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Detail from William H. Johnson's BOATS at KERTEMINDE, 1935. Courtesy Morgan State University



These NEW exhibitions have either just launched or are in the works! If you're interested in any of the following, please let us know! sites_schedule@si.edu or 202.633.3140.

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Dolores Huerta
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In collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, we're developing a new exhibition which explores Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Dolores Huerta’s ground-breaking social activism in the farm worker’s labor movement of the 1960s and 70s.

Dolores Huerta, nicknamed “the passionate one,” was inspired by the civil rights movement and was a pioneer of the feminist movement whose life’s work had far-reaching impacts on labor, women’s and minority rights that still reverberate today. Based on an exhibition originally displayed at the National Portrait Gallery, the traveling exhibit will feature bilingual text (English-Spanish), reproductions of historic and personal photographs and documents, graphic elements, select videos, and supplemental educational resources.

  • Status: Begins Fall 2017
  • Contact: Ed Liskey, 202.633.3142

Beach front in South Carolina

H20 Today

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Part of Museum on Main Street's Water/Ways iniative, H2O Today is a fully designed build-it-yourself exhibition that offers venues a unique opportunity to showcase water-related content that resonates with local audiences. The exhibition can stand alone, or we can help you enrich it with content, expertise, and programming that will enlighten and energize your community around critical water issues.

  • Status: Downloadable June 2016
  • Contact: Sara Artes, 202.633.3113

Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science

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This exhibition was developed by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and partners and features stories of ecological and cultural restoration from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Tulalip Tribes, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and Native Hawaiians.

Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume

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Presenting 60 of the finest, hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars films, the exhibition uncovers the challenges, the intricate processes and the remarkable artistry of George Lucas, the concept artists and costume designers. The costumes reflect an eclectic mix of cultural, historical and mythical sources that add rich texture to the story.

 

Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project

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Images of everyday life in 1970s America: disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when war and scandal wore on the national psyche, a burgeoning movement to protect our natural environment was gaining force.

This unique exhibition is a collaboration between SITES and the National Archives and Records Administration which now holds the original DOCUMERICA photographic materials. You can browse through thousands of DOCUMERICA images on Flickr.

Things Come Apart

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Photographs of familiar objects explore how things are designed and how technology has evolved over time. The exhibition reveals the engineering behind modern and antique objects such as clocks, watches, telephones, mobile devices, and common household items. Things Come Apart embraces key STEAM teachings and will include educational materials.

  • Status: Begins September 2016
  • Contact: Ed Liskey, 202.633.3142

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