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7/16/2014:
National Postal Museum Launches Free iPhone/iPad App
     
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6/27/2014:
Museum Opens “Behind the Badge” Exhibition
     
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6/12/2014:
Museum Announces New “Behind the Badge” Exhibition
     
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4/24/2014:
Museum to Display Rare Philatelic Gem
“Genesis of Philately” Arrives in the U.S. for the First Time
     
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4/22/2014:
Museum to Host Family Fun Day: May 10 Event Celebrates National Train Day and Chinese Heritage
     
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3/6/2014:
Museum Opens “Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail”
     
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2/6/2014:
Museum Announces New Exhibit “Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail”
     
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1/30/2014:
Museum Launches Worldwide Postage Stamp Album Free Album for Collecting “A Stamp for Every Country”
     
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1/9/2014:
Smithsonian Launches “Indians at the Post Office”
New Online Exhibition Explores Native Themes in New Deal-Era Murals
     
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10/17/2013:
Museum Hosting the 11th Annual Sundman Lecture: “A History of Britain in Thirty-six Postage Stamps”
     
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9/12/2013:
World’s Largest Stamp Gallery Opens Sept. 22
     
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9/10/2013:
Media Advisory: Media Preview of William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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8/6/2013:
Museum To Enshrine Medal of Honor
     
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7/29/2013:
Museum Receives Donation of Original Artwork
     
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4/16/2013:
Museum Receives Donation of Original Artwork
     
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3/19/2013:
Museum Announces Sponsorship of PostalVision 2020 Conference
     
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1/17/2013:
Museum Receives Donation from TurningPoint Foundation
     
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1/2/2013:
Museum Launches “100 Years of Parcels, Packages, and Packets, Oh My!” Celebrating 100 Years of Parcel Post Service in America
     
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12/13/2012:
Global Philatelic Library Celebrates Success and Expansion
     
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10/25/2012:
Museum Hosting the 10th Annual Sundman Lecture: “The Art of the Stamp”
     
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9/26/2012:
Museum Launches Digital Memory Book
     
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6/28/2012:
Museum to Host Congressional Stamp Exhibit
     
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6/20/2012:
Museum Begins Construction of William H. Gross Stamp Gallery

Groundbreaking ceremony attendees
Groundbreaking ceremony attendees included representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, National Postal Museum's Council of Philatelists, U.S. Postal Service and Clark Construction. Front row (left to right): Karen Bertha, Glen Hopkins, Daniel Piazza, Stephen Kearney, Charles Shreve, Donald Sundman, Albert Horvath, Allen Kane, Richard Kurin, Cheryl Ganz, Wade Saadi; Back row (some partial view): Bruce Kendall, Vince King, Gordon Eubanks, Trish Kaufmann, Robert Rose, Roger Brody, Omar Rodriguez, Steven Rod, Janet Klug, David Straight, May Day Taylor, Robert Odenweller, Mary Ann Bowman, Michael Aldrich, Sonny Hagendorf, James Kloetzel, David Herendeen, Liz Hisey, John Hotchner; Back row (partial or hidden view): Ian Gibson-Smith, Tom Lera, Marv Murray
Image: Groundbreaking ceremony attendees included representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, National Postal Museum's Council of Philatelists, U.S. Postal Service and Clark Construction. Front row (left to right): Karen Bertha, Glen Hopkins, Daniel Piazza, Stephen Kearney, Charles Shreve, Donald Sundman, Albert Horvath, Allen Kane, Richard Kurin, Cheryl Ganz, Wade Saadi; Back row (some partial view): Bruce Kendall, Vince King, Gordon Eubanks, Trish Kaufmann, Robert Rose, Roger Brody, Omar Rodriguez, Steven Rod, Janet Klug, David Straight, May Day Taylor, Robert Odenweller, Mary Ann Bowman, Michael Aldrich, Sonny Hagendorf, James Kloetzel, David Herendeen, Liz Hisey, John Hotchner; Back row (partial or hidden view): Ian Gibson-Smith, Tom Lera, Marv Murray
     
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6/1/2012:
Museum Announces Launch of Centralized Gateway to World’s Greatest Philatelic Research
     
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5/15/2012:
Museum Launches "RFD: Marketing to a Rural Audience"
     
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4/2/2012:
Museum Announces Partnership to Provide
Centralized Gateway to World’s Greatest Philatelic Research
     
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3/22/2012:
Museum Opens New Exhibit “Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic
     
    “Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic” Press Materials »
     
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2/15/2012:
Museum Announces New Exhibit “Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic
     
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2/8/2012:
Museum Launches Free Children’s eBook and iPad App Narrated and Performed by Trace Adkins
     
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1/26/2012:
Museum Announces the First International Symposium on Analytical Methods in Philately
     
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12/14/2011:
Museum Opens “Systems at Work” Exhibit
     
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11/10/2011:
Museum Opens “Mail Call” Exhibit
     
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10/31/2011:
Flashing Across the Country: Mr. Zip and the ZIP Code Promotional Campaign
     
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10/27/2011:
Museum Launches Owney the Dog Curriculum
     
