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World's Fair Poster
1939 San Francisco World’s Fair Poster, Larry Zim World’s Fair Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Courtesy National Museum of American History.
Goddard rocket
Goddard 1935 A-Series Rocket,  1935, Robert H. Goddard, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Courtesy National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. 
Undersea lounge
Drawing, Design for Undersea Lounge: Scheme 3, Main Level, Russell Heston, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Courtesy Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Gilbreth Efficiency Study
Gilbreth Efficiency Studies, Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Courtesy National Museum of American History.
coin operated wetland
Coin-Operated Wetland, Tega Brain, Courtesy Tega Brain.
Mineral Rover in field.
Mineral Rover, 2021, X, the Moonshot Factory (a Division of Google LLC), Courtesy of X, the Moonshot Factory (a Division of Google LLC). 
Fiskskin Clutch
Katazome Indigo Dyed Salmon Skin Clutch, 2019, Elisa Palomino, Courtesy Elisa Palomino.
roomie robot
Roomie, by Roomie-IT, Courtesy of Smithsonian.
atoma spice cluster
Atoma Spice Clusters, Alexandra Genis, Courtesy Alexandra Genis.  
open insulin project hardware
Chi.Bio platform, Harrison Steel, University of Oxford and The Open Insulin Foundation, Courtesy The Open Insulin Foundation. 
Water Harvester
Water Harvester, Waha, Inc. Courtesy Waha, Inc.
Nautilus Concept Drawing
Nautilus Submarine Concept Drawing, 2021, Jeffrey Veregge, Courtesy Jeffrey Veregge.
Hyperloop pegasus pod
Pegasus vehicle, 2020, Virgin Hyperloop, Courtesy Virgin Hyperloop.
sculpture with people underneath
Co-Lab render courtesy of Autodesk Inc. Elevate ultimate mobility vehicle model and image courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.
light sculpture rendering
me + you in the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy Reddymade.
light sculpture rendering
me + you prototype, photo by Heather Hazzan.
Devon Shimoyama in the studio
Devan Shimoyama, 2021. Courtesy of Devan Shimoyama.
César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Portrait
César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Octavia Butler Portrait
Octavia Butler Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Isamu Noguchi Portrait
Isamu Noguchi Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Soo Sunny Park headshot
Soo Sunny Park, 2021, Eli Burak. Courtesy of Soo Sunny Park.
Beatriz Cortez working in the studio
Beatriz Cortez working in the studio, 2021, courtesy of Gina Clyne.
metal sculpture
Chultun El Semilleo (miniature), 2021, Beatriz Cortez. Courtesy of Beatriz Cortez.
sculpture outdoors
Glacial Erratic, 2020, Steel, Installation view at the Lux Art Institute, Courtesy of the Beatriz Cortez and Commonwealth and Council.
Tamiko Thiel and Peter Graf standing in front of art
Tamiko Thiel and /p with the Evolution of Fish at the Digital Graffiti Festival, 2019. Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel.
Family gathered for group photo
Appalachian Futures film still, directed by Sally Rubin and Ashley York, 2021. Courtesy of Sally Rubin and Ashley York.
Men sitting in semi circle
Tiichajil (Good Life) film still, directed by Pamela Yates, 2021. Courtesy of Pamela Yates.
Freedom constellations film still with two people talking into microphone
Freedom Constellations film still, directed by Mark Strandquist, 2021. Courtesy of Mark Strandquist.
las vegas sign with couple posing in front
NuWu Means The People film still, directed by Ben-Alex Dupris, 2021. Courtesy of Ben-Alex Dupris.
Portrait of a figure with a ponytail in front of a backdrop with text
Ashley York, 2021. Courtesy of Ashley York.
Portrait of a figure with a short bob haircut.
Leena Jayaswal, 2021. Courtesy of Leena Jayaswal.
Portrait of a figure in a flower print shirt.
Pamela Yates, 2021. Courtesy of Pamela Yates.
Yoruba diviner's staff
Staff, mid-1900s, Yoruba Artist, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. 
