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RAP 25th Anniversary Exhibition
September 16, 1990 – December 31, 1990

See 2 kites from the Smithsonian's Resident Associate Program Kite Festival.

Air and Space Museum
Contrasts: 40 Years of Change and Continuity in Puerto Rico
September 15, 1990 – October 15, 1990

American History Museum
Gold of Greece: Jewelry and Ornaments
September 11, 1990 – January 13, 1991

Take in 200 objects, spanning 4,000 years, from the Benaki Museum in Athens.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Infinite Illusions: Electronically Created Imagery
September 7, 1990 – September 16, 1990

This exhibition highlights computer graphics, including hanging sculptures, video walls, still pieces, and internal photographs.

Ripley Center
Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella
September 7, 1990 – November 12, 1990

See 60 drawings and collages by this prolific master draftsman and early modernist master.

American Art Museum
A Journey Through Chinese Hell: "Hell Scrolls" of Taiwan
September 6, 1990 – March 10, 1991

View two rare sets of Chinese "Hell Scrolls," which depict the 10 stages or "courts" of hell, as envisioned by this culture. 

Natural History Museum
400-million-year-old Trilobite
September 1, 1990 – November 30, 1990

In conjunction with Smithsonian Resident Associate Program's 25th Anniversary, this exhibition features a 400-million-year-old trilobite found by RAP member Y. Kirkpatrick Howard during a RAP course collecting trip in Strasburg, Virginia. 

Natural History Museum
Recent Acquisitions
August 31, 1990 – September 28, 1990

See 2 lithographs commissioned by RAP and donated to the museum: In Celebration by Sam Gilliam (1987) and Tunis on My Mind by Willem deLooper (1988).

American Art Museum
Magellan Venus Probe Video
August 28, 1990 – Closed

Watch a 6-minute video showing footage from the unmanned Magellan Venus Probe, launched May 4, 1989 and now orbiting Venus.

Air and Space Museum
Art of Cambodia
August 25, 1990 – February 28, 1993

View a group of 10th to 13th century Cambodian stone sculptures and a display of Hindu stone, bronze, brass, and terra-cotta sculptures from South India dating from the 8th through the 14th century.

Sackler Gallery
South Indian Hindu Temple Sculpture
August 25, 1990 – February 28, 1993

See 7 bronze and stone sculptures from south Indian Hindu temples.

Sackler Gallery
North American Wild Flowers by Mary Vaux Walcott
August 9, 1990 – January 6, 1991

See 50 watercolors by Mary Vaux Walcott (1860-1940), known as the "Audubon of Wild Flowers."  

Natural History Museum
Renwick Featured Object
August 1, 1990 – September 30, 1990

Admire striking walnut library ladder by Daniel Jackson.

Renwick Gallery
Recent Acquisitions: Fire in the Ashes and Ashes in the Wind (by George LeGrady)
August 1, 1990 – August 30, 1990

See George LeGrady's computer-generated images from television broadcasts.

American Art Museum
Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art
July 27, 1990 – November 25, 1990

Enjoy 44 necklaces, sculptures, collages, adornments, and tableaux made of beads by 12 artists.

Renwick Gallery
David Ireland Works
July 25, 1990 – November 4, 1990

The California artist's site-specific work composed of a floor-to-ceiling wall with rectangular openings provides vistas of the National Mall. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Sensational Statements: Artware
July 20, 1990 – October 7, 1990

View accessories for men and women.

Renwick Gallery
Whose Art Is It, Anyway?: The Arts in Public Places
July 15, 1990 – September 16, 1990

View an exhibition that explores the visual and performing arts in public spaces.

Anacostia Community Museum
A Jeweler's Art: Masterpieces from Van Cleef & Arpels
July 13, 1990 – November 30, 1990

View brooches, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, vanity and powder boxes, watches, evening bags, and special commissions dating from the 1920s through the 1950s.  

Natural History Museum
Featured Object: Teapot
July 1, 1990 – September 30, 1990

Enjoy a distinctive, ceramic teapot by Ralph Bacerra.

Renwick Gallery