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1989 Trees of Christmas
December 15, 1989 – January 2, 1990

See a half-dozen trees decorated with handcrafted ornaments illustrating a particular craft, tradition, or style. 

American History Museum
The First Egyptians
December 8, 1989 – April 1, 1990

This exhibition explores predynastic Egyptian culture in the years 3700-3200 B.C. and includes 130 artifacts: pottery, bone bracelets and rings, shells, and slate plates. 

Natural History Museum
Matt Mullican Works
December 6, 1989 – March 11, 1990

A brightly colored rug alluding to city planning serves as a counterpoint to the broad vista of museums and monuments seen through the window.  

Hirshhorn Museum
Sculpture Installation: John Scott's "Blues Migration"
December 3, 1989 – October 25, 1990

See a site-specific work created for the Washington Project for the Arts' exhibition, The Blues Aesthetic: Black Culture and Modernism. 8-foot aluminum rods reflect the interplay of a jazz ensemble.

American Art Museum
Training the Hand and Eye: American Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
December 3, 1989 – February 11, 1990

View 75 drawings, watercolors, and oil sketches feature such artists as Winslow Homer, Frederic Edwin Church, Thomas Hart Benton, Elihu Vedder, and William Merritt Chase.

American Art Museum
Aids Memorial Quilt Panels
December 1, 1989 – December 3, 1989

View 10 AIDS Memorial Quilt panels that will join the Name Project Quilt, in an observance of A Day Without Art: A National Day of Action and Mourning in Response to the AIDS Crisis.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Words in Remembrance
December 1, 1989 – December 31, 1989

View Asian poetry, written between the 1st and 12th centuries on the themes of life, death, and friends who have died, illustrated by Asian calligraphers in the Washington, D.C. area.

Sackler Gallery
World Aerobatic Championship Trophies
December 1, 1989 – May 31, 1990

See 3 trophies won by U.S. Aerobatic Team in the 1988 world competition.

Air and Space Museum
Recent Acquisition: Still Life With Grapes
December 1, 1989 – December 31, 1989

Edwin Deakin's trompe l'oeil painting is on view.

American Art Museum
The Art of the Nature Print
November 29, 1989 – November 30, 1990

See 19th- and 20th-century American prints made from surfaces such as feathers, flowers, ferns, leaves, rocks, and fabrics. 

American History Museum
India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh
November 23, 1989 – April 15, 1990

Celebrate life on India's sacred river, from its source in the Himalayas to its delta at the Bay of Bengal in this exhibition of 50 dye-transfer images.

Sackler Gallery
Treasures of American Folk Art from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center
November 22, 1989 – February 19, 1990

Take in 183 examples of American folk art from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

American Art Museum
E. McKnight Kauffer: Graphic Art and Theater Design
November 21, 1989 – April 1, 1990

Visit a retrospective of the artist's graphic and theater design career that includes posters for British Rail and American Airlines and stage and costume designs.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Nomads: Masters of the Eurasian Steppe
November 17, 1989 – February 18, 1990

Explore life on the Eurasian steppe from the Black Sea to the Great Wall of China through some 1,000 artifacts from Soviet museums. 

Natural History Museum
Directions: Susana Solano
November 16, 1989 – February 11, 1990

View  sculptures made of handworked iron and other industrial materials by this Barcelona sculptor.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Aviation Careers of Igor Sikorsky
November 16, 1989 – September 23, 1991

Discover highlights of the life and achievements of Igor Sikorsky, a pioneer of vertical flight. The exhibit features the original VS-300 helicopter.

Air and Space Museum
Tropical Plants
November 11, 1989 – November 13, 1989

See a selection of "exotics," or tropical plants, including banana, citrus, and coffee trees; pineapple plants; and a variety of orchids.

Ripley Center
Sales Exhibition: Glass: Reflections Today
November 10, 1989 – March 8, 1990

Admire and purchase contemporary and traditional glass goblets, vases, plates, and perfume bottles by 16 artists in the Museum Store.

Renwick Gallery
The African Desert, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu
November 8, 1989 – January 28, 1990

View color and black-and-white photographs that reveal the vitality of the Saharan peoples and their harmony with their vast surroundings.

African Art Museum
Trees and Seas of Life: Philippine Environmental Rebirth
November 5, 1989 – November 26, 1989

Focus on the forests, marine resources, and the trees of life in a Pacific Archipelago.  

Natural History Museum

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