Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Exhibition is open!
June 7, 2013 to March 2014 On the First floor next to the Mammal Hall
In partnership with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the top Winners of each photographic category and a selection of the Highly Honored images from the Windland Smith Rice International Awards are displayed to millions of visitors each year. These popular print exhibitions are accompanied by HD videos on large-screen TVs. View some of the Winners (top right) in the exhibition who came to take part in the opening ceremony.
Our display of extraordinary award-winning images is held each year at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The Category Winners and a selection of the Highly Honored photos from the competition are showcased as large-format prints with an accompanying HD video. Downtown Washington, DC, is a beautiful city to visit all year around. We hope everyone will get a chance to come see these very popular exhibitions.
The History of the International Awards
Launched in 1996 at the Washington DC National Zoo, the Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards has become a multi-year exhibition program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History located on the National Mall, 1000 Madison Drive, NW, Washington, DC. Large-format face-mounted photographic prints ranging in size from 2 x 3 foot to nearly 4 x 6 foot are displayed in the museum's Special Exhibitions Hall. Plan a visit to one of the most visited museums in the world. It is open every day of the year (except December 25) and is FREE to the public! SUBSCRIBE, RENEW, GIVE A GIFT OR ORDER OF BACK ISSUES TO SEE PAST WINNERS:
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2012 Windland Awards Video Click to view on Youtube: