July 10th through September 6th
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior, an exhibition exploring the design of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses, often considered his greatest architectural... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_AIA_Bergen88DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: From Architect to Artist: Public Art by Charles Bergen, AIA
From Architect to Artist: Public Art by Charles Bergen, AIA
January 30 2019 to Friday, March 29 2019
Charles Bergen, AIA practiced architecture for 22 years until his lifelong passion for art intervened. After two summer residencies at Salem Art Works in upstate New York, Charles founded his art...
2018_DC_AIA_Marvel6DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Marvel at the Magic of the Holiday Season
Marvel at the Magic of the Holiday Season
Season's Greetings, from the District Architecture Center
2018_DC_AIA_Portraits10DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Suman Sorg Gallery of architect portraits
2019_DC_AIA_Khan44DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
January 9 2019 to Friday, March 29 2019
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from...
2018_DC_SIAM_Right140DC -- 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...
2018_DC_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...
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_DC_SIAM_Key8DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Key to the Community
2018_DC_SIAM_ACM5034DC -- 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...
2004_DC_SIAM4DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2007_DC_SIAM7DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2018_DC_SIAM11DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
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
2019_06_15C1_SIAAI13DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg (Partially reviewed)
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_GWU_Museum_Small2DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Albert Small Display
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Bldg10DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Building
2018_DC_GWU_Museum_FD_18111048DC -- 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...
2018_DC_GWU_Waddell_18120353DC -- 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...
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...
2019_06_14D2_GWU_Laid45DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Best Laid Plans: Designs for a Capital City
Best Laid Plans: Designs for a Capital City
Detail of print showing plans for the National Mall
June 15–December 22, 2019

Every landmark in Washington, D.C., has a story. Some never made it past the drawing board. This exhibition examines unrealized designs for the Washington Monument, Memorial... (Partially reviewed)
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...
2019_DC_GWU_4Freedoms687DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms (Multiple visits)
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms
February 13, 2019 through April 29, 2019
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech;...
2018_DC_GWU_Museum_Eye152DC -- 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...
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...
2019_06_14D1_GWU_Songs104DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Songs of the Civil War
Songs of the Civil War
June 15–December 22, 2019
During the American Civil War, music had the power to inspire patriotism and service, and to capture loss on the battlefield. This exhibition showcases historical sheet music that provided the soundtrack to a nation divided by war. (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_14D3_GWU_Treasures26DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Treasures from the Albert H. Small Collection
Treasures from the Albert H. Small Collection
Ongoing
A 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 Washingtonian, first became interested in... (Partially reviewed)
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...
2019_10_07B1_GWU_Museum_Woven106DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Woven Interiors: Furnishing Early Medieval Egypt
Woven Interiors: Furnishing Early Medieval Egypt
Through January 5, 2020
In the early medieval era, the eastern Mediterranean’s palaces, villas, and sacred spaces were richly decorated with hangings, curtains, and other luxury fabrics. Bringing together rarely displayed artworks from the fourth to the... (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_HillwoodI1333DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Interior (1st Floor)
2011_DC_HillwoodI2130DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Interior (2nd Floor)
2011_DC_HillwoodO208DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Outside
2017_DC_Bible_Mall20DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Museum of the Bible promotion
2004_DC_Koshland6DC -- Marian Koshland Science Museum @ Keck Center
2017_DC_Bible_Mus1_Entry23DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 1 (Lobby and Orientation)
2017_DC_Bible_Mus2_Impact106DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 2: Impact of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus3_Stories45DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 3: Stories of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus4_History18DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 4: History of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus5_Group11DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: Group Areas (Conference, Theatre, Hallway)
2017_DC_Bible_Mus5_View19DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: View of City
2017_DC_Bible_Museum35DC -- Museum of the Bible (Outside)
Including pre-opening construction and some folks after opening day.
2019_11_01B2_Childrens_Museum6DC -- National Children's Museum @ Ronald Reagan Bldg
The museum was scheduled to open that evening. It looked like it had some way to go to me. They're grand public opening is, unfortunrately, scheduled the next day during the parade for the World Series winning Nationals. (Partially reviewed)
1997_DC_Building19DC -- Natl Building Museum
1998_DC_Building4DC -- Natl Building Museum
1999_DC_Building5DC -- Natl Building Museum
2002_DC_Building4DC -- Natl Building Museum
2004_DC_Building33DC -- Natl Building Museum
2005_DC_Building44DC -- Natl Building Museum
Four visits: ...
2006_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
They said the new things going up were for an NBC reality show which was going to film there on Monday. From the Washington Post at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/18/AR2006081801131.html
NAMES & FACES
Saturday, August 19, 2006; Page C03
Ex-CIA Loses the Way on...
2007_DC_Building67DC -- Natl Building Museum
Various visits including:

(070910) The starling that got into the building and hangs out at the snack bar waiting for treats. When the fountain in the middle of the building is closed up for some reason, the staff leaves water containers out for him. (2) Work progresses on "channeling" the walls to...
2008_DC_Building12DC -- Natl Building Museum
Several visits:
- I had never noticed the tile for Ulysses Grant on the one side of the building.
- Pictures of the outside bas relief figures.
2009_DC_Building7DC -- Natl Building Museum
2010_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
2011_DC_Building12DC -- Natl Building Museum
2014_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
Including the Big Maze.
2015_DC_Building79DC -- Natl Building Museum
2017_DC_Building7DC -- Natl Building Museum
2019_07_01B3_Building7DC -- Natl Building Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_30F2_Building18DC -- Natl Building Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_24D8_Building16DC -- Natl Building Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Building_Evicted69DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Evicted
Evicted
April 14, 2018–May 19, 2019
A stable place to call home is one of the best predictors of success. Yet, each year more than 2.3 million Americans, most of them low-income renters, face eviction. While it used to be rare even in the poorest neighborhoods, forcible removal has become ordinary,...
2017_DC_Building_Hive18DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Hive
The National Building Museum and Studio Gang present Hive, the latest Summer Block Party installation in the Great Hall.

Soaring to the uppermost reaches of the Museum, Hive is built entirely of more than 2,700 wound paper tubes, a construction material that is recyclable, lightweight, and renewable....
2016_DC_Building_Icebergs25DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Icebergs
ICEBERGS
July 2, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Visit ICEBERGS in the Museum's Great Hall. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, the installation opens as part of the annual Summer Block Party series, July 2 - September 5.
Visitors will:
* Explore a fantastical glacial sea designed by landscape...
2019_07_01B2_Building_Lawn15DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Lawn
Lawn
July 4-September 2, 2019
The Museum is partnering with the LAB at Rockwell Group to present the 2019 Summer Block Party installation. Lawn will be an immersive installation taking up the entirety of the Museum’s Great Hall, and offer interactive experiences for all ages.
Lawn allows guests to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_30F1_Building_Lawn23DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Lawn
Lawn
July 4-September 2, 2019
The Museum is partnering with the LAB at Rockwell Group to present the 2019 Summer Block Party installation. Lawn will be an immersive installation taking up the entirety of the Museum’s Great Hall, and offer interactive experiences for all ages.
Lawn allows guests to... (Partially reviewed)
2010_DC_Building_LEGO37DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: LEGO Towering Ambition
Towering Ambition:
You are standing inside a building made of bricks. Actually, more than fifteen and a half million bricks were used to construct the National Building Museum's historic home. Now, begin to think smaller... and smaller... and you can just begin to fathom the challenge that Adam Reed...
2011_DC_Building_LEGO20DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: LEGO Towering Ambition
2012_DC_Building_LEGO35DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: LEGO Towering Ambition
Including packing it up to remove it.
2016_DC_Building_Meigs40DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Montgomery Meigs
2019_DC_Building_Secret_Cities200DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Secret Cities
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project
May 3, 2018 – July 28, 2019
In the fall of 1942, less than a year after the United States was drawn into World War II by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers quietly began acquiring vast tracts of...
2015_DC_Building_Beach66DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: The BEACH
The National Building Museum presents a one-of-a-kind destination for visitors, an interactive architectural installation that brings the quintessential summer experience of going to the beach to downtown Washington, D.C. Spanning across the Museum’s Great Hall, the BEACH, created in partnership with...
2018_DC_Building_Sham14DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Vascular Form XI. Spirit (by Foon Sham)
Foon Sham was named the Asian Influence/American Design Visionary Artist of the 2018 Smithsonian Craft Show. As part of the award, he was commissioned to construct a piece which ended up on exhibit outside of the museum. This pine piece is called Vascular Form XI, Spirit.
2014_DC_NGS_Cosmic2DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Cosmic Calendar
2007_DC_NGS_Critter_Cam8DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Critter Cam
2014_DC_NGS_Food240DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Food
FOOD: Our Global Kitchen
October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates how our world eats and the future...
2015_DC_NGS_Indiana_JonesA95DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology -- Artifact portion
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
May 14, 2015 – January 3, 2016

