Skip navigation
Share this page
Keyword Search

Select Topics

Select Museums

Select: All, None

Exhibitions Home | Current | Upcoming | Past | Virtual

Sort Results By:
Results: 4537 items
Items Per Page:

Exhibition Title


Sales Exhibition: "Special Delivery: Craft America"
November 8, 1991 – April 14, 1992

View and shop for multi-media functional ware including jewelry, glass ornaments, vases, perfume bottles, and ceramics in the Museum Shop.

Renwick Gallery
Alfredo Jaar Works
November 7, 1991 – March 29, 1992

A serene museum ambience is juxtaposed with disturbing images of victims from the Persian Gulf War in this site-specific project by this Chilean-born artist. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic
November 1, 1991 – January 8, 1992

Approximately 70 paintings, including several works by Earl's followers, offer a rare view of the last quarter of the 18th century and the early Federalist period.

Portrait Gallery
Seeds of Change
October 26, 1991 – May 23, 1993

Examine the exchange of plants and seeds between the Old and New Worlds following Columbus's discovery of America in 1492.

Natural History Museum
Directions: Saint Clair Cemin
October 17, 1991 – January 19, 1992

Recent sculptures by this Brazilian-born artist evoke several associations at once--applied art and furniture, past sculptural traditions, and expressions of popular culture such as toys and Victorian bric-a-brac.

Hirshhorn Museum
Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany
October 16, 1991 – January 12, 1992

View theme galleries that re-create the historical context of the art and artists condemned by the Nazis in the exhibition Entartete Kunst (degenerate art) that opened in Munich in 1937.

Ripley Center
A Desert Storm : A Photographic Diary
October 15, 1991 – January 12, 1992

An array of photographs taken by U.S. Army photographers with the 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg and various photojournalists reveal the many facets of operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. 

American History Museum
Curators and Keepers: The Unseen Mammals at the National Zoo
October 11, 1991 – January 31, 1992

View a collection of watercolor portraits by local artist Ina Schechter.

National Zoo
Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991
October 8, 1991 – January 5, 1992

View 78 works by 71 artists acquired since the last acquisitions exhibition, including paintings by Alfred Jensen, Robert Colescott, and others. Also see sculpture by such artists as Richard Artschwager and Erik Levine, and works on paper by Lucian Freud, Robert Moskowitz, and others.

Hirshhorn Museum
Recent Acquisitions: Works on Paper
October 4, 1991 – February 2, 1992

View 96 works by 67 artists including Romare Bearden, Werner Drewes, Man Ray, and Terry Winters.

American Art Museum
Old Growth Forests: Treasure in Transition
October 3, 1991 – April 19, 1992

Examine the Pacific Northwest's oldest forests and the people who depend on their timber resources. 

Natural History Museum
Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking
September 27, 1991 – January 5, 1992

View 24 contemporary quilts and 4 African textiles in this exhibition of highly individual works with strong aesthetic ties to textiles of West Africa.

Renwick Gallery
The Art of the Personal Object
September 25, 1991 – March 5, 2007

View an exhibition of over 100 objects -- drawing from the museum's permanent collection -- that features utilitarian objects that come principally from eastern and southern Africa and celebrates their aesthetic value.

African Art Museum
Lego Animals
September 24, 1991 – November 10, 1991

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

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.

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
The Metric System in America: Improvement or Inconvenience?
September 3, 1991 – August 19, 1992

Trace the development of the metric system from the 1790s to the present.

American History Museum

Results: 4537 items
Items Per Page: