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Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection

March 14, 2008 – July 6, 2008

Renwick Gallery
17th and Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 1st Floor

This exhibition features 275 pieces of avant-garde jewelry by contemporary artists from around the world. It also provides a history of jewelry making while honoring it as an important craft in the world of fine arts. Also on view are 20 drawings and watercolors and five constructions and sculptures.