For over 30 years, audiences around the world have followed Indiana Jones on his quests for adventure, fortune, and glory. The exhibition features real fascinating archaeological artifacts, along with an extensive...
2015_DC_NGS_Indiana_JonesF192DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology -- Film portion
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
May 14, 2015 – January 3, 2016

For over 30 years, audiences around the world have followed Indiana Jones on his quests for adventure, fortune, and glory. The exhibition features real fascinating archaeological artifacts, along with an extensive...
2016_DC_NGS_Boundaries15DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Invisible Boundaries
2014_DC_NGS_Mars24DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
August 5, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Experience the excitement, science, challenge and eye-opening wonder of one of the most ambitious space expeditions ever undertaken in this stunning exhibition. Featuring the latest images taken by the Curiosity rover, many with surprising colors and...
2015_DC_NGS_Monster_Fish93DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants
Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants
March 26, 2015 – October 11, 2015

Beneath the surface of the world’s rivers swim mysterious giants. Join Zeb Hogan, National Geographic explorer and host of the Nat Geo WILD series Monster Fish, on a journey to find and protect the world’s largest...
2018_DC_NGS_XSH151DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here
National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here
Permanent Exhibition
Where and when did exploration get its start at National Geographic?
Find out in "National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here," a permanent exhibition showcasing the greatest hits from our long and storied history of discovery. Go on...
2009_DC_NGS_Polar_Obsess4DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Polar Obsession
2019_05_16D1_NGS_Queens366DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Queens of Egypt
Queens of Egypt
??? - On display until September 15, 2019
Travel back in time with National Geographic to visit ancient Egypt, one of the world’s greatest civilizations, and get to know some of its lesser-known leaders—Egypt’s mighty queens. Learn about the hidden role of women in all aspects of... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_NGS_Spinosaurus129DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Meet Spinosaurus. At over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and weighing in at 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth — even bigger than T. rex. This bus-sized dino’s extraordinary features...
2015_DC_NGS_Spinosaurus5DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Meet Spinosaurus. At over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and weighing in at 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth — even bigger than T. rex. This bus-sized dino’s extraordinary features...
2012_DC_NGS_Titanic128DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Titanic: 100 Year Obsession
National Geographic was the first to unveil images of the wreck discovered by National Geographic explorer Robert Ballard in 1985. Take a new look, from its historic beginnings to the latest research, at the ship that has captured the world’s imagination since it sank on April 15, 1912.
Explore an...
2018_DC_NGS_Titanic334DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Titanic: The Untold Story
Titanic: The Untold Story
Discover the surprising link between a top secret Cold War mission and the 1985 discovery of the sunken Titanic by legendary oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard in our fascinating exhibition. Developed in collaboration with the National...
2018_DC_NGS_Tomb93DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience
Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience
November 15, 2017 - January 06, 2019
Be virtually transported to Jerusalem and discover the fascinating history of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in an immersive 3-D experience unlike anything you’ve seen in a museum before. Your groups...
2007_DC_NGS_Vacuum33DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Vacuum Mouth
Dino With "Vacuum Mouth" Revealed
November 15, 2007—This bizarre-looking dinosaur "mowed" through ground vegetation using its vacuum cleaner-shaped mouth more than a hundred million years ago, a new study has found.
New CT scans of the dinosaur, Nigersaurus taqueti, first discovered in the 1950s in...
1997_DC_NMHMDC1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2005_DC_NMHMDC33DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2007_DC_NMHMDC45DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2008_DC_NMHMDC37DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2009_DC_NMHMDC20DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2010_DC_NMHMDC19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2011_DC_NMHMDC46DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2008_DC_NMHMDC_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_NMHMDC_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_NMHMDC_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_NMHMDC_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2007_DC_NMHMDC_Korea4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2010_DC_NMHMDC_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2011_DC_NMHMDC_Korea19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2007_DC_NMHMDC_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_NMHMDC_CW1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2005_DC_NMHMDC_CW11DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2007_DC_NMHMDC_CW22DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2008_DC_NMHMDC_CW17DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2009_DC_NMHMDC_CW27DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2011_DC_NMHMDC_CW56DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2007_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2008_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes26DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2011_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes8DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2008_DC_NMHMDC_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_NMHMDC_Lincoln2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2007_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2008_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln15DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2011_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln19DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2011_DC_NMHMDC_History20DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: History of the Medical Museum
2007_DC_NMHMDC_Being6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Human Body, Human Being
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Being1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Human Body, Human Being
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Barnard6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Plagues that Changed History: Bryn Barnard
2008_DC_NMHMDC_ID_Dead1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2009_DC_NMHMDC_ID_Dead22DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2011_DC_NMHMDC_ID_Dead1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Resolved: Advances in Forensic Identification of U.S. War Dead
2007_DC_NMHMDC_Scarred1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Scarred for Life
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Trauma_Bay5DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Trauma Bay II (Iraq)
2011_DC_NMHMDC_Trauma_Bay7DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Trauma Bay II (Iraq)
2008_DC_NMHMDC_Whitman2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2009_DC_NMHMDC_Whitman1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2011_DC_NMHMDC_Whitman1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Walt Whitman's Soldiers
2010_DC_NMHMDC_Wounded36DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Wounded in Action
2001_DC_SINH_Bldg2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2002_DC_SINH_Bldg3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2004_DC_SINH_Bldg13DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2007_DC_SINH_Bldg2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2008_DC_SINH_Bldg2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2010_DC_SINH_Bldg36DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2011_DC_SINH_Bldg2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2017_DC_SINH_Bldg16DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2018_DC_SINH_Bldg19DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
Including lines outisde for spring break and the new cafe area. I had no idea it had been moved.
2019_06_04C1_SINH_Bldg4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
Work continues on the handicapper ramps. (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_15D1_SINH_Bldg2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINH_100NPS71DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: 100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire
100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire
August 4, 2016 – August 2017
The National Park Service turns 100 this year! To celebrate, the National Park Service has teamed up with the National Museum of Natural History to present over 50 images by award-winning photographers,...
2010_DC_SINH_10029DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: 100th anniversary
Celebrating 100 Years at the National Museum of Natural History
May 29, 2010 – March 20, 2011
To mark the museum's 100th birthday, this exhibition highlights the behind-the-scenes research that advances scientific knowledge and inspires the museum's public educational programs. Over the last century,...
2011_DC_SINH_Miners10DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Against All Odds: Rescue at the Chilean Mine
Against All Odds: Rescue at the Chilean Mine
August 5, 2011 – September 30, 2012
During the autumn of 2010, the world watched as rescuers in Chile ferried 33 miners to safety after nearly two months trapped in a collapsed mine. One of the capsules used for testing the rescue shaft, new video footage,...
2008_DC_SINH_Butterflies29DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution
2010_DC_SINH_Cyprus3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations
Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations
September 29, 2010 – May 1, 2011
The easternmost island of the Mediterranean has been a crossroads of civilizations for 11,000 years. Discover the history of Cyprus, its struggles, and achievements -- through a rich collection of more than 200 artifacts and...
2009_DC_SINH_Mummies39DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt (Mummies)
2011_DC_SINH_Mummies52DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt (Mummies)
2002_DC_SINH_Fossils10DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2003_DC_SINH_Fossils5DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2004_DC_SINH_Fossils13DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2007_DC_SINH_Fossils3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2010_DC_SINH_Fossils18DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2012_DC_SINH_Fossils37DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2014_DC_SINH_Fossils4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2017_DC_SINH_Lounge65DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Garden Lounge
The Garden Lounge
November 16, 2017 – Indefinitely
The Garden Lounge serves as a welcoming interior garden rest and recharge area for visitors featuring live plants and a relaxing atmosphere with botany content as a frame. Bright sunlight, enhanced seating and designated outlets for charging mobile...
2013_DC_SINH_Genome28DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Genome: Unlocking Life's Code:
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code:
June 14, 2013 - September 1, 2014
The year 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of Watson and Crick’s discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA and the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project (and the generation of the first human genome...
1999_DC_SINH_Gems2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2002_DC_SINH_Gems8DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2003_DC_SINH_Gems4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2004_DC_SINH_Gems7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2007_DC_SINH_Gems2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2010_DC_SINH_Gems17DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2011_DC_SINH_Gems29DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2012_DC_SINH_Gems12DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2016_DC_SINH_Gems14DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2019_06_15D3_SINH_Gems49DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_SINH_Reef_Art80DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Hyperbolic Chrochet Coral Reef
The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef, by the Institute For Figuring and Companions, created and curated by Margaret and Christine Wertheim.

A sea of vibrant colors and fantastic structures, the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef evokes a sense of stewardship of their real-life counterparts through a...
2015_DC_SINH_Into_Africa79DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Into Africa
National Geographic Into Africa: The Photography of Frans Lanting
June 4, 2015 – Summer 2016
Take a personal journey into the wonders of wild Africa as seen through the lens of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting. Over the past three decades his images have created an enduring vision of the...
2004_DC_SINH_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Korea Gallery
2010_DC_SINH_Korea10DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Korea Gallery
2015_DC_SINH_Last130DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Last American Dinosaurs
The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World
November 25, 2014 – 2018 (TBA)
Explore how we learn about past ecosystems and organisms through the study of their fossils and take a peek "behind the curtain" to see what goes into making a new, large-scale fossil exhibition. See “Hatcher” the...
2017_DC_SINH_Narwhal109DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
August 3, 2017 – 2019 TBD
Narwhals are among the most fascinating and elusive animals on the planet, and have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries. Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend dives deeply into narwhal biology, behavior, and cultural history,...
2004_DC_SINH_Natures_Best7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2004)
2005_DC_SINH_Natures_Best11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2005)
2007_DC_SINH_Natures_Best7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2006)
2009_DC_SINH_Natures_Best60DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2008 and 2009)
Nature's Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International: Awards 2008:
A photograph of nature represents a single moment in the ever-changing web of life; it is a brief and irreplaceable record that brings immediate and long-lasting impact to both the image maker and the image viewer. There is a...
2008_DC_SINH_Natures_Best23DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2008)
2012_DC_SINH_Natures_Best48DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2012)
2013_DC_SINH_Natures_Best56DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2013)
2014_DC_SINH_Natures_Best70DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2014)
2015_DC_SINH_Natures_Best152DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2015)
Nature's Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International Awards Presents: The Best of the Best
October 24, 2015 – Fall 2016
Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photo exhibition. Selected from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe,...
2016_DC_SINH_Natures_Best99DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2016)
21st Annual Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards
October 19, 2016 – September 2017
See Nature at its Best. Nature photographers travel the globe to document its vast beauty and diversity. They brave the elements to create images that transport us into the natural world...
2017_DC_SINH_Natures_Best77DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2017)
2017_DC_SINH_Wonder194DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Objects of Wonder
Objects of Wonder
Explore the breadth, scope and splendor of the world’s most extensive natural history research collection—more than 145 million artifacts and specimens. The exhibition examines how scientists use Smithsonian collections to enlighten and illuminate our understanding of nature and human...
2014_DC_SINH_Billions46DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
June 24, 2014 – January 3, 2016 (new closing date)
An amazing diversity of birds—some in breathtaking abundance—once inhabited the vast forests and plains of North America. But starting around 1600, species began to disappear, as humans altered...
1999_DC_SINH_Skeletons1DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Osteology: Hall of Bones
2003_DC_SINH_Skeletons4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Osteology: Hall of Bones
2004_DC_SINH_Skeletons11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Osteology: Hall of Bones
2018_DC_SINH_Outbreak149DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
May 18, 2018 – 2021
Our world is more interconnected than ever before—by global travel and trade, by technology, and even by our viruses.
When people move into or change an environment, pathogens—microbes that cause illness—can “jump” from wildlife to humans...
2015_DC_SINH_Primordial43DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
July 2, 2015 – April 2017, TBA
Photographer Feodor Pitcairn and poet Ari Trausti Guðmundsson reveal a land of fire, ice, hardy life, and natural beauty. Experience the remote beauty of Iceland, a land sculpted by the elements and forged by active geologic...
2011_DC_SINH_Race63DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Race: Are We So Different?
Race: Are We So Different?
June 18, 2011 – January 8, 2012
This traveling exhibition looks at race and racism in the United States through biological, cultural, and historical points of view and reveals the profound effects of race and racism on everyone's life. It explores the history of the idea of...
2018_DC_SINH_Sea_Monsters88DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Sea Monsters Unearthed, Life in Angola's Ancient Seas
Sea Monsters Unearthed, Life in Angola's Ancient Seas
November 9, 2018 – 2020
Stunning fossils from Angola reveal an ancient ocean ecosystem where giant reptiles ruled the waves. After the South Atlantic Ocean basin formed 120 million years ago, mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, and sea turtles thrived along...
2019_06_04B1_SINH_Deep_Time564DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time (Visit 1) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_15D2_SINH_Deep_Time38DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time (Visit 2) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_30B_SINH_Deep_Time106DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time (Visit 3) (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_SINH_Titanoboa11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Titanoboa: Monster Snake
Titanoboa: Monster Snake
March 30, 2012 – January 6, 2013
From deep underground in a Colombian coal mine, in a layer dating to 65 million years ago, scientists have uncovered remains of the largest snake in the world, Titanoboa cerrejonensis. Measuring 48 feet long and weighing in at 2,500 pounds,...
2016_DC_SINH_Turtle_Ocean17DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Turtle Ocean
Turtle Ocean
June 8, 2016 – Closing TBD
An art installation by Angela Haseltine Pozzi of the Washed Ashore Project composed entirely of marine debris, Turtle Ocean depicts an entangled Hawksbill turtle swimming in an environment of water bottle sea jellies and beached flip flop anemones along with...
2014_DC_SINH_Walk11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
May 21, 2014 – September 2, 2014
Walk with Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Troodon of the Late Cretaceous, through the use of augmented reality and motion tracking. Visitors see themselves on a large LED video wall allowing them to interact with a...
2014_DC_SINH_Wilderness71DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Wilderness Forever
Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places
September 3, 2014 – Through summer 2015
This juried photography exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, one of our nation's most successful pieces of conservation legislation, and illustrates the...
2009_DC_SINH_Bone136DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Written in Bone
2010_DC_SINH_Human_Origins40DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
2012_DC_SINH_Human_Origins1DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
2014_DC_SINH_Human_Origins117DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
The Kochs financed this exhibit, a large portion of which is dedicated to showing how humans can adjust to temperature change. The Kochs don't believe that global warming is happening and, even if it is, they figure that this exhibit proves that the human species can adjust to climate change. Ignoring...
2003_DC_SINH_Mammals191DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Mammals
Four separate visits to the newly-opened exhibit.
2004_DC_SINH_Mammals65DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Mammals
2007_DC_SINH_Mammals7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Mammals
2012_DC_SINH_Mammals53DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Mammals
2014_DC_SINH_Qrius19DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Q?rius
Q?rius is a new way for teens and tweens – and their families and educators – to connect science with everyday experiences. With a name chosen to inspire curiosity and the excitement of discovery, Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental learning space that brings the unique assets of...
2015_DC_SINH_Qrius_NOAA_15061716DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Q?rius -- NOAA
The Search for Captain America Began with Surveying the Ocean!
When Captain America crashed the Hydra bomber in the Arctic, how did Howard Stark begin the search? It started on the ocean floor, with hydrographic surveying. Learn how we may our oceans and use exixting charts to help with...
1999_DC_SINH_Rotunda3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2002_DC_SINH_Rotunda7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2003_DC_SINH_Rotunda3DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2004_DC_SINH_Rotunda6DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2007_DC_SINH_Rotunda2DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2012_DC_SINH_Rotunda7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2015_DC_SINH_Rotunda47DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
African Elephant
September 4, 2015 – Permanent
Our iconic 8-ton, 14-foot-tall African Elephant has undergone a remake! The elephant made its debut in 1959 and has been restored several times since then. The newest setting explores the evolution of elephants from their earliest predecessors to the...
2007_DC_SINH_Ocean7DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
Some quick shots from the sidelines while it's under construction.
2008_DC_SINH_Ocean37DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
2009_DC_SINH_Ocean31DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
2012_DC_SINH_Ocean6DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
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_DC_SIPM_Lennon9DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): John Lennon: The Green Album
John Lennon: The Green Album
September 7, 2018 – February 3, 2019
John Lennon’s boyhood stamp album—including 565 stamps on more than 150 pages are on display. The exhibition coincides with the U.S. Postal Service’s issuance of the John Lennon Forever stamp, honoring the legendary singer and...
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_DC_SIPM_Stamps_World33DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 1): World of Stamps
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_DC_SIPM_Mail_Marks30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History
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_DC_SIPM_Hamilton62DC -- 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...
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
2019_10_02B6_SIPM_Swifter89DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2A): None Swifter Than These: 100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers
None Swifter Than These: 100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers
September 14, 2019 – January 26, 2020
In wartime and peacetime, the U.S. Diplomatic Courier Service carries the sensitive materials, equipment and information that make diplomacy possible. The U.S. Diplomatic Courier Service traces its origins... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIPM_Postmen_Skies47DC -- 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...
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)
2019_10_02B7_SIPM_Binding115DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2): Binding the Nation (incl Pony Express) (Partially reviewed)
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...
1998_DC_SIPM2DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2002_DC_SIPM3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SIPM4DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2007_DC_SIPM9DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2011_DC_SIPM6DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2013_DC_SIPM33DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2014_DC_SIPM6DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2015_DC_SIPM22DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2016_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2018_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
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_DC_Newseum9DC -- Newseum
Al Neuharth's typewriter is on display now.
2019_06_26H1_Newseum2DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_01B1_Newseum37DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_02F1_Newseum11DC -- Newseum (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Newseum4DC -- Newseum
2008_DC_Newseum_Bathroom28DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Bathroom tiles
2019_DC_Newseum_Bathroom50DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Bathroom Tiles
I hadn't photographed these since the museum opened in 2008. I figured since they were closing at the end of this year, maybe I should revisit this, although I always feel a little weird taking pictures in a bathroom.
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
2019_11_09E1_Newseum_Pg_Berlin65DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Today's Front Pages -- Berlin Wall (Partially reviewed)
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.
2018_DC_Newseum_MS_JH44DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Cartoons of Michael Sloan and Jake Halpern
The 2018 Pulitzer Prize–Winning Editorial Cartoons of Michael Sloan and Jake Halpern
The heartbreaking yet hopeful saga of two families who fled civil war in Syria for a better life in the United States became “Welcome to the New World,” a graphic narrative that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for...
2015_DC_Newseum_Marlette31DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Doug Marlette: In Your Face
2016_DC_Newseum_Ohman27DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Editorial Cartoons of Jack Ohman
2017_DC_Newseum_Morin32DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Editorial Cartoons Of Jim Morin
The 2017 Pulitzer Prize–Winning Editorial Cartoons Of Jim Morin
"You Can Disagree With Something I Do, Or You Can Agree With Something I Do. If It Inspires You To Start Talking About It Or To Start Caring About It, Then I’Ve Done My Job.”
— Editorial Cartoonist Jim Morin
Miami Herald editorial...
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.
2019_06_03A3_Newseum_JMemorial10DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Newseum_JMemorial9DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
They're removed the most recent panel so they can engrave the names of the journalists killed in 2018 -- the dedication ceremony is in June.
2019_09_28C_Newseum_Bell29DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoons of Darrin Bell
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoons of Darrin Bell
“If even one person runs my cartoon, I’m happy with that as long as what I’m saying becomes part of the conversation.” — Darrin Bell
Freelance cartoonist Darrin Bell won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for his sharp take on political hypocrisy, race... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Newseum_Dunnigan14DC -- 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...
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_DC_NewseumV30DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2019_06_20C_NewseumV6DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26H2_NewseumV7DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_NewseumV3DC -- 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_DC_Octagon_Young56DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: 50 Years After Whitney Young Jr.
Few individuals have had as lasting an impact on AIA as civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr.
​From his monumental AIA speech in 1968 to the architecture award that bears his name, Young’s legacy continues to challenge architects to create a more responsible and equitable field.
Exhibit on...
2015_DC_Octagon_Gold_Medal65DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: AIA Gold Medal Award
2019_06_27B3_Octagon_CODAworx103DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: CODAworx Awards
CODAworx Awards
May 2-September 1, 2019
The world of design + art is changing around us, artists and architectural design professionals are working collaboratively to create projects to raise awareness about environmental and social issues, educate us about the importance of innovation and creativity,... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Octagon_CODAworx60DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: The CODAworx CODAawards
The CODAworx CODAawards Exhibition
On display through October 2017
Discover today’s best commissioned art. Featuring the winners of the 2016 CODAawards and the CODAvideo programs, the CODAawards Exhibition presents an international array of the world’s best site-specific design + art.
Come explore...
2015_DC_Octagon_Up45DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: Up from the Past
2018_DC_Octagon_Lundy45DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: Victor Lundy: Artist Architect
We're excited to share that this week marks the opening of a new exhibit at the Octagon:
Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the Library of Congress. An immersive gallery showcases drawings, images, and works from his Beaux Arts...
2014_DC_Octagon_181220DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: War of 1812
2009_DC_Old_Post_Cafe13DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Cafe Scene 2002
Cafe Scene, 2002:
The 50-foot-long painting contains places and people of Washington DC. The concept for the design took the form of a cafe scene as that would carry on the theme of the businesses in this section of the Old Post Office Pavilion. The primary medium is window paint on canvas. Acrylics...
2004_DC_Old_Post_Belgian11DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Comic Strips / Passion's Trip
Included here are pictures from an exhibit "Comic Strips / Passion's Trip" that the Belgian embassy sponsored.

