Congressional Gold Medal. Photo by Jaclyn Nash.
Photo: Casey McAdams, Smithsonian
One of a pair of six-panel screens: Maple leaves on a stream (front); mountain views (reverse), Ikeda Koson, Edo period, 1856-1858, Japan, Screens (six-panel), Ink and color on gilded paper; ink on paper, H x W (image, each screen): 66.3 × 343.2 cm (65 1/2 × 135 1/8 in) Credit: Ikeda Koson/Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Purchase—Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund and funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries in appreciation of James W. Lintott and his exemplary service to the galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2011-2015), F2014.7.1-2
Anna L. Fisher, Kathryn D. Sullivan and Rhea Seddon taking a break from various training exercises at a three-day water-survival school held near Homestead Air Force Base in Florida. Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Human-harvested shellfish from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History research collections. (Credit: Brittany M. Hance and James D. Tiller, Smithsonian)
As part of the museum’s longstanding commitment to and collaboration with institutions of higher learning on the continent, more than 100 copies of the Heroes catalog will be donated to universities and art institutions across Africa.
“Belated Bonsal,” Park Chan-kyong, 2019, HD film, 5.1 channel sound, 55 min, Credit: Copyright Park Chan-kyong /
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korean KCH9852-HDR
Clockwise, from upper right: Ruth Fine (photo by Frank Stewart); Keith Haring Foundation logo, courtesy Keith Haring Foundation; Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (photo by Grace Roswell)
Angel Rodríguez-Díaz, “The Protagonist of an Endless Story,” 1993, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Museum purchase made possible in part by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1996.19. Copyright 1993, Angel Rodriguez-Diaz.
Photo by John Nowak
Es Devlin. Photo by Andrea Mora. Image courtesy of Es Devlin, 2023.
Still image from Hey Viktor (Credit Lightning Mill Inc.)
The 2023 cohort of the Young Ambassadors Program pose with Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino Director Jorge Zamanillo (far left.) Smithsonian Institution photo.
One of the largest trees on Barro Colorado Island in Panama. Tropical forests pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere where it causes global warming and store it as wood. But the amount of carbon stored varies depending on tree species, age, climate conditions and other factors. Verifiable estimates of carbon stored in forests are necessary to calculate carbon credits. (Photo by Steve Paton)
Weatherbreak’s first construction (1950) in snowy Montreal. Courtesy of the Jeffrey Lindsay Collection at the University of Calgary Archives.
NMAI Repatriation Manager Jackie Swift, INPC Director Catalina Tello, Minister of Culture and Heritage María Elena Machuca, and US Ambassador Michael J. Fitzpatrick, with staff members of the NMAI, Ministry, INPC, and National Police of Ecuador that played an integral role in facilitating the repatriation process between the museum, government, and communities.
Photo Credit: National Institute of Cultural Patrimony
Afro-Cuban American musician Bobi Céspedes performed at the Folklife Festival in 2016 and returns for an evening concert Friday, July 7. Photo by Joe Furgal, Smithsonian Institution
Credit: Luciano Candisani
Courtesy Cauleen Smith
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