Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Exhibition 2012
Opening June 7, 2013
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 videos (at right) from past exhibitions.
Our display of extraordinary award-winning images opens at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History each spring during peak time for visitation. The Category Winners and a selection of the Highly Honored photos from the competition are showcased as large-format prints with accompanying HD video in the Awards Exhibitions. Downtown Washington, DC is a beautiful city to visit all year around. We hope everyone will get a chance to see these very popluar 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 Exhibit Hall. Plan a visit to one of the most visited museums in the world. It is open daily and FREE to the public!
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OR ORDER SINGLE COPIES OF BACK ISSUES TO SEE PAST WINNERS. *NOTE: The Fall/Winter 2011 special Collectors Edition is SOLD OUT but is still available at the Smithsonian NMNH gift shop.
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