COMIC STRIPS/PASSION’S TRIP:
Every year, almost 40 million comic strip books, in around twenty languages, are printed in Belgium. Three-quarters of them are sold abroad. Comic albums have...
2017_DC_Old_Post_Museum48DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
This is the photo gallery in the basement on the route to the elevator.
2018_DC_Old_Post_Museum31DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
It hadn't been finished the first time I visited.
2011_DC_CFCH_Tour_11041922DC -- Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) -- Tour
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Folkways Recordings? What happens to the crafts and art from past Festivals? Find out on this tour of the offices of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The cases of crafts and the artwork adorning our office...
2004_DC_SINH_Orchids9DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchid Express @ Natural History Museum
The Orchid Express
December 4, 2004 – May 1, 2005
Until recently, orchids have been considered finicky, difficult, and prohibitively expensive; but with the new technologies, they have become ubiquitous, appearing in movies and TV shows, hotel lobbies and information desks, as well as windowsills and...
2007_DC_SINH_Orchids18DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchid Show @ Natural History Museum
2013_DC_SINH_Orchids62DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchids of Latin America @ Natural History Museum
Orchids of Latin America
January 26, 2013 - April 21, 2013
Do you want to stroll through a tropical rain forest on a cold winter's day? Visit this year’s orchid exhibition to explore the rich crossroads where orchid botany, horticulture, and Latin American cultures meet. Learn about the importance of...
2009_DC_SINH_Orchids67DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchids Through Darwin's Eyes @ Natural History Museum
Orchids Through Darwin's Eyes:
Forming one of the largest families of flowering plants, orchids had adapted to live in almost every type of environment around the world. Orchids helped Charles Darwin (1809-1882) formulate his theories of natural selection and evolution. Since then, they have starred in...
2011_DC_SINH_Orchids78DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchids: A View From The East @ Natural History Museum
Orchids: A View From The East: January 29 - April 24, 2011:
Orchids have been a part of Chinese culture for many centuries, permeating Chinese history, legends, literature, and art. Since ancient times, orchids have been celebrated in China for their beauty and fragrance, and appreciated as symbols of...
2015_DC_SINH_Orchids77DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty @ Natural History Museum
Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty
January 24, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Explore the rich crossroads where orchid botany, horticulture, and technology connect. Featuring orchids from the Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection and the United States Botanic Garden Orchid Collection, the exhibit looks...
1997_DC_SI_Castle4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1998_DC_SI_Castle3DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1999_DC_SI_Castle1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2002_DC_SI_Castle5DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2003_DC_SI_Castle6DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2004_DC_SI_Castle1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2005_DC_SI_Castle2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
Featuring pictures of the newly remodeled Commons room.
2007_DC_SI_Castle1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2008_DC_SI_Castle14DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2009_DC_SI_Castle6DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2010_DC_SI_Castle2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection
The first major museum exhibition of jewelry from the personal collection of Madeleine Albright will premiere at the Museum of Arts and Design on September 30 and will remain on view through January 31, 2010. Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright...
2012_DC_SI_Castle10DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2013_DC_SI_Castle8DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2014_DC_SI_Castle9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2015_DC_SI_Castle7DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2016_DC_SI_Castle24DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2017_DC_SI_Castle16DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2019_06_04C2_SI_Castle4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26B4_SI_Castle2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_24E6_SI_Castle1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
New campaign to get people to visit the Castle for Smithsonian tourist info. (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SI_Castle12DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2013_DC_SI_Castle_BS62DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Backstage items
A trip upstairs.
2015_DC_SI_Castle_BS24DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Backstage items
Including the mace upstairs.
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Mask15DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask
First 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask and Bust
December 2, 2014 – December 31, 2014
The first presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data are on display. The portraits of President Barack Obama were created based on data collected by a Smithsonian-led team of 3-D digital imaging specialists...
2008_DC_SI_Castle_Olympics26DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: American Heroes of the Olympic Spirit
American Heroes of the Olympic Spirit
June 20, 2008 – October 12, 2008
On view in 5 cases are 49 medals and 4 torches, along with photos and stories, that highlight Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their achievements over several decades in a variety of sports. Athletes represented include Bonnie...
2012_DC_SI_Castle_CWP39DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Civil War Photography
Civil War Photography Comes to Life at the Smithsonian Castle
Exhibit Explores the Advancements of Photography for “Civil War 150”

