National Postal Museum to Open Art Exhibition Celebrating Beautiful Blooms on Stamps

Original Stamp Artwork from the Postmaster General’s Collection 10/04/17 – “Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps,” opening Oct. 20 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, celebrates the variety of flowering plants commemorated on U.S. postage stamps during the past 50 years. The exhibition, on view through July 14, 2019, explores the symbiotic relationship between flowering […]

National Postal Museum Exhibition Showcases popularity of sharing secrets via postcards

Exhibition Showcases More Than 500 Secrets Submitted on Postcards National Postal Museum Is Sharing Secrets from Around the World Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum opens “PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard” The exhibition offers a contemporary narrative of mail and the postal service, highlighting the aesthetics of postcards and the juxtaposition between anonymity and shared experiences. […]

Smithsonian Launches “Indians at the Post Office” Online Exhibition

New Online Exhibition Explores Native Themes in New Deal-Era Murals (January 9, 2014) The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian have collaborated to create the digital exhibition “Indians at the Post Office: Native Themes in New Deal-Era Murals.” The exhibition features 27 murals in post offices across the […]