As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. At this time, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are open during their regularly scheduled hours. Please check back frequently for any updates.
All of the exhibitions listed below are closed to the public at this time.
Empress Xiaoxian (detail). China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1771, with repainting possibly 19th century. Ignatius Sichelbarth (Ai Qimeng), Yi Lantai, and possibly Wang Ruxue. Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Peabody Essex Museum, gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Sturgis Hinds, 1956, E33619. Photo by Walter Silver/PEM.