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Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946
September 13, 1991 – March 1, 1992

Johnson's interpretations of Afro-American life in the rural south and in Harlem have been described as naive, primitive, and folk-inspired.

American Art Museum
Installation Frederick Brown, Selected Works
September 13, 1991 – December 1, 1991

Contemplate 8 paintings by this expressionist contemporary artist that blend religious, African, and Native American symbols into complex and provocative metaphors.

American Art Museum
Sales Exhibition: "Vanity Fair"
August 16, 1991 – November 3, 1991

Admire jewelry boxes, ties, scarves, kimonos, and other personal apparel items for sale in the Museum Shop.

Renwick Gallery
Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant
August 16, 1991 – December 9, 2005

A selection of tool chests tells us much about workers and workplaces.

American History Museum
This Land Is Your Land: Celebrating 75 Years of the National Park Service
July 18, 1991 – January 12, 1992

This exhibition includes 30 panoramic photographs by Stan Jorstad.

Natural History Museum
World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear
July 17, 1991 – September 3, 1991

A mural-in-progress by Chicana artist Judith Baca, addresses such contemporary global issues as war and conflict, cooperation, interdependence, and spiritual growth.

A&I
Hand-Woven Baskets and Raven's Tail Robe Sampler
July 17, 1991 – November 10, 1991

See examples of Tlingit traditional weaving methods in examples by Sitka weaver Teri Rofkar, who learned from her grandmother, Eliza York, a Tlingit Indian from the Pelican area in Alaska.

American Indian Museum New York
Below the Line: Living Poor in America
July 16, 1991 – August 25, 1991

Approximately 61 photographs by Eugene Richards, commissioned by the Consumers Union, depict Americans whose earnings are well below the poverty line.

American History Museum
A Bridge to Learning
July 9, 1991 – October 13, 1991

Visit a 36-foot model of a suspension bridge, built and landscaped as a work-in-progress by inner-city junior high school students in collaboration with The Salvadori Educational Center on the Built Environment.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Traditional Native American Textiles from Bolivia
June 28, 1991 – July 7, 1991

See textiles from two Andean regions of Bolivia: Jalq'a and Tarabuco, near the city of Sucre.

Ripley Center
Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography
June 28, 1991 – September 8, 1991

See over 70 photographs from Animal Locomotion and The Attitudes of Animals in Motion series, including an interactive video disc and approximately 40 contemporary photographs.

American Art Museum
Kaleidoscope: African American Photography in Washington
June 22, 1991 – November 3, 1991

See an exhibition of the work of over 30 local black photographers, including Addison and Robert Scurlock, Robert McNeill, Sharon Farmer, and Matthew Lewis

Anacostia Community Museum
Directions: Adrian Piper: What It's Like, What It Is #2
June 19, 1991 – September 22, 1991

Racism, self-investigation, self-transformation, race, and gender confront the viewer in this installation by this Boston-based artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Works of the 1990 Presidential Scholars in the Arts: Visual Arts and Writing
June 17, 1991 – July 7, 1991

This exhibition features the works of the Presidential Scholars, a group of graduating high school seniors recognized for their academic and artistic achievements.

Portrait Gallery
Crushed Lapis and Burnished Gold: The Art of Illumination
June 9, 1991 – December 8, 1991

View approximately 30 manuscripts, individual folios, and book covers from the Henri Vever Collection of Islamic arts of the Koran, along with examples of the illuminator's tools and materials.

Sackler Gallery
Africa Illustrated: Fantasy and Reality Before 1900
June 5, 1991 – November 10, 1991

See early history, ethnology, and travel books on Africa containing illustrations that reflected and shaped European perceptions of the continent between the 17th and 19th centuries.

African Art Museum
Crossroads/Footprints/Dreamkeeper
June 3, 1991 – July 7, 1991

Engage in a video/audio installation to explore African/Diaspora symbolic language, including religious icons, African drumming, and scenes of everyday life.

A&I
Camp Logan
June 1, 1991 – June 30, 1991

See reproductions of historical documents and photographs on the Houston Riot and Court Marital of 1917, involving members of the 24th Infantry regiment stationed at Camp Logan in Houston, Texas.

Anacostia Community Museum
Court Arts of Indonesia
May 19, 1991 – September 2, 1991

See more than 150 works from the 8th to the 20th century reflect the traditions of the royal court of Indonesia.

Sackler Gallery
1991 Discover Graphics
May 18, 1991 – August 18, 1991

See 60 winning graphics from the eighth annual juried exhibition by Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia high-school artists.

Ripley Center