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2014_DC_Lincoln_Other_140322123Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
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2014_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_140322158Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
17th Annual Symposium: The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship
The 17th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium takes place this year at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Symposium speakers and topics:
* Welcome: Allen Carl Guelzo, President, Abraham Lincoln Institute
* National Archives Welco...
2018_DC_Lincoln_Other_18031732Abraham Lincoln 2018 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twenty-First Annual Symposium - March 17, 2018
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc..
2018_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_180317128Abraham Lincoln 2018 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
I don't do mornings anymore so I just covered the afternoon sessions.

Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twenty-First Annual Symposium - March 17, 2018
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.

Presentation of the Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize
* presentation b...
2019_DC_Lincoln_Other_19031677Abraham Lincoln 2019 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
Lincoln Symposium.
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Opening Remarks at 9:00 a.m. This even...
2019_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_190316179Abraham Lincoln 2019 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
Lincoln symposium.
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Opening Remarks at 9:00 a.m. This even...
2009_DC_SISG_KirbySG46Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Event: Michael Kirby's "Falnama" chalk art
Photographs over four days:
(Day 1) He starts with outlines.
(Day 2) He paints a base using paint mixed with sugar.
(Day 3) He's mostly done with it at this point. (I got there after he'd gone back to Baltimore for the day so he's not in these pictures.)
(Day 4) All done! He covers it with a fix...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A1_17030921DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 1: Tower (2016): Keith Maitland
Screening and Discussion – TOWER (2016), Keith Maitland
The History Film Forum opens with a discussion with South by Southwest Grand Jury award-winning director Keith Maitland on his use of archival material and animation in his groundbreaking film Tower. On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the eleva...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A2_17030943DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 2: Slavery by Another Name (2012): Sam Pollard, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard
Screening - Slavery by Another Name (2012) *, Sam Pollard
Slavery by Another Name recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, keeping hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A3_17030941DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 3: Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon and Emmy-Award winning producer Sam Pollard as they are interviewed by Jeff Bieber, Vice President of Content Development and Production from WETA television, about their careers and the challenges inheren...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A4_170309121DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History
The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B1_1703109DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 1: The Real Mad Men of Advertising, Smithsonian Channel
"Mad Men" gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B2_17031066DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 2: Responsibilities of History Filmmakers: A. Scott Berg, Ed Ayers, Melissa Haizlip, Nancy Buirski and Sheila Curran Bernard
In his keynote address at the inaugural History Film Forum in 2015, filmmaker Ric Burns said “When you traffic in film and history, fiction or nonfiction, you are borrowing the authority and power and majesty of the real and counting on its potency to lift your tale. You, therefore, have a contract ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B3_17031027DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 3: The Loving Story (2011): Nancy Buirski
Oscar-shortlist selection The Loving Story, the debut feature by Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder Nancy Buirski, is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Rich...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B4_17031064DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 4: The Great War (American Experience, 2017): A. Scott Berg, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Mark Samels, and Stephen Ives
Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of never before seen footage from the new film from PBS’s American Experience series: The Great War. The Great War is a six-hour, three-night event that will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C1_17031175DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 1: Women in History Filmmaking: Nancy Buirski, Lynn Novick, Hannah Ayers, Melissa Haizlip and Laurens Grant
Panel - Women in History Filmmaking
Across the top-grossing 1,100 films that debuted between 2002 and 2012, only 4.4% were created by female directors. As a study by Dr. Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg school discovered, of 129 top grossing G, PG, and PG-13 films theatrically released between 2006 ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C2_17031169DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 2: Inside Crash Course: Nicholas Jenkins, Blake de Pastino, Nicole Sweeney, Raoul Meyer, Stan Muller, and Ed Ayers
Panel - Inside Crash Course
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C3_17031148DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 3: An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
Screening - An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
The History Film Forum is proud to present the premiere of An Outrage, a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants, ...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C4_17031155DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 4: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016), Eric Stange
Screening – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016)*, Eric Stange
The Forum presents an exclusive advanced screening of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which will have its exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere on the “American Masters” series in fall 2017 on PBS. Edgar Allan Poe is among the most famous and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D1_17031240DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 1: Innovative Formats in History Media
Innovative Formats in History Media
The Forum explores three interactive documentary projects for the:
* Between the Waters, South Carolina ETV’s immersive transmedia website showcasing lowcountry culture and history,
* Walden, a game, a first person simulation of the life of American philosophe...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D2_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 2: Chinese Exclusion Act (2017): Ric Burns, Li-Shin Yu and Martin Gold
Screening and Discussion - The Chinese Exclusion Act (2017), Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
On May 6th, 1882 – on the eve of the greatest wave of immigration in American history – President Chester A. Arthur signed into law a unique piece of federal legislation, called the Chinese Exclusion Act. Unlike an...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D3_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 3: Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film, Sam Pollard, April Reign, Fath Favis Ruffins, Nicholas Wiggins and Caty Borum Chattoo
Panel - Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film
Two years after #OscarsSoWhite began trending, the History Film Forum and The Undefeated examine the state of Black history on the screen. The African American Film Critics Association called 2016 the best year ever for black people in cinema, with fi...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D4_17031258DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 4: Jazz Ambassadors
Performance and Discussion – Jazz Ambassadors *, Hugo Berkeley
What better way to close the History Film Forum than with jazz and history! In the late ’50s, U.S. government officials eager to make a case for America’s superiority to Communist regimes found a new vehicle to deliver the message to a g...
2015_DC_SISG_Art_Gift19DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
July 25, 2015 – December 13, 2015
The beauty and diversity of Asian art are evident throughout the collections of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Since the opening of the Freer in 1923 and the Sackler in 1987, generous gifts and funds desig...
2016_DC_SISG_Buddah25DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D
Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D
January 30, 2016 – December 2016
Like all Buddhas (fully enlightened beings), the Cosmic Buddha, a life-size limestone figure of Vairochana, is wrapped in the simple robe of a monk. What makes this sixth-century Chinese object exceptional are the detailed na...
2017_DC_SISG_Chinamania40DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Chinamania
Chinamania
July 9, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Chinamania, the craze for Chinese blue-and-white ceramics, swept London in the nineteenth century and still endures in the West. Contemporary artist Walter McConnell, inspired by his travels in China and the kilns as Jindgzhen, interrogates this phenomenon thro...
2017_DC_SISG_Felines111DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
October 14, 2017 – January 15, 2018
Cats’ personalities have made them internet stars today. In ancient Egypt, cats were associated with divinities, as revealed in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt. Cat coffins and representations of the cat-headed goddess B...
2019_DC_SISG_Empresses305DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912
Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912
March 30, 2019 – June 23, 2019
The lives of the Qing dynasty empresses offer a compelling tale of opulence and influence as told in this first-ever, in-depth exhibition of the subject. From their royal portraits and costumes they wore to Buddhist art di...
2017_DC_SISG_Encountering116DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
October 14, 2017 – November 29, 2020
Visitors can step into a Tibetan Buddhist shrine, linger at a Sri Lankan stupa, travel with an eighth-century Korean monk and discover remarkable objects in Encountering the Buddha. The exhibition draws upon t...
2017_DC_SISG_Feast54DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Feast Your Eyes
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
October 14, 2017 – Indefinitely
Originally open in 2012, in celebration of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's 25th anniversary, a selection from the Freer and Sackler's extraordinary collection of luxury metalwork from ancient Iran—an area extending f...
2017_DC_SISG_Elephant26DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Glazed Elephant: Ceramic Traditions in Cambodia
The Glazed Elephant: Ceramic Traditions in Cambodia
April 15, 2017 – TBA
Water-pouring elephants; lime pots shaped like birds, rabbits, and lions; bottles with human faces and hands folded in reverence: these vessels feature in the ceramic traditions of the Angkor kingdom (802–1431). The Glazed Elep...
2016_DC_SISG_Heart53DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Heart of an Empire: Herzfeld's Discovery of Pasargadae
Heart of an Empire: Herzfeld's Discovery of Pasargadae
February 13, 2016 – July 31, 2016
Located in the dasht-i murghab, or “plain of the water bird,” in southwestern Iran, Pasargadae was the first capital of the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire (circa 540 BCE) and the last resting place of Cyrus t...
2015_DC_SISG_Lucre69DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
May 16, 2015 – November 29, 2016
Filthy Lucre, an immersive installation by painter Darren Waterston, reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room—an icon of American art—as a decadent ruin collapsing under the weight of its own creative ...
2015_DC_SISG_Shiota6DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
August 30, 2014 – June 7, 2015
Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist. Shiota studied at Kyoto Seike Uni...
2015_DC_SISG_Baladi13DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Lara Baladi
Perspectives: Lara Baladi
August 29, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Egyptian-Lebanese artist Lara Baladi (born 1969) experiments with the photographic medium, investigating its history and its role in shaping perceptions of the Middle East—particularly Egypt, where she is based. This installation centers on Ou...
2017_DC_SISG_Perspectives7DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Michael Joo
Perspectives: Michael Joo
July 2, 2016 – July 9, 2017
Inspired by the migration patterns of Korean red-crowned cranes, Brooklyn-based artist Michael Joo (b. 1966, Ithaca, NY) has created a monumental installation specifically for the Freer|Sackler. The birds’ movements are visualized as lines in spa...
2017_DC_SISG_Resound26DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Resound: Bells of Ancient China
Resound: Bells of Ancient China
October 14, 2017 – TBD
Musical innovations in the Bronze Age meld with today’s digital technology in this interactive exploration of ancient Chinese bells. Thousands of years ago, Chinese musicians worked with foundry technicians to cast matched sets of bronze bells o...
2017_DC_SISG_Gupta14DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Terminal: Subodh Gupta
Subodh Gupta
October 14, 2017 – June 24, 2018
Internationally acclaimed artist Subodh Gupta transforms familiar household objects, such as stainless steel and brass vessels often found in India, into wondrous structures. The Freer|Sackler features the artist’s monumental installation Terminal. Compo...
2017_DC_SISG_Quran46DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Art of the Qur'an
The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
October 22, 2016 – February 20, 2017
In recognition of one of the world’s extraordinary collections of Qur’ans, the Freer|Sackler is hosting a landmark exhibition, the first of its kind in the United States. Almost seventy ...
2016_DC_SISG_Lost_Symphony39DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art
The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art
January 16, 2016 – May 30, 2016
Three Girls would have been a seminal work in the stylistic development of American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)—if he had completed it. He intended to hang the large painting opposite his Princess fro...
2018_DC_SISG_Prince32DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran
The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran
February 24, 2018 – August 5, 2018
In our age of social media and selfies, it may be difficult to grasp the importance of painted portraits and studio photographs in nineteenth-century Iran. During this time, known as the Qajar era, rulers suc...
2018_DC_SISG_Dye_For23DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
March 24, 2018 – July 29, 2018
With their brilliant designs, ikats are among the most distinct fabrics produced in Central Asia. The name, derived from the Malaysian word for “to tie,” refers to the distinct technique of making these textiles: bundles of threads a...
2015_DC_SISG_Travellers65DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
November 22, 2014–May 31, 2015
Travel shapes how we see the world. Long after a trip has ended, images made to guide, track, and represent travelers and their journeys continue to influence our views of other cultures and our own cultural identities. Featuring more...
2017_DC_SISG_Monkeys48DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely
This whimsical sculpture was originally created as a temporary display by expatriate Chinese artist Xu Bing (b. 1955) for the 2001 exhibition Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing. In order for it to remain on permanent view, it was re-created...
2008_DC_SISG_Monkeys2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely
This whimsical sculpture was originally created as a temporary display by expatriate Chinese artist Xu Bing (b. 1955) for the 2001 exhibition Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing. In order for it to remain on permanent view, it was re-created...
2019_11_28B3_SISG2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SISG5DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_DC_SISG5DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2015_DC_SISG2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SISG29DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2004_DC_SISG28DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
1997_DC_Basilica13DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
2008_DC_Basilica_Cellar83DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2005_DC_Basilica_Cellar58DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2008_DC_Basilica_Main114DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2005_DC_Basilica_Main69DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2011_DC_Basilica_Out26DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
Mostly exterior shots but also including a couple who needed their photo by an icon.
2008_DC_Basilica_Out31DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2005_DC_Basilica_Out9DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2017_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2009_DC_Corcoran9DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2008_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
I never noticed the wires holding the griffins in place before.
2007_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2005_DC_Corcoran1DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2004_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2003_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2002_DC_Corcoran1DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2014_DC_Corcoran_Amer5DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Amer127DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Amer53DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Amer122DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Amer2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Paley100DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
June 28, 2014 to September 28, 2014

American Metal presents a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. It covers all aspects of his nearly 50-year career, starting with his work as a jeweler and progr...
2014_DC_Corcoran_Cont4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Cont39DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Cont17DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Cont2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Eur37DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Eur33DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Eur34DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Eur59DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Eur23DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Glass3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Glasswork
2014_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaeous
The Corcoran gallery space is scheduled to close on October 1. It's being acquired by the National Gallery of Art, with its collection being split up. I wanted to see it before it closed.
2013_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2011_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2010_DC_Corcoran38DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2013_DC_Corcoran_Salon6DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2010_DC_Corcoran_Salon24DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2006_DC_Corcoran_Salon12DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2009_DC_DOI4DC -- Dept of Interior Building
2019_DC_Treasury3DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2017_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2016_DC_Treasury2DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2015_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2013_DC_Treasury7DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2009_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
Views inside the Cash Room.
2007_DC_Treasury15DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2006_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2005_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2002_DC_Treasury12DC -- Dept of Treasury building
1997_DC_Treasury4DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2019_10_17D3_SIPG_Bldg4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_30C3_SIPG_Bldg16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_07F1_SIPG_Bldg4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_22C5_SIPG_Bldg3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19F5_SIPG_Bldg3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Bldg10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Closed signs during the Trump Shutdown.
2018_DC_SIPG_Bldg26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2017_DC_SIPG_Bldg24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the holiday courtyard decortations at night (which remind me of the images of Melania's White House decorations) as well as a visit by Gareth Hinds, Alison Morris, and Alexis and Kristen Frederick-Frost.
2016_DC_SIPG_Bldg124DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the trees in the courtyard being replaced and the Jonathan Borofky sculpture installed outside the building.
2015_DC_SIPG_Bldg41DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2014_DC_SIPG_Bldg29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including snow on courtyard.
2013_DC_SIPG_Bldg29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Various things including a new Calder being installed outside the building and redoing the main store.
2012_DC_SIPG_Bldg28DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2011_DC_SIPG_Bldg21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including cracks after the earthquake.
2010_DC_SIPG_Bldg27DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Various visits:
(100128) They're setting up the Struggle for Justice exhibit.
(100131) I loved the patterns in the snow on the roof of the Kogod Courtyard.
(100213) There had been a painting bumped of its hanger in the morning which caused a crisis. After careful inspection and calls to the conse...
2009_DC_SIPG_Bldg50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the portrait gallery's recent acquisitions section which is being repainted.
2008_DC_SIPG_Bldg64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2006_DC_SIPG_Bldg73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Pictures taken before July 2006 were of the outside of the building as they got it ready for its opening. They include some nighttime shots during pre-opening receptions. The building opened on July 1, 2006 so the pictures from that day forward include indoor shots.
2005_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
1999_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
1997_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2018_DC_SIPG_Vaquero_Move33DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building -- Vaquero statue reinstall
They reinstalled the statue. I was covering the Washington Ballet event during the actual move but there's during and after here.
2007_DC_SIPG_Bldg64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (incl Kogod courtyard)
The Kogod courtyard opened on 11/18/2007. Pictures here include that day as well as on 11/20/2007, the first public day where the water was running in the Kogod courtyard. This provides a shallow pool of water that people can walk across.
2019_10_17D5_SIPG_Painting14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Painting61DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2017_DC_SIPG_Painting4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2016_DC_SIPG_Painting11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2014_DC_SIPG_Painting89DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2013_DC_SIPG_Painting146DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2012_DC_SIPG_Painting23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2011_DC_SIPG_Painting78DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2010_DC_SIPG_Painting13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2009_DC_SIPG_Painting108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2008_DC_SIPG_Painting120DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2007_DC_SIPG_Painting34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2006_DC_SIPG_Painting159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2019_10_17D4_SIPG_Portrait35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_11D2_SIPG_Portrait3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_24G3_SIPG_Portrait97DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_30C2_SIPG_Portrait103DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19F7_SIPG_Portrait132DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIPG_Portrait25DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2017_DC_SIPG_Portrait16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2016_DC_SIPG_Portrait127DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2015_DC_SIPG_Portrait56DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2014_DC_SIPG_Portrait96DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2013_DC_SIPG_Portrait38DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2012_DC_SIPG_Portrait135DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2011_DC_SIPG_Portrait60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2010_DC_SIPG_Portrait54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2009_DC_SIPG_Portrait500DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2008_DC_SIPG_Portrait31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2007_DC_SIPG_Portrait27DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2006_DC_SIPG_Portrait73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2014_DC_SIPG_Radio_Talent68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits -- Detail: Miguel Covarrubias’s "Radio Talent"
Radio Talent:
Miguel Covarrubias’s 1938 caricature, Radio Talent, depicted a cloud of popular celebrities who came to fame during the heyday of American radio broadcasting. At the depths of the Depression, radio’s two major networks—NBC and CBS—provided a cultural glue that helped bind the country t...
2019_10_17D6_SIPG_Sculpture3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Sculpture28DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2016_DC_SIPG_Sculpture24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
The Martin Puryear piece that was the centerpiece of the previous Puryear exhibit has been moved into the modern art section.
2015_DC_SIPG_Sculpture6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2014_DC_SIPG_Sculpture26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2013_DC_SIPG_Sculpture84DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2012_DC_SIPG_Sculpture61DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Including The Museum sculpture.
2011_DC_SIPG_Sculpture15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
The license plate piece is back!
2010_DC_SIPG_Sculpture78DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Mostly sculpture by Paul Manship
2009_DC_SIPG_Sculpture93DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2008_DC_SIPG_Sculpture88DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2007_DC_SIPG_Sculpture46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2006_DC_SIPG_Sculpture66DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
1997_DC_SIPG_Sculpture3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2016_DC_SIPG_Vw22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2009_DC_SIPG_Vw9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2007_DC_SIPG_Vw4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2006_DC_SIPG_Vw2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2006_DC_SIPG_Boochever23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2006 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
2008_DC_SIPG_Scholars5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts: Works in the Literary and Visual Arts (special installation)
June 22 through July 13

