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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Thursday August 4th, 12pm-1pm
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getaway
Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
Sunday, August 7, 2016
National Museum of African Art
August 7, 2:00 p.m.
Monday, August 8, 2016
The Natural Philosopher and his Cabinet of Curiosities
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Camouflage: Abbott Handerson Thayer's "Beautiful Law of Nature"
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.
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.
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.