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The 5th annual #LivingEarth Festival is at @SmithsonianNMAI 7/18-7/20! A full listing of fun & family-friendly events bit.ly/WhNP4t
"How Red is Dragon's Blood?" s.si.edu/1mkzAkb Explore our color guides s.si.edu/1jTBMF9 and terminology s.si.edu/1oMGss1
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When Pres. Truman visited Disneyland in 1957, he avoided Dumbo. Why? Elephants symbolize the Republican party. pic.twitter.com/7TY1JsDLRK
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59 years ago today: Disneyland opens in Anaheim, CA, and includes the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride. pic.twitter.com/S6ZFF8jeVA
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Miss #saturdaymorning #cartoons? Get your fix in @sitesexhibitions’ Chuck Jones exhibition, “What’s Up, Doc?” The exhibition reveals the creative genius behind some of your faves like, #bugsbunny, #daffyduck, #elmerfudd and #roadrunner. Check it out 7/19 at the Museum of the Moving Image. More info
Smithsonian's first photographer shot our collections WAY before you Instagrammed our exhibits siarchives.si.edu/blog/life-work… pic.twitter.com/xUaVUMNLlz
.@3D_Digi_SI team up with @SIGardens to create a 3D model of a rare yet ecologically important orchid. Watch here youtube.com/watch?v=JZ9I5M…
Long before you could Instagram our exhibits, Thomas Smillie photographed our collections siarchives.si.edu/blog/life-work… pic.twitter.com/Bp9f2MOvSf
Why is American art in our @FreerSackler gallery? The Bento blog clues us in bit.ly/1jy79o4 pic.twitter.com/5uefNhoquY
#Repost from @smithsoniannmnh --- Mexican Fireleg tarantula (Brachypelma boehmei). The #InsectZoo is excited to announce that tarantula feedings will now happen every day of the week! Our three tarantulas have made their debut, but we need your help to name them. Vote for your favorites on the Butte
Miss Saturday AM 'toons? Chuck Jones: What's Up Doc? @sitesExhibits opens 7/19 @MovingImageNYC bit.ly/1rbgbKe pic.twitter.com/ikYrhYfdsm
Catch jazz musician @EspeSpalding’s video portrait on @NPG’s YouTube before it goes on view May ’15 youtube.com/watch?v=6OeZxy…
How entire bird populations are being threatened by urban development smithsonianscience.org/2014/07/urban-… pic.twitter.com/cx8u2Ti9rj
#SneakPeakPreview of Portrait Comeptition winner Bo Gehrings's video portrait of Esperanza Spalding! Full r... vine.co/v/MQaHFxT1qP1
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Stay tuned to see Bo Gehring’s video portrait of Esperanza Spalding! Unveiling tomorrow at 8am on our YouTube page @EspeSpalding
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Happy birthday, Rubik's Cube! The colorfully mind-bending toy turns 40 today blog.invention.smithsonian.org/2014/07/15/a-t… pic.twitter.com/aGXqcOGy5h
Vote your favorite names for @NMNH #InsectZoo's newest additions, 3 tarantulas! #NMNHtarantula on.fb.me/1nsBnnw pic.twitter.com/JU23dC6yFW
Your office building may be wiping out native birds. How urban landscapes threaten our friends in flight smithsonianscience.org/2014/07/urban-…
Celebrate a "Week of Chuck" as our traveling exhibit "What's Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones" opens @MovingImageNYC #wabbitExhibit
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.@mattyigreene Looks eerie, but what you're actually looking at is the light coming in from the window directly across from that one