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From Soweto to Anacostia: Art Prints from the Funda Arts Centre
November 5, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See an exhibition that features linoleum prints from the Funda Art Centre, Soweto, South Africa.

Anacostia Community Museum
Stephen Balkenhol: Sculptures and Drawings
October 19, 1995 – January 15, 1996

This first major exhibit in the Americas features 30 figurative wood sculptures and large-scale blackboard drawings by this German artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C., 1800-1860
October 14, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See an exhibition reflecting the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture.

Anacostia Community Museum
Voyages & Visions: 19th-Century European Images of the Middle East from the Victoria & Albert Museum
October 11, 1995 – January 1, 1996

View 82 watercolors and drawings of the region's lands & cultures, selected from the Searight Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Ripley Center
Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture
October 6, 1995 – January 28, 1996

This first major retrospective in over 20 years features some 75 paintings and drawings by this American artist, some never before seen publicly.

Portrait Gallery
Flights of Fancy: Photographs by Jacques-Henri Lartigue, 1904-1922
September 30, 1995 – March 3, 1996

Relive early aviation in France in 84 photos by Jacques-Henri Lartigue.

Air and Space Museum
More American Stamps
September 29, 1995 – April 10, 1997

See commemorative and definitive stamps issued in the United States between 1977 and 1995.

Postal Museum
Twenty Models in Black: A Photographic Retrospective of James Hicks
September 24, 1995 – November 5, 1995

See 20 black-and-white works by high-fashion photographer James Hicks that record his transformation as an artist.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Power of the Pen: Islamic Calligraphy in the 14th Century
September 24, 1995 – May 27, 1996

See paintings, calligraphic works, and tools that explore a golden age of Islamic calligraphy during the 14th century.

Sackler Gallery
Equal Rights & Justice
September 23, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See works by 15 contemporary artists that explore the changing social landscape and demographics since the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Arts and Industries
Maps on Stamps
September 15, 1995 – October 15, 1997

See more than 100 U.S. and foreign stamps featuring portions of the world's geography, including oceans, countries, and states.

Postal Museum
Posters of the Chicano Movement
September 8, 1995 – October 15, 1995

Visit 5 posters by Chicano artists X. Viramontes and E. Hernandez that focus on issues that concerned activist Cesar Chavez.

American Art Museum
Art from the Forge
September 6, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See metal jewelry, ceremonial arms, and furnishings that reflect the status and prestige of the nobility among the Tuareg, a nomadic people of the central and western Sahara.

African Art Museum
Goyo: Japanese Prints
August 27, 1995 – March 31, 1996

See 19 prints and drawings issued between 1915-1920 by Japanese woodblock print artist Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921), predominantly of women.

Sackler Gallery
Nancy Crow: Improvisational Quilts
August 25, 1995 – January 1, 1996

View 30 quilts that trace this artist's experimentation with traditional quilting patterns.

Renwick Gallery
Rick Dillingham: A Retrospective
August 20, 1995 – January 1, 1996

Examine ceramic works inspired by Native American archaeological finds and architectural forms of the Southwest.

Renwick Gallery
Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front, 1941-1945
August 15, 1995 – February 14, 2000

View 35 posters that helped mobilize Americans during World War II to "produce for victory."

American History Museum
Going Strong: Older Americans on the Job
August 1, 1995 – October 29, 1995

See 37 photographs of elderly Americans who are still working at their trades, including a Navajo shepherd, a cutter of pearl buttons, a ballet dancer, a hubcap saleswoman, and a waitress.

American History Museum
The Ancient Nubian City of Kerma, 2500-1500 B.C.
July 26, 1995 – May 31, 2004

See 40 objects that celebrate the wealth and artistic traditions of Kerma, the oldest city in Africa outside Egypt that has been excavated.

African Art Museum
The Ancient West African City of Benin, A.D. 1300-1897
July 26, 1995 – May 31, 2004

See a reinstallation of 24 objects that features the royal court of Benin (located in present-day Nigeria) as it existed before British colonial rule.

African Art Museum

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