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Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum.

A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen highlights a selection of objects excavated from the region by the pioneer archaeologist Wendell Phillips and his team in 1950 and 1951. See this exhibit on display at the Freer|Sackler until August 2019.

Join us as we explore the wide realm of folk art, outsider art, and visionary art!

Blue Star Museums offer active military personnel and up to five family members free admission to the museum

This summer visitors can travel back millions of years as the Smithsonian’s National Zoo presents a “Dino Summer” featuring two dinosaur experiences of prehistoric proportions

Come explore this charming exhibit scattered throughout the trails and woods of the garden.

Join us as we explore the wide realm of folk art, outsider art, and visionary art!

Explores the loyalty, bravery, and sacrifices made by the warfighters’ “best friend.”

Something is always happening at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

Explore, play, and connect with the people around you!

Put on a head set and immerse yourself into the highlights of the museum’s exhibits.

Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of four simulators.

Spark!Lab is where museum visitors become inventors.

To provide a gateway to history and a place to exercise curiosity for the youngest historians.

Families will have fun while increasing their appreciation of science.

Museum volunteer interpreters welcome visitors, answer questions, and help visitors navigate exhibitions.

Take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants!

We’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!