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Portraits of the American Law
October 13, 1989 – January 15, 1990

Enjoy a selection of portraits of prominent members of the legal profession from the early years of our history to the present.

Portrait Gallery
Francis Bacon
October 12, 1989 – January 7, 1990

Take in a survey of 60 of the Irish-born artist's works from 1945 to the present. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Slave Quilts from the Ante-bellum South
October 6, 1989 – January 1, 1990

View approximately 30 quilts made before 1865 and 5 related pieces of furniture by African Americans of the Old South.

Renwick Gallery
Workers and Managers: The Crises of Control in American Manufacturing
October 2, 1989 – February 28, 1990

Trace methods of worker control by management from the 1870s to the present. 

American History Museum
Robert Rauschenberg Lithographs: Selections from the "Stoned Moon" Series
October 1, 1989 – January 14, 1990

Commemorate the lunar landing of 1969 through these 16 prints. 

Hirshhorn Museum
The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet
October 1, 1989 – September 30, 1990

Follow the evolution of Buddhism in South Asia and Tibet through some 100 objects on loan from the Los Angeles County Art Museum.

Sackler Gallery
Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes
October 1, 1989 – September 9, 1990

See Chinese bronze, jade, and turquoise pieces from the Shang and Zhou dynasties in the permanent collection.

Sackler Gallery
Recent Acquisition: Around Toroweap Point
October 1, 1989 – October 31, 1989

See a 5-image panorama of a remote part of the Grand Canyon by photographer Mark Klett.

American Art Museum
European Shawls
October 1, 1989 – October 19, 1990

See European shawls worn by women in the 19th century. 

American History Museum
Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany
September 29, 1989 – March 4, 1990

View 62 of Tiffany's finest works, including paintings; stained-glass windows; lead-glass lamps, chandeliers, and lanterns; mosaic wall decorations; art glass cases; enamelware; ceramics; and jewelry.

Renwick Gallery
Sales Exhibition: Native American Crafts of North and South Dakota
September 29, 1989 – November 5, 1989

See jewelry, sculpture, beadwork, and headdresses.

Renwick Gallery
Carrier War in the Pacific
September 29, 1989 – Closed

Review 6 principal carrier battles of World War II through models, maps, photographs, and original newsreel footage.

Air and Space Museum
Australia Pavilion
September 15, 1989 – July 5, 2002

Visit 2 great grey kangaroos and 3 dama wallabies, and also view a barrier reef aquatic exhibit.

National Zoo
Wilderness America
September 8, 1989 – November 26, 1989

Commemorate the Silver Anniversary of the Wilderness Society through photographs, maps, and text. 

Natural History Museum
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Collection: American Abstraction 1930-1945
September 8, 1989 – February 11, 1990

See approximately 75 paintings, drawings, collages, and sculpture by members of the American Abstract Artists group.

American Art Museum
Recent Acquisitions (1989-90)
September 5, 1989 – April 2, 1990

View 8 paintings include portraits of Benny Goodman by Rene Bouche, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas by Francis Rose, and a self-portrait by Mark Tobey.

Portrait Gallery
Recent Acquisition: Recording Sound
September 1, 1989 – October 1, 1989

View is a unique combination of painting and sculpture by Theodore Roszak, influenced by surrealism and the Bauhaus.

American Art Museum
Jewelry: A Selection from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection
August 22, 1989 – January 7, 1990

See over 100 examples of the jeweler's art from 19th-century England, Italy, France, and the East, including Pio Fortunado, Castillani, and Carlos Guiliano.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Parting the Green Curtain/ The Evolution of Tropical Biology in Panama
August 18, 1989 – October 4, 1989

This STRI exhibition describes the study of tropical organisms and how their complex interrelationships illuminate fundamental problems in ecology and evolution. 

Natural History Museum
Views of Rome: Drawings and Watercolors from the Vatican Library Views of Rome: Drawings and Watercolors from the Vatican Library
August 8, 1989 – October 29, 1989

See over 80 drawings that trace the physical changes of ancient monuments from the Thomas Ashby collection of the Vatican Library.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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