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Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C.
October 1, 1982 – February 15, 1983

See 151 examples of jade ornaments, lacquerware, bronze vessels and fittings, and other metalwork inlaid with gold and silver designs. Many of the objects have been re-dated, re-evaluated, or can be understood more fully because of new knowledge resulting from recent archaeological findings in the People's Republic of China. 

Freer Gallery
Boxed In: Japanese Ceramics and Their Storage Boxes
October 1, 1982 – February 14, 1983

View 27 works from the Edo period (1616-1686), including teaware and other ceramic objects as well as the lacquer and wooden containers specially created for their safekeeping. 

Freer Gallery
"Windows"
October 1, 1982 – November 28, 1982

See a small smoked glass sculpture created in 1969 by Robert Fritz of San Jose State College in California. Dr. Fritz has made important contributions to the techniques of glass blowing.

Renwick Gallery
We the People: Winning the Vote, Getting the Vote
October 1, 1982 – August 30, 1996

This exhibition explores the development of the American political process under the guiding principles of the U.S. Constitution and examines both the formal and informal political processes that have emerged over the past 200 years.

American History Museum
Familiar But Unique: The Monoprints of Joseph Goldyne
September 24, 1982 – December 5, 1982

Follow an in-depth survey of the work of the San Francisco artist who, for the past 10 years, has utilized the monotype and uniquely colored print as the vehicle for his intimate, painterly images. 

American Art Museum
Paintings of Frederic Clay Bartlett and Evelyn Fortune Bartlett
September 17, 1982 – November 8, 1982

View paintings executed in the 1920s and 1930s by Frederic Clay Bartlett and Evelyn Forture Bartlett, along with supplementary photographs.

Smithsonian Castle
William H. Johnson: The Scandinavian Years
September 17, 1982 – November 28, 1982

Track a distinctive phase in the career of the black American artist through his expressionistic works of Danish people and landscapes executed in highly saturated colors. 

American Art Museum
Mammal House Models
September 16, 1982 – September 30, 1982

See 10 models, the work of teenage Friends of the National Zoo Program Aides. Each model represents the creator's vision of an ideal Mammal House.  

National Zoo
Scandinavian Modern 1880-1980
September 14, 1982 – January 2, 1983

Discover more than 350 works--furniture, ceramics, glass, metal work, and textiles--from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden that present a retrospective view of the history of Scandinavian design during the last century.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Heroes, Martyrs and Villains: Printed Portraits of the Civil War
September 10, 1982 – April 3, 1983

View approximately 40 likenesses in an exhibition that illustrates how the patriotic printed portrait functioned as editorial, symbol, souvenir, and visual record. 

Portrait Gallery
"In Pursuit Of..." (the Washington Print Club 9th Biennial Members' Exhibition)
September 3, 1982 – October 31, 1982

Follow 61 prints that all deal with pursuit...of fish, money, women, or ideals. 

American Art Museum
Piedmont Craftsmen
September 2, 1982 – October 24, 1982

Admire objects created in North Carolina, including silk lapel pins, puzzles, fabric pencils, serving boards, porcelain jewelry, spatulas, and copper plates. 

Renwick Gallery
Fashion Prints: 125 Years of Style
August 31, 1982 – January 30, 1983

View more than 200 fashion prints drawn from the Cooper-Hewitt collection, mainly from the group of more than 9,000 assembled by Vyvyan Holland, the son of Oscar Wilde.  

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
John Stevens & Sons: A Family of Inventors
August 6, 1982 – January 20, 1983

Celebrate the contributions to the development of steam transportation on land and sea by John Stevens and his sons, Robert Livingston and Edwin Augustus.

Portrait Gallery
Lace
August 3, 1982 – November 7, 1982

Follow the evolution of lace techniques and patterns from the 16th century to the present with these Western European caps, collars, cuffs, borders, shawls, handkerchiefs, hair ornaments, and trimmings--some made for royal use.  

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Animal Extinctions
August 1, 1982 – September 13, 1982

Learn from 10 posters that deal with endangered species or extinct species from various sources.

National Zoo
Tropical Images: The Struggle Between Man and Nature
August 1, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Explore the problem of deforestation in tropical areas and its threat to the survival of man and the ecosystem in 32 photographs and accompanying text from Dr. Ken Green, NZP research scientist.

National Zoo
Aircraft Models
July 29, 1982 – Late 1998

Visit a selection of some 50 finely crafted military and civilian aircraft models of different scale, representing aircraft technology since the early 20th century.

Air and Space Museum
Selections from the NPG Photography Collection
July 9, 1982 – August 22, 1982

View 61 images selected to reflect the scope, diversity, and quality of NPG's photography collection. I 

Portrait Gallery
Bowl #804
July 3, 1982 – September 26, 1982

See a work by June Schwarcz, a leader in experimental enameling, who uses the electroplating technique to achieve a bold texture. 

Renwick Gallery