The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The Sch...
2009_DC_SIPG_Boochever55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
These are pictures from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Every day we are inundated with faces. Images of celebrities, acquaintances, and friends -- in the news, on social networking sites, on the street -- are constantly changing. Portraits, on the other hand, slow us down. They capture ...
2011_DC_SIPG_Scholars4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2011 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
2016_DC_SIPG_Boochever80DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today
March 12, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition features 43 pieces including sculptures, mixed-media pieces, photographs, paintings and drawings. The jurors considered this exhibition a synopsis of historical and cultural events that have unfolded in the ...
2019_10_28B_SIPG_Boochever121DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today
October 26, 2019 – August 30, 2020
Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts chosen by the museum. The works of this year’s 46 finalists were selected from o... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_25A2_SIPG_Boochever125DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today
October 26, 2019 – August 30, 2020
Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts chosen by the museum. The works of this year’s 46 finalists were selected from o... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_SIPG_Will_Of16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic
A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic
April 20, 2012 – September 2, 2013
Judith Murray (c. 1769) by John Singleton Copley and seven additional portraits of prominent American women from the late 18th century are on view to showcase both the importa...
2019_10_17D2_SIPG_Pres42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Pres4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
The commemorative border around the Bush portrait is gone after the 30-day mourning period.
2018_DC_SIPG_Pres57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Former President Barack Obama by Artist Kehinde Wiley
On February 13, 2018, the official portraits of the 44th President, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama were installed in America’s Presidents and Recent Acquisitions, respectively.
Barack Obama made history in 2009 by becoming the first ...
2017_DC_SIPG_Pres74DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
The presidential galleries reopened after an overhaul in September 2017. Some portraits were swapped in or out, presidents were numbered (with Grover Cleveland requiring two numbers because of his non-consecutive terms), and signs describing eras of presidents were added.
2016_DC_SIPG_Pres50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the swapped George Washington portrait.
2015_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2014_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2013_DC_SIPG_Pres20DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the temporary Obama portrait from Chuck Close.
2012_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2011_DC_SIPG_Pres23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2010_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including yet another Bill Clinton portrait, this one by Chuck Close. They definitely have trouble getting a decent one of this guy!
2009_DC_SIPG_Pres220DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Pictures here include the newly unveiled Shepard Fairey iconic "Hope" image. Made of a composite of materials, it was only up temporarily and then they got to work trying to figure out how to conserve it.
Also here is the new Bill Clinton portrait, this time with a wedding ring!
2008_DC_SIPG_Pres13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the new W Bush portrait.
2007_DC_SIPG_Pres5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2006_DC_SIPG_Pres35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the long-gone Bill Clinton portrait. This one had attracted flak from the anti-Clinton folks because he didn't have a wedding ring which they claimed was a comment on him being a philandering. It turned out that men never had portraits done wearing jewelry -- the last portrait with a weddi...
2018_DC_SIPG_Pres_Obamas55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents -- Lines for Barack and Michelle Obama
Visitor traffic in the Donald Reynolds Center (Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery) has been huge!
In 2017, DRC was the 7th most popular Smithsonian museum at 1.3 million visitors:
#1 = National Air and Space Museum[7m],
#2 = National Museum of Natural History [6m],
#3 =...
2017_DC_SIPG_Temp_Pres60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents Temporary Installation (incl Hindsight is Always 20/20)
America's Presidents Temporary Installation
March 24, 2017 – September 4, 2017
While the regular gallery space is being refurbished and updated, America’s Presidents will be temporarily installed in the west gallery on the second floor. The exhibition will move back into the newly refreshed gallery ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Bally35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Ballyhoo!
What could be less subtle than the pictorial poster, blaring out its message with large scale, loud colors, and bold graphics? As the circus term “ballyhoo” suggests, boisterous hucksterism underlies the poster’s message and its roguish appeal. We are used to decoding the poster as advertising or pr...
2016_DC_SIPG_Viola80DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait
Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait
November 18, 2016 – May 7, 2017
Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he first picked up a video camera as an art student in 1970, he was captured by the technology. The exhibition Bill Viola and the Moving Portra...
2018_DC_SIPG_Black_Out108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019
Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition explores t...
2019_07_30C4_SIPG_Bravo21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
Revisiting Paul Moore's Chuck Jones sculpture. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Bravo42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
Including the Chuck Jones sculpture that I'd never seen before.
2015_DC_SIPG_Bravo2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2014_DC_SIPG_Bravo4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2009_DC_SIPG_Bravo48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2006_DC_SIPG_Bravo15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2016_DC_SIPG_Dylan2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Bob Dylan
Celebrate: Bob Dylan
October 17, 2016 – October 30, 2016
The Nobel Prize committee broke with precedent—and recognized those who make it new—by awarding the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature to Bob Dylan. The prize will surprise, and perhaps anger, some. It will delight many. Dylan’s career has been a...
2017_DC_SIPG_Gillespie3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Dizzie Gillespie
Dizzie Gillespie
October 26, 2017 – November 26, 2017
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery honors the life and legacy of jazz trumpeter, composer and band leader Dizzy Gillespie on the centennial of his birth.
Gillespie first rose to fame in the 1940s and maintained an influential presence in...
2017_DC_SIPG_Ella2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
April 13, 2017 – May 14, 2017
April 25 marks the 100th birthday of American jazz and popular song vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. The museum is recognizing the anniversary by displaying her photograph by William Gottlieb for the first time in the museum.
The photograph pictures ...
2016_DC_SIPG_Peck1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Gregory Peck
Celebrate: Gregory Peck
April 1, 2016 – April 10, 2016
1916 was the year that National Park Service was created and the Boy Scouts of America were incorporated. It was also the year that legendary actor Gregory Peck was born. In honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth, the Portrait Gallery honor...
2017_DC_SIPG_CelebrateJFK6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: John F. Kennedy
Celebrate: John F. Kennedy
May 19, 2017 – July 9, 2017
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery joins the nationwide celebration of the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the centennial of his birth, illuminating his contributions, policies and challenges he feared in the wake of the...
2017_DC_SIPG_50Years44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrating Fifty Years
Celebrating Fifty Years
August 11, 2017 – January 6, 2019
In 1968, following major renovations, the Old Patent Office Building opened as the permanent home for two Smithsonian museums, the National Collection of Fine Arts (since renamed the Smithsonian American Art Museum) and the National Portrait ...
2016_DC_SIPG_Champions19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2015_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2009_DC_SIPG_Champions52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2006_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2019_DC_SIPG_CW24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2018_DC_SIPG_CW4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2016_DC_SIPG_CW10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2015_DC_SIPG_CW23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2014_DC_SIPG_CW26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2013_DC_SIPG_CW45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2012_DC_SIPG_CW12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2011_DC_SIPG_CW68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2009_DC_SIPG_CW102DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2008_DC_SIPG_CW4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2007_DC_SIPG_CW7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2006_DC_SIPG_CW21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2017_DC_SIPG_CW_Bateman110DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: Horatio Bateman's "Reconstruction"
Print shows a grand allegory of the reconciliation of North and South through the federal program of Reconstruction. Visionary in its breadth and scale, the work is a remarkable combination of religious and patriotic ideology. In "Bateman's National Picture" (as the print is termed in a published ke...
2009_DC_SIPG_CW_GGen24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: OIe Peter Hansen Balling's "Grant and His Generals"
2011_DC_SIPG_CW_15th16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: "Fifteenth Amendment"
2009_DC_SIPG_Coins17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Coins
2016_DC_SIPG_Eye_Pop64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
May 22, 2015 – July 10, 2016
Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Peter Dinklage, Eminem, Michelle Obama, Sonia Sotomayor, Eva Longoria, Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant, are some of the people featured in Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze. This exhibition features...
2018_DC_SIPG_Eye2I88DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today
November 4, 2018 – August 18, 2019
Drawing from the National Portrait Gallery’s vast collection of self-portraits, this exhibition explores and thinks critically about how American artists have chosen to portray themselves over the past two centuries. Indi...
2013_DC_SIPG_Discord_Bound35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Bound For Freedom's Light
Bound for Freedoms Light: African Americans and the Civil War
February 1, 2013, through March 2, 2014
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Portrait Gallery will present “Bound for Freedom’s Light: African Americans and the Civil War.” This installation ...
2012_DC_SIPG_Discord_Volck35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck
The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck
March 30, 2012 through January 21, 2013
The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck is the second in our series of exhibitions marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Having emigrated to the United States in 1848 after Germany’s failed revolution, Vo...
2011_DC_SIPG_Discord_Ells39DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Death of Ellsworth
150th Commemoration of the Civil War: The Death of Ellsworth
April 29, 2011 – March 18, 2012
On the site of a former Civil War hospital, the National Portrait Gallery marks the 150th anniversary of the war through a series of four alcove exhibitions—one each year—commemorating this period of America...
2014_DC_SIPG_Discord_Group24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Group Portraits
2016_DC_SIPG_Discord_Slaves39DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Slavery
2019_10_11D1_SIPG_Discord_Grant46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Ulysses Grant
At the end of the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was hailed as a national hero and became a popular candidate for the presidency. Socially reticent and politically aloof, Grant never sought high office, but given his conscientious sense of duty, he would obey the will of the people.... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPG_Token23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
June 19, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Beginning with George Washington’s administration, presidential portrait medals were created to promote peace and friendship between Euro-Americans and Native Americans. Made in multiple sizes at...
2008_DC_SIPG_Herblock10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Herblock
Coinciding with the nation's election of its forty-fourth president, this exhibition contains Herbert Block's original drawings of presidential cartoons from Franklin Roosevelt through Bill Clinton. Although respectful of the office, Block insisted that no president was "above caricature or comment....
2016_DC_SIPG_CelebrityC31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Hollywood and Time: Celebrity Covers
Hollywood and Time: Celebrity Covers
April 1, 2016 – September 11, 2016
Hollywood personalities who once graced theater marquees across America are featured in original cover art commissioned by Time magazine. Included are vintage portraits of stars like Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Bran...
2016_DC_SIPG_Palmer2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer
In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer
September 26, 2016 – October 30, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of professional golfer Arnold Palmer with an oil painting by Paul Burns.
With his thrilling brand of “go for broke” play and his charismatic appeal, Ar...
2018_DC_SIPG_BBush3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
April 18, 2018 – April 29, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life of Barbara Bush with a photograph by Diana Walker taken in 1989.
Admired for her candor and down-to-earth approach to public life, Bush enjoyed considerable popularity as the nat...
2017_DC_SIPG_Berry6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
March 21, 2017 – April 9, 2017
The National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry with a collage by Red Grooms (1978), currently installed in the museum’s In Memoriam space on the first floor.
An inaugural inductee of th...
2015_DC_SIPG_Carlin1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: George Carlin
George Carlin
March 27, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Our “Recognize” wall seeks to commemorate Americans who have influenced politics, history, and culture. The public voted to honor comedian George Carlin for the Portrait Gallery’s most recent Recognize selection.
2018_DC_SIPG_Bush81DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: George Herbert Walker Bush
In Memoriam: George Herbert Walker Bush
December 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019
In memory of George Herbert Walker Bush, the National Portrait Gallery has added a drape to his portrait in the America's Presidents gallery. Visitors may pay their respects and record their thoughts in a journal next to the ...
2017_DC_SIPG_Hefner3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Hugh Hefner
2019_DC_SIPG_Pei3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: I. M. Pei
In Memoriam: I. M. Pei
May 17, 2019 – June 16, 2019
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and legacy of acclaimed architect I.M. Pei with a photograph by Armenian Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh.
Born in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, in 1917, Pei was considered one of t...
2019_10_07D6_SIPG_Norman4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Jessye Norman, 1945-2019
In Memoriam: Jessye Norman, 1945-2019
October 3, 2019 – November 3, 2019
Jessye Norman was one of the twentieth century’s greatest sopranos. She received five Grammy Awards, including one for lifetime achievement in 2006, and a host of other honors. A graduate of Howard University, Norman went on to... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_17C1_SIPG_Chase5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Leah Chase
In Memoriam: Leah Chase
June 4, 2019 – June 30, 2019
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and legacy of Leah Chase with a painting by Gustave Blache III.
Chase (1923–2019), dubbed the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” was a restauranteur and world-renowned chef who championed civ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_07F3_SIPG_Iacocca10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Lee Iacocca (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIPG_King3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
April 4, 2018 – April 30, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by displaying his likeness by Jack Lewis Hiller. Under King’s inspired leadership, nonviolent protest became the defining feature of the modern c...
2018_DC_SIPG_Krim3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mathilde Krim
In Memoriam: Mathilde Krim
January 22, 2018 – TBA
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of AIDS research pioneer Dr. Mathilde Krim with a photograph by Annie Leibovitz. In Leibovitz’s bust-length photo taken in 1998, Krim wears a looped AIDS-awareness pi...
2014_DC_SIPG_Angelou2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
May 29, 2014 – June 12, 2014
In memory of writer, poet, and activist Maya Angelou (1928-1914), on view is a portrait of her painted by Ross Rossin and unveiled in a ceremony Angelou attended in April 2014. Angelou wrote a series of seven autobiographical novels that are an ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Rooney1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – May 28, 2014
On view is a portrait of actor Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) with frequent costar Judy Garland. Born into a vaudeville family, Rooney took the stage as a toddler and began making movies at age five. Over the course of a 10-decade career, he made mo...
2016_DC_SIPG_Ali5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Muhammad Ali
In Memoriam: Muhammad Ali
June 6, 2016 – July 6, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of “The Greatest”—Muhammad Ali—with a photograph by Yousuf Karsh. The image, taken in 1970, is installed in the museum’s In Memoriam space. The Portrait Gallery h...
2016_DC_SIPG_Reagan1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Nancy Reagan
In Memoriam: Nancy Reagan
March 7, 2016 – March 28, 2016
A graduate of Smith College, Nancy Davis appeared in eleven movies, including Night into Morning (1951) and Hellcats of the Navy (1957), the only film she made with Ronald Reagan.
Ronald and Nancy met in 1949 and married in 1952. The Reagans h...
2012_DC_SIPG_Armstrong1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Neil Armstrong
In Memoriam: Neil Armstrong
August 30, 2012 – November 4, 2012
A portrait of astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) by Louis Glanszman is on view. Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon on July 21, 1969, and said "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."
2018_DC_SIPG_Shange2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Ntozake Shange
2014_DC_SIPG_Seeger1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
January 28, 2014 – March 3, 2014
On view is a photograph of American musician and social activist Pete Seeger (1919-2014) taken by Sid Grossman in the late 1940s. Seeger recorded more than 100 albums during his career, which spanned labor rallies in the 1930s and 1940s, anti...
2016_DC_SIPG_Prince14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Prince
In Memoriam: Prince
April 22, 2016 – May 31, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of Prince Nelson with a photograph by Lynn Goldsmith. The image was taken in 1993.
Prince’s music fused soul and rock ’n’ roll with incandescent showmanship and virtu...
2018_DC_SIPG_Graham3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Reverend Billy Graham
In Memoriam: Reverend Billy Graham
February 22, 2018 – March 25, 2018
The National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of Rev. Billy Graham with a photograph by Yousuf Karsh taken in 1972. Evangelical Protestantism has been a major religious movement, as well as a social and cul...
2014_DC_SIPG_Williams1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Robin Williams
In Memoriam: Robin Williams
August 12, 2014 – September 9, 2014 (new closing date)
A photograph of Robin Williams (1951-2014), taken for Time magazine by Michael Dressler in 1979, is on view. Williams was a madcap genius in performances of all types of entertainment, from stand-up to feature films. ...
2018_DC_SIPG_McCain7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Senator John S. McCain III
In Memoriam: Senator John S. McCain III
August 27, 2018 – September 9, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and legacy of late Senator and former presidential nominee John S. McCain III with a photograph by the British-born photographer Steve Pyke.
McCain, who was bor...
2011_DC_SIPG_Jobs1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs Portrait
October 12, 2011 – March 1, 2012
A portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) by photographer Diana Walker is on view.
2018_DC_SIPG_Wolfe3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Tom Wolfe
2019_08_24G2_SIPG_Morrison26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Toni Morrison
In Memoriam: Toni Morrison
August 6, 2019 – January 31, 2020
Toni Morrison (1931–2019) wrote about the experiences of African Americans since her first novel, The Bluest Eye, appeared in 1970. With the publication of each new work, both her fan base and critical acclaim have grown, and she won the p... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_15D1_SIPG_Mercado4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Walter Mercado (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Glenn2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memorium: John Glenn
Portrait of John Glenn now on view
In memory of the life and accomplishments of John Glenn, the National Portrait Gallery has put on view one of our eight pieces depicting the American icon. View Glenn's portrait on the first floor of the museum in the "In Memoriam" space.
The 1988 portrait by Henry...
2019_DC_SIPG_Sentence35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Mid-Sentence
In Mid-Sentence
May 3, 2019 – March 29, 2020
Photographs are often replete with words that remain unheard. In Mid-Sentence presents a selection of photographs from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s collection that depict moments of communication: intimate confessions, public speeches, exch...
2016_DC_SIPG_Groove34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In the Groove: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard
In the Groove: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard
August 5, 2016 – February 20, 2017
Enthralled by the music and those who made it, Herman Leonard (1923–2010) began haunting the New York’s jazz clubs after opening his first studio in Greenwich Village in 1948. Armed with his Speed Graphic camera, Leon...
2016_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2009_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2012_DC_SIPG_Low7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts
Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts
January 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013
The iconic painting of Juliet Gordon Low, a patent award, a membership pin, and photographs of Low when she commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Girl Scouts are on view. Low founded the American Girl ...
2007_DC_SIPG_Motto4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
October 19, 2007 – March 2, 2008
The inaugural exhibition of the National Museum of African American History and Culture draws its name from the words of abolitionist and clergyman Henry Highland Garnet who advocated action when speaking to a...
2017_DC_SIPG_Dietrich53DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image
Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image
June 16, 2017 – April 15, 2018
Marlene Dietrich brought androgyny to the silver screen through her roles in such movies as Morocco (1930) and Seven Sinners (1940). The biggest Hollywood star at a time when “talkies” were still new, Dietrich captured men’s hear...
2013_DC_SIPG_MrLW57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
December 13, 2013 – January 25, 2015
Large-format reproductions of original photographs, prints, drawings, and maps document how the Civil War affected patterns of life in the District of Columbia, especially the area around the Patent Office Building,...
2016_DC_SIPG_Babe32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Babe Ruth
One Life: Babe Ruth
June 24, 2016 – May 21, 2017
This American baseball legend was an icon and media sensation. Before the commercialization of sports superstars became commonplace, Ruth’s name and image fueled a marketing frenzy. His memorable persona is highlighted in a selection of historic print...
2016_DC_SIPG_Huerta21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Dolores Huerta
One Life: Dolores Huerta
July 3, 2015 – May 15, 2016
One Life: Dolores Huerta highlights the significant role of this Latina leader in the California farm workers movement of the 1960s and 70s. This eleventh installment in the “One Life” series is the first devoted to a Latina. It illuminates Huerta...
2019_07_07F2_SIPG_Anderson65DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Marian Anderson
One Life: Marian Anderson
June 28, 2019 – May 17, 2020
One Life: Marian Anderson shifts the attention from Anderson’s historic 1939 performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to underexplored moments in the contralto’s career. The exhibition examines the ways artists, concert promoters, and ot... (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_SIPG_1Life2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Mask of Lincoln
Since no photography is allowed within the exhibit, most of these photos are of the lines outside the exhibit room waiting to get in.
2017_DC_SIPG_Plath62DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Sylvia Plath
One Life: Sylvia Plath
June 30, 2017 – May 20, 2018