A photo exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, “Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront,” opens in the...
2013_DC_SI_Castle_CWP42DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Civil War Photography
Civil War Photography Comes to Life at the Smithsonian Castle
Exhibit Explores the Advancements of Photography for “Civil War 150”

A photo exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, “Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront,” opens in the...
2004_DC_SI_Castle_NMAAHC1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Design Models: National Museum of African American History and Culture's Architectural Design Competition
Design Models: National Museum of African American History and Culture's Architectural Design Competition
March 27, 2009 – April 19, 2009
On view are six architectural design models submitted to the Smithsonian in a design competition for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Earliest12DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Earliest Known Photograph of the Castle
The Earliest Known Photograph of the Castle
August 10, 2015 – Indefinitely
Brothers William and Frederick Langenheim of Philadelphia introduced a new process in 1849 they called hyalotype to produce glass lantern slides. These slides were mounted for individual viewing or projected using a magic...
2009_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2015_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH67DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2016_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH16DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Idol3DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Judges Desk and Chairs from American Idol
Judges Desk and Chairs from American Idol
June 27, 2009 – September 13, 2009
On view are the judges' desk and chairs from the Fox television show American Idol.
2016_DC_SI_Castle_NMAAHC11DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Model of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Model of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
September 16, 2016 – January 31, 2017
The architectural design model submitted by Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smithsonian Group to the Museum design competition in 2011 is on view. The firm continued to refine the plan after the model was...
2012_DC_SI_Castle_Comp24DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- 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...
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Loot23DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Pile of Loot from Night at the Museum
Pile of Loot from Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
May 4, 2009 – October 1, 2009
On view is the "pile of loot" from the Twentieth-Century Fox movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. This prop was created by designer Claude Pare and includes replicas of such famous artifacts...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Discovery36DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Preview: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder
Preview: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder
March 20, 2015 – Indefinitely
Preview the upcoming exhibition: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder. The upcoming exhibition will introduce the history of the Smithsonian and explore its museums, research, and public programs in...
2013_DC_SI_Castle_Souvenir84DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Souvenir Nation
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios
Opens August 9, 2013
Smithsonian Castle
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios will feature a selection of diminutive and personal objects that Americans have taken, made and saved as historical mementos from the Early Republic up to the present...
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Views21DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Views from the Tall Tower
Views from the Tall Tower
August 1, 2012 – Indefinitely
In 1863, artist Titian Ramsey Peale took a series of 8 photographs from the roof of the Castle’s tall north tower that form a panoramic view of Washington. A corresponding set of 8 images, taken from the exact same vantage points in 2012, shows a...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Views22DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Views from the Tall Tower
Views from the Tall Tower
August 1, 2012 – Indefinitely
In 1863, artist Titian Ramsey Peale took a series of 8 photographs from the roof of the Castle’s tall north tower that form a panoramic view of Washington. A corresponding set of 8 images, taken from the exact same vantage points in 2012, shows a...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_M2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
2016_DC_SI_Castle_M7DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
2017_DC_SI_Castle_M8DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
2018_DC_SI_Castle_M1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
1997_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt3DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
1998_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2003_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2013_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2016_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt35DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2004_DC_SI_Castle_Commons4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2005_DC_SI_Castle_Commons12DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2008_DC_SI_Castle_Commons22DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2009_DC_SI_Castle_Commons33DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2010_DC_SI_Castle_Commons9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2016_DC_SI_Castle_Commons43DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2019_DC_SI_Castle_Commons49DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2003_DC_SI_Carousel1DC -- Smithsonsian Carousel on the Mall
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.
2006_DC_NHAmazon_0603244Env Film Festival (2006) -- "Banking on Disaster" (w/Adrian Cowell) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Murder in the Amazon. (1989, 55 min.) The brutal murder of Chico Mendes on December 22, 1988 provoked international protest and brought worldwide attention to the problem of Amazonian deforestation. The film follows his rise as the leader of the rubber-tappers, or seringueiros, who have subsisted in the...
2006_DC_NHMF_06032624Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Monkey Folk" (w/Jacques Perrin) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
"The Monkey Folk (Le Peuple Singe)", France/Indonesia, 1989, 85 min.) DC Premiere. Five years in the making, this comprehensive French documentary record of the simian world explores the lives and behavior in the wild of over 120 different simian species. Footage from the tropical forests of Ethiopia,...
2007_DC_NHSuzuki_07031739Env Film Festival (2007) -- An Afternoon with David Suzuki @ Natl Museum of Natural History
An Afternoon with Dr. David Suzuki. At age 70, distinguished Canadian environmentalist, scientist, writer, communicator and thinker David Suzuki reflects on a life dedicated to making the world a better place. As the acclaimed host of the long-running Canadian TV program, "The Nature of Things," Chair...
2007_DC_NHSand_07032318Env Film Festival (2007) -- "Ribbon of Sand" and "Wellspring" (w/John Grabowska) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Natural history filmmaker John Grabowska introduced two films and did Q&A on both as well as his career:

