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Directions: Christian Marclay
June 27, 1990 – September 30, 1990

Mundane and discarded materials from the world of music and recording technology transformed by the artist are on view. 

Hirshhorn Museum
A Gift from the Heart: Two Pomo Artists
June 21, 1990 – December 31, 1991

Explore over 80 exquisite baskets as well as ethnographic models of traditional ceremonial objects created by California Pomo artists William and Mary Benson.

American Indian Museum New York
"Trust But Verify"/"Do Veri, No Pro Veri"
June 20, 1990 – May 15, 1997

See the Trust But Verify/Do Veri, No Pro Veri explains the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty agreement between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

Air and Space Museum
INF (Intermediate Nuclear Forces) Treaty Compliance
June 20, 1990 – Closed

See a U.S. Pershing II missile and a Soviet SS-20 missile, examples of the weapons banned by the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

Air and Space Museum
The Doghouse
June 8, 1990 – October 14, 1990

See doghouses created by leading American architects and designers that are accessible to visitors with visual impairments, in this exhibition developed in collaboration with Guiding Eyes for the Blind.  

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Pre-Hispanic Foods of Mexico/Presencia de la Comida Prehispanica
June 1, 1990 – September 30, 1990

See photographs of foods that were eaten by the people of Mexico before Columbus's arrival in the New World. 

Ripley Center
Yokohama: Prints from 19th-Century Japan
May 27, 1990 – September 9, 1990

Enjoy 80 woodblock prints that focus on the manners and customs of the foreign residents of the port city of Yokohama.

Sackler Gallery
1990 Discover Graphics
May 20, 1990 – July 19, 1990

See etchings and lithographs created by local high school students selected to participate in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program during 1989-1990 school year.

Ripley Center
Life in the Ancient Seas Life in the Ancient Seas
May 18, 1990 – October 21, 2013

Fantastic marine fossils tell the story of evolution and extinction in the seas.

Natural History Museum
Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought
May 16, 1990 – August 26, 1990

View 100 masterworks of the Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin.

African Art Museum
Information Age: People, Information and Technology
May 9, 1990 – September 4, 2006

American History Museum
Four Contemporary Calligraphers
May 4, 1990 – January 1, 1991

View 22 English, Chinese, Arabic, and Hebrew manuscripts created by 4 contemporary calligraphers. 

Renwick Gallery
Modern Carrier Aviation: Seapower in a Changing World
April 27, 1990 – Closed

Examine text, charts, photographs, artifacts and learn about the technological changes affecting the way navies operate, both from a historical standpoint and by how they have influenced war at sea.

Air and Space Museum
The Heritage of Danish Porcelain
April 24, 1990 – September 2, 1990

See 150 porcelain pieces from tea services to figurines and tureens, including a 1790 Flora Danica table service.  

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
New American Furniture
April 20, 1990 – September 3, 1990

View American furniture created by 25 contemporary American studio-furniture makers.

Renwick Gallery
Sales Exhibition: Tree to Treen: Wooden Work
April 13, 1990 – July 15, 1990

View boxes, bowls, chairs, and kitchen utensils by 15 artists. 

Renwick Gallery
Color, Light, Surface: Contemporary Fabrics
April 3, 1990 – September 23, 1990

See commercially produced and one-of-a-kind textiles made in England, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Italy, and the United States in the last decade. 

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Directions: Ilya Kabakov, Ten Characters
March 7, 1990 – June 10, 1990

A series of room-like environments allude to 10 fictitious characters living in a communal Moscow apartment.

Hirshhorn Museum
Variations on a Script (Islamic Calligraphy from the Vever Collection)
February 18, 1990 – September 16, 1990

View 21 examples of Islamic calligraphy from the Vever Collection.

Sackler Gallery
George Ohr: Modern Potter (1857-1918)
February 9, 1990 – June 3, 1990

Enjoy approximately 75 examples of eccentric pottery. 

Renwick Gallery