One Life: Sylvia Plath is the first exploration of the poet and writer’s life in an art and history museum. The exhibition reveals how Plath shaped her identity visually as she came of age as a writer in the 1950s. Visitors will get a look into Pl...
2018_DC_SIPG_Yr196834DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey
June 29, 2018 – May 19, 2019
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey, a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important an...
2008_DC_SIPG_Colbert12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Colbert Portrait Hangs at Smithsonian
Jan. 17, 2008, 12:44 AM EST
Stephen Colbert was denied when he tried to run for president this year in South Carolina. Now the fake TV pundit is getting some love from the city of his birth.
His portrait was hung Wednesday at the Smithsonian Institution's Nation...
2007_DC_SIPG_SDay1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
March 30, 2007 – October 8, 2007
In October 2006, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor -- the first female associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States (1981-2006) -- sat for two 3-hour sessions with artists from The Painting Group, a New York-based group of 25...
2017_DC_SIPG_Switzerland18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of the World: Switzerland
Portraits of the World: Switzerland
December 15, 2017 – November 12, 2018
Portraits of the World: Switzerland is the inaugural exhibition of a series that will highlight the global context of American portraiture. Each year, the National Portrait Gallery will showcase a portrait created by an intern...
2006_DC_SIPG_ColdWar11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Presidency and the Cold War
The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008
This gallery is devoted to exhibitions on presidential themes with the first theme focusing on The Presidency and the Cold War. This exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War, beginning at ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Recent12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2009)
New Arrivals
January 30, 2009 – November 14, 2010
The recently acquired works displayed in this installation span more than two centuries of American history and culture. The breadth of works includes paintings of 19th-century statesman Daniel Webster by George Linen; a self-portrait by William Beck...
2010_DC_SIPG_Recent29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2010)
Recent Acquisitions
November 19, 2010 – November 13, 2011
This exhibition of some 35 objects that have recently been added to the museum's collection spans centuries of American history and culture. The installation highlights a diverse group of journalists, artists, and leaders who have shaped the ...
2011_DC_SIPG_Recent42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2011)
Recent Acquisitions
November 18, 2011 – November 4, 2012
On view are approximately 40 new works of art acquired by the museum from 2007 to 2011, including caricatures of Beverly Sills and Earl “Fatha” Hines by Al Hirschfeld, photographs of former first ladies Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush by Diana W...
2012_DC_SIPG_Recent15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2012)
Recent Acquisitions
November 9, 2012 – October 27, 2013
On view are works recently aquired by the museum, including paintings of Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Adolph Ochs; a bronze of Ethel Waters; photographs of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Mary Pickford, and Muhammad Ali; and prints of George Washingto...
2014_DC_SIPG_Recent24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2014)
Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 1, 2015
New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance to the permanent collection exhibition American Origins. The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin Ham...
2015_DC_SIPG_Recent34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2015)
Recent Acquisitions
November 6, 2015 – October 30, 2016
From Frederick Douglass, Bob Hope, Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Aretha Franklin to Rita Moreno, Matilde Krim, Hank Aaron, Willie Nelson, and Rubén Blades, this annual exhibition features 29 objects that tell the story and identity of America thro...
2016_DC_SIPG_Recent34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2016)
2017_DC_SIPG_Recent37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2017)
Recent Acquisitions
November 17, 2017 - November 4, 2018
The annual exhibition “Recent Acquisitions” displays the latest portraits to enter into the museum’s renowned collection. Figures who have made lasting contributions in such areas as medicine, music, literature, art and social justice are repr...
2018_DC_SIPG_Recent30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2018)
Recent Acquisitions
November 16, 2018 – November 3, 2019
The Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were just two of several prized artworks acquired by the National Portrait Gallery during its 50th anniversary. As the Portrait Gallery turns the corner on a new decade of its legacy, the mu...
2019_11_15D2_SIPG_Recent60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2019)
Recent Acquisitions
November 15, 2019 – August 30, 2020
The annual exhibition Recent Acquisitions showcases 25 portraits to recently enter the Portrait Gallery’s renowned collection. Images of individuals who have made an impact in art, business, fashion, media, medicine, music and social justice jo... (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_SIPG_Recognize5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize!
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture
February 8, 2008 – October 26, 2008

This exhibition features images of hip hop stars by 7 artists who have explored the hip hop phenomenon. Since its inception in the 1970s, hip hop has been arguably the most influential and popular musical form in Am...
2018_DC_SIPG_Anthony3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize: Marc Anthony
Recognize
May 3, 2018 – June 3, 2018
In April, the Portrait Gallery invited its followers to cast their votes across the museum’s social media platforms for one of three portraits of celebrities who are turning 50 in 2018 and whose portraits are included in the museum’s permanent collection. The maj...
2009_DC_SIPG_Reflections75DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century
Reflections/ Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century: April 10, 2009 through August 16, 2009:
Louis Lozowick This exhibition of approximately 75 works will probe the complex issues of understanding identity in the past century. Included in the exhibition are self portraits by Edward H...
2018_DC_SIPG_RFK2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
June 6, 2018 – July 8, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Robert (“Bobby”) Kennedy with a portrait created by Roy Lichtenstein in 1968, commissioned for the cover of Time magazine.
After winning the California presidential...
2016_DC_SIPG_Renovating86DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
2013_DC_SIPG_Renovating22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
2007_DC_SIPG_Renovating3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
2012_DC_SIPG_Black_List11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: The Black List
While photography was allowed in this special exhibit, I couldn't photograph most of the pieces because the reflective glass kept picking up everything around me instead of the piece itself.
2017_DC_SIPG_Sweat84DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
November 3, 2017 – September 3, 2018
The Sweat of Their Face combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Dorothea Lange, Elizabeth Catlett, and Lewis ...
2018_DC_SIPG_UnSeen73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
March 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019
The exhibition highlights the work of two leading contemporary artists who grapple with the under- and misrepresentation of certain minorities in portraiture and American history. Gonzales-Day and Kap...
2018_DC_SIPG_UnSeen_Book35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar -- Comment Book
I was impressed that after just 4-1/2 days, both of the comment books were already 80-90% full.
2019_11_30A3_SIPG_Votes12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
March 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020
To usher in the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment,Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s suffr... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_17D1_SIPG_Votes66DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
March 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020
To usher in the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment,Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s suffr... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Votes158DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
March 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020
To usher in the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment,Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s suffr...
2013_DC_SIPG_Day_Museum19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day at the Museum
A Day at the Museum:
January 14, 2013 - May 16, 2013 (new opening and closing dates)
Letters, sketchbooks, diaries, photographs, and oral history recordings reveal the many ways artists experience museums. Artists may gain inspiration and a sense of community from museums. Some travel long distances...
2014_DC_SIPG_DayLife50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries
A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries from the Archives of American Art
September 26, 2014 – February 28, 2015
Reading an artist’s diary is the next best thing to being there. Direct and private, diaries provide firsthand accounts of appointments made and met, places seen, and work in progress—all lac...
2015_DC_SIPG_Yasuo31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
March 30, 2015 – July 10, 2015
In 1906, when Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1952) was just 16, he emigrated by himself from Japan to the United States with two hundred dollars in his pocket. Kuniyoshi eventually made his way to New Yor...
2017_DC_SIPG_B4ICats54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM Archives) -- Exhibit: Before Internet Cats: Feline Finds from the Archives of American Art
Before Internet Cats: Feline Finds from the Archives of American Art
April 28 - October 29, 2017
Long before cats clawed their way onto the Internet, they made themselves at home in the Archives of American Art. This exhibition explores the myriad ways in which cats are represented in rare documents...
2019_DC_SIPG_Bloom23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Bloom: Flowers from the Archives of American Art
Bloom: Flowers from the Archives of American Art
March 2, 2019 – September 2, 2019
Sketches and drawings of flowers from our collections provide a fascinating opportunity to examine flowers from both an artistic and scientific point of view. The exhibition coincides with Smithsonian Gardens' biannua...
2016_DC_SIPG_Source18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Finding: Source Material in the Archives of American Art
Finding: Source Material in the Archives of American Art
April 22, 2016 – August 21, 2016
In this exhibition, the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art reveals how artists find inspiration. The Archives’ collections hold a kaleidoscopic array of source materials; many of these materials are somewha...
2013_DC_SIPG_HHC70DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Handmade Holiday Cards
Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art
November 27, 2013 – January 5, 2014
The cards featured in this exhibition -- selected from the hundreds in the Archives of American Art's collections -- reveal how artists imagined the holidays through whimsical watercolors, quirky collages, a...
2012_DC_SIPG_Pollock23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Jackson Pollock, Memories Arrested in Space
Memories Arrested in Space: a centennial tribute to Jackson Pollock from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art
January 28, 2012 – May 15, 2012
Exhibited in Washington, D.C. at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery
Jackson Pollock (1912–1956) is an American icon. Creator of rhythmic and energetic “...
2010_DC_SIPG_Lists14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Lists
2015_DC_SIPG_Black_Books44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Little Black Books
Little Black Books: Address Books from the Archives of American Art
August 7, 2015 – November 1, 2015
This exhibition showcases a selection of personal address books of influential American artists, from Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner to Joseph Cornell and Ad Reinhardt. Like diaries, these pocket-s...
2011_DC_SIPG_Big_Lives46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Little Pictures, Big Lives
Little Pictures, Big Lives: Snapshots from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
July 1, 2011 – October 3, 2011

