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David Ireland Works
July 25, 1990 – November 4, 1990

The California artist's site-specific work composed of a floor-to-ceiling wall with rectangular openings provides vistas of the National Mall. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Sensational Statements: Artware
July 20, 1990 – October 7, 1990

View accessories for men and women.

Renwick Gallery
Whose Art Is It, Anyway?: The Arts in Public Places
July 15, 1990 – September 16, 1990

View an exhibition that explores the visual and performing arts in public spaces.

Anacostia Community Museum
A Jeweler's Art: Masterpieces from Van Cleef & Arpels
July 13, 1990 – November 30, 1990

View brooches, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, vanity and powder boxes, watches, evening bags, and special commissions dating from the 1920s through the 1950s.  

Natural History Museum
On the East Broad Top Railroad
July 6, 1990 – September 13, 1990

Approximately 40 photographs document the overhaul of a 1912 narrow-gauge steam locomotive. 

American History Museum
Quilts: A Selection from the National Collection
July 4, 1990 – December 31, 1991

See approximately 30 quilts created in America, representative of techniques, patterns, and materials used in America from the 18th through the early 20th century. 

American History Museum
Featured Object: Teapot
July 1, 1990 – September 30, 1990

Enjoy a distinctive, ceramic teapot by Ralph Bacerra.

Renwick Gallery
Okiek Portraits: A Kenyan People Look at Themselves
June 30, 1990 – November 12, 1990

See photographs by Corinne Kratz of Kaplelach and Kipchornwonek Okiek people of Kenya, taken between 1982 and 1989 

Natural History Museum
Recent Acquisition: The Trial of Red Jacket (by John Mix Stanley)
June 29, 1990 – July 31, 1990

Visit a painting by John Mix Stanley of the famous leader of the Seneca tribe defending himself against charges of witchcraft.

American Art Museum
From Parlor to Politics: Women & Reform in America, 1890-1925
June 28, 1990 – August 28, 2004

Women in America who made major contributions to reform, politics, and national life during a time that came to be called the Progressive Era is the focus of this exhibition.  

American History Museum
Directions: Christian Marclay
June 27, 1990 – September 30, 1990

See mundane and discarded materials from the world of music and recording technology transformed by the artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
A Gift from the Heart: Two Pomo Artists
June 21, 1990 – December 31, 1991

Explore over 80 exquisite baskets as well as ethnographic models of traditional ceremonial objects created by California Pomo artists William and Mary Benson.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
"Trust But Verify"/"Do Veri, No Pro Veri"
June 20, 1990 – May 15, 1997

See the Trust But Verify/Do Veri, No Pro Veri explains the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty agreement between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

Air and Space Museum
INF (Intermediate Nuclear Forces) Treaty Compliance
June 20, 1990 – Closed

See a U.S. Pershing II missile and a Soviet SS-20 missile, examples of the weapons banned by the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

Air and Space Museum
1990 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
June 18, 1990 – June 23, 1990

See works of art by 6 high school award-winners.

American Art Museum
Black Contribution to Postal History
June 16, 1990 – March 15, 1991

Highlight the contribution to postal history by John T. Jackson Sr., who was Postmaster of Atlantis, Virginia, from 1891-1940. 

American History Museum
Gorilla: Struggle for Survival in the Virungas
June 15, 1990 – August 12, 1990

Color photographs by Michael "Nick" Nichols show a fragile ecosystem where people threaten the last 200 members of a nearly extinct species of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Africa. 

Natural History Museum
Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950-1965
June 13, 1990 – September 9, 1990

See 88 works that present a definitive look at the postwar expressionist impulse as manifested on the West Coast. 

Hirshhorn Museum
The Five of Hearts: Henry Adams and His Washington Circle
June 9, 1990 – November 4, 1990

See portraits, photographs, and memorabilia of this late 19th-century circle of friends in Washington, DC.

Portrait Gallery
Working for Time: The Covers of Robert Vickrey
June 9, 1990 – November 4, 1990

View 20 portraits by Robert Vickrey, which appeared on the cover of Time magazine.

Portrait Gallery

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