Ribbon of Sand (USA, 2007, 26 min.) World Premiere:
The famed Outer Banks of North Carolina are a slim and moving line of sand in the open Atlantic. Many travelers think they know these barrier...
2011_DC_Wilson_11031858Env Film Festival (2011) -- E.O. Wilson @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Lecture by E.O. Wilson, Biologist, Naturalist, Writer, Professor and Environmentalist
One of the world’s greatest biologists, E.O. Wilson has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his pioneering books, “The Ants” and “On Human Nature.” Professor emeritus and honorary curator in entomology at Harvard University,...
2011_DC_Conover_11032021Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Islands in the Wind" and "Creating Synthetic Life" (w/David Conover) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
ISLANDS IN THE WIND (USA, 2011, 22 min.)
World Premiere Tired of the hand-wringing, moaning, and societal inaction about climate change and high energy costs? The colorful characters of North Haven and Vinalhaven, two small islands off the Maine coast, decide overwhelmingly to do something about it....
2011_DC_Grabowska_11032018Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Sky Island" and "Ribbon of Sky" (w/John Grabowska) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
SKY ISLAND (USA, 2010, 26 min.):
In northern New Mexico, a range of mountains rises up from the high desert: a wild, rugged land of the Faraway Nearby. The volcanic Jemez Mountains are isolated from all other ranges – an island in the sky, surrounded by a desert sea. Sky Island paints a lyrical and...
2015_DC_Monsoon_15032779Env Film Festival (2015) -- "Monsoon" (w/Sturla Gunnarsson) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Monsoon: Winner, Polly Krakora Award For Artistry in Film
This visually stunning meditation on the annual rains that descend upon India explores their alternately disastrous and beneficial impact on Indian society, economy, agriculture and individual lives. Chasing the monsoon throughout the country,...
2006_DC_SINH_Plans_06082223James Smithson Society event -- American History (Written in Bone plans)
I took these photos during a James Smithson Society lunch in 2006. It was three years before the exhibit opened and I wasn't allowed to post the pictures until after it opened. Much of what opened three years later was quite similar to what was presented although the flow of the exhibit was a bit...
2001_MD_JSS_01042850James Smithson Society event -- Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility tour
2003_DC_JSS_03120354James Smithson Society event -- Natural History (Hall of Mammals)
This event was cosponsored with the Contributing Membership folks.
2018_KY_Kentucky_Science3KY -- Louisville -- Kentucky Science Center
2019_08_08A1_SM_Misc25MA -- Springfield -- Springfield Museums -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_08A4_SM_SSM3MA -- Springfield -- Springfield Museums -- Springfield Science Museum (Partially reviewed)
2013_MD_Geppis_1_4Colors162MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 1. A Story in Four Colors
2015_MD_Geppis_1_4Colors42MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 1. A Story in Four Colors
2013_MD_Geppis_2_Pioneers42MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 2. Pioneer Spirit (Baltimore Heroes)
PIONEER SPIRIT: BALTIMORE HEROES
Baltimore was founded on July 30, 1729 and has since become one of the most prominent and distinctive cities in the world. Its thriving community of passionate individuals has produced an abundance of heroes on the individual, group and business levels. Baltimore Heroes...
2013_MD_Geppis_3_Extra87MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 3. Extra! Extra! 1776-1927
EXTRA! EXTRA! 1776-1927
From 1776 to 1927, the Brownies, the Yellow Kid, Buster Brown, the Katzenjammer Kids and more gradually filled the newspaper pages as comic characters provided entertainment and social commentary for the whole family. Their popularity made them the perfect product pitchmen. The...
2013_MD_Geppis_4_Unite118MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 4. When Heroes Unite 1928-1945
WHEN HEROES UNITE 1928-1945
From 1928 to 1945, the Great Depression and World War II molded a new America through extreme adversity. Escape could be found in the newspaper comic pages, on radio shows and at the movies. Charles Lindbergh’s historic journey inspired high-flying heroes from Mickey Mouse...
2013_MD_Geppis_5_Tunes65MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 5. America Tunes In 1946-1960
2013_MD_Geppis_6_Revolution74MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 6. Revolution 1961-1970
REVOLUTION 1961-1970
From 1961 to 1970, American youth led the way to our nation’s future as the arrival of British rock and roll heralded a new era in music and media. From Cold War spies to commuting cavemen to caped crusaders, colorful comic characters were everywhere during this time of tumultuous...
2013_MD_Geppis_7_Expanding52MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 7. Expanding Universe 1971-1990
EXPANDING UNIVERSE 1971-1990
From 1971 to 1990, America shifted from an industrial to an information economy as new media technologies increased the nation’s focus on home entertainment. Affordable video recorders, computers, video game systems and even fast food franchises provided new avenues for pop...
2013_MD_Geppis_8_Global39MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- 8. Going Global 1991-Today
GOING GLOBAL 1991-TODAY
With television in 98% of American households, 24-hour news broadcasts and the proliferation of computer and Internet use, the phrase "multimedia" sums up the pop culture of the 1990s and early 2000s. While darker heroes took center stage in comics and movies, old family...
2015_MD_Geppis_Frank_Cho21MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Artist Spotlight: Frank Cho
Artist Spotlight: Frank Cho
September 26 — January 23
The Geppi’s Entertainment Museum presents a new artist Spotlight. The art of comic artist Frank Cho will be on display in our Comic Book Library. Featured in his first museum exhibit are over 15 different original ink drawings and oil paintings,...
2013_MD_Geppis_Tour_13121578MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Member Tour w/Steve Geppi
Exclusive Members Only Tour w/Steve Geppi
2013_MD_Geppis_0_Misc102MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Miscellaneous
2015_MD_Geppis_0_Misc5MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Miscellaneous
2015_MD_Geppis_9_Eisner86MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Special Edition: 75 Spirited Years: Will Eisner & The Spirit
75 Spirited Years: Will Eisner & The Spirit
September 25, 2015 – March 7, 2016
Will Eisner’s legacy in the world of comics is one of challenging the medium for all it was worth as he pushed the limits of form and function to get the greatest storytelling results possible.
In addition to championing...
2013_MD_Geppis_9_Colorforms19MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Special Edition: Colorforms
Colorforms®: 60 Years of Creative Storytelling
September 2012 to Winter 2013

60-YEAR OLD ICONIC AMERICAN TOY BRAND, COLORFORMS®
NOW ON EXHIBITION AT GEPPI’S ENTERTAINMENT MUSEUM

(BALTIMORE, September 30, 2012) – In 1951 struggling art students Harry and Patricia Kislevitz were trying to save...
2013_MD_Geppis_9_Milestones61MD -- Baltimore -- Geppi's Entertainment Museum -- Special Edition: Milestones: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond
(Baltimore, Maryland) – Up until now there has been no serious attempt to showcase African Americans in the world of comic books, and the impact of their creative excellence, which has been a mainstay of the industry for as long as comics have been an American art form. That will change during Black...
2004_MD_MSC18MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Science Center
2004_MD_TOWG10MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2005_MD_TOWG4MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2006_MD_TOWG2MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2017_MD_TOWG86MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2011_MD_NMHM24MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2012_MD_NMHM130MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2013_MD_NMHM28MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2014_MD_NMHM4MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2015_MD_NMHM5MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2016_MD_NMHM33MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2018_MD_NMHM8MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
2019_08_03A2_NMHM7MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
The new touchable brain piece has been added to the galleries. (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_19A1_NMHM4MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_10B2_NMHM13MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex)
The guys at the desk suggested the sidewalks were in the shape of a scalpel. Someone else said the building was designed to look like a surgical cut. (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_31A1_NMHM4MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) (Partially reviewed)
2012_MD_NMHM_Open_12052114MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Event: Opening Day
2019_MD_NMHM_Flu41MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: 100 Years Ago: October-November 1918
100 Years Ago: October-November 1918
The End of World War I, and the Worldwide Flu Pandemic of 1918
2012_MD_NMHM_Reconstruction26MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Advances: Reconstruction
2019_08_03A3_NMHM_Bugs47MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Bug Week
Including the chalk markings outside. (Partially reviewed)
2011_MD_NMHM_CW12MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2012_MD_NMHM_CW38MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2013_MD_NMHM_CW6MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2014_MD_NMHM_CW28MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2015_MD_NMHM_CW117MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
"Medical and Surgical History" to be featured in new temporary exhibit

The Army Medical Museum, nearly from the time of its founding in 1862, was engaged in an innovative effort to collect, collate and share the lessons of battlefield medicine during the course of the Civil War. The grandest effort...
2016_MD_NMHM_CW13MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2019_MD_NMHM_CW15MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2013_MD_NMHM_Einstein20MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Einstein Brain
Einstein Brain Atlas App and Gallery Installation:
NMHM is engaged in a collaborative agreement with the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago (NMHMChicago). NMHMChicago recently performed digital scans of Dr. Harvey's slide sets. The Chicago team contributed a complete set of the new digital...
2019_MD_NMHM_Einstein20MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Einstein Brain (What Can We Learn From a Brain?)
2015_MD_NMHM_Lincoln24MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
Medical care during President Abraham Lincoln's final hours to be commemorated in new exhibit opening March 2, 2015

