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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
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 Heye Center
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.

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

A dramatic sculptural environment by this Spanish-born, New York-based artist offers reflections on the Persian Gulf War.

Hirshhorn Museum
Pitchers, Pots, and Pipkins: Clues to Plantation Life
February 11, 1992 – February 1, 1993

This case of 11 archaeological specimens provides evidence of the active culture of Africans and Native Americans within the plantation setting. 

Natural History Museum
Martin Puryear
February 5, 1992 – June 21, 1992

Trace Washington-born Martin Puryear's evolution as a sculptor from the early 1970s to the present through about 35 works in wood, rawhide, and other materials.

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
Darkened Waters: Profile of an Oil Spill
December 13, 1991 – April 19, 1992

 This exhibition focuses on America's largest oil spill, the Exxon Valdez disaster off the coast of Alaska in 1989. 

Natural History 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
The All-American Horse: Paintings of G. Harvey
December 6, 1991 – September 7, 1992

See 30 of G. Harvey's more recent paintings that comprise a tribute to the horse and its role in the conquest and settlement of America.  

Natural History Museum
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.

In Process...Black Mosaic—The Many Faces of Black Life in Washington, D.C.
November 24, 1991 – January 10, 1992

Preview the 1992 Quincentenary photography exhibition that will open in the Main Gallery.

Anacostia Community Museum