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10/19/2011:
Museum Announces Owney Look-Alike Contest Winners
     
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10/13/2011:
Museum Launches Owney the Dog Augmented-Reality Experience
     
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7/27/2011:
Museum Celebrates Owney the Postal Dog
     
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7/20/2011:
Museum Receives Donation for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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5/4/2011:
Museum Acquires Rare Confederate Printing Plate
     
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4/7/2011:
Museum Launches “Celebrating People With Disabilities through Stamps” Virtual Exhibit
     
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3/2/2011:
Museum Launches “Russian Zemstvos: The G.H. Kaestlin Specialized Collection” Online Exhibit
     
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2/15/2011:
Museum Receives Donation for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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2/10/2011:
Museum Receives Donation for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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1/18/2011:
Museum Receives Donation for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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10/26/2010:
Museum Launches “Mexico Via Airmail” Online Exhibit
     
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10/13/2010:
Museum Receives Donation for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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9/09/2010:
Museum Receives Donation to the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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8/11/2010:
Museum Opens Collecting History: 125 Years of the National Philatelic Collection
     
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7/29/2010:
Museum Honors Philatelic Achievement
     
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7/15/2010:
Museum Presents Congressional Stamp Exhibit at the Rayburn House Office Building
     
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5/25/2010:
Postmaster General’s Collection Comes to the Smithsonian
     
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5/12/2010:
Postal Museum Launches a New Online Stamp Curriculum Guide
     
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5/6/2010:
Smithsonian Receives $2.2 Million Gift Commitment from Pearson Foundation for Next-Generation Learning
     
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3/11/2010:
Museum Launches the Arago Featured Collection “Women on Stamps Parts III and IV”
     
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3/9/2010:
Museum Announces Design and Architectural Firms for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
     
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3/3/2010:
Museum Inducts Three Women to the Council of Philatelists
     
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1/28/2010:
New Online Collection Features American Sports
     
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11/23/2009:
William H. Gross Auctions Collections to Benefit the National Postal Museum
     
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11/18/2009:
Museum Launches “Lost Symbol” Featured Collection
     
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10/28/2009:
National Postal Museum Presents British Stamps in a New Online Collection
     
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10/28/2009:
National Postal Museum Depicts Rural Postal Delivery in New Online Collection
     
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10/27/2009:
Museum Gives Congress Members a Boost to Start Their Own Stamp Albums
     
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10/1/2009:
Sneak preview of treasures from the William H. Gross Collection
     
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9/22/2009:
Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum Receives Its Largest Donation from PIMCO’s Founder Bill Gross
     

8/11/2009:
Part II of “Women on Stamps” Online Exhibit Features Courageous Women



8/11/2009:
Museum receives Donation from Family of George W. Brett



7/21/2009:
Museum Presents “One Giant Leap for Mankind: Celebrating NASA & Apollo 11 through Stamps”



6/15/2009:
Museum Celebrates Flag Day with an Online Featured Collection



3/17/2009:
Jack Rosenthal Family Donates Travers Papers to the National Postal Museum



3/12/2009:
Museum Celebrates Women’s History Month with a Women’s Featured Collection



3/5/2009:
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum Announces a New FDR Exhibition



3/2/2009:
New Online Collection Highlights First Years of Airmail Service



2/6/2009:
Museum Celebrates Lincoln’s 200th Birthday with New Online Collection



2/5/2009:
Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum Presents Eliot Landau’s “Lincoln, Slavery and the Civil War”



1/29/2009:
American Art on Postage Stamps:
Telling the Story of a Nation



12/19/2008:
Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian Launch a New Online Collection



10/7/2008:
Museum Reopens the Ford Education Center
Friday, Oct 10, 2008



8/1/2008:
Celebrating 15 Years at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum



4/8/2008:
Museum Acquires Rare Stamp Collection



1/25/2008:
“Victory Mail” Exhibit Opens March 6 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum



10/30/2007:
Museum receives $1 million gift from Motorola Foundation



9/25/2007:
First Day of Issue ceremony for “Polar Lights” stamps to be held Oct. 1 at Smithsonian National Postal Museum



9/21/2007:
Part Two of National Postal Museum Exhibit “Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection” to Open Nov. 5



8/30/2007:
Daniel E. Stone Donates Collection to Smithsonian National Postal Museum



6/27/2007:
“Disaster: Response & Recovery” Exhibit Opens at National Postal Museum



1/24/2007:
National Postal Museum Names Ganz Acting Chief Curator for Philately



1/11/2007:
Statements on the death of W. Wilson Hulme II



11/2/2006:
“Trailblazers & Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp”
to Open Nov. 16 at National Postal Museum



8/21/2006:
National Postal Museum Announces Second Revenue Stamp Auction



8/14/2006:
Jeanette C. Rudy Donates Stamp Rarities to Smithsonian Collection



7/20/2006:
“Marvelous Ways to Move Mail” Summer Family Festival at National Postal Museum

5/5/2006:
National Postal Museum Schedule of Programs
May - August 2006

4/24/2006:
Museum to Launch Research Web Site

4/13/2006:
Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum to Display “Holy Grail” of Stamp Collections