Some 150 images of celebrated and famous artists offer clues to the intimate side of public personae: to the people and the things they cared about, where they’ve been, what they did...
2014_DC_SIPG_Monuments111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Monuments Men
This exhibition was tied into the release of the Monuments Men movie.
Monuments Men: On the Frontline to Save Europe's Art, 1942–1946
February 7 to April 20, 2014
During World War II, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting European cultural sites, monuments, and bui...
2018_DC_SIPG_Beaten51DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Off the Beaten Track
Off the Beaten Track: A Road Trip through the Archives of American Art
December 8, 2017 - June 3, 2018
Join us on a road trip through the Archives of American Art. The photographs, sketches, diaries, correspondence, and video recordings on view reveal how artists have shaped and are shaped by their ...
2018_DC_SIPG_Pushing59DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art
Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art
August 10, 2018 – January 4, 2019
Beginning in the 1960s, artists from around the world looked to the postal system as an alternative means of producing, distributing, and receiving art. Mail art (alternatively called “correspondence a...
2009_DC_SIPG_Xmas57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Season's Greetings
“Season’s Greetings: Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art” celebrates the personal style and sentiment of artists’ handmade holiday cards. This exhibit will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 10, 2010, in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center fo...
2008_DC_SIPG_Kisses6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Thousand Kisses
A Thousand Kisses: Love Letters from the Archives of American Art
On view in Washington, D.C. at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
January 25, 2008 through June 2, 2008
Love letters bring out the voyeur in most of us. Th...
2019_11_30A4_SIPG_Feminist161DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: What Is Feminist Art?
What Is Feminist Art?
November 26, 2019 – November 29, 2020
In 1976, feminist activists Ruth Iskin, Lucy Lippard, and Arlene Raven organized an exhibition centered on the question: “What is Feminist Art?” They invited artists to answer this question on a letter-sized piece of paper. Hundreds of arti... (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_SIPG_Words8DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Words Cannot Express
Words Cannot Express: Death in the Archives
October 31, 2011 – December 31, 2011

Death is perhaps the only certainty in life. For those experiencing the death of a friend, family member, loved one, or an admired figure, words are often inadequate to give voice to the intense emotions involved. When...
2009_DC_SIPG_1934154DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
1934: A New Deal for Artists
Now through January 3, 2010

In 1934, Americans grappled with an economic situation that feels all too familiar today. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration created the Public Works of Art Program—the first fed...
2012_DC_SIPG_Abstract18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Abstract Drawings
Abstract DrawingsJune 15, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Abstract Drawings presents a selection of forty-six works on paper from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection that are rarely on public display. From simple sketches to highly finished compositions, these works represent the rich ...
2019_06_19F4_SIPG_Myth181DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: American Myth and Memory: David Levinthal Photographs
American Myth and Memory: David Levinthal Photographs
June 7, 2019 – October 14, 2019
Populated with toy cowboys and cavalry, Barbie dolls and baseball players, David Levinthal’s photographs reference iconic images and events that shaped postwar American society. Despite their playful veneer, Levint... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIPG_JFK_Visionary61DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times
American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times
May 3, 2017 – September 17, 2017
President John F. Kennedy’s administration coincided with a golden age of photojournalism in America. American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times brings together images culled from the John F. Kennedy Pres...
2012_DC_SIPG_Video_Games141DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Art of Video Games
The Art of Video Games
March 16, 2012 – September 30, 2012
Video games use images, actions, and player participation to tell stories and engage their audiences. In the same way as film, animation, and performance, they can be considered a compelling and influential form of narrative art. In this exh...
2019_07_30C5_SIPG_Respond46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975
Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975
March 15, 2019 – August 18, 2019
Artists Respond: Art and America’s War, 1965 to 1975 explores artistic reactions to the Vietnam War created during the height of the U.S. intervention in Southeast Asia. An unpopular and internally divisive... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIPG_Respond110DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975
Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975
March 15, 2019 – August 18, 2019
Artists Respond: Art and America’s War, 1965 to 1975 explores artistic reactions to the Vietnam War created during the height of the U.S. intervention in Southeast Asia. An unpopular and internally divisive...
2018_DC_SIPG_Traylor99DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor
September 28, 2018 – March 17, 2019
Bill Traylor (ca. 1853–1949) is regarded today as one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. A black man born into slavery in Alabama, he was an eyewitness to history: the Civil War, Emancipation, R...
2019_11_30A1_SIPG_Obata265DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Chiura Obata: American Modern
Chiura Obata: American Modern
November 27, 2019 – May 25, 2020
Chiura Obata (1885–1975) ranks among the most significant California-based artists and Japanese American cultural leaders of the last century. Obata’s seemingly effortless synthesis of different art traditions defies the usual division b... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPG_Carving22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Direct Carving
Direct Carving
February 5, 2015 – Indefinitely
The exhibition includes approximately 24 sculptures from across the twentieth century, nearly all from the museum’s permanent collection. Direct carving is an unusual method of sculpting in which an artist works directly with a piece of stone or wood, u...
2018_DC_SIPG_Almost_Home57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Do Ho Suh: Almost Home
Do Ho Suh: Almost Home
March 16, 2018 – August 5, 2018
Do Ho Suh’s immersive, dreamlike work explores the nature and meaning of home, fastening ties between personal space and shared experience. Encountering his large-scale fabric sculptures is both deeply familiar and profoundly alien as the ordina...
2017_DC_SIPG_Sultan17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
May 26, 2017 – September 4, 2017
In the 1980s Donald Sultan (born 1951) began his industrial landscape series the Disaster Paintings. He worked with the subject for nearly a decade, using images of actual events drawn from the daily newspaper. Sultan’s Disaster ...
2017_DC_SIPG_Mean_Streets14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Down These Mean Streets
Down These Mean Streets
May 12, 2017 – August 6, 2017
The exhibition examines how Latino photographers depicted America’s urban streets when notions of the inner city began to emerge. The title of the exhibition is taken from Piri Thomas’ bestselling memoir Down These Mean Streets (1967), in which t...
2016_DC_SIPG_Legacy11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Expanding the Legacy: New Collections on African American Art
Expanding the Legacy: New Collections on African American Art
September 23, 2016 – March 19, 2017
In celebration of the 2016 grand opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Archives of American Art presents selections from recently acquired collections...
2014_DC_SIPG_Experience58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Experience America
Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent
The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Through President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the federal government paid them to paint and sculpt and urged them to look to the nation’s land and people for their subjects. For the next dec...
2019_06_19F3_SIPG_Folk30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Folk48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
Folk and Self-Taught Art
October 21, 2016 – Ongoing
The works in SAAM’s galleries for folk and self-taught art represent the powerful vision of America’s untrained and vernacular artists, embodying diverse American narratives and reminding us that creativity flourishes independent of formal art trai...
2014_DC_SIPG_Folk5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2012_DC_SIPG_Folk35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2011_DC_SIPG_Folk32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2010_DC_SIPG_Folk58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2008_DC_SIPG_Folk28DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Folk44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2012_DC_SIPG_Folk_Throne31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art -- Restoring the Throne of the Third Heaven exhibit
2016_DC_SIPG_Gene_Davis19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Gene Davis: Hot Beat
Gene Davis: Hot Beat
November 17, 2016 – April 2, 2017
Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gene Davis (1920-1985). Remarkably original when they first appeared in the 1960s, these paintings became the signature expression for one of the leadi...
2009_DC_SIPG_GM111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters I
Graphic Masters I: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
November 27, 2008 – May 25, 2009
On view are watercolors, pastels, and drawings from the early 19th century through the 1930s to celebrate the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. The work...
2008_DC_SIPG_GM128DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters I
Graphic Masters I: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
November 27, 2008 – May 25, 2009
On view are watercolors, pastels, and drawings from the early 19th century through the 1930s to celebrate the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. The work...
2009_DC_SIPG_GM222DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters II
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum:
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the second in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These excep...
2010_DC_SIPG_GM337DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters III
Graphic Masters III: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the third in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These twenty-eight exceptional watercolors, charcoals, and drawings from the 1960s to...
2016_DC_SIPG_Harlem30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
August 26, 2016 – March 19, 2017
This installation, presented in celebration of the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, features thirty-nine images, all works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s p...
2016_DC_SIPG_Noguchi102DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
November 11, 2016 – March 19, 2017
Location: 1st Floor, West
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was among the most innovative American sculptors of the twentieth century, creating works that were far ahead of his time. His design for Sculpture to Be Seen from Mars (1947) anticip...
2017_DC_SIPG_Walker37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
October 13, 2017 – March 11, 2018
The Smithsonian American Art Museum presents the complete set of Kara Walker's print series, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) for the first time since it was acquired in 2008...
2018_DC_SIPG_Love4Ward10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Kelsey Montague's "Love It Forward"
2013_DC_SIPG_LIP12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Landscapes in Passing
Landscapes In Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes
July 26, 2013 – January 20, 2014
The American landscape has inspired generations of artists, but the 48 photographs in this presentation— by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick and Elaine Mayes— are a far cry from traditional ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Local_Color13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Local Color
Local Color: Washington Painting at Midcentury
Now through Oct. 13, 2008

Explore the expressive possibilities of color in this special installation of twenty-seven large-scale paintings from SAAM's permanent collection. Local Color: Washington Painting at Midcentury examines the cross influences of...
2017_DC_SIPG_Lumia37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
October 6, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light reveals this groundbreaking artist and his spellbinding light compositions for the first time in nearly fifty years. As early as 1919—well before the advent of consumer television ...
2011_DC_SIPG_Chicago26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection
Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection
August 12, 2011 - January 2, 2012
On view are 26 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper created by Chicago artists, including works by Roger Brown, Leon Golub, Theodore Halkin, Vera Klement, Ellen Lanyon, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Barry Tinsley, and Ray Yoshida...
2015_DC_SIPG_Masterworks25DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Masterworks
Special Installation of 19 American Masterworks
April 17 through August 16, 2015
Nineteen major paintings lent from the private collection of Thelma and Melvin Lenkin of Chevy Chase, MD, will be on view on the second floor galleries of the museum as part of a special installation from April 17 throu...
2015_DC_SIPG_Measured37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
July 3, 2015 – February 19, 2017
This one-gallery exhibition reveals the inner workings of the studio of Hiram Powers (1805-1873), who was among the most innovative sculptors of the nineteenth century, eagerly adapting long-standing sculpture traditions...
2013_DC_SIPG_Shaker10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Mount Lebanon Shaker Society
2011_DC_SIPG_Multi40DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Multiplicity
Multiplicity:
November 11, 2011 – March 11, 2012

