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Aeropittura Futurista: Images of Flight in Italian Art (1913-1942)
June 16, 1989 – October 2, 1989

Learn about Italian Futurism, the first modern art movement to embrace technology as subject matter, in this exhibit of paintings, photographs, documents and books.

Air and Space Museum
Caribbean Festival Arts
June 3, 1989 – February 15, 1990

Examine how three Caribbean festivals - Jonkonnu, Carnival, and Hosay - represent the intellectual life, culture, politics, and natural resources of the region.

Ripley Center
Jamaica: A Photographic Essay
June 3, 1989 – February 15, 1990

View 130 images showing every facet of the land and its people by Jamaican-born photographer Ray Chen.

Ripley Center
Lahore: The City Within
June 1, 1989 – July 29, 1989

View 50 photographs by Pakistani photographer Samina Quraeshi of historical Lahore, a Mogul city and British colonial capital in northeast Pakistan.

Ripley Center
Recent Installation: Marvin Beerbohm's Automotive Industry
June 1, 1989 – November 30, 1989

Glorifying both Detroit's workmen and its thundering assembly lines, Marvin Beerbohm's mural depicts men wielding and riveting against a background of overhead pulleys, conveyor belts, and stamping presses.

American Art Museum
Recent Acquisition: Max White
June 1, 1989 – June 30, 1989

On view is this early canvas by Alice Neel--a portrait of Charles Williams White, a reclusive young novelist who wrote under the penname of Max White.

American Art Museum
Ralston Crawford Photographs
May 24, 1989 – September 24, 1989

See 19 photographs taken by the artist, who painted from 1930-1940. 

Hirshhorn Museum
The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, 1619-1930
May 21, 1989 – May 31, 1990

See an exhibition that focuses on outstanding black inventors, as well as anonymous innovators, who, as slaves, craftsmen and workers, made important contributions to the United States.

Anacostia Community Museum
1989 Discover Graphics
May 20, 1989 – July 20, 1989

See etchings, lithographs, and other prints by high school students from the Washington, D.C. area.  

Natural History Museum
The "Edgehill" Portrait of Thomas Jefferson
May 18, 1989 – May 1, 1992

Admire the painting of American president and gentleman scholar Thomas Jefferson, painted by renowned American artist Gilbert Stuart.

Portrait Gallery
Typewriters: The Case Against Qwerty
May 15, 1989 – October 1, 1997

Examine 20th-century typewriter keyboard arrangements.   

American History Museum
Scouts on Stamps
May 15, 1989 – June 1, 1990

See an exhibition of postal stamps depicting Boy and Girl Scout activities worldwide.

American History Museum
Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age
May 12, 1989 – May 23, 2011

The gallery illustrates how the electronic computer has revolutionized aerospace engineering, aviation, and spaceflight.

Air and Space Museum
John Muir's High Sierra: A Watercolor Diary by Tony Foster
May 12, 1989 – August 13, 1989

Enjoy watercolor paintings by Englishman Tony Foster of natural scenes in California's High Sierra region. 

Natural History Museum
Directions: Ericka Beckman
May 10, 1989 – July 23, 1989

This multimedia installation by New York filmmaker and sculptor Ericka Beckman incorporates sound, light, and photographs.

Hirshhorn Museum
Buster Simpson Works
May 10, 1989 – July 23, 1989

American artist Buster Simpson uses the waters of the Hirshhorn's circular fountain in a specially commissioned project. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Filipino Women in America, 1860-1985
May 8, 1989 – July 2, 1989

See photographs and artifacts that chronicle the historical and contemporary roles of Filipino women in America, from 19th-century immigrants in Louisiana to Filipino Americans of today.

Ripley Center
Sales Exhibition--Designs for Dining
May 5, 1989 – August 13, 1989

Admire and purchase crafts designed for the kitchen and dining room, including wooden bowls, baskets, and utensils; goblets; metalwork of iron and brass, ceramics; placements; and table runners.

Renwick Gallery
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the French Constitution of 1791
May 3, 1989 – October 31, 1989

See two 18th-century copies of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the French Constitution of 1791 that are on loan from the French National Archives to celebrate the French bicentennial.

A&I
At Home in America: Heritage, Hope and Reality
May 1, 1989 – May 31, 1989

See everyday life of Asian Americans portrayed through photographs.  

American History Museum