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51.

Exhibit | 10/16 - 12/12/15

At the Hub of Things

An installation occupying the entire outer ring of the third level galleries features works by Janine Antoni, Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Hiroshi Sugimoto and others. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
52.

Exhibit | Through 9/30/15

Speculative Forms

Drawn from the museum's permanent collection, this sculpture exhibition examines trends in modernist sculpture since the early 20th century. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
53.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

An exhibition representing Scarpitta's career features paintings by the artist that incorporate bandages and automobile parts and his full-scale race car sculptures. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
54.

Exhibit | 10/16 - 4/12/15

Days of Endless Time

In celebration of Hirshhorn's 40th anniversary, this exhibition features works by Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Douglas Gordon, Guido van der Werve and others. The works emphasize escape, solitude, enchantment, spirituality and the thrall of nature. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
55.

Exhibit | 6/16/15 - 9/30/15

Sitebound: Photography from the Collection

Works depicting a sense of place, by such artists as Laurel Nakadate, Catherine Opie, Taryn Simon and Thomas Struth. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
56.

Exhibit | Through 10/5

Black Box: Oliver Laric

A video installation by the artist explores the concept of authenticity by examining the history of bootleg, remixes and hybrid. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
57.

Hotel

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 202-484-1000
 
58.

Miscellaneous Location

L'Enfant Plaza

L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
59.  

Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 888-888-1778, 202-554-8588
 
60.

Miscellaneous Location

Mary Livingston Ripley Garden

Jefferson Drive and Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-2220
 
61.  

Miscellaneous Location

The National Mall

Between the U.S. Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC | 202-485-9880
 
62.

Miscellaneous Location

The Portals Theater

1236 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC
 
63.

Miscellaneous Location

L'Enfant Plaza Station Post Office

458 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 800-275-8777
 
64.

Miscellaneous Location

L'Enfant Plaza Station (Metro/VRE)

600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
65.

Restaurant |

Roti Mediterranean Grill

(7 locations)
 
66.

Miscellaneous Location

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Jefferson Auditorium

14th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-720-2791
 
67.

Miscellaneous Location

The National Mall between 14th and Ninth Streets

14th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
 
68.  

Museum

USDA Forest Service Visitors Center

201 14th St. SW, Washington, DC | 800-832-1355
 
69.  

Restaurant | $

Pavilion Cafe -- National Gallery of Art

700 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-289-3360
 
70.

Miscellaneous Location

Constitution Avenue Between Third and 15th Streets NW

Constitution Avenue between Third and 15th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
71.

Exhibit | Through 8/13

Unintended Journeys

Images and video by Magnum Photos examine the plight of those displaced by natural disasters and global climate change within the past decade, exploring the challenges these people and communities face. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
72.

Movie Theater

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Smithsonian - Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4629

A massive Imax screen at the Natural History museum.

 
73.  

Museum

National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
74.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Living on an Ocean Planet

A new permanent exhibit that explores the ocean space and its relationship to human life. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
75.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Mud Masons of Mali

Archival and contemporary photos and engravings representing the masons. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
76.

Exhibit | Through 10/20

The Rex Room

In a conservation room, visitors can observe, through one of two doorways, as scientists prepare the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton that will go on display in 2019. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
77.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Dom Pedro

The 14-inch obelisk is a 10,363-carat aquamarine. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
78.

Exhibit | 11/25 - 12/12/18

The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World

A large-scale fossil exhibition focused on the late Cretaceous period in North America allows visitors to view the fossils of Tyrannosaurus rex and other dinosaurs from a working preparation lab. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
79.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/15

Wilderness Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America's Wilderness

A photography exhibition in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act features large-format images by professional, amateur and student photographers. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
80.  

Exhibit | Through 8/16/15

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation

Through images, music, visual art and first-person narratives, this exhibition explores the influence and experience of Indian Americans in America. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
81.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/15

Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry

An underwater journey through different marine environments by the award-winning photojournalist. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
82.

Exhibit | 10/24 - 4/20/15

Nature's Best 2013 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards

An exhibition of approximately 60 large-format images and photographers' stories highlight the beauty, power and humor of nature. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
83.

Exhibit | Through 10/31/15

Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America

Examining the story of the last passenger pigeon, this exhibition features illustrations from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
84.

Music Event | 10/25

Emerson String Quartet 2014-2015 Concert Series

Violinist Eugene Drucker and special guest, pianist Diane Walsh, perform works by Brahms, Bach and Saint-Saens. At the Baird Auditorium. See all Emerson String Quartet 2014-2015 Concert Series locations National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
85.

Music Event | 10/26

Rob Kapilow's What Makes It Great?

Kapilow leads a discussion on Schubert's "Impromptus" followed by a performance of the work by pianist Yuliya Gorenman. Presented with Washington Performing Arts. At the Baird Auditorium. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
86.  

Restaurant | $$

Sou'Wester

1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-787-6868
 
87.

Miscellaneous Location

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-426-6841
 
88.

Performing Arts | 8/16

Time Trial of John Brown

Visitors can participate as members of the jury in the abolitionist's trial. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
89.  

Museum

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
90.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12/15

New Display: Japanese American Nisei Congressional Gold Medal

The museum will display the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service veterans by the U.S. Congress Nov. 2, 2011. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
91.

Miscellaneous Event | 1/14/16

To the Mountaintop: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of the civil rights leader, actor Xavier Carnegie performs a program of selections from King's speeches. The all-ages program incorporates live performance, sound clips, photographs and video footage. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
92.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/14

The Early Sixties: American Science

A display featuring objects circa 1964 explores innovation in American science, medicine and computing. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
93.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

American Stories

A cross-section of the museum's collection of artifacts shows how stories and history have shaped our national identity. For a limited time, visitors can view John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" manuscript and the Miss Piggy puppet on display in the exhibit through June 17. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
94.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 12/12

Renee Fleming's Super Bowl gown

The opera singer's gown from the 2014 Super Bowl will be on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
95.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

John Coltrane's tenor saxophone

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the recording of "A Love Supreme," the jazz legend's saxophone is on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
96.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Ongoing Exhibits

Exhibitions featuring art and artifacts representing American life and history. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
97.

Exhibit | Through 1/19/15

Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown loan

The first lady's second inaugural gown temporarily replaces her first in the First Ladies Room. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
98.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000

From food production to who does the cooking to where meals are consumed to what we know about what's good for us, this exhibit explores how new technologies and social and cultural shifts have influenced major changes in food, wine and eating in America. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
99.  

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

The First Ladies

With more than two dozen gowns from the Smithsonian's almost 100-year old First Ladies Collection, this exhibition is a must-see, with dresses worn by Frances Cleveland, Jacqueline Kennedy and Laura Bush, as well as an examination of the role of presidential wives. If you've seen it, here's a reason to return: Michelle Obama's stunning one-shouldered Jason Wu gown from the 2009 inaugural is one of the most recent additions. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
100.

Exhibit | 9/22 - 12/8

Artifact Walls -- The National Woman Suffrage Parade, 1913

Illustrates a seminal day in the woman's suffrage movement, when 5,000 women marched down Pennsylvania Avenue for a "national procession" during President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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