Multiplicity features 83 works from the museum’s permanent collection by such outstanding contemporary artists as John Baldessari, John Cage, Vija Celmins, Chuck Close, R. Luke DuBois, Sol LeWitt, Brice Marden, Julie Mehretu, Martin Puryear, Susan Ro...
2008_DC_SIPG_Obata10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Obata's Yosemite
Obata's Yosemite
In 1927, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) visited Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada, where he made approximately 100 drawings in pencil, watercolor and sumi ink. Between 1928 and 1930, while Obata was in Tokyo, he transformed these California landscape watercolors and sketches in...
2014_DC_SIPG_Our_America24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014
This exhibition reveals the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. Drawn from the museum'...
2013_DC_SIPG_Our_America48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014
More than 90 works of art across all media by significant Latino artists active from the 1950s to today give voice to their broader American experience. Drawn from the museum’s pioneering permanent collection of Latino...
2007_DC_SIPG_Top7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Over the Top
Over the Top: American Posters from World War I (10/26/2007 - 02/03/2008):
The powerful imagery of war bond posters during World War I successfully called on Americans to support the war effort. Over the Top: American Posters from World War I presents 45 of these posters, from the collection of Thom...
2019_10_11D3_SIPG_Buffalo104DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Picturing the American Buffalo: George Catlin and Modern Native American Artists
Picturing the American Buffalo: George Catlin and Modern Native American Artists
October 11, 2019 – April 12, 2020
In the nineteenth century, American bison (commonly called the buffalo) thundered across the Great Plains of the American West in the millions. They symbolized the abundance of the land... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Brooks41DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Romaine Brooks
Romaine Brooks
June 17, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Romaine Brooks (1874–1970) lived most of her life in Paris where she was a leading figure of an artistic counterculture of upper-class Europeans and American expatriates, many of whom were creative, bohemian, and homosexual. Brooks crafted an androgynou...
2014_DC_SIPG_Roby82DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Sara Roby Foundation Collection
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
February 28, 2014 – August 17, 2014
70 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the 1910s to the 1980s by such artists as Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Arthur Dove, Nancy Grossman, Edward Hopper, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Ku...
2019_06_19F1_SIPG_Scale44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Sculpture Down to Scale: Models for Public Art at Federal Buildings, 1974–1985
Sculpture Down to Scale: Models for Public Art at Federal Buildings, 1974–1985
May 31, 2019 - June 6, 2020
"The idea itself . . . is as much a work of art as any finished product. All intervening steps—scribbles, sketches, drawings, failed work, models, studies, thoughts, conversations—are of inter... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIPG_Singing162DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
October 31, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Some 50 works by more than a dozen contemporary artists who employ avian imagery as a conduit for understanding contemporary culture are on view. The exhibition explores the following themes:
* How we identi...
2017_DC_SIPG_Tamayo70DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Tamayo: The New York Years
Tamayo: The New York Years
November 3, 2017 – March 18, 2018
Rufino Tamayo’s lushly colored paintings portraying modern Mexican subjects earned him widespread acclaim as an artist who balanced universal themes with a local sensibility. Tamayo (1899-1991) was drawn to New York City in the early twent...
2010_DC_SIPG_Rockwell9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
July 2, 2010 – January 2, 2011
NOTE: No photography was allowed in the exhibit so this is just pictures of the line to get in.
Two of America's best-known modern filmmakers -- George Lucas and Steven Spielberg...
2019_DC_SIPG_Tiffany_Chung32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past is Prologue
Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past is Prologue
March 15, 2019 – September 2, 2019
Internationally acclaimed artist Tiffany Chung (b. 1969, Da Nang, Vietnam) is known for her multimedia work that explores migration, conflict, and shifting geographies in the wake of political and natural upheavals. The Smit...
2018_DC_SIPG_Paglen159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen
Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen
June 21, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Artist Trevor Paglen’s work explores surveillance, state secrecy, data collection, and the ways in which technology is altering humans’ relationship with the land around us. His subtly unnerving photographs are rooted in classical landscape...
2016_DC_SIPG_Watch_This4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
September 9, 2016 – March 6, 2017
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image is a series of rotating exhibitions drawn from SAAM’s media arts collection.
This presentation of Watch This! is the fifth in the series and presents ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Watch_This8DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
April 24, 2015 – September 7, 2015
Creative and commercial innovations in hi-fidelity stereo, broadcast television, videotape and satellite technologies ignited a frenetic pace of social change through the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, simultaneously shattering and sha...
2012_DC_SIPG_Luce23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2008_DC_SIPG_Luce32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Including a curator-led tour.
2007_DC_SIPG_Luce58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Luce34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2019_08_24G1_SIPG_Modern24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIPG_Modern54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2013_DC_SIPG_Modern2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2012_DC_SIPG_Modern11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2011_DC_SIPG_Modern23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2009_DC_SIPG_Modern45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2008_DC_SIPG_Modern16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
Including the "Local Color" exhibit as well as the photographable graffiti portion of the Recognize exhibit.
2007_DC_SIPG_Modern52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Modern1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2019_09_04C4_Ellipse3DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South) (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Ellipse19DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2017_DC_Ellipse7DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2015_DC_Ellipse8DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2014_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2013_DC_Ellipse3DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2012_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2009_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2007_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2005_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2003_DC_Ellipse3DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2002_DC_Ellipse8DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
1999_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
1997_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2012_DC_Fords_CEL142DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2015_DC_Fords_Museum15DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2013_DC_Fords_Museum25DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2012_DC_Fords_Museum239DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
I'd photographed the exhibit in 2009 when it reopened but, back then, my approach was to type up the text of the signs and then delete the pictures of the signs. Since then, I've changed my way of processing this.
2011_DC_Fords_Museum1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2010_DC_Fords_Museum32DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2009_DC_Fords_Museum78DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
Pre-opening tour of the new museum. (A lot of these photos are of signage. There's *lots* of signage! Which is good.)
2005_DC_Fords_Museum4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2004_DC_Fords_Museum5DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
1997_DC_Fords_Museum1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2016_DC_Fords_Museum12DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum) -- Painting: Lincoln Borne by Loving Hands
"LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS" 151 YEAR OLD ASSASSINATION EYEWITNESS PAINTING NOW ON DISPLAY
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY ANNOUNCE DISPLAY OF CARL BERSCH’S OIL PAINTING "LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS"
PAINTING DEPICTS THE STREETSCAPE AS PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S BODY WAS CARRI...
2019_10_07D4_Fords3DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby) (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Fords8DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2015_DC_Fords45DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
That new collage portrait is gorgeous!
2013_DC_Fords47DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
I hadn't seen the Presidential Box for some time. It's closed off during the summer due to crowds. Pictures also include a backstage tour during member's night.
2012_DC_Fords42DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
The wreath outside was for the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln being shot here.
2011_DC_Fords5DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
The set of "Parade" was up when I visited.
2010_DC_Fords15DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2009_DC_Fords64DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2008_DC_Fords17DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
Ford's Theatre itself is currently closed for renovation. Pictures here are of the back alley and were encouraged by a walking tour sign which mentioned that this was the way that John Wilkes Booth came after the fanatic had murdered Abraham Lincoln.
2007_DC_Fords4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2006_DC_Fords12DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2005_DC_Fords9DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2004_DC_Fords4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2003_DC_Fords5DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
The day I was here, the theatre had to close early so the cast of "1776" could rehearse. The Lincoln Museum in the basement was closed for renovation as was the Petersen House across the street. Plus the street was being ripped apart for something or another. I presume most of this is either being d...
2002_DC_Fords1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2000_DC_Fords3DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
1997_DC_Fords4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
1960_DC_Fords_Hist1DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby) -- Historic Images
2008_DC_Franciscan45DC -- Franciscan Monastery
2005_DC_Franciscan85DC -- Franciscan Monastery
1999_DC_Franciscan35DC -- Franciscan Monastery
2014_DC_FDR28DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
A focus on the signs this time.
2013_DC_FDR37DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2012_DC_FDR2DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
During cherry blossoms.
2010_DC_FDR19DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
For some reason, they allowed the water areas to freeze before draining them. The icicles were very cool!
2007_DC_FDR8DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2006_DC_FDR7DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2005_DC_FDR53DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Several visits here, mostly during cherry blossom time: ...
2004_DC_FDR15DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2002_DC_FDR83DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2000_DC_FDR25DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
1999_DC_FDR31DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
1998_DC_FDR16DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
1997_DC_FDR31DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
The first pictures were taken of the entrance of the memorial before it opened. They were just doing the engraving of the name at the time of the cherry blossoms.
The latter shots are on after it opened.5/2/1997.
1997_DC_FDR_Ceremony_97050248DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial -- 1997 Opening Ceremony
On May 2, 1997, President Clinton joined Mike Wallace, Master of Ceremonies, FDR Commission Co-chairs Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Mark O. Hatfield, David B. Roosevelt, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and opera singer Denyce Graves to dedicate the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. The FDR me...
2013_DC_FDR_VC29DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial -- VIsitor Center
Finally photographed the visitor center.
2014_DC_SIFG_BW26DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Bountiful Waters
Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art
March 8–September 14, 2014
The waters that surround the islands of Japan and flow from its mountain ranges to form rivers and lakes host plants and animals that have sustained human life since prehistoric times. This exhibition features a selection of p...
2019_11_28D2_SIFG_Dewings57DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Dewing's Poetic World
Dewing's Poetic World
November 27, 2019 – November 2020
Best known for his tonal compositions featuring a solitary female figure lost in thought, Thomas Wilmer Dewing was in reality part of an active social network of collectors, painters, and art dealers. Why do the women in his paintings appear to... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIFG_Fine35DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
October 18, 2014 – Indefinitely
In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, twenty-six atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler. This precipitous act marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership. Th...
2018_DC_SIFG_Screens23DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
May 5, 2018 – November 4, 2018
Japanese landscape paintings on folding screens had religious and political purpose as early as the eleventh century. Surrogates for the land, these works were employed in rituals to secure the realm’s prosperity.
Throughout ensuing ...
2019_11_28D3_SIFG_Hokusai227DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Hokusai: Mad about Painting
Hokusai: Mad about Painting
November 23, 2019 – November 2020
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Charles Lang Freer recogni... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIFG_Courtyard17DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard
2013_DC_SIFG_Courtyard12DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard
2004_DC_SIFG_Courtyard8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard
2002_DC_SIFG_Courtyard2DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard
2004_DC_SIFG_Avant6DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London
Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London
November 20, 2003 – April 4, 2004
This exhibition, marking the centenary of Whistler's death on July 17, 1903, highlights his importance to the history of exhibition design by creating new versions of 2 of his most influential installations: ...
2019_DC_SIFG_Peacock22DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
The Peacock Room Revealed
January 29, 2019 – mid-April 2019
For a limited time, enjoy the Peacock Room as Whistler saw it—as a work of art in itself. The shelves of the Peacock Room are empty prior to an installation of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain of the type that filled the room in the late ni...
2017_DC_SIFG_Peacock35DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
Including a day when the shutters were open.
2013_DC_SIFG_Peacock7DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2011_DC_SIFG_Peacock20DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2008_DC_SIFG_Peacock8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2004_DC_SIFG_Peacock8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2018_DC_SIFG_Spreading28DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Spreading the Word: Buddhist Art in Japan
Spreading the Word: Buddhist Art in Japan
May 18, 2018 – November 12, 2018
For centuries after the Historical Buddha’s death, his followers continued to share his teachings, the dharma. Crossing land and sea, disciples, monks, and pilgrims carried the dharma from its origins in India across Asia. Ev...
2013_DC_SIFG_Sylvan15DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan
Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan
May 18, 2013 – January 4, 2015
Museum founder Charles Lang Freer’s taste for Japanese art grew out of his affection for American tonalist paintings. Illuminating this connection, landscapes by American artist Thomas Dewing (1851–1938) are juxtaposed with Japan...
2019_06_26F3_SIFG_Peacock31DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
The Peacock Room in Blue and White
May 18, 2019 – Indefinitely
The Peacock Room in Blue and White fills the room’s shelving with blue-and-white Chinese porcelains, inspired by room’s appearance in 1876 when it was the dining room of Frederick Leyland, a shipping magnate in London. With the sinuous p... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIFG_See_Beauty33DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Power to See Beauty: Charles Lang Freer
2013_DC_SIFG_Neighborhood17DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
September 3, 2012 – September 3, 2013
James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) lived in London’s Chelsea neighborhood from 1863 until his death. Bordering the Thames, Chelsea was home to artists, aristocrats, tradesmen, and paupers. In the 1880s, a...
2019_06_26F2_SIFG_Whistler_WC105DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Whistler in Watercolor
Whistler in Watercolor
May 18, 2019 – October 6, 2019
For renowned artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), watercolor was the medium through which he reinvented himself in the 1880s and painted his way into posterity. No one was more smitten with Whistler and his works than museum founder Charles... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_28D1_SIFG1DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
The previous day, I had gotten a Facebook notice that one of my groups -- "Smithsonian's Freer..." (Facebook truncated the title) -- had changed its name. I went to visit the museum to ask questions.
Someone at the desk said the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery used to be know... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26F1_SIFG25DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIFG12DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
The high winds blew down one of the outside banners.
2017_DC_SIFG126DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2016_DC_SIFG6DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2013_DC_SIFG21DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2011_DC_SIFG56DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_DC_SIFG64DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SIFG37DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2004_DC_SIFG76DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2002_DC_SIFG30DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_DC_SIHIR_Trace72DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn
Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn
June 28, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Ai Weiwei’s monumental installation Trace portrays individuals from around the world whom the artist and various human rights groups consider to be activists, prisoners of conscience, and advocates of free speech. Each of these 176 portra...
2013_DC_SIHIR_Weiwei9DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Al Weiwei: According to What
2012_DC_SIHIR_Weiwei75DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Al Weiwei: According to What
Ai Weiwei: According to What?
October 7, 2012 to February 24, 2013
Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. Beijing, 1957) is one of China’s most prolific and provocative contemporary artists. He is best known for projects such as his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron on the design of the 2008 Beijing ...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Hub42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection
In celebration of the Museum’s 40th anniversary, the Hirshhorn recently completed the first comprehensive renovation of the Third Level galleries, returning the sweeping, majestic spaces to architect Gordon Bunshaft’s original design.
The first exhibition in the new galleries is At the Hub of Thing...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Belief28DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt
2013_DC_SIHIR_Belief7DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt
2012_DC_SIHIR_Belief9DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt
2018_DC_SIHIR_Brand_New128DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s
Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s
February 14, 2018 – May 13, 2018
It’s the 80s as you’ve never seen it before. Explore the iconic decade when artwork became a commodity and the artist, a brand. Razor-sharp, witty, satirical and deeply subversive, these nearly 150 works examine the origins a...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Von_Heyl48DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes
Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes
November 8, 2018 – January 27, 2019
The largest U.S. museum survey to date of work by painter Charline Von Heyl (b. Mainz, Germany, 1960; active in New York and Marfa, TX). The exhibition explores Von Heyl’s groundbreaking practice since 2005, presenting deeply visceral...
2012_DC_SIHIR_Dark_Matters20DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Dark Matters: Selections from the Collection
Dark Matters: Selections from the Collection
February 3, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Dark Matters, a rotating exhibiton, brings together works from the Hirshhorn’s collection that draw upon the associations and implications of darkness. Darkness is the absence of light. It evokes notions of mortality, si...
2019_06_15B3_SIHIR_David103DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release
Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release
April 16, 2019 – September 2, 2019
Enrico David has distinguished himself as one of the most original artists working today, fashioning a universe of imagery that revolves around the human figure and its many states of being. Co-organized by the Museum of Con... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_02D4_SIHIR_Feel37DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions
Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions
Aug 24, 2019–February 2020
Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions brings together artworks acquired by the Hirshhorn over the past five years. Highlighting works that encapsulate the current moment, the exhibition is an opportunity to acknowle... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIHIR_Baselitz85DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Georg Baselitz: Six Decades
Georg Baselitz: Six Decades
June 21, 2018 – September 16, 2018
Georg Baselitz is the first major US retrospective in more than twenty years of one of Germany’s greatest living artists, marking the artist’s 80th birthday. With more than 100 works highlighting every phase of Baselitz’s six-decade care...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Utopian117DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects
September 7, 2017 – March 4, 2018
The exhibition, spanning 1985 through present day, features more than 20 of the Kabakovs’ maquettes, whimsical models, for projects realized and unrealized, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structur...
2019_06_19E3_SIHIR_Truth5DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth)
In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth)
June 8, 2019 – June 23, 2019
What is the truth? We all have our own definitions of and beliefs in “the truth.” Now is your chance to tell it.
The Hirshhorn is hosting the D.C. debut of In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth), a long-term global project by CA... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIHIR_LeOnde18DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence
Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914-1971)
August 22, 2015 – January 3, 2016
This exhibition of nearly 20 works from the museum’s collection follows Italian contributions to the transnational evolution of abstraction, through movements and tendencies such as futurism, spatialism, op art, and ki...
2019_10_02D3_SIHIR_Ufan_Open56DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Lee Ufan: Open Dimension
Lee Ufan: Open Dimension
September 27, 2019 – September 13, 2020
Lee Ufan: Open Dimension is an ambitious site-specific commission by the celebrated Korean artist Lee Ufan. The expansive installation, featuring 10 new sculptures from the artist’s signature and continuing Relatum series, marks Lee Uf... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIHIR_Meyers37DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Linn Meyers: Our View from Here (In Progress)
Linn Meyers: Our View from Here
May 12, 2016 – May 14, 2017
Linn Meyers (American, b. Washington, DC, 1968) creates her largest work to date, Our View from Here, at the Hirshhorn this spring. The site-specific wall drawing, which occupies the entire circumference of the inner ring galleries covers n...
2009_DC_SIHIR_CSpider4DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Louise Bourgeois' Crouching Spider
Louise Bourgeois
February 26, 2009 – May 17, 2009
This is the first major survey since 1995 of works by the French-born artist Louise Bourgeois (born 1911). Bourgeois has worked through most of the avant-garde artistic movements of the 20th century, from Surrealism to Conceptual art, but has always ...
2019_11_09D2_SIHIR_Manifesto52DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Manifesto: Art x Agency
Manifesto: Art x Agency
June 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020
German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s epic, multi-channel video work Manifesto serves as the centerpiece to a display of works from the Hirshhorn collection highlighting works of art created in response to, or as a part of, artistic manifestos of th... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_15B2_SIHIR_Manifesto147DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Manifesto: Art x Agency
Manifesto: Art x Agency
June 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020
German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s epic, multi-channel video work Manifesto serves as the centerpiece to a display of works from the Hirshhorn collection highlighting works of art created in response to, or as a part of, artistic manifestos of th... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_09D3_SIHIR_Duchamp200DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection
Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection
November 9, 2019 – October 12, 2020
The first of a two-part exhibition, this part features the recent gift of over 50 major historical artworks, including more than 35 seminal works by Duchamp, promised to the museum by Washington, D.C., collec... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIHIR_Bradford34DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
