Current Exhibitions

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Online Exhibitions

View past online-only exhibitions or the online component of past exhibitions from our museums and galleries.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Traveling Exhibitions

View those exhibitions that are currently on tour around the country.

Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web

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