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Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon
April 3, 1994 – June 5, 1994

View an exhibit that examines Malcolm X as a historical figure through writings, speeches, and photographs; as the inspiration for representational and abstract art; and as a symbol for popular culture merchandise.

Anacostia Community Museum
Takbir! Allahu Akbar: Photographs of African American Muslims in Washington, D.C.
April 3, 1994 – May 8, 1994

View Fareed H. Nu'man's black and white photographs that document African American local participation in Islam.

Anacostia Community Museum
Thomas Cole: Landscape Into History
March 18, 1994 – August 7, 1994

This major retrospective of 70 paintings by a major Hudson River School painter looks at the man behind the art and the society that fueled his imagination.

American Art Museum
Directions: Sue Coe
March 17, 1994 – June 19, 1994

View a selection of large-scale narrative drawings that explore such issues as violence against women, racism, capitalism, and war.

Hirshhorn Museum
A Mughal Hunt
March 13, 1994 – November 27, 1994

Learn how the process of determining the authorship of a painting is based on a comparison of stylistic elements in this exhibition of 17 Indian paintings by Payag.

Sackler Gallery
Patty Wagstaff: National Aerobatic Champion
March 11, 1994 – March 31, 1995

Honor the career of Patty Wagstaff, 1st woman to win the U.S. National Aerobatic Championship in 1991, and again in 1992 and 1993, in her aircraft the Extra 260.

Air and Space Museum
From Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II: Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, London
February 25, 1994 – April 24, 1994

This special collection surveys drawings by major British artists of the past 400 years.

Portrait Gallery
KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Craft: A Gift to the Renwick Gallery
February 25, 1994 – April 17, 1994

Admire 22 objects made from clay, fiber, wood, paper, and metal by 18 modern artists, on view for the first time.

Renwick Gallery
Korean Arts of the 18th Century: Splendor and Simplicity
February 20, 1994 – May 15, 1994

Visit a collection of 120 objects that are displayed in settings demonstrating their ceremonial, ritual, and everyday use.

Sackler Gallery
William Daley: Ceramic Works and Drawings
February 18, 1994 – April 17, 1994

Enjoy this traveling exhibition of 40 works in clay and bronze and on paper that provides the first critical analysis of the career of this prominent Philadelphia artist.

Renwick Gallery
Gary Hill
February 17, 1994 – May 8, 1994

Watch 8 video installations--created from 1983 to 1993--that integrate form, movement, and language through a sculptural medium.

Hirshhorn Museum
Packaging the New: Design and the American Consumer 1925-1975
February 8, 1994 – August 14, 1994

Examine the ways in which design was marketed to the public before and after World War II in this exhibit.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
1994 Staff Exhibition
February 8, 1994 – February 28, 1994

This annual exhibition features works of art by staff members from National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, and Archives of American Art.

American Art Museum
Smithsonian Saxophone Photography Display
February 4, 1994 – March 31, 1994

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Adolphe Sax's death, this exhibit features b&w photos of jazz musicians at work in the 1940s and 1950s by Herman Leonard, who built his reputation photographing performers. 

American History Museum
Seeing is Believing: Photos of the Civil Rights Movement
February 1, 1994 – September 11, 1994

Get a comprehensive view of the Civil Rights Movement through more than 60 photographs from the archives of the movement's leading organizations.

American History Museum
Still on the Journey: Photographs from the First 20 Years of "Sweet Honey in the Rock"
January 15, 1994 – March 20, 1994

See photographs and personal objects that document the 20-year history of Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Washington, D.C.-based singing group.

Anacostia Community Museum
Recent Acquisitions (1994)
January 14, 1994 – May 1, 1994

Visit portraits of notable Americans, which have been added to the museum's collection in recent years.

Portrait Gallery
Edison After Forty Edison After Forty
January 11, 1994 – September 6, 1994

This exhibition of 60 photographs focuses on the later years of Thomas Edison's career.

American History Museum
On Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes in American Photography from the Museum's Collection
December 17, 1993 – April 3, 1994

This exhibition features works from Ansel Adams Parmelian Prints of the High Sierra 5" portfolio and other land- and cityscape views by photographers such as Berenice Abbott, William Eggleston, and Frank Gohlke.

American Art Museum
Earthly Constellation: Photographs by Linda Connor
December 17, 1993 – March 20, 1994

Admire 45 black-and-white photos from the late 1970s to today that depict spiritual artifacts and landscapes worldwide, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Hawaii, and the American Southwest. M

American Art Museum

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