Museums: Exhibitions

There’s always a cool, new museum exhibit in DC! Visit, view and learn something new, at museum exhibitions featuring art, history, culture, science, and nature. Check below for exhibit information.

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Ongoing Events

Juggling the Middle Ages

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Feb. 28

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Mar. 3

Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Mar. 3

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 10

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project

National Gallery of Art
Thru Mar. 17

Jiří Kolář (1912-2002): Forms of Visual Poetry - From the Collection of Museum Kampa, Prague

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

Michael B. Platt + Carol A. Beane: Influences and Connections

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

Nancy at Ninety: A Retrospective of Form and Color

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

A Revolution in Arms: Weapons in the War for Independence

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thru Mar. 24

Special Tour—Native Women Rising

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Mar. 1 – 29

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 31

The REDress Project

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Mar. 1 – 31

Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Apr. 14

Orchids: Amazing Adaptations

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Apr. 28

Lincoln's Contemporaries

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Champions

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26

Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26

Postmen of the Skies

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
May. 1 – 27

Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jun. 2

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – Jul. 9

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jul. 14

The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

National Gallery of Art
Apr. 14 – Jul. 21

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Mar. 22 – Jul. 28

The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

National Gallery of Art
May. 5 – Jul. 28

Charles Hinman: Structures, 1965–2014

Kreeger Museum
Apr. 18 – Jul. 31

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Mar. 1 – Sep. 2

Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings

National Gallery of Art
Apr. 14 – Sep. 15

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17

Gallery Tours

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 29, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

A Monument to Shakespeare: The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Apr. 13, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Andrea del Verrocchio: Sculptor-Painter of Renaissance Florence

National Gallery of Art
Sep. 15, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020

Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain

National Gallery of Art
Oct. 13, 2019 – Feb. 17, 2020

In Mid-Sentence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
May. 3, 2019 – Mar. 29, 2020

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jun. 28, 2019 – May. 17, 2020

The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

New York Ave Sculpture Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Sep. 20, 2020

Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Sep. 30, 2020

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2021

Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2022

Americans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2022
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