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1982 Zoo Employee Art Show
March 1, 1982 – March 31, 1982

Enjoy animal-oriented works in a variety of media--from pottery to pencil through photography--submitted by Zoo and FONZ personnel and volunteers.

National Zoo
Winter into Spring: American Landscapes
March 1, 1982 – May 31, 1982

Visit a group of 19 American landscapes by American artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries that includes oil paintings, watercolors, and pastels by Whistler, Dewing, Thayer, Tryon, Metcalf, and Charles Adams Platt, architect of the Freer.

Freer Gallery
American Bandstand (1952-1982)
March 1, 1982 – May 12, 1982

Props from the set of the long-running TV program, including the original backdrop and podium, supplemented with photographs of featured performers and records from 30 years on the air.

American History Museum
Student Artists and the Space Shuttle
March 1, 1982 – May 30, 1982

See 50 paintings, drawings, and mixed-media works by 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Washington, D.C., public schools that depict or relate to the Space Shuttle.

Air and Space Museum
American Icon: The 18th-Century Image of George Washington in Prints and Illustrations
February 22, 1982 – April 27, 1982

View a variety of portrayals ranging from crude relief cuts to fine mezzotint portraits executed by Washington's contemporaries.

Portrait Gallery
Architectural Fantasy and Reality
February 16, 1982 – May 9, 1982

See 78 prize-winning entries for the annual design competitions of the National Academy of St. Luke in Rome, dating from the late 17th to the mid-18th centuries.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Egypt: Day and Night, Watercolors by Keith Achepohl
February 12, 1982 – May 9, 1982

Regard 35 highly stylized, abstract works by the Iowa artist, who gathered his impressions of Egypt while a visiting artist in 1977 and as a Fulbright lecturer in 1979.

American Art Museum
Recent Trends in Collecting: 20th-Century Painting and Sculpture from NMAA
February 12, 1982 – March 28, 1982

This major exhibition of 130 contemporary works is designed to show the range and breadth of the museum's collection of 20th-century works.

American Art Museum
Jacqueline Cochran: World Record Holder
February 11, 1982 – March 31, 1985

Learn about the career of Jacqueline Cochran, who held more speed, altitude, and distance records than any pilot in history.

Air and Space Museum
Use of Radio-Telemetry in Wildlife Biology at Front Royal Conservation and Research Center
February 1, 1982 – December 31, 1982

Learn from a 4-panel exhibition of photographs and graphics illustrating how animals are caught and fitted with miniature radio transmitters so their activities can be monitored by scientists at the Center in Front Royal, Virginia.

National Zoo
Five Enamelists from Tallahassee
February 1, 1982 – March 14, 1982

Admire and purchase bowls created by Patricia Bergstraesser, Teresa Coates, Edward Deren, Michael Williams, and Mary Kautz.

Renwick Gallery
The Inedible Renwick Birthday Cakes
January 29, 1982 – April 25, 1982

Commemorate the Renwick's 10th anniversary with the icon of all birthdays--the cake--executed in stuffed fabric, porcelain, crochet cotton, earthenware, steel, neon, and glass.

Renwick Gallery
FDR: The Early Years
January 28, 1982 – July 25, 1982

Understand the forces and personalities that shaped Franklin Delano Roosevelt's character, his ambitions, and his entrance into politics.

Portrait Gallery
The Flying Roosevelts
January 25, 1982 – October 31, 1983

View 23 photographs revealing FDR's association, on a personal and official level, with aircraft between 1918 and 1945.

Air and Space Museum
Mary McLeod Bethune and Roosevelt's "Black Cabinet"
January 24, 1982 – September 30, 1982

See documents, memorabilia, photographs, and a portrait that show the involvement of the black educator and clubwoman Mary McLeod Bethune with Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal administration.

Anacostia Community Museum
City Dwellings and Country Houses: Robert Adam and His Style
January 19, 1982 – April 11, 1982

View more than 100 original drawings, as well as furniture and silver created by Robert Adam, Scottish architect/designer and his circle.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Carl Schurz: America's Teutonic Reformer
January 15, 1982 – July 18, 1982

See portraits, photographs, political cartoons, manuscripts, and memorabilia in a small exhibit that pays tribute to the German immigrant who became one of the United States' most influential reform leaders in the post-Civil War period.

Portrait Gallery
Roosevelt's America: New Deal Paintings from the National Museum of American Art
January 9, 1982 – November 30, 1982

An area of the museum permanently devoted to WPA art has been re-installed with an exhibit of 30 paintings created under the auspices of the New Deal's various art projects.

American Art Museum
Japanese Prints (Ukiyo-e School)
December 21, 1981 – March 31, 1982

See 18th- and 19th-century works from the Ukiyo-e school that includes landscapes and scenes of everyday life in Tokyo.

Freer Gallery
In Small Stages: Puppets from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection
December 15, 1981 – March 7, 1982

See antique and 20th-century examples of puppets from the East and the West, featuring a group designed and made by Frank and Elizabeth Haines, noted American puppeteers.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum