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Lego Animals
September 24, 1991 – November 10, 1991

See LEGO animal models produced by master model builders at LEGO Systems, Inc.

A&I
The Good, the Bad and the Cuddly
September 19, 1991 – November 3, 1991

Try a hands-on exhibit targeted toward children and adults who do not ordinarily go to zoos.

A&I
Indian Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Howard Hodgkin
September 15, 1991 – January 12, 1992

See paintings and drawings from India's 3 major regional styles--Rajput, Deccani, and Mughal--on loan from the collection of an eminent contemporary English painter, organized into 5 common themes.

Sackler Gallery
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
A Separate Vision
September 6, 1991 – November 6, 1991

See American Indian art of the 20th century by four young artists working in highly contemporary modes. 

Natural History 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

See 30 panoramic photographs by Stan Jorstad, showcasing the diversity and natural beauty of America's National Parks.

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 Heye Center
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
Awards in the Visual Arts 10
June 12, 1991 – September 2, 1991

Launching a national tour at the Hirshhorn, this exhibition includes the work of 10 artists from across the United States. 

Hirshhorn Museum
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