3/1/2006:
Media Advisory: Public Program Cancellation



2/17/2006:
National Postal Museum Receives Donation from FedEx



2/14/2006:
National Postal Museum to Open New Transportation Exhibits



1/30/2006:
“Call for Papers” Issued for Winton M. Blount Symposium on Postal History



1/12/2006:
Donation to Offer New Vantage Point for National Postal Museum Visitors



1/9/2006:
John Lennon Stamp Album, War Letters Among New Features on National Postal Museum Web Site



1/6/2006:
National Postal Museum Schedule of Programs January – April 2006



11/22/2005:
Create Seasons Greetings at the National Postal Museum



11/1/2005:
National Postal Museum Presents “The Many Faces of Red Cloud”



10/19/2005:
“War Letters: Lost and Found” Opens Veterans Day at the National Postal Museum



10/6/2005:
"John Lennon: The Lost Album" Open House



9/30/2005:
National Postal Museum Lecture to Address the "Second Purpose" of Stamps



9/30/2005:
"Unmasking the Anthrax Letters" Lecture and Book Signing



9/23/2005:
National Postal Museum to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration



9/16/2005:
"John Lennon: The Lost Album" Opens Oct. 6 at National Postal Museum



8/29/2005:
National Postal Museum Schedule of Programs September – December 2005



8/15/2005:
National Postal Museum Announces New Leadership for Advisory Council



7/25/2005:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Offers Family Program



6/24/2005:
National Postal Museum Acquires John Lennon Stamp Album



4/8/2005:
Media Advisory

From left, United States Postmaster General Jack Potter, Smithsonian Government Relations Director Nell Payne, Lockheed Martin Distribution Technologies President Judy Marks, United States Postal Service Board of Governors Chairman James Miller and National Postal Museum Director Allen Kane at the opening of the Postal Museum's new exhibition 'Stamps Take Flight.'
Image: From left, United States Postmaster General Jack Potter, Smithsonian Government Relations Director Nell Payne, Lockheed Martin Distribution Technologies President Judy Marks, United States Postal Service Board of Governors Chairman James Miller and National Postal Museum Director Allen Kane at the opening of the Postal Museum's new exhibition "Stamps Take Flight."

4/6/2005:
Alan Ritchey Inc. to Fund New National Postal Museum Exhibit



3/24/2005:
National Postal Museum Receives Donation from Ashton-Potter



2/25/2005:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Plans Exhibition of Hirzel Philatelic Collection



2/22/2005:
National Postal Museum Presents "Postmaster's Challenge"



2/14/2005:
National Postal Museum Revenue Stamp Auction Surpasses Expectations



2/11/2005:
"Stamps Take Flight" Exhibit Opens March 15 at National Postal Museum



1/12/2005:
National Postal Museum Announces Revenue Stamp Auction Date



1/10/2005:
National Postal Museum Receives Donation from Dr. and Mrs. Edward Dauer



12/17/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Introduces State Postal History Registry



12/17/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Schedule of Programs: January - April 2005



11/16/2004:
National Postal Museum Programs Deliver Winter Whimsy



11/10/2004:
Media Advisory - Opening of "On the Road" exhibit rescheduled to December 23, 2004



10/21/2004:
New Exhibit "On the Road" Opens Nov. 15 at Smithsonian's National Postal Museum



10/21/2004:
Hand-held Computer Guides Offer New View of Smithsonian's National Postal Museum



10/20/2004:
Author Christopher Corbett to Lecture on Pony Express Legend at Smithsonian's National Postal Museum



9/14/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Presents Maynard Sundman Lecture



9/13/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum's New Virtual Exhibit Honors America's Postal Workers



9/1/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Announces New Airmail "Virtual Exhibit"



8/18/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Schedule of Programs: September - December 2004



8/9/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Offers Family Program

Image: Sketch of Owney sitting on a mailbag
Image: Sketch of Owney sitting on a mailbag.




7/20/2004:
Award-winning Philatelist to Deliver Lecture at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Image: Tom Alexander
Image: Renowned philatelist Tom Alexander leads a tour of the National Postal Museum exhibition "The 1847s: America's First Stamps." Alexander curated the exhibition, which was on view in 2003.





7/15/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Offers Family Festival July 22



6/16/2004:
His Royal Highness The Duke of York visits Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian Secretary Lawrence M. Small presents His Royal Highness The Duke of York with a piece of smithsonite. Smithsonite is a mineral named for British scientist James Smithson, founder of the Smithsonian Institution.
Image: Smithsonian Secretary Lawrence M. Small presents His Royal Highness The Duke of York with a piece of smithsonite. Smithsonite is a mineral named for British scientist James Smithson, founder of the Smithsonian Institution.





5/22/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum to Display "Holy Grail" of Philatelic Collections



5/13/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum to Honor Philatelic Achievement



4/22/2004:
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum to Sell Excess Revenue Stamps



3/15/2004:
The Queen's Own: Stamps that Changed the World Opens April 6 at National Postal Museum





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