SILVER SPRING, Md. - "His Wound Is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln," a temporary exhibition at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) featuring artifacts...
2019_09_19A2_NMHM_HShips55MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Hospital Ships (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_10B1_NMHM_HShips12MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Hospital Ships
Part 3 (the ship models) were still being installed. (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_31A2_NMHM_HShips84MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Hospital Ships
Part 4 (artifacts) and the rest of Part 3 (the ship models) are up.
Come visit our new exhibit, “United States Hospital Ships”! This exhibit, open now through mid-March, explores the history of hospital ships and includes our ship models of the USAHS J.K. Barnes and D.A. January, and loans of the USS... (Partially reviewed)
2012_MD_NMHM_Identifying3MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Identifying Human Remains
2019_10_31A3_NMHM_Identifying73MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Identifying Human Remains (Partially reviewed)
2018_MD_NMHM_Viet15MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Medical Advancements of Vietnam War
2019_08_03A1_NMHM_Sharks28MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Shark Week (Partially reviewed)
2019_03_31A2_NMHM_Invisible109MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: Visual Voices of the Invisible Wounds of War (Partially reviewed)
2013_MD_NMHM_WHACKed12MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: WHACK'ed (Traumatic Brain Injury)
Traumatic Brain Injury Exhibit:
In May 2012, NMHM opened a new exhibit that features TBIs. The installation showcases actual human brain specimens that demonstrate a variety of brain injuries, including hemorrhages, blunt force trauma and bullet wounds. Many of the specimens featured in the exhibit...
2018_MD_NMHM_WWI72MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: World War I Chemical Warfare
2019_08_03A4_NMHM_WWI62MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: World War I Chemical Warfare (Partially reviewed)
2019_MD_NMHM_WWI37MD -- Silver Spring -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Forest Glen Annex) -- Exhibit: World War I Chemical Warfare
1999_MD_Garber23MD -- Suitland -- Paul E Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility
2003_MD_Garber54MD -- Suitland -- Paul E Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility
2018_MO_City_MuseumAG30MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Art Gallery
2018_MO_City_MuseumES29MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Elmslie and Sullivan exhibit
2018_MO_City_MuseumI195MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Interior
2018_MO_City_Museum69MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Outside (except Roof)
2018_MO_City_MuseumR44MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Roof
2018_MO_City_MuseumRVw10MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Roof -- View from...
2018_MO_City_MuseumTO12MO -- St. Louis -- City Museum -- Tom Otterness figures
2008_DC_NHNemo_08120616Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Animating the Ocean
Animating the Ocean: Featuring clips from the film Finding Nemo, production designers from Disney and Pixar discuss how Hollywood studios adapt sea stories to bring ocean animation to life.
The presentation was by Robin Cooper (with Pixar) and Rick Rothschild (with Imagineering).
2015_DC_GNSI_Sequential_15091636Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: GNSI-DC Sequential Art in Science Communication
GNSI-DC Sept 16th - Sequential Art in Science Communication by David Clarke
The word “comics” might bring to mind well-thumbed copies of Scrooge McDuck, Spiderman, or the newspaper's Sunday funny pages, but today sequential art is being used to communicate and teach subjects such as science, medicine...
2010_DC_SINH_Opening_10031739Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Hall of Human Origins -- Opening Event
2004_DC_NHJM_04081319Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: John Matthews ("Mammal Makeovers")
This lecture was done by John Matthews, the museum's lead taxidermist, who showed what was involved in making the new Hall of Mammals at the National Museum of Natural History. As the program description says, his "team sculpted foam and clay, cast heads, hands, toes and tongues and made thousands of...
2012_DC_Monticello_12020641Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Monticello, Slavery, and the Hemingses (Annette Gordon-Reed and Michel Martin)
Monticello, Slavery, and the Hemingses: A Conversation Between Annette Gordon-Reed and Michel Martin:
NPR’s Tell Me More host Michel Martin, and Annette Gordon-Reed, Prof. of Law, Harvard University, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family will discuss the...
2017_DC_SINH_Amazon_Adv_170418145Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: World premier of "Amazon Adventure 3D"
The Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, HHMI Tangle Bank Studios and SK Films invite you and a guest to the world premier of :
Amazon Adventure 3D: A True Story of Scientific Discovery

Amazon Adventure 3D
Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates'...
2009_DC_SINH_Bone_09020777Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Written in Bone curator presentation
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake Baird Auditorium, 1 - 2:00 p.m. Explore forensic science with exhibition curators Dr. Douglas Owsley and Kari Bruwelheide as they present an illustrated lecture in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition of the same name.

