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Upcoming Exhibitions
Online Exhibitions
Current Exhibitions
Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web
Traveling Exhibitions
From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution
Czech Book Covers of the 1920's and 1930's in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library
Science and the Artist's Book
Make the Dirt Fly! Building the Panama Canal
A Jules Verne Centennial: 1905 - 2005
Artists' Books and Africa
The Making of a Homemaker
Samuel P. Langley: Aviation Pioneer (Part 1)
Whales: From Bone to Book
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
From Horses to Horsepower: Studebaker Helped Move a Nation
Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition
Nile Notes of a Howadji: American Travelers in Egypt, 1837 - 1903
Parcel Post: Delivery of Dreams
An Odyssey in Print: Adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries
Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis
Ramelli's Machines: Original drawings of 16th century machines
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books
Taking to the Skies: The Wright Brothers & the Birth of Aviation
Zoos: A Historical Perspective
Archive of African Artists
Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas
Wonder Bound
Cultivating America’s Gardens
Drawing from Life: Caricatures and Cartoons from the American Art / Portrait Gallery Collection
Vibrant Visions: Pochoir Prints in the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library
Fold, Pull, Pop and Turn
Your Smithsonian Libraries
The Art of African Exploration
Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus 1631-2004
Picturing Words: The Power of Book Illustration
The Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio
Celebrity Caricature: Selections from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Fantastic Worlds
Doodles, Drafts & Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian