Exhibitions

Exhibitions

“Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady”

Version en español

Exhibition

“Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady”

June 16 through June 3, 2018

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“America’s Presidents”

Version en español

Since its creation by an Act of Congress in 1962, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has collected portraits of American Presidents. It holds the only national collection of presidential portraits outside the White House.

“One Life: Sylvia Plath”

Version en español

Exhibition

“One Life: Sylvia Plath”

June 30 through May 20, 2018

Where

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Eighth and F streets N.W.

“The Face of Battle, Americans at War, 9/11 to Now”

Version en espanol

Exhibition

“The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now”

April 7, 2017, through Jan. 28, 2018

Where

National Portrait Gallery

Eighth and F streets N.W.

15th Anniversary of September 11

How did the National Museum of American History acquire objects related to Sept. 11? How did you decide what objects to include in the Sept. 11 collection?

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: GO FLIGHT Digital Experience

The National Air and Space Museum’s new digital experience, GO FLIGHT, invites the public to discover compelling stories of flight from anywhere in the world. The integrated experience includes an in-gallery interactive wall, a re-envisioned website and a mobile app.

Model of Starship Enterprise

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Staff Bios

Gen. John Dailey, John and Adrienne Mars Director
National Air and Space Museum

Gen. J.R. “Jack” Dailey, a retired U.S. Marine Corps four star general and pilot, became the director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in January 2000.

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Artifact List

18th- and 19th-Century Ballooning Artifacts
Apollo Lunar Module
Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis
Bell XP-59A Airacomet
Discoverer XIII
Explorer I (backup)
Gemini IV
Goddard 1926 Rocket
Jumbo Turbojet Engines
Mariner 2
Mercury “Friendship 7”
Moon Rock

The Spirit of St Louis on display


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