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Color Studio

Color Studio: A Family Event

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday, July 16th

Let’s follow the theme of color through the vast collections of the Smithsonian Libraries, and make a few unexpected connections and discoveries through science, history, and art.  

Artists' Books at African Art with Bruce Onobrakpeya

Artists' Books at African Art with Bruce Onobrakpeya

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Bruce Onobrakpeya, one of Nigeria’s most respected and prolific artists, will be at the National Museum of African Art on Saturday afternoon, July 16th.  Come meet him between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the garden-level Pavilion.

Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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.