Learn...
2009_DC_Rainforests_090112236Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: "Will the Rainforests Survive?” symposium
The Smithsonian Institution announces a tropical science symposium in early January 2009, as a critical review of threats to tropical biodiversity. “Will the Rainforests Survive? New Threats and Realities in the Tropical Extinction Crisis” offers cutting-edge science and first-class entertainment and...
2019_06_04A_Deep_Time_MP93Natl Museum of Natural History -- Media Preview: Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time
Media preview of “The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time”
Who:
* Kirk Johnson, Sant Director, National Museum of Natural History
* Anna “Kay” Behrensmeyer, curator of fossil vertebrates, National Museum of Natural History
* Amy Bolton, education and outreach manager, National Museum of... (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_SIPM_CWDisp_13031621Natl 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_SIPM_CWInt_13031659Natl 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_SIPM_CWGrp_13031630Natl 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_1502133Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Director's Tour
Allen Kane, the museum's director, was taking around a group.
2015_DC_SIPM_FreedomO_15021298Natl 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_170405121Natl 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_1111197Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Public Tour
2017_DC_SIPM_Enholm_17041946Natl 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...
2018_DC_SIPM_StampC_18050188Natl Postal Museum -- Event: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue: Air Mail
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...
2019_04_20A1_Gaye_Stamp107Natl Postal Museum -- Event: U.S. Postal Service Stamp Dedication: Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp
In celebration of the U.S. Postal Service's issuance of the Marvin Gaye Forever stamp, the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum and the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives will host Make Me Wanna Holler: Exploring D.C.'s Music Legacy at their historic Washington, D.C., locations.
Gaye, a... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_Canstruction193NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2012
Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2012
See fantastic structures built entirely out of thousands of canned goods by metropolitan Washington D.C. architecture and construction teams! Canstruction® is a creative design-build competition that benefits the Capital Area Food Bank. Bring...
2014_DC_Canstruction302NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2014
Despite what you learned as a child, playing with food is exactly the point of Canstruction 2014. The nationwide program, which is organized in DC by the Washington Architectural Foundation, challenges teams of architecture, construction, and engineering professionals to interpret a theme using stacked...
2015_DC_Canstruction92NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2015
November 22 - Monday, November 30, 2015
Join us at Canstruction on Black Friday as an alternative to the excess of shopping as we raise awareness about hunger in DC. Bring a can to get a dollar off of your admission to the National Building Museum and then use the can to vote for your favorite project....
2017_DC_Canstruction101NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2017
2017 Theme: CANnect with Nature
Build Out: Sunday, November 19, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates: Sunday, November 19 - Sunday, November 26, 2017
Location: National Building Museum
Canstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise awareness about hunger. In DC, Canstruction is organized by the...
2018_DC_Canstruction434NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2018
Join the Washington Architectural Foundation at the National Building Museum to see the build-out for CANstruction 2018!
2018 Theme: CAN't Stop the Beet!
Build Out: Sunday, November 18
On View: Monday, November 19 - Sunday, November 25, 2018
Canstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise...
2007_NC_Raleigh_NCNSci91NC -- Raleigh -- North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
2015_NV_Nevada_SRR_Museum43NV -- Boulder City -- Nevada Southern Railroad Museum
2010_NV_LV_Liberace7NV -- Las Vegas -- Liberace Museum
Exterior shots only. Although though AAA recommends the place, I'm not really sure I want to see it.
2012_NV_LV_Liberace5NV -- Las Vegas -- Liberace Museum
I have yet to be in this place. It's obvious that the economy around it is closing up and fewer and fewer people today have any idea who Liberace is so I can't imagine this place staying around very long.
2015_NV_LV_Liberace6NV -- Las Vegas -- Liberace Museum
The Liberace Museum, which some of us just don't get, closed to the public in 2010. They announced plans to move it downtown in 2013 but that apparently never happened. They had a miniature display at the Cosmopolitan that I ran into last year but that's closed now. The stores that opened in the old...
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds6_Etc38NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- Etc
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds1_Movie92NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- Movie Stars
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds4_Music44NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- Music Folk
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds2_Sports27NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- Sports Figures
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds3_TV15NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- TV Folks
2014_NV_LV_Tussauds5_Vegas42NV -- Las Vegas -- Madame Tussaud's -- Vegas Folks
2011_NV_LVNHM4NV -- Las Vegas -- Natural History Museum
I didn't get a chance to go in. I was too busy trying to find anyone who knew about the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, which shared the same lot but no one had heard of it.
2010_NV_Pinball_HOF92NV -- Las Vegas -- Pinball Hall of Fame
2011_NV_Pinball_HOF54NV -- Las Vegas -- Pinball Hall of Fame
2015_NV_Pinball_HOF98NV -- Las Vegas -- Pinball Hall of Fame
After awhile of taking photos, one of the staff came by and said "It's okay to take some photos but you know the business model of this place is based on people actually playing the games." So I spent $1 on a Star Trek game.
2008_NY_NYS_Museum108NY -- Albany -- New York State Museum
2011_NY_AMONH5NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History
I didn't get the chance to go into the museum this time. Maybe next time.
2016_NY_AMONH36NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History
2017_NY_AMONH4NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History
2016_NY_AMONH_Animals119NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History -- Animals
2016_NY_AMONH_People222NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History -- People and Cultures
2016_NY_AMONH_Things70NY -- NYC -- American Museum of Natural History -- Things (Rocks, Space, etc)
2019_10_06B1_NYC_FIT15NY -- NYC -- Fashion Institute of Technology (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_06B2_NYC_FIT_Disney72NY -- NYC -- Fashion Institute of Technology -- Exhibit: Disney on Broadway
Exhibition: Disney on Broadway: 25th Anniversary, FIT Challenge Presentation
September 19–October 13
Ten FIT Fashion Design students were tasked with reimagining the costumes for the leading ladies of 10 Disney on Broadway shows, in celebration of the Disney organization’s 25 years on the Great White... (Partially reviewed)
2018_NY_NYC_Transit_Museum52NY -- NYC -- New York Transit Museum -- Exhibit: 25 Years of Poetry in Motion
2015_PA_NAWCC386PA -- Columbia -- National Watch and Clock Museum
2005_PA_State_Museum50PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania
2007_PA_State_Museum76PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania
They had two art exhibits going on while I was there:
(1) Capitol Art: "exceptional works of art... that tell the story of Pennsylvania's people and progress from many points of view."
(2) Art Of the State: Pennsylvania 2007 is recognized as the official, statewide, juried competition for Pennsylvania...
2014_PA_State_Museum199PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania
2005_PA_State_MuseumCW6PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania -- Civil War
2007_PA_State_MuseumCW13PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania -- Civil War
2014_PA_State_MuseumCW110PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania -- Civil War
2007_SC_Edventure3SC -- Columbia -- Edventure Children's Museum
Exterior only.
2004_DC_SAHM_04021810Smithsonian Associates -- Hall of Mammals
From the online description of the event: The new Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals explores the diversity of some 274 mammals and how they originated and adapted to changing landscapes and environments over the last 210 million years—from polar to desert regions and from dry to humid...
2009_DC_STN_091023204Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- All except the welcoming presentation
Smithsonian Teachers' Night :
Attention all teachers of all subjects and grade levels!
Find new classroom-ready resources, meet Smithsonian educators, and attend demonstrations of school programs and materials at the Smithsonian's annual education expo. Be among the first three thousand educators to...
2009_DC_STN_Welcome_09102357Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- ONLY the welcoming presentation
Join Dr. Jill Biden, Dr. G. Wayne Clough, and Ms. Stephanie Norby for a very special welcome and kickoff to Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2009.
Jill Biden has been an educator for the past twenty-nine years and continues to teach English classes at a DC-area community college. She is the wife of Vice...
2013_DC_STN_131115283Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2013) @ National Museum of Natural History
2006_UT_Rosenbruch108UT -- St. George -- Rosenbruch World Wildlife Museum
2017_VA_DCA_Hurricane_170509108VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Event: Hurricane Hunters Tour
Hurricane Hunters Tour Coming to Reagan Washington National Airport
Want to tour the planes & talk to the pilots that fly into hurricanes for better forecasts?
For the first time ever, four Hurricane Hunter aircraft will be visiting Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) for a public event....
2017_VA_DCA_Abingdon45VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: Abingdon Plantation
Abingdon (plantation)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Abingdon (also known as the Alexander-Custis Plantation[1]) was an 18th- and 19th-century plantation that the prominent Alexander, Custis, Stuart, and Hunter families owned. The plantation's site is now located in Arlington County in the...
2012_VA_DCA_Quilts17VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: AIDS Quilts
2004_VA_DCA_History20VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: History Gallery
2012_VA_DCA_History2VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: History Gallery
2017_VA_DCA_History133VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: History Gallery
2017_VA_DCA_Mall52VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: The National Mall: Stage For Our Democracy
2012_VA_VWM19VA -- Newport News -- Virginia War Museum
2014_VA_VWM33VA -- Newport News -- Virginia War Museum
2012_VA_VWM_HM11VA -- Newport News -- Virginia War Museum -- Holocaust Memorial
2015_VA_Richmond_Poe6VA -- Richmond -- Edgar Allan Poe Museum
2016_VA_Richmond_Poe16VA -- Richmond -- Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Photography was prohibited in the exhibition rooms. These had wonderful items as well as informational signs. You could photograph the courtyard (and the cat) but Poe never lived in any of the structures that the museum resides in so that's somewhat a mixed blessing.
2001_VA_NewseumVA5VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2006_VA_NewseumVA28VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2007_VA_NewseumVA46VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
I think all of the artifacts here will be moved to the new museum when it opens in 2008. (It had been scheduled to open in October 2007 but has been delayed.)
2010_VA_NewseumVA3VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2011_VA_NewseumVA15VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
1999_VA_NewseumVA20VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum and Freedom Park
One of the visits included a presentation with political cartoonist Paul Conrad which brought in Herbert Block (Herblock).
2018_VA_Yorktown_WM74VA -- Yorktown -- Watermen's Museum
2008_WV_Charleston_CultC15WV -- Charleston -- Cultural Center
2018_WV_Charleston_CultC2WV -- Charleston -- Cultural Center


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2019_10_24B_Rogers139NPC -- Faith in American Public Life w/Melissa Rogers, Sabrina Dent, Imam Mohamed Magid, and Rabbi David Saperstein
As part of Melissa Rogers' book tour for "Faith in American Public Life", a panel discussion was held at the National Press Club. Welcome and Opening Remarks: * David Aycock, Interim Director at Baylor University Press, Associate Director for Sales, Marketing, & Publicity Moderator: * Mike McCurr... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_11E1_Pilkey362Library of Congress -- Event: Dav Pilkey (Do Good Tour)
Come see Dav Pilkey talk about his books and his Do Good initiative! Please join us for a special evening with Dav Pilkey, a Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents event. International bestselling author/illustrator Dav Pilkey will appear at the Library of Congress on his Do Good Tour. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01D_Bookfair150NPC -- 42nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2019)
One hundred authors -- and their books -- will be under one roof at the National Press Club, just in time for the gift-giving season. Navigate national politics and history, whisk your way to tasty treats, or laugh with your little one during the 2019 Book Fair and Authors’ Night on Friday, Nov. 1. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_27A_Chappelle179DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2019 -- Dave Chappelle)
Folks shown here include: Q-Tip, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Kenan Thompson, Aziz Ansari, David Rubenstein, Morgan Freeman, ???, Kidd O'Shea (ABC 7), Fab Five Freddie, Robert L. Johnson, ???, ???, John Legend, Neal Brennan, ??? (again), David Rubenstein (again), Jeff Ross, Common, Sarah Silverman, Aziz... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_17B_Callbox99DC -- Callboxes
Including the new women's callboxes installed by Charles Bergen Studios: Downtown BID Callboxes DowntownDC Business Improvement District Callboxes, Washington, DC. Bronze Portraits of four African American Women and five Caucasian Women who helped shape Washington, DC. The Artwork is located on n... (Partially reviewed)


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