Olympic pictogram
Poster, Münich Olympics, 1972, Otl Aicher, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-167, Courtesy Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. 
Promotional pamphlet for Soul City, 1971, Floyd B. McKissick Enterprises, Inc., Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Savanna Vaughn and C. Warfield Clark, M.D. , Courtesy National Museum of African American History and Culture. 
capsula mundi burial pod
Capsula Mundi, Raoul Bretzel and Anna Citelli, Courtesy Vincenzo Monzino.  
Assistive Hip Suit
Digital photo of man wearing Assistive Hit Suit for Active Living, 2019-ongoingHarvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences & Wyss Institute at Harvard University, Courtesy Max Rousseau, Wyss Institute at Harvard University.  
Man on loom
Porfirio on Loom, 2019, Javier Lazo, Courtesy of Porfirio Gutierrez.
leo baker skateboard
Skateboard used by professional skateboarder Leo Baker, Courtesy Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. 
Doing Nothing with AI
Doing Nothing with AI, 2019, Emanuel Gollob, Courtesy Juergen-Gruenwald.
Hypergiant
Eos Bioreactor, Hypergiant Industries. Courtesy Hypergiant Industries.
Dava Newman biosuit
Biosuit, Inventor, Science and Engineering, Professor Dava Newman, MIT, Design, Guillermo Trotti, A.I.A., Trotti and Associates, Inc. (Cambridge, MA), Fabrication, Dainese (Vicenza, Italy), Photography, Douglas Sonders, Courtesy Professor Dava Newman and Guillermo Trotti.
East Hall Rendering
Futures that Inspire of FUTURES in the East Hall of the Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy of Rockwell Group.
People looking at red vehicle
Co-Lab render courtesy of Autodesk Inc. Elevate ultimate mobility vehicle model and image courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.
light sculpture in rotunda with people standing around
me + you in the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy Reddymade.
artist working on light sculpture
Suchi Reddy and me + you prototype, photo by Heather Hazzan.
Devan Shimoyama seated with art behind
Devan Shimoyama, 2021. Courtesy of Devan Shimoyama.
Leo Baker Portrait
Leo Baker Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Floyd McKissick Portrait
Floyd McKissick Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Alexander Graham Bell Portrait
Alexander Graham Bell Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
sculpture with light reflecting
Capturing Resonance at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 2021. Courtesy Soo Sunny Park.
Sculpture with light reflecting
Capturing Resonance at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 2021. Courtesy Soo Sunny Park.
Beatriz Cortez working in the studio
Beatriz Cortez working in the studio, 2021, Courtesy of Gina Clyne.
sculpture
Objeto Antiguo, 2021, Beatriz Cortez, Kaqjay Moloj, and Fiebre Ediciones. Steel, stone, ceramic, paper, and pine leaves, Courtesy of Beatriz Cortez and Yubo @ ofstudio/ Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.
Augmented reality flowers and butterflies in AIB
ReWildAR Summer Visualization in the Smithsonian AIB, rendering, 2021, Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel.
Flower 3D Model
ReWildAR Echinacea Flower 3D Model, 2021, Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel.
Succulent city film still of wall and garden
Succulent City film still, directed by Mike Attie, 2021. Courtesy of Mike Attie.
Rising Film still of man on stage
Rising film still, directed by Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, 2021. Courtesy of Mildred Ruiz-Sapp.
Dreaming in green film still of light projection on building
Dreaming in Green: Concrete Dreams film still, directed by Leena Jayaswal, 2021. Courtesy of Leena Jayaswal.
Portrait of a figure in a leather jacket with a dark background.
Sally Rubin, 2021. Courtesy of Sally Rubin.
Portrait of a figure in a blazer and wearing glasses.
Mike Attie, 2021. Courtesy of Mike Attie.
Portrait of a figure in a living room.
Mark Strandquist, 2021. Courtesy of Mark Strandquist.
Bell experimental telephone
Experimental Telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, 1876. Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
space suit dummy
Spacesuit Testing Android, 1960s, IIT Research Institute, 1960s, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Courtesy National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Atoms for Peace, 1955, Erik Nitsche, 1955. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Gift of Arthur Cohen and Daryl Otte in memory of Bill Moggridge, Courtesy Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. 
Typewriter
Olivetti Studio 46 Typewriter Used by Octavia Butler, ca. 1974–1979, Olivetti S.p.A., Courtesy Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Oceanix City
Oceanix City, OCEANIX/BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Courtesy CEANIX/BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group.  
Tlingit hat
Tlingit Clan Crest Hat, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Courtesy National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. 
Stephanie Dinkins artwork
Not the Only One (N’TOO), Stephanie Dinkins, Courtesy Stephanie Dinkins.  
Afrofuturist digital collage
Cosmic Listening, Stacey Robinson, Courtesy Stacey Robinson. 
Environmental Poster
Give Earth a Chance, 1970, Milton Glaser, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Gift of Uri Danyluk, Courtesy Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. 
(Im)Possible Baby, Ai Hasegawa, Courtesy Ai Hasegawa.  
North Hall Rendering
Past Futures of FUTURES in the North Hall of the Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy of Rockwell Group.
West Hall Rendering
Futures that Work of FUTURES, in the West Hall of the Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy of Rockwell Group.
South Hall Rendering
Futures that Unite of FUTURES in the South Hall of the Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy of Rockwell Group.
Sculpture with people looking at screens
Co-Lab render courtesy of Autodesk Inc. Elevate ultimate mobility vehicle model and image courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.
light sculpture in rotunda
me + you in the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy Reddymade.
artist suchi reddy in front of light sculpture
Suchi Reddy and project curator Isolde Brielmaier standing in front of me + you prototype, photo by Heather Hazzan.
Nettrice Gaskins Portrait
Nettrice Gaskins Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Dr. Barney Graham and Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Portrait
Dr. Barney Graham and Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Margaret Hamilton Portrait
Margaret Hamilton Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Helen Keller Portrait
Helen Keller Portrait from the Featured Futurists series, 2021, Deep Dream. Courtesy of Nettrice Gaskins.
Soo Sunny Park Installing sculpture
Soo Sunny Park Installing Unwoven Light at the Rice Gallery, 2021, Nash Baker. Courtesy of Soo Sunny Park.
sculpture with light reflecting
Capturing Resonance at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 2021. Courtesy of Soo Sunny Park.
Beatriz Cortez Headshot
Headshot of Beatriz Cortez, 2021, Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times, Courtesy of Beatriz Cortez.
Steel sculpture
Glacial Pothole, 2020, Steel, Courtesy of Beatriz Cortez and Commonwealth and Council.
sculpture with plants
Nomad 13, 2017, Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza, adobe, bricks, steel, plastic, paper, soil, and plants: corn, black beans, sorghum, amaranth, quinoa, chayote squash, chia, chili pepper, yerba buena, yerba santa, sage, and ceiba tree, Courtesy of Beatriz Cortez and Gyna Cline / Craft Contemporary Museum.
Tamiko Thiel and Peter Graf headshot
Tamiko Thiel and /p (Peter Graf), 2021, Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel.
Tamiko Thiel and Peter Graf standing in front of augmented reality art
Tamiko Thiel and /p with Unexpected Growth at the Whitney Museum of American Art New York, 2018. Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel.
Futures We Dream documentary filmmaker headshots
Futures We Dream filmmakers from left to right: Jessica Jones, Mark Strandquist, Pamela Yates, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Leena Jayaswal, Ben Alex-Dupris, Sally Rubin, Ashley York, Mike Attie.
ultrasound picture
On the Pulse of Life film still, directed by Jessica Jones, 2021. Courtesy of Jessica Jones.
Portrait of a figure in a textured jacket with a dark background.
Ben-Alex Dupris, 2021. Courtesy of Ben-Alex Dupris.
Portrait of a figure in a jean jacket standing in front of a patterned mural.
Jessica Jones, 2021. Courtesy of Jessica Jones.
Portrait of a figure with curly hair, smiling.
Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, 2021. Courtesy of Mildred Ruiz-Sapp.