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Mon Apr 1, 2019, 05:51 PM

Orchids Exhibit, 'Amazing Adaptations' Smithsonian Amer Art, Thru April 28

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> More Video. 'Orchids: Amazing Adaptations,' Till April 28, Smith. Amer Art Mus., Kogod Courtyard (8th & F Streets, NW)

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- Photographs inside the SAAM Kogod Courtyard, orchids in various colors.

> Escape the winter cold and step into a floral oasis in the Kogod Courtyard with Orchids: Amazing Adaptations. A joint collaboration with SAAM, the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Gardens, and the U.S. Botanic Garden, this installation fills the museumsí courtyard with hundreds of orchids of stunning variety.

Did you know that orchids are found on every continent except Antarctica? The gorgeous presentation showcases how orchids have adapted to their many different environments. When you visit, stop by the courtyard espresso and dessert cart for treats that feature orchid-inspired flavors like vanilla, and find beautiful custom orchid merchandise in the Museum Store.

*Read More, https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/orchids

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 05:56 PM

1. Thx..very timely! I am speaking at the USBG on April 13..

Sue and I are arriving Thurs to do some museums, back home Sunday.

Will definitely catch this!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 06:08 PM

2. Terrific. Have a great trip & happy museum going to many excellent

displays. I've always loved the US Botanic Gardens since a child- heaven!

https://learn.usbg.gov/calendar?sid=245986981&&guid=02BD20A4-EAB7-40F5-AD3E-7134423E777A

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