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American Art/Portrait Gallery Library Annual Art & History Book Sale

It’s back, and just in time for holiday gift buying! We’re opening up our American Art/Portrait Gallery Library Research Center to Smithsonian staff and visitors to browse thousands of beautiful books. Selections include books on art of all periods and places, great biographies, histories, and more. Both brand new and used at incredibly low prices. Wednesday-Friday, December 6-8, 2023 10:00am-5:00pm (9:00am for Smithsonian staff) American Art & Portrait Gallery Library Research Center Victor Building 750 9th Street NW, Suite #2100 We are ...
Mary Vaux Walcott: A Life in Bloom

Mary Vaux Walcott: A Life in Bloom

Friday, October 28, 2022, 12:00 pm Mary Vaux Walcott led a remarkable life, demonstrating her love for the natural world with a blend of art and science. Nowhere is this more apparent than her book, North American Wild Flowers, which was published by the Smithsonian in 1925. To celebrate the release of the new Wild Flowers of North America: Botanical Illustrations By Mary Vaux Walcott, we’ll explore Walcott’s life, her work, and her deep Smithsonian ties through a virtual panel ...