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1.

Music Event | 4/10

Musicians from Marlboro II

Works by Reger, Schubert and Dvořak are played by artists affiliated with the Marlboro Music Festival. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
2.

Performing Arts | 4/11

Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

Nearly 30 drummers and dancers from the Tokyo university perform on the National Mall as part of the Cherry Blossom Festival. See all Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe locations Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
3.

Exhibit | Through 9/28

Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler

Drawings, etchings and watercolors from the artist that were created while he was traversing the French countryside in the summer of 1858. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12

Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

A collection of stone and gilt bronze Buddhist sculptures highlight two flourishing ages, the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (6th to 8th century). The exhibition's dramatic focus is the monumental Cosmological Buddha: a life-size stone sculpture covered in intricate representations of the earthly realms. It is the only one of its kind in the world. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Nile and Ancient Egypt

High quality artifacts from the collections of Freer Gallery are showcased to illuminate the role and importance of water animals for ancient Egyptian religion and afterlife. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
6.

Exhibit | Through 5/18

Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing and Japan

American tonalism -- shadowy paintings in muted hues -- became a gateway to Japanese art for patron Charles Lang Freer. His namesake museum explicitly shows the connection, exhibiting works by American artist Thomas Dewing alongside Japanese pieces Freer collected in the late 1890s. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 4/27

Women in Chinese Painting

Thirty depictions of goddesses, court ladies, empresses and more examine the role of women in the art world. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
8.

Exhibit | Through 8/24

Japanese Screens: Landscapes and Waterscapes

A collection of Japanese screens from the 15th to 19th century. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 9/14

Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan

A display of Chinese bowls, jars and ceramics acquired by Charles Lang Freer. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/21

Religious Art of Japan

Buddhist sculptures, masks and paintings reflect religious expression in Japanese art. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/14 - 12/8

Ongoing exhibits:

Collections of ceramics, paintings and pottery from India, Vietnam and China. See all Ongoing exhibits: locations Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution (68 locations)

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/14

Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art

An exhibition of ceramics, paintings, prints and illustrated books that depict an appreciation for beauty and a variety of fish and other species. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/15

Polar Bears, Climate Change and You

Learn about the effect of climate change on polar bears. S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
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Museum

S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
16.

Miscellaneous Location

Smithsonian Associates

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-357-3030
 
17.

Theater

Discovery Theater

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700
 
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Museum

Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Pavilion

1050 Independence Ave S.W., Distric of Columbia, DC
 
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Miscellaneous Location

12th St. and Independence Avenue

12th St. and Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/6

A Bowl of Tea

A Japanese tea presentation by members of the Omotesenke school. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/4 - 4/6

Vintage Japanese Garments

A trunk show featuring vintage kimonos and textiles, haori jackets, fashion accessories and more. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/3

Chigusa and the Art of Tea

Curator Louise Allison leads a discussion about the exhibit. See all Chigusa and the Art of Tea locations Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 4/12

Illuminated Nights

Visitors can learn how gaslights and electricity affected nighttime in the 19th century and examine the techniques used in some of the paintings and prints on view at the museum. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 4/14 - 12/8

Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran

The collection highlights metalwork from the first millennium B.C. to the early Islamic period. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/3

Eyes of the World: Ara Guler's Anatolia

The photographer's snapshots of medieval Seljuk and Armenian buildings from 1965. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 5/3 - 8/17

An American in London: Whistler and the Thames

This is the first major exhibition to examine paintings from James McNeill Whistler's early period in London. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 6/8

Perspectives: Rina Banerjee

The contemporary artist draws inspiration from her native of India, creating a sculptural river of glass bottles on the floor of the museum pavilion. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/4

In Focus: Ara Guler's Anatolia

Never-before-shown images by the photographer, who is known as the "Eye of Istanbul" are displayed. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 7/27

Kiyochika: Master of the Night

An exhibition of prints from a series by Kobayashi Kiyochika. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC

 
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Miscellaneous Location

USDA Farmers Market, Department of Agriculture

12th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC
 
32.

Exhibit | Through 8/17

Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios

A selection of diminutive and personal objects including postcards, locks of hair, a fragment of Plymouth Rock and more. Smithsonian Castle - Smithsonian Institution 1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

Smithsonian Castle - Smithsonian Institution

1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Enid A. Haupt Garden

12th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Smithsonian Metro Station

1200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

The Carousel on the National Mall

900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Exhibit | Through 8/17

Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone

A collection of artwork from Liberia and Sierra Leone includes masks, body ornaments, textiles and more. Approximately 70 pieces will be on display. National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution 950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4600

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/24

Africa Re-Viewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, an exhibition focused on the photographer's work capturing images of African culture. National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution 950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4600

 
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Museum

National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution

950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 7/20

Lines, Marks and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen

The exhibit features 55 pieces and a video to trace how the artist has incorporated drawing into his photography. National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution 950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4600

 
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Miscellaneous Location

U.S. Department of Energy

1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-586-4848
 
42.

Museum

Arts and Industries Building - Smithsonian Institution

900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Constitution Avenue Between Third and 15th Streets NW

Constitution Avenue between Third and 15th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
44.

Miscellaneous Location

The National Mall between 14th and Ninth Streets

14th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
 
45.

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

 
46.

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

 
47.

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

 
48.

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 last decade. This exhibition explores 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

 
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Exhibit | Through 5/31

Whales: From Bone to Book

Traces the journey of fossilized bones from a sea cliff to the museum drawer and scientific publications. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
50.

Exhibit | 6/24 - 6/21/15

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

 
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