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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
Twenty-Five Years of Space Exploration
July 1, 1982 – April 3, 1983

Trace developments of the space age placed against the background of social, cultural, and other events of the time through film, artifacts, photographs, and samples of news accounts.

Air and Space Museum
Button, Button
June 22, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Consider the decorative and functional uses of the button in an exhibit of more than 1,000 examples from around the world.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Grand Renwick Gallery Souvenir Show
June 11, 1982 – October 11, 1982

See 17 objects that are the work of American craftsmen and were selected by the Renwick to commemorate the gallery's 10th anniversary - chosen in part for their souvenir-like characteristics,

Renwick Gallery
The Column: Structure and Ornament
June 8, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Consider columns as architectural elements and as ornamental forms in this wide-ranging exhibit, covering many periods and cultures.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Basketry: Tradition in New Form
June 8, 1982 – August 22, 1982

See contemporary adaptations of traditional basketry created by 10 artists from various parts of the U.S.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Daniel Webster: The Godlike Black Dan
June 4, 1982 – November 28, 1982

See 12 likenesses of Webster and memorabilia associated with his achievements in a small exhibit to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Portrait Gallery