November 8, 2017 – November 12, 2018
Internationally renowned artist Mark Bradford (b. 1961) debuts Pickett’s Charge, a monumental new commission inspired by artist Paul Philippoteaux’s nineteenth-century cyclorama in Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. P...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Lupertz35DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History
Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History
May 24, 2017 – September 10, 2017
The Hirshhorn celebrates the pioneering early works of Markus Lüpertz (b. Liberec, Czech Republic, 1941), one of the most influential contemporary German artists, with an in-depth exploration of his groundbreaking paintings from th...
2016_DC_SIHIR_Masterworks93DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection
Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection
June 9, 2016 – August 6, 2016
This new rehanging of the third-level permanent collection galleries, features highlights of Joseph Hirshhorn’s original gift alongside some of the newest additions to the collection. Featuring more than 75 works in virtually al...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Party27DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset
Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset
June 7, 2017 – October 1, 2017
Sunrises and sunsets are among the only moments in the day when we are reminded, as the sun appears and disappears at the edge of the sky, that the universe is vast and its measure of time infinite. Set into this perspective, everything t...
2016_DC_SIHIR_With_Words42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Painting with Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty
Painting with Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty
April 16, 2016 – July 24, 2016
Poetry, painting, and calligraphy: Known as the “Three Perfections,” these genres were regarded as the ultimate expressions of Chinese literati culture during the Ming dynasty (1369–1644). Members of the Wu Sch...
2019_11_09D1_SIHIR_Steir16DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Pat Steir: Color Wheel
Pat Steir: Color Wheel
October 24, 2019 – May 10, 2020
The Hirshhorn hosts the largest site-specific exhibition to date by the acclaimed abstract painter Pat Steir. The exhibition is an expansive new suite of the artist’s signature Waterfall paintings, spanning the entire perimeter of the museum’s s... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIHIR_Pulse23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse
November 1, 2018 – April 28, 2019
Three major installations from Lozano-Hemmer’s “Pulse” series and six public-art documentaries come together for the first time in Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse, filling the museum’s entire second-floor galleries with evocative, immersive e...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Ragnar14DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
Ragnar Kjartansson
October 14, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition is the first comprehensive mid-career survey of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson (b. Reykjavik, 1976) and charts his wide-ranging practice across film, performance, painting, and drawing. Kjartansson’s work draws from a varied ...
2016_DC_SIHIR_Ragnar57DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
Ragnar Kjartansson
October 14, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition is the first comprehensive mid-career survey of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson (b. Reykjavik, 1976) and charts his wide-ranging practice across film, performance, painting, and drawing. Kjartansson’s work draws from a varied ...
2019_05_25E1_SIHIR_Tiravanija47DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 1)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ...
2019_05_28C3_SIHIR_Tiravanija20DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 2)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ...
2019_06_02C2_SIHIR_Tiravanija26DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 3)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ...
2019_06_04C4_SIHIR_Tiravanija11DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 4)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ...
2019_06_15B1_SIHIR_Tiravanija42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 5)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19E2_SIHIR_Tiravanija32DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 6)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26D2_SIHIR_Tiravanija39DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 7)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_30D2_SIHIR_Tiravanija29DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 8)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_07D2_SIHIR_Tiravanija66DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (Visit 9)
Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green
May 17, 2019 – July 24, 2019
On view is the newly acquired full-gallery Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green (2010), an installation work of relational aesthetics by Rirkrit Tiravanija that unites the artist’s signature culinary work with ... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIHIR_Irwin29DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change
Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change
April 7, 2016 – September 5, 2016
The first museum exhibition to focus exclusively on Irwin’s (American, b. Long Beach, California, 1928) extraordinary trajectory between 1958 and 1970 charts the artist’s remarkable course from the early small abstractions and...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Shirin96DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Shirin Neshat: Facing History
Shirin Neshat: Facing History
May 18, 2015 – September 20, 2015
In her mesmerizing films and photographs, Shirin Neshat (Iranian-American, b. Qazvin, 1957) examines the nuances of power and identity in the Islamic world—particularly in her native country of Iran, where she lived until 1975. Shirin N...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Speculative17DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Speculative Forms
Speculative Forms
Drawn from the Hirshhorn’s expansive collection, Speculative Forms reconsiders the historical development of sculpture since the early twentieth century and its critique of the autonomy of the object. Including more than fifty works, this two-floor exhibition collapses conventional...
2019_06_26D3_SIHIR_Still_Life7DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
August 6, 2016 – Indefinitely
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle features a car being crushed by a volcanic boulder with a comical smiley face painted on it. This slapstick disaster scene is one of the most well-known works of art by artist Jimmie Durham, a sculptor wh... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIHIR_Still_Life1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
August 6, 2016 – Indefinitely
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle features a car being crushed by a volcanic boulder with a comical smiley face painted on it. This slapstick disaster scene is one of the most well-known works of art by artist Jimmie Durham, a sculptor wh...
2016_DC_SIHIR_Still_Life24DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
August 6, 2016 – Summer 2017
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle features a car being crushed by a volcanic boulder with a comical smiley face painted on it. This slapstick disaster scene is one of the most well-known works of art by artist Jimmie Durham, a sculptor who...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Summer_Ono21DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Summer of Yoko Ono
Summer of Yoko Ono
June 17, 2017 – September 17, 2017
In celebration of the tenth anniversary of Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree for Washington, DC, the Hirshhorn presents a selection of the artist’s most iconic and emotionally charged installations and performances.
A gift from the artist in 2007, Wish Tree i...
2012_DC_SIHIR_Suprasensorial23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space
Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space
February 23, 2012 – August 12, 2012
The focus of this exhibition is to explain the international light-and-space art movement of the mid- and late 20th century. The exhibition consists of large-scale installations by five artists from South Amer...
2019_06_26D4_SIHIR_Evidence37DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: The Evidence Room
The Evidence Room
June 12, 2019 – September 8, 2019
Designed and built for the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016, The Evidence Room draws upon extensive archival research to recreate incriminating architectural features of Auschwitz that were dismantled and destroyed by the Nazis at the end ... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIHIR_Anthology24DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Tony Lewis: Anthology 2014–2016
Tony Lewis: Anthology 2014–2016
Mar 06–May 28, 2018
Anthology 2014–2016 is an installation of thirty-four original collage-poems by the Chicago-based artist Tony Lewis. Exhibited at the Hirshhorn for the first time in its entirety, this series of evocative black-and-white works draws on an unlikely ...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Absence66DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: What Absence Is Made Of
What Absence Is Made Of
October 19, 2017 – Summer 2019
More than 70 recent acquisitions and rarely shown works reimagine the extensive permanent collection. Prompted by today’s increasing focus on the material and digital worlds, the exhibition explores the compelling and enigmatic ways in which art...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Wish_Tree13DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
June 23, 2018 – September 3, 2018
A summer favorite, Ono’s interactive artwork “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” invites visitors to tie handwritten wishes to branches of a living Japanese dogwood tree in the museum’s sculpture garden. Starting June 23 through Labor Day...
2009_DC_SIHIR_Wish_Tree14DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
2017_DC_SIHIR_Infinity211DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (pictures from 5 visits)
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
February 23, 2017 – May 14, 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is a celebration of the legendary Japanese artist’s sixty-five-year career and promises to be one of 2017’s essential art experiences. Visitors have the unprecedented opportunity to discover six of Kusama’...
2012_DC_SIHIR_Circle50DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: (Outside) Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads sculpture by Al Weiwei
Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads
April 19, 2012 – March 17, 2013
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s monumental outdoor installation showcases twelve 10-foot-tall bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac. Placed around the perimeter of the fountain in the museum’s central pla...
2012_DC_SIHIR_Aitken45DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: (Outside) Doug Aitken: Song 1
Doug Aitken: SONG 1
March 22, 2012 to May 13, 2012
Sunset to Midnight
For nearly eight weeks this spring, internationally renowned artist Doug Aitken (American, b. Redondo Beach, California, 1968; lives and works in Los Angeles and New York) will illuminate the entire facade of the Hirshhorn’s iconi...
2016_DC_SIHIR_Pumpkin5DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: (Outside) Pumpkin
Pumpkin
December 10, 2016 – Through spring 2017
Legendary painter, sculptor and performance artist Kusama (b. 1929, Tokyo, Japan) uses the pumpkin as a signature form, embracing the gourd as both an allegory and a form of self-portraiture in paintings, drawings, sculptures, and some of her most impo...
2019_06_26D1_SIHIR4DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
They've implemented a phone-based museum guide system for additional information about the exhibits. (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIHIR10DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
The new Dolcezza Coffee and Hiroshi Sugimoto lobby. Plus the $20 suggested donation box, which I'd never seen in a Smithsonian museum before.
2015_DC_SIHIR3DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2009_DC_SIHIR122DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2006_DC_SIHIR2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2005_DC_SIHIR47DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2004_DC_SIHIR11DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2003_DC_SIHIR1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2002_DC_SIHIR23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
The collection of five people standing in various stages of distress is a story about a town in Europe that was threatened with destruction unless they came up with five human sacrifices.
2019_07_07D1_SIHIRO7DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_30D3_SIHIRO3DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
New construction? (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIHIRO18DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
The Roy Lichtenstein piece has been sent off to the Kennedy Center
2017_DC_SIHIRO24DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2015_DC_SIHIRO39DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
Including annual maintenance on Juan Munoz, Last Conversation Piece, 1994-95
2013_DC_SIHIRO137DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2009_DC_SIHIRO121DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2007_DC_SIHIRO1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2005_DC_SIHIRO18DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
I was taking a lunch break and saw this banner on the Hirshhorn Museum. Lots of different languages, none of which were all that familiar. But if you look toward the lower left, you'll see "Don't be afraid!" in small script. I have no idea what the exhibit is like but I was certainly curious after s...
2004_DC_SIHIRO21DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2003_DC_SIHIRO1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
This was a new outdoor sculpture they were installing outside of the Hirshhorn.
2002_DC_SIHIRO40DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2000_DC_SIHIRO2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
1998_DC_SIHIRO2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
1997_DC_SIHIRO12DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2019_09_10C2_Kennedy_Center1DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Kennedy_Center8DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2016_DC_Kennedy_Center3DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2015_DC_Kennedy_Center145DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2012_DC_Kennedy_Center7DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Including preparing for the new "War Horse" opera.
2009_DC_Kennedy_Center1DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Taken from across the water by the House of Sweden building.
2007_DC_Kennedy_Center10DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2004_DC_Kennedy_Center16DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2002_DC_Kennedy_Center2DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2019_09_10C1_Kennedy_CenterVw28DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw27DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2015_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw35DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2007_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw13DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2005_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw5DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2004_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw22DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2017_DC_Kennedy_JFK100Ev16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Event: JFK 100 Celebration Setup
2019_09_10C5_Kennedy_Future6DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Building the Future (Expansion Project Model) (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_10C4_Kennedy_Detour38DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Detour
2019 – 2020 VSA Emerging Young Artists Program
This call for art asks artists to plug in, to span new distances, and to see unexpected relationships. When is connection, or disconnection, most needed? What roads lead there? Overlapping stories and interconnected ideas can overwhelm or can create imp... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_10C3_Kennedy_MOKC9DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Mo Willems Kennedy Center (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_27B_Kennedy_Courage108DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors
Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors
Monday, October 7, 2019 - Friday, November 15, 2019
Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors is a collection of portraits by President George W. Bush on loan from the Ambassador and Mrs. Geor... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_10B2_Kennedy_Reach145DC -- Kennedy Center Reach (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_10B1_Kennedy_ReachO50DC -- Kennedy Center Reach -- Event: The Reach Opening Festival
Various folks and artwork specific to the opening. One of the artists present was Raiz Campos. We had a long discussion about the future of the Amazon rain forest and the plight of the indigenous people of Brazil.:
Graffiti Live Painting by Raiz
Watch Raiz Campos (Amazon/Brazil) create a graffiti pa... (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_Korean_War42DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
A nighttime visit.
2009_DC_Korean_War133DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After two snow falls. I was glad I took them when I did because just as I was finishing, some idiotic teenager decided to tromp through the snow around the figurines. When I told her she wasn't allowed beyond the low fence, she said I wasn't her father and I could kiss her a**. While I appreciated t...
2005_DC_Korean_War8DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After first snowfall.
2004_DC_Korean_War13DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2003_DC_Korean_War9DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2002_DC_Korean_War81DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
1999_DC_Korean_War4DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
1998_DC_Korean_War6DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
1997_DC_Korean_War5DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2019_10_23D2_Lafayette_Square17DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_07D1_Lafayette_Square12DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Lafayette_Square21DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2018_DC_Lafayette_Square6DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2017_DC_Lafayette_Square19DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2016_DC_Lafayette_Square25DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2015_DC_Lafayette_Square37DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
Including the "Black Aggie" statue (the illegal knock-off of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Grieving memorial) which had been at the Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, MD until it was moved here in 1987.
2013_DC_Lafayette_Square65DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2012_DC_Lafayette_Square27DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
Including taking down the inaugural stuff.
2010_DC_Lafayette_Square3DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2009_DC_Lafayette_Square57DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
Including photos as the inaugural stands go up and, after the inauguration, they come down.
2008_DC_Lafayette_Square35DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2007_DC_Lafayette_Square43DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2006_DC_Lafayette_Square25DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2005_DC_Lafayette_Square6DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2004_DC_Lafayette_Square5DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2003_DC_Lafayette_Square21DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2002_DC_Lafayette_Square45DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2000_DC_Lafayette_Square5DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
1999_DC_Lafayette_Square7DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
1997_DC_Lafayette_Square12DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
1982_DC_Lafayette_Square2DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2015_DC_LOC_Apostles29DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Apostle's Edition of Saint John's Bible
The Apostle's Edition of the Saint John's Bible:
For the new millennium, Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota commissioned an illuminated, handwritten Bible, the first of its kind since Gutenberg printed the Bible in 1454.
This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of th...
2017_DC_LOC_JMW37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Art of Etching: Masterpieces by James McNeill Whistler
2018_DC_LOC_16thSt20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
2016_DC_LOC_Diff_Shapes18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Books in Different Shapes
Books with Different Shapes
Many special format books are used as a learning tool in diverse countries and languages, such as the Japanese cloth book on display, Good Morning. "Pop-up" books are usually three-dimensional or movable books, first created in the 13th century by Benedictine monks. Throu...
2005_DC_LOC_BFG3DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Bound for Glory: America in Color
Bound for Glory: America in Color
September 8–January 21, 2006
Bound for Glory: America in Color is the first major exhibition of the little known color images taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information (FSA/OWI). Comprised of seventy digital prints made fro...
2017_DC_LOC_BFG_WWI20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): British, French, German Artists View the First World War
2018_DC_LOC_Rudolph18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Century of Architect Paul M. Rudolph
2018_DC_LOC_Comics16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Comics Yesterday / Comics Today
2017_DC_LOC_Cooking25DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Cooking...
2019_09_18D4_LOC_DofI19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Declaration of Independence News (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_LOC_Engaging22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Engaging Nature
Engaging Nature:
Expeditions headed by topographical engineer and future politician John C. Fremont (1813-1890) in the 1840s helped open the American Far West to pioneer new residents. Laborers of many nationalities went seeking work. Investors sought wealth through railroads and natural resources, ...
2015_DC_LOC_Veterans19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Faces of the Veterans History Project
2017_DC_LOC_Feminist27DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Feminist Music
2017_DC_LOC_CivilLib39DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Fight for Civil Liberties During World War I
2018_DC_LOC_Douglass31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Frederick Douglass Bicentennial
February 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass, touted by Abraham Lincoln as "the most meritous man in the United States." After escaping from slavery, Douglass risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer and writer. In 1847 he founded the North Sta...
2018_DC_LOC_Wonderful17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): It's a Wonderful Life
2017_DC_LOC_JFK33DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): JFK Manuscripts
2015_DC_LOC_JrFellows16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Junior Fellows Program
A variety of exhibit cases from the Junior Fellows Program
2018_DC_LOC_L2L21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Letter to Lyrics (Hamilton)
2017_DC_LOC_Luther17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Martin Luther
2018_DC_LOC_Frankenstein21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
2019_DC_LOC_NAACP13DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): NAACP The Fight for Freedom
2016_DC_LOC_Parks29DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Parks
Three cases of park history.
2016_DC_LOC_Poet_Laureate19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
The US Poet Laureate serves as the nation's official lightning rod for the poetic impulse of Americans. During his or her term, the Poet Laureate seeks to raise the national consciousness to a greater appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry.
The p...
2016_DC_LOC_Elections20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Presidential Elections Through the Years
2015_DC_LOC_Parks30DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Rosa Parks
2014_DC_LOC_Shakespeare17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Shakespeare's 450th
Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare (1564-2014)!
To celebrate, select items from the Library of Congress's diverse collections show just a few of the ways artists have illustrated Shakespeare's plays and characters over hundreds of years. A reduced facsimile edition of the First Folio shows Mar...
2015_DC_LOC_SPX31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Small Press Expo Collection
2018_DC_LOC_Geppi52DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
The Library of Congress has a new display of select items from the Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts from Nov. 6, 2018, through Feb. 11, 2019
The Library of Congress announced in May that collector and entrepreneur Stephen A...
2019_05_29C2_LOC_Stonewall32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stonewell @ 50 (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_29C1_LOC_Whitman90DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Walt Whitman @ 200
To mark the 200th anniversary of Whitman’s birth, the Library will display poetry, images and ephemera from Whitman’s life in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Five cases will display Whitman’s handwritten drafts, published poems, original letters, portraits and other rarely seen materials. (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_LOC_Eisner22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): William Eisner
2014_DC_LOC_YRC21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Young Readers Center (YRC)
2019_09_11B_NPHarris_Houdini84DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Harry Houdini Collection
NBF Presents: Neil Patrick Harris | The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third
Join us for the kick-off event of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents series for an exciting evening of magic and moderated conversation with award-winning actor and author Neil Patrick Harris as he celebrates... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_LOC_AwesomeC7DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items mor...
2017_DC_LOC_ScoresC17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Movie Scores
2019_DC_LOC_Mozart5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Piano, K. 379 (1781)
This was a piece hand-written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, part of the collection at the LOC. Most of us were just wowed to see it.
2019_10_11F1_Pilkey_Peanuts80DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Peanuts Collection
Ticket holders will be invited to view a display of items from the Library’s extensive comic collection in the Whittall Pavillion prior to the start of the event. (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_Action77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Art in Action: Herb Block and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times
Art in Action: Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times
January 31 - August 17, 2019

This exhibition was inspired by original drawings created for distribution in newspapers by Herbert L. Block (1909–2001), who won three Pulitzer Prizes and became known simply as "Herblock." His artistic ...
2007_DC_LOC_Art101DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/

James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began wri...
2006_DC_LOC_Art64DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/

James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began wri...
2019_09_12B_LOC_Comic_Art81DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages (Visit 1)
Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages
Opened September 12, 2019
Explore the realm of comic art, where visual and narrative storytelling styles have evolved from panels in early newspapers to contemporary comic images. Through unique original drawings and printed pages, this exhibition features th... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_18D2_LOC_Comic_Art140DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages (Visit 2)
Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages
Opened September 12, 2019
Explore the realm of comic art, where visual and narrative storytelling styles have evolved from panels in early newspapers to contemporary comic images. Through unique original drawings and printed pages, this exhibition features th... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_LOC_Earth22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment
Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment
September 22, 2012–March 23, 2013
Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the EnvironmentEnvironmental issues affect everyone on planet Earth—the quality of the water and food we consume, the air we breathe, and the parks we...
2018_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose100DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
I went through the public comment book to see what people might have drawn. Barbara Dale's drawing is still winner and champion!
2017_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose78DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
Drawn To Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists
November 18, 2017 - October 20, 2018

Features the rich collections of the Library of Congress and brings to light remarkable but little-known contributions made by North American women to the art forms of illustration and cartooning. Spa...
2013_DC_LOC_Gibson54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Gibson Girl's America
“The Gibson Girl’s America: Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on March 30

In the 1890s, illustrator Charles Dana Gibson created the "Gibson Girl," a vibrant, new feminine ideal—a young woman who pursued higher education, romance, marriage, physical well-being ...
2015_DC_LOC_Pointing152DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
March 21, 2015–March 19, 2016
Editorial cartoonists, like all Americans, do not always agree with one another. Issues on which the nation was particularly divided in the twentieth century—the question of U.S. intervention prior...
2017_DC_LOC_WWI50DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): World War I: American Artists View the Great War
World War I: American Artists View the Great War
May 7, 2016–May 6, 2017
Heeding the call from artist Charles Dana Gibson to “Draw ‘til it hurts,” hundreds of leading American artists galvanized public interest in the Great War (1914–1918). Although the United States participated as a direct combata...
2016_DC_LOC_WWI46DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): World War I: American Artists View the Great War
World War I: American Artists View the Great War
May 7, 2016–May 6, 2017
Heeding the call from artist Charles Dana Gibson to “Draw ‘til it hurts,” hundreds of leading American artists galvanized public interest in the Great War (1914–1918). Although the United States participated as a direct combata...
2017_DC_LOC_Awesome68DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items mor...
2017_DC_LOC_Halloween93DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery
The Library of Congress is presenting a host of tricks and treats with an autumn pop-up exhibition that embodies seasonal traditions of fantasy and folklore. Making a variety of rarely seen collection items more accessible to the general public, “LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery” will show-and-tel...
2017_DC_LOC_Presidential76DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Mahogany Row): Presidential Inaugurations
Presidential Inaugurations
Jan. 23 to Feb. 4, 2017
Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address Will Be on View

A two-week display on inaugurations, at the Library of Congress, will feature presidential treasures—the handwritten speeches of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln—and collectio...
2013_DC_LOC_Opera67DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): A Night at the Opera
“A Night at the Opera” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on Aug. 15
The grandeur of opera—its unforgettable music, stellar performers, and lavish scenery and costumes—has transfixed audiences for more than 400 years. The Library of Congress will celebrate the majestic art form with "A Night at...
2017_DC_LOC_Baseball55DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game
“Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game” Exhibit Opens Feb. 9

Long before the speakers at Wrigley Field blasted Steve Goodman’s “Go, Cubs, Go” after each triumphant Cubs game and long before players approached the batter’s box with their signature walk-up songs, music and baseball...
2015_DC_LOC_Chamber_Music53DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
August 13, 2015—January 23, 2016
In 1925 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (1864–1953) established the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress, an unprecedented gift that ensured her support for contemporary music would continue for ma...
2013_DC_LOC_Kaye60DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
February 14–July 27, 2013
This exhibition explores the many talents of the powerful entertainment duo Danny Kaye (1911–1987) and Sylvia Fine (1913–1991), both raised in Brooklyn, New York. Kaye’s career as an entertainer spanned six decades and en...
2015_DC_LOC_Illusion62DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
February 12–July 25, 2015
Grand Illusion: The Art of the Theatrical Design journeys from the Baroque courts of Europe to the Broadway stages of the United States. The exhibit draws from collections that document virtually all genres of theater: ballet, mo...
2011_DC_LOC_Lucy43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): I Love Lucy: An American Legend
I Love Lucy: An American Legend
August 4, 2011–January 28, 2012
In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the show's debut, the Library of Congress presents I Love Lucy: An American Legend. This exhibition explores the show's history through the Ball and Arnaz family scrapbooks as well as photo...
2016_DC_LOC_Jazz_Singers58DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
February 11–July 23, 2016
What is a jazz singer? The answer can be as varied as the practitioners of the art form. This exhibit offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Drawn largely from the Library of Congress Music Division’s collections, including ...
2016_DC_LOC_OperaB440DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): #Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
#Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
August 11, 2016–January 21, 2017
The Charles Jahant Collection in the Library of Congress Music Division contains nearly 2,000 photographs of opera singers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, many of which are inscribed to him. Jahant began dona...
2016_DC_LOC_America_Reads91DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: America Reads
America Reads
June 16–December 31, 2016
Knowing that opinions can be as varied as the number of people you ask, we urged the public to name "other books that shaped America" and to tell us which of the eighty-eight core books on our list were most important to them. That survey forms the basis of th...
2018_DC_LOC_Baseball219DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Baseball Americana
Baseball Americana
June 29, 2018–Summer 2019
Americans had been playing baseball long before they agreed on the rules or even settled on how to spell it.
Base-Ball (1787)
base-ball (1799)
base ball (1818)
Base Ball (1845)
baseball (1899)
They didn't always call it baseball either—in some places...
2018_DC_LOC_Bibles17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
They set up new cases for the bibles.
2015_DC_LOC_Bibles11DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
Ongoing exhibition, opened April 11, 2008.
In the Great Hall of the Library of Congress, two monumental Bibles face each other as if in dialogue: one, the Giant Bible of Mainz, signifies the end of the handwritten book—and the other, the Gutenberg Bible, marks th...
2014_DC_LOC_Bibles5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
The Giant Bible of Mainz and the Gutenberg Bibles are on view in the East Corridor on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. The Bibles are surrounded by six murals collectively referred to as The Evolution of the Book.
These murals depict the process ...
2018_DC_LOC_Cherry_Posters36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Cherry Blossom Festival Posters
2017_DC_LOC_DJustice141DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
April 27–October 28, 2017
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration showcases the Library’s extensive collections of original art by talented artists hired by both newspapers and television to capture the personal dynamics of legal trials. ...
2017_DC_LOC_Echoes561DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I 
April 4, 2017–January 2019
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it— both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that surrou...
2018_DC_LOC_Exploring16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
2015_DC_LOC_Exploring57DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
Exploring the Early Americas
Ongoing exhibition, opened December 12, 2007.
Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. It provides insight into i...
2015_DC_LOC_Bay_Psalm51DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
June 4, 2015–January 2, 2016
In 1640, less than two years after landing in Massachusetts Bay, Stephen Daye printed The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre, known as the Bay Psalm Book, the first b...
2011_DC_LOC_Herblock22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2011)
Herblock Looks at 1961: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Exhibition dates: September 10, 2011–March 16, 2012
For many Americans, the tensions of 1961—conflicts between East and West, the use of nuclear weapons and traditional warfare, political battles between conservatives and liberals, and is...
2012_DC_LOC_Herblock20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2012)
Herblock Looks at 1962: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 22, 2012–March 23, 2013
In 1962, the second year of his presidency, John F. Kennedy (1917–1963) used his executive authority to impose economic and social change in the United States. He fought resista...
2013_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2013)
Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: March 30, 2013–September 14, 2013
In 1963, during the third and final year of his presidency, John F. Kennedy (1917–1963) faced repeated opposition to his legislative initiatives. Republicans rebuffed his calls f...
2014_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2014)
Herblock Looks at 1964: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: April 5, 2014–September 13, 2014
During the first year of his presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) made the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a priority, honoring slain President John F. Kennedy’s ...
2015_DC_LOC_Herblock77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2015)
Herblock Looks at 1965: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 26, 2015–March 19, 2016
After winning a landslide victory in the 1964 presidential election, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) promoted legislation that improved education, medical care, retirement ben...
2016_DC_LOC_Herblock44DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2016)
Herblock Looks at 1966: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Exhibition dates: September 17, 2016–March 11, 2017
During the second year of the presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) Herblock drew cartoons that raised an alarm about developments in Vietnam and its impact on domesti...
2017_DC_LOC_Herblock43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2017)
Herblock Looks at 1967: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: March 18, 2017–September 9, 2017
In 1967, during the third year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s (1908–1973) administration, Herblock drew some of his most powerful cartoons on issues about which he cared deeply....
2018_DC_LOC_Herblock54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2018)
Herblock Looks at 1968: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Currently on exhibit: March 17–September 8, 2018
In 1968, during the fourth and final year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration, Herblock focused on the presidential election. Having called attention to Richard M. Nixon’s mud-s...
2019_09_18D3_LOC_Herblock37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2019)
Herblock Looks at 1969: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II
Currently on exhibit: September 14, 2019–March 14, 2020
As Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–1994) became the thirty-seventh president of the United States in 1969, Herblock focused not only on issues relating to his presidency but tho... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_Herblock42DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2019)
Herblock Looks at 1969: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibtion dates: March 23, 2019–September 7, 2019
Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–1994) became the thirty-seventh president of the United States in 1969. Herblock had been a persistent critic of Nixon since 1948, starting with the con...
2017_DC_LOC_Gershwin83DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
2009_DC_LOC_Gershwin15DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
December 11, 2008–Ongoing
Experience the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s in this permanent tribute to the brothers who helped provide a musical background to the period. The exhibition contains a wealth of materials that provide i...
2014_DC_LOC_Magna115DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
November 6, 2014–January 19, 2015
This exhibition commemorates the 800th anniversary of the creation of Magna Carta, the charter of liberties that England’s King John granted to his barons in 1215 in order to halt their rebellion and restore their allegiance to his thron...
2016_DC_LOC_Mapping36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Ongoing exhibition, open September 1, 2016
Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This importan...
2018_DC_LOC_Mapping32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: Southeastern States / Midwestern States
They keep rotating items.
2019_10_11F2_LOC_Mapping22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: Western States (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_LOC_Mapping20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping A New Nation
Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784
On September 3, 1783, American and British representatives signed the Treaty of Paris that formally concluded the American Revolution and recognized the United States as an independent nation. In March 1784, only six months later, Abe...
2017_DC_LOC_Hamlisch10DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Marvin Hamlisch PEGOT display
2019_12_05B_LOC_Parks_Words226DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
Opening December 5, 2019
Rosa Parks (1913–2005) is best known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a crowded bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal event in the civil rights movement that... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19D1_LOC_Women_Vote360DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote
Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote
June 4, 2019–September 2020
"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. . . . In entering upon the great work before us, we anticipate no small amount of misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule; but we shall... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_18D1_LOC_Suffrage_Garden12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Suffrage Garden (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_LOC_War_Garden21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: World War I Victory Gardens
2015_DC_LOC_CRA196429DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit:The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
September 10, 2014–January 2, 2016
This exhibition, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act ha...
2014_DC_LOC_CRA1964240DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit:The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
September 10, 2014–January 2, 2016
This exhibition, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act ha...
2019_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2018_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2017_DC_LOC_Ext40DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
I never noticed the male statues in the fountain before -- two were totally naked and one had a figleaf. Also shown is the new Toni Morrison bench.
2014_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_LOC_Ext1DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2012_DC_LOC_Ext20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2011_DC_LOC_Ext1DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2009_DC_LOC_Ext67DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2008_DC_LOC_Ext39DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2006_DC_LOC_Ext20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2005_DC_LOC_Ext12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2004_DC_LOC_Ext6DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
1999_DC_LOC_Ext3DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
1997_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_LOC_PPD78DC -- Library of Congress -- Prints and Photographs Division pieces
2015_DC_LOC_European21DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: 2nd Floor European Reading Room
2017_DC_LOC_Asian24DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Asian Reading Room (1st Floor)
2008_DC_LOC_Asian14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Asian Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_CRR28DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Congressional Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Coolidge3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2014_DC_LOC_Coolidge2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2015_DC_LOC_Hispanic21DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Hispanic Reading Room (2nd Floor)
2016_DC_LOC_Ceremonial55DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor)
October 10, 2016
Library of Congress Ceremonial Office Opened for Public Viewing
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that the historic and architecturally beautiful Ceremonial Office in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building will be open to the public. Previously, the room was visite...
2017_DC_LOC_Mahogany48DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2015_DC_LOC_Mahogany17DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2009_DC_LOC_Mahogany27DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2008_DC_LOC_Mahogany18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2005_DC_LOC_Mahogany1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2019_DC_LOC_MRR29DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2017_DC_LOC_MRR14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2013_DC_LOC_MRR34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2012_DC_LOC_MRR34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
Wide-angle lens time.
2011_DC_LOC_MRR37DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2010_DC_LOC_MRR221DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They open the Main Reading Room for pictures twice a year -- President's Day and Columbus Day. I went both times this year so these pictures might get redundant.
2009_DC_LOC_MRR161DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They don't allow public visitors into the main reading room very often and they allow photography even less often. Today was an open house though so...
2008_DC_LOC_MRR80DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
They don't allow public visitors into the main reading room very often and they allow photography even less often. One time they did it for was the "Experience" opening.
2007_DC_LOC_MRR4DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2005_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2004_DC_LOC_MRR10DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2002_DC_LOC_MRR2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
1999_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
1997_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2017_DC_LOC_Members34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
2016_DC_LOC_Members16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
2018_DC_LOC_NWCorner17DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_NWCorner15DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2006_DC_LOC_NWCorner9DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
1997_DC_LOC_NWCorner2DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_NWGal14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Gallery (Early Americas) Art (2nd Floor)
1997_DC_LOC_NWGal1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Gallery (Early Americas) Art (2nd Floor)
2014_DC_LOC_SWCorner18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Corner (TJeff Library Room) Art (2nd Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_SWGal26DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Gallery (2nd Floor)
2015_DC_LOC_SWGal7DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Gallery (2nd Floor)
2019_10_11F3_LOC_GH12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_LOC_GH45DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2017_DC_LOC_GH47DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2016_DC_LOC_GH90DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2014_DC_LOC_GH3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2013_DC_LOC_GH14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2012_DC_LOC_GH39DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2011_DC_LOC_GH52DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2010_DC_LOC_GH110DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2009_DC_LOC_GH133DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2008_DC_LOC_GH30DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2007_DC_LOC_GH30DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2006_DC_LOC_GH33DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2005_DC_LOC_GH23DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2004_DC_LOC_GH16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2002_DC_LOC_GH12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
1999_DC_LOC_GH9DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
1997_DC_LOC_GH8DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2018_DC_LOC_GHX42DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
This year, the tree wasn't in the Great Hall. They had to place it one floor above because putting it in the Great Hall conflicted with Paul Ryan's farewell event. Pictures also include the wreaths set up by some of the shops downstairs.
2015_DC_LOC_GHX12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2014_DC_LOC_GHX18DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2011_DC_LOC_GHX12DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2006_DC_LOC_GHX8DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2005_DC_LOC_GHX6DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2017_DC_LOC_Whittall25DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Whittall Pavilion (Ground Floor)
2015_DC_LOC2DC -- Library of Congress (a couple of images I couldn't figure a location for)
2017_DC_Lincoln_Mem21DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2015_DC_Lincoln_Mem23DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including a couple who had just gotten engaged when I got there and a cat on a leash.
2014_DC_Lincoln_Mem13DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2013_DC_Lincoln_Mem76DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including at night.
2009_DC_Lincoln_Mem94DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Several visits including after a snow. Later, a bunch of tourists who asked that I take their pictures during the beautiful sunset.
2008_DC_Lincoln_Mem60DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2007_DC_Lincoln_Mem15DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2004_DC_Lincoln_Mem26DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2003_DC_Lincoln_Mem15DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Visits here:...
2002_DC_Lincoln_Mem35DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1999_DC_Lincoln_Mem16DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1998_DC_Lincoln_Mem26DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1997_DC_Lincoln_Mem11DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1982_DC_Lincoln_Mem3DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2008_DC_Lincoln_MemB34DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: Beneath the monument tour
This is the part of the Lincoln Memorial that's underground. Normally it's closed off to tourists but they gave the CWPT group a guided tour.
2013_DC_Lincoln_MemVC40DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Exhibition Area
2014_DC_Many_One31DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's "Out of Many, One" via National Portrait Gallery
2018_DC_McMillan9DC -- McMillan Sand Filtration Site
2016_DC_SIAIR_Mars29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Board Exhibit: Mars: Fantasy, Fact, and Fiction
2019_08_02A2_SIAIR_MoF22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Board Exhibit: Milestones of Flight (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26G3_SIAIR_MF13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Board Exhibit: Milestones of Flight (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIAIR_WWI_Aviation63DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Board Exhibit: World War I Aviation (boards)
1998_DC_SIAIR_AS7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: America's Smithsonian
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution, "America's Smithsonian," an $8 million, 336-artifact tour, played 12 cities in two years, including recent stops in Los Angeles, the Midwest and the New York Coliseum.

In two hours, visitors can tour three galleries filled with...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Spruce_Goose18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Hughes H-4 Spruce Goose
2013_DC_SIAIR_Leonardo10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
You weren't allowed to photograph the actual exhibit but these photos are of an area outside the display.
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
September 13, 2013 – October 22, 2013
Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated with flight and made observations of birds to try to discover how humans c...
2019_08_02A1_SIAIR_Armstrong25DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit
July 16, 2019 – 2022
Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit from the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing is on display for the first time in 13 years in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. The spacesuit recently underwent an extensive conservation process funded by... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26G2_SIAIR_Voyage56DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Voyage -- A Journey Through Our Solar System
Voyage -- A Journey Through Our Solar System
October 17, 2001 – Permanent
In this outdoor exhibition, our solar system is presented at one ten-billionth actual size through 13 units—one each for the 9 planets, the Sun, asteroids and comets, and 2 introductory units—that stretch 650 yards from the Ai... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAIR_Elephant10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Why Is This Elephant In This Room?
2018_DC_SIAIR_Foodcourt11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Food Court
The last time I'd been in the foodcourt area was when it was a McDonald's. My brother Kevin and his wife and granddaughter were in town on June 27, 2014. Summer museum lines were long and they needed to eat. Since they were already in the Air and Space Museum, we ate at the McDonald's which they sai...
2019_10_02E2_SIAIR_Milestones46DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAIR_Milestones31DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2017_DC_SIAIR_Milestones58DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2016_DC_SIAIR_Milestones169DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The updated gallery is prepared and opened. Later, the John Glenn tribute after his death is shown.
2015_DC_SIAIR_Milestones170DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The Spirit of St. Louis was being checked out so it was on the floor of the museum for the first time in decades.
2012_DC_SIAIR_Milestones19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Milestones21DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2008_DC_SIAIR_Milestones4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2007_DC_SIAIR_Milestones5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2005_DC_SIAIR_Milestones35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2003_DC_SIAIR_Milestones13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2002_DC_SIAIR_Milestones15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2001_DC_SIAIR_Milestones3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
1997_DC_SIAIR_Milestones5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2016_DC_SIAIR_America3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
Including the military band playing the 4th of July concert there.
2012_DC_SIAIR_America141DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2010_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2008_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2007_DC_SIAIR_America9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2006_DC_SIAIR_America2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2005_DC_SIAIR_America6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2003_DC_SIAIR_America5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2002_DC_SIAIR_America5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
1999_DC_SIAIR_America1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2018_DC_SIAIR_West_Gallery33DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104/204: Unmanned
2012_DC_SIAIR_West_Gallery1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104/204: Unmanned
2010_DC_SIAIR_West_Gallery8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104/204: Unmanned
2015_DC_SIAIR_Airport_Tower49DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: Art of the Airport Tower
Art of the Airport Tower
November 11, 2015 – November 2016
Art of the Airport Tower explores contemporary and historic air traffic control towers in the United States and around the world. This exhibition brings a heightened awareness to the simple beauty of these architectural structures and a call...
2014_DC_SIAIR_Hawaii64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: Hawaii By Air
Hawaii by Air
July 25, 2014 – July 2015
You may not realize it, as you while away the time on your long flight from the mainland to Hawaii, but you are traveling to one of the most remote places on Earth. Jetliner travel makes it easy to forget how challenging it once was to reach Hawaii by air. The...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Barmecide105DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104: The Barmecide Feast (2001: A Space Odyssey room)
The National Air and Space Museum will host a special temporary exhibition of the immersive art installation “The Barmecide Feast,” a fully realized, full-scale reflection of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 20...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age117DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2008_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2015_DC_SIAIR_Jets61DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: Jet Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_Jets6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: Jet Aviation
2015_DC_SIAIR_Early_Flight111DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: Early Flight
2010_DC_SIAIR_Early_Flight19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: Early Flight
2019_DC_SIAIR_Welcome8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2018_DC_SIAIR_Welcome25DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise lights come on again.
2017_DC_SIAIR_Welcome35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Star Trek Enterprise model is now lit 30 minutes a day. I'd never seen this before and just happened to be there at the right time so this was a first for me.
2016_DC_SIAIR_Welcome121DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise model and new information desk get installed.
2015_DC_SIAIR_Welcome12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2012_DC_SIAIR_Welcome4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2015_DC_SIAIR_How_Fly19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 109: How Things Fly
2012_DC_SIAIR_How_Fly2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 109: How Things Fly
2018_DC_SIAIR_Looking4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
The gallery has been closed for the renovation.
2012_DC_SIAIR_Looking4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
2011_DC_SIAIR_Looking27DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
2014_DC_SIAIR_Universe36DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 111: Explore the Universe
2010_DC_SIAIR_Lunar2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2003_DC_SIAIR_Lunar1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2002_DC_SIAIR_Lunar1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 112: Lunar Exploration Vehicles
2014_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond41DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2013_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond86DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2010_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond14DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2015_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race149DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2014_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2012_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2011_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2010_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2009_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2008_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2007_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2005_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2003_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2002_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2012_DC_SIAIR_SeaAir10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: Sea-Air Operations
2005_DC_SIAIR_SeaAir7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: Sea-Air Operations
2012_DC_SIAIR_WWII16DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2010_DC_SIAIR_WWII7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2008_DC_SIAIR_WWII13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2005_DC_SIAIR_WWII7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2003_DC_SIAIR_WWII2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: World War II Aviation
2012_DC_SIAIR_WWI5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2010_DC_SIAIR_WWI23DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2008_DC_SIAIR_WWI4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2005_DC_SIAIR_WWI8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2014_DC_SIAIR_Planets30DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 207: Exploring the Planets
2019_10_02E3_SIAIR_Pioneers6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers17DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2010_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers62DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2009_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2005_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2003_DC_SIAIR_Pioneers1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2019_06_26G4_SIAIR_Pioneers123DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton -- Black Wings (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_SIAIR_Wright24DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2012_DC_SIAIR_Wright3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2010_DC_SIAIR_Wright22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2005_DC_SIAIR_Wright5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2003_DC_SIAIR_Wright17DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2018_DC_SIAIR_Apollo5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
Another one of the galleries closed for the renovation.
2015_DC_SIAIR_Apollo45DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2010_DC_SIAIR_Apollo12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2006_DC_SIAIR_Apollo18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2015_DC_SIAIR_Above54DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
August 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation. Packed with interactive challenges; vehicle concept models and prototypes; immersive media presentations; and inspiring innovator stories, this exhibition invites you to experience what it takes to...
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bean29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Alan Bean: Painting Apollo First Artist on Another World
Alan Bean: Painting Apollo, First Artist on Another World
July 16, 2009 – January 13, 2010
On view are approximately 40 original paintings and drawings of the moon's landscape, fellow Apollo moonwalkers, and views of Earth from space by Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth astronaut and only ar...
2017_DC_SIAIR_Artist199DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
April 6, 2017 – November 11, 2018
Artistic expression during the war contributed to this transformation. Before World War I, war art largely depicted heroic military leaders and romanticized battles, done long after the fact, far from the b...
2012_DC_SIAIR_Marines97DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Fly Marines!
Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012
January 14, 2012 – January 13, 2013
Artworks and artifacts are on view to tell the story of the United States Marine Corps aviation over the past 100 years. Artworks include oils, watercolors, drawings, and poster art from such artists ...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Goldilocks44DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: High Art / Searching for Goldilocks / Suited for Space
High Art
Open through December 1, 2013
High Art: A Decade of Collecting presents 50 works acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum from 2003 to 2013. They cover a range of styles from realism, commercial advertisement, surrealism, and impressionism to abstraction. The works are di...
2011_DC_SIAIR_Art5085DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: NASA / Art: 50 Years of Exploration
NASA / ART: 50 Years of Exploration
May 28, 2011 – October 10, 2011
Commissioned by the NASA Art Program, 72 works ranging from the illustrative to the abstract communicate the accomplishments, setbacks, and sheer excitement of space exploration over the past five decades. The selected works span th...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Outside35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
January 8, 2015 – June 8, 2015
Extra-vehicular activity, or EVA—working outside a spacecraft—changed the nature of human spaceflight. It made possible walking on the Moon, servicing the Hubble Space Telescope, and building the Internationa...
1998_DC_SIAIR_SW64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
October 31, 1997 – January 31, 1999
Original props, models, costumes, characters, and artwork from the Star Wars trilogy are used to compare elements of the films to elements of mythology, following a classic mythological "hero's journey." The exhibition commemorates the...
1997_DC_SIAIR_SW68DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
October 31, 1997 – January 31, 1999
Original props, models, costumes, characters, and artwork from the Star Wars trilogy are used to compare elements of the films to elements of mythology, following a classic mythological "hero's journey." The exhibition commemorates the...
2007_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Treasures of American History
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biograph...
2006_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH177DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Treasures of American History
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biograph...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Nav206DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 213: Time and Navigation
2011_DC_SIAIR_Nav1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 213: Time and Navigation
2019_11_28B2_SIAIR_Bldg7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_19B1_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_28C1_SIAIR_Bldg11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_02E4_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_07_07C2_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26G1_SIAIR_Bldg14DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Large crowds as always despite large chunks of the inside galleries being closed during the renovation.
2018_DC_SIAIR_Bldg11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2017_DC_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2016_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Flag-raising on the 4th.
2015_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2013_DC_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2010_DC_SIAIR_Bldg4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2009_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
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2008_DC_SIAIR_Bldg3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Including plant reflections outside of the main building at night. This has nothing to do with the museum itself but the plants were interesting anyway.
2002_DC_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Part of the area was being closed off for a black-tie event that night (which I obviously wasn't invited to).
1999_DC_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
1997_DC_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2018_DC_SIAIR_Jurassic10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Jurassic World LEGO set
2018_DC_SIAIR_POP28DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
2009_DC_SIAIR_POP22DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
The new outdoors observatory opened this year.
2018_DC_SIAIR_SWPromo6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Star Wars Last Jedi Costume (Promo)
2015_DC_NGAAH28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2014_DC_NGAAH22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2018_DC_NGA_Bldg9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
The NPS put up some signs for the Garfield assassination which took place in the train station that used to occupy the site of the building.
2017_DC_NGA_Bldg5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2014_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2013_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2012_DC_NGA_Bldg23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
Including workers on the dome.
2009_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2008_DC_NGA_Bldg26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
Included here are two guards who asked that I take their pictures.
2007_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2005_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2004_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2002_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
1997_DC_NGA_Bldg1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
1982_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2017_DC_NGAEW_Bldg15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2016_DC_NGAEW_Bldg56DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2014_DC_NGAEW_Bldg22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2012_DC_NGAEW_Bldg4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2011_DC_NGAEW_Bldg34DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2009_DC_NGAEW_Bldg11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2008_DC_NGAEW_Bldg17DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2007_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2006_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2005_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space

What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
KeyImgsShort Description
2019_12_02E1_Shepard224DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication
Honoring Matthew Shepard—A Celebration and Plaque Dedication On Monday evening, December 2, Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation will host a ceremony of inspiration, celebration, and song as we dedicate the Matthew Shepard Memorial Plaque. Elevated by a grassroots, crowd-... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_08B_Honors182DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2019)
Celebrate the 2019 Honorees Earth, Wind & Fire, Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, Sesame Street, and Michael Tilson Thomas 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors To Celebrate Honorees' Profound Artistic Impact Folks shown here include: Christopher Jackson ("Hamilton"), Jonas Brothers, Debra Winger, David Fo... (Partially reviewed)
2019_12_04D1_Kalb189NPC -- Kalb Report: "We the People..." (w/Nina Totenberg, Pete Williams, and Jonathan Turley)
The Kalb Report: “We the People…” Is America headed for—or perhaps already in -- a constitutional crisis fueled by highly partisan politics? Is this endangering our democracy? If so, where do we go from here? The first forum in the 26th season of The Kalb Report (and the 100th program in the series)... (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_12_10_Dafne65AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2019) -- "Dafne" (w/Federico Bondi)
DAFNE Q&A with filmmaker Federico Bondi  Winner of a FIPRESCI Prize at this year's Berlinale, Federico Bondi's (MAR NERO) poignant sophomore feature follows 36-year-old Dafne (Carolina Raspanti), a bright young woman with Down syndrome whose stable family life is upended by the unexpected death of h... (Partially reviewed)

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