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Weaving a Mayan Heritage: Clothing by Juana Cavanaugh
March 18, 1992 – September 14, 1992

Discover traditional vestments handmade by Juana Cavanaugh, an Ixil Indian from Guatemala.

American Indian Museum New York
When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre
March 8, 1992 – August 9, 1992

See 32 objects created between 3500 B.C. and 2230 B.C. in the kingdoms of Sumer and Akkad that explore the relationship between kingship and society.

Sackler Gallery
Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography
March 6, 1992 – June 28, 1992

Reconsider America's relationship to the land by addressing a broad spectrum of issues related to individual and cultural interaction with the natural landscape in these 131 works created by photographers.

American Art Museum
Views of Paradise: Tile Paintings by Marie Balian
February 29, 1992 – July 26, 1992

View an exhibition of tile paintings depicting Middle Eastern gardens by Marie Balian, an artist of Armenian descent.

Ripley Center
Star Trek
February 28, 1992 – January 31, 1993

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the debut of the television show Star Trek, this exhibition addresses the social, political, and cultural issues and themes raised in the series.

Air and Space Museum
Folk Art Across America Installation
February 22, 1992 – Permanent

Folk art objects--primarily 20th-century paintings, sculpture, and works on paper--provide visitors with the opportunity to consider the distinctions between fine and folk art.

American Art Museum
Indians As Children See Them
February 19, 1992 – April 19, 1992

Enjoy 51 works of children's art selected for the Fifth Annual Juried Native American Art & Essay Exhibition. The art works selected offer vivid interpretations of Native American cultures as depicted by New York school children ages 5 through 18.

American Indian Museum New York
Etiquette of the Undercaste
February 14, 1992 – April 15, 1992

Visit an installation created by Antenna Theater to provide visitors with an abstract view of poverty in America.

A&I
Directions: Francesc Torres: Memorial
February 13, 1992 – May 3, 1992

A dramatic sculptural environment by this Spanish-born, New York-based artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
Between Man and the Gods: Sacrifice and Ceremony on a Cast Metal Ring
February 5, 1992 – September 7, 1992

See a centuries-old cast metal ring from the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria that provides historic and iconographic evidence for interpretation.

African Art Museum
The Levy-Franks Family Colonial Portraits
February 1, 1992 – May 31, 1992

Visit 7 portraits painted between 1725 and 1735 that are among the few surviving family portrait groupings from the colonial period.

Portrait Gallery
National Computer Contest Finalists
February 1, 1992 – February 2, 1992

See 30 innovative computer-assisted devices designed to aid the disabled, chosen from entries from across the country.

Ripley Center
To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self Determination in D.C. 1791-1978
January 19, 1992 – November 1, 1992

Celebrate the bicentennial of the District of Columbia in this exhibition that examines the African American journey toward racial equality in the nation's capital.

Anacostia Community Museum
Affirmations: Assemblages by Schroeder Cherry
January 19, 1992 – February 29, 1992

See an exhibition of 16 mixed-media works by artist and museum educator Schroeder Cherry

Anacostia Community Museum
Purpose and Perfection: Pottery as a Woman's Art in Central Africa
January 15, 1992 – October 31, 1997

See magnificent forms and surfaces of pots built by women potters that provide compelling proof of female artistry in this collection from Central Africa.

African Art Museum
The Art of Painting a Story: Narrative Images from Iran
December 22, 1991 – May 10, 1992

View 28 paintings from Persian histories, epics, romances, and mystical poems that describe Iran's imaginative illustrative traditions.

Sackler Gallery
Collecting Portrait Prints: Washington Print Club Biennial
December 17, 1991 – May 17, 1992

See 54 portrait prints, dating from the 15th century to the present.

Portrait Gallery
Gene Davis
December 14, 1991 – March 1, 1992

See 9 paintings drawn from the 1990 bequest of Davis's widow, Florence Coulson Davis, to the NMAA, that represent several stages of the artist's prolific career as one of America's most innovative and accomplished 20th-century painters.

American Art Museum
Time Covers the War: Personalities from World War II
December 7, 1991 – May 17, 1992

Visit an exhibition of Time magazine covers marking the 50th anniversary of America's entrance into World War II.

Portrait Gallery
Powers of Ten
November 25, 1991 – January 24, 1992

Gain an increased understanding of astronomy, specifically the sizes of, locations of, and distances between celestial objects in the universe in this exhibition.

A&I