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The Golden Age of American Furniture

The Golden Age of American Furniture
Furniture expert and connoisseur Oscar Fitzgerald explains the progression of American furniture styles during the 18th and early 19th centuries

Lincoln at the Smithsonian

Lincoln at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian commemorates the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth in 1809 with a yearlong celebration including events and exhibitions

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Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
Journey into the skin of the earth and explore the amazing world of soil

Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities
Works O'Keeffe and Adams reveal both artists’ deep commitment to the American landscape
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Inside Smithsonian Research Inside Smithsonian Research
Quarterly newsletter packed with information about the numerous research projects around the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Photography Initiative

Explore Smithsonian Photography
An ever-expanding view into more than 150 years of photography collecting throughout the Smithsonian

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Closed for renovation. Reopens Nov. 21, 2008
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Closed in preparation for renovation

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