Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

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Traveling Exhibitions

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