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Fringe of the Diaspora: The Jews of Wyoming
August 4, 1992 – October 25, 1992

A photo essay by Penny Wolin documents the experience of the Jewish community in Wyoming. 

American History Museum
Behind Bars
August 4, 1992 – October 25, 1992

Photographs by Grace L. Wojda portray prison life at the Lebanon Correctional Institution.  

American History Museum
Heritage Gardens: African American and Native American
August 1, 1992 – November 1, 2010

On view are living examples of plants used by Native Americans and African Americans for food and medicines.

National Zoo
Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraits from the Hosokawa Family
July 24, 1992 – November 29, 1992

Family portraits from the 14th to the 19th centuries and significant associative objects document this family's important role in Japanese history.

Portrait Gallery
Helen Levitt
July 17, 1992 – October 18, 1992

Approximately 85 photographs of children, games, graffiti, and chalk drawings created from the 1930s through the 1980s by one of the major masters of American 20th-century photography are complemented by a 16-minute film, by the artist, titled In the Street.

American Art Museum
Ralph Eugene Meatyard: An American Visionary
July 17, 1992 – October 18, 1992

Approximately 100 photographic works focus on the bizarre and mysterious that Meatyard experienced in everyday life in Lexington, Kentucky.

American Art Museum
Recent Acquisitions (1992)
July 16, 1992 – December 14, 1992

Visit portraits of notable Americans--selected from the images recently acquired during the past few years by the National Portrait Gallery--include Buckminster Fuller, John Singleton Copley, Fiorello LaGuardia, Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, and Boris Karloff.

Portrait Gallery
Drawings by Craft Artists
June 26, 1992 – March 21, 1993

View an exhibition of 12 drawings by 6 craft artists known to audiences primarily for their remarkable 3-dimensional works in clay, fiber, and glass.

Renwick Gallery
American Encounters
June 24, 1992 – July 6, 2004

The arrival of Columbus in the Americas in 1492 touched of a series of encounters between Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, and Asians that continues to this day.

American History Museum
Crosscurrents of Modernism: Four Latin American Pioneers
June 11, 1992 – September 7, 1992

See 90 paintings, dating from 1910-1950, focusing on the innovative works of Diego Rivera, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Wifredo Lam, and Matta.

Hirshhorn Museum
Art As Activist: Revolutionary Posters from Eastern and Central Europe
June 8, 1992 – July 12, 1992

View a collection of 82 revolutionary posters created during 1989-1990 by prominent as well as unknown artists.

Ripley Center
Arts of Mughal India
May 24, 1992 – December 6, 1992

These 20 paintings and 6 objects from the late 16th to the 18th century introduce the history of India's Islamic Mughal empire.

Sackler Gallery
Directions: Thomas Struth: Museum Photographs
May 21, 1992 – August 16, 1992

Recent large-scale color photographs by this German artist document visitors gazing at masterpieces in European art museums.

Hirshhorn Museum
Air Power in World War II: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
May 20, 1992 – September 6, 1993

Visit the 1st in a series of exhibitions on air power in World War II, each highlighting a particular aircraft.

Air and Space Museum
Psychology: Understanding Ourselves, Understanding Each Other
May 18, 1992 – September 9, 1992

Visit over 30 hands-on exhibits and activities addressing every day psychological processes. These exhibits explore thinking, problem solving, remembering, forgetting, feelings, communication, growing up, and growing older.

Arts and Industries
1992 Discover Graphics
May 16, 1992 – July 19, 1992

View a display of 60 graphics selected from artwork created by 150 students in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area.

Ripley Center
Selling American Ideas: The Advertising Council, 1942-1992
May 11, 1992 – August 30, 1992

A small display and a video series trace the evolution of Ad Council campaigns.

American History Museum
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985
May 8, 1992 – July 26, 1992

Celebrating the Columbus Quincentenary, this survey of works by Mexican American artists incorporates their social and cultural context.

American Art Museum
Recent Acquisitions/New Dimensions
May 6, 1992 – January 3, 1993

See recent acquisitions by 9 modern artists from Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, and Kenya featuring etchings, linocuts, watercolors, and ceramics.

African Art Museum
Peoples of the Luzon Mountains: Philippine Photographs by Eduardo Masferre
May 1, 1992 – September 7, 1992

See a selection of Eduardo Masferre's black-and-white photographs of the mountain people of Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines.

Natural History Museum

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