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