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INDOOR RECESS

Friday, May 6, 2016

Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getaway

Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:

Book Arts Workshop for Adults | Color Theory Flag Books with Esther K. Smith

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Light and Color in Painting

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Light and Color in Painting
An Illustrated Lecture by William Woodward, Artist and Prof. Emeritus, The George Washington University

News

Smithsonian Libraries Research Opportunities 2016-2017

Friday, October 9, 2015

The Smithsonian Libraries will award grants to Baird Society, Dibner Library and Penick Resident Scholars in the 2016-2017 acacemic year. These competitive grants are offered to historians, librarians and bibliographers, as well as predoctoral and postdoctoral students, with an approved research project.

National Museum of African Art and Smithsonian Libraries Unveil “Artists’ Books and Africa”

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art and the Smithsonian Libraries present a new exhibition, “Artists’ Books and Africa,” at the National Museum of African Art beginning Sept. 16. “Artists’ Books and Africa” will be on display through Sept. 11, 2016.

Smithsonian Libraries Unveils “Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780–1910”

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Smithsonian Libraries opens its new exhibition “Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780–1910” in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History July 1. “Fantastic Worlds” will be on display through October 2016.