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Losing Paradise exhibit illustration by Kim Silene
An illustration of passenger pigeons and other extinct North American birds

Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places

Location: Second Floor
September 3, 2014 - TBA, 2015

This juried photography exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, a cornerstone of American environmental conservation. The exhibit explores the majesty, diversity, and value of the nation's wilderness areas. Approximately 50 award-winning large-format images by professional, amateur, and student photographers reveal America as you've never seen it -- wild, untouched, and free.

An illustration of passenger pigeons and other extinct North American birds

2013 Nature's Best Photography
Windland Smith Rice International Awards

Location: Second Floor
October 24, 2014 - April 20, 2015

Witness nature and wildlife through the eyes of some of the most talented amateur and professional photographers. Over 20,000 photographs from around the world were submitted to this annual juried competition. Approximately 60 winning large-format images and photographer stories bring the beauty, power, and humor of our natural world from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian.

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