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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
Puppets: Art and Entertainment
December 15, 1981 – February 21, 1982

See more than 230 puppets and related items in an exhibit which spans 800 years of puppetry in North America. 

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Portrait Prints: The 20th-Century Approach
December 11, 1981 – July 18, 1982

Follow the evolution of portrait prints during the 20th century through diversity of style, technique, and approach.

Portrait Gallery
Dinosaurs: Reptiles—Masters of Land Dinosaurs: Reptiles—Masters of Land
December 4, 1981 – April 27, 2014

All of the old favorites are on view in the exhibition hall—Diplodocus, T. rex, and Triceratops—and more.

Natural History Museum
Good As Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry
December 3, 1981 – March 28, 1982

View 180 brooches, necklaces, and other body decorations made from glass, plastic, paper, wood, "found objects," and metals -- aluminum, brass, steel, bronze, niobium, and titanium. 

Renwick Gallery
Alternatives to Gold
December 2, 1981 – March 28, 1982

Admire and purchase jewelry created by artists whose work is included in current exhibit, Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry

Renwick Gallery
Elijah Pierce: Messages in Wood
December 1, 1981 – February 28, 1982

Visit 15 carved wood panels, painted in bold colors, depicting religious themes and parables, created by Elijah Pierce, a Columbus, Ohio, barber and Baptist minister.

Renwick Gallery
Pottery by Maria Martinez
December 1, 1981 – January 31, 1982

See 2 bowls by the celebrated American Indian potter, who is associated with a distinctive black pottery. 

Renwick Gallery
A Holiday Cornucopia
December 1, 1981 – December 31, 1981

Admire and purchase handmade holiday ornaments and decorative arts by 17 artists, many of whom have been represented in past Renwick exhibitions. 

Renwick Gallery