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Man & Beast: The Washington Print Club 8th Biennial Members' Exhibition
September 18, 1980 – November 30, 1980

Enjoy 64 American and European works on paper, considered by club members to be the choicest in their private collections.  

American Art Museum
Berlin Porcelain
September 12, 1980 – November 23, 1980

See 196 objects documenting the work of the State Porcelain Factory, KPM, founded in the 18th century, including pieces created for Frederick the Great in 1868 and Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1903. 

Renwick Gallery
Ancient Chinese Jade
September 4, 1980 – March 15, 1981

View more than 130 jade objects, dating from the third millennium B.C. through the 3rd century A.D.  

Freer Gallery
Electroworks
September 2, 1980 – November 2, 1980

Explore more than 250 examples of prints, limited-edition books, graphics, animation, textiles, and 3-D pieces produced by artists and designers on office copy machines.  

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Art of the Arab World
September 1, 1980 – April 30, 1981

View ceramics, glass, and painting, that represent the cultural heritage of the Arabic peoples. 

Freer Gallery
Bertoia Sculpture
September 1, 1980 – Permanent

World communication in an atomic age is symbolized in an abstract brass created by Harry Bertoia in 1959.

American Art Museum
Romaine Brooks (1874-1970)
August 29, 1980 – April 12, 1981

Brooks, an expatriate who died in France at the age of 96, was known for her penetrating and unorthodox portraits executed in sober colors--black, white, and gray. See 18 of them in this exhibit. 

American Art Museum
Mustard Pots from the Colman Collection
August 26, 1980 – October 19, 1980

Admire more than 150 silver mustard containers made by British silversmiths, ranging in date from 1724 to the present. 

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Beach, Boardwalk, Boulevard
August 26, 1980 – October 19, 1980

Enjoy about 100 framed color photographs and graphic panels, printed memorabilia and related artifacts such as a wicker boardwalk chair and bathing costume from the turn of the century.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Why Not a Woman (for President)?
August 22, 1980 – January 4, 1981

Meet Belva Ann Lockwood, the first woman candidate for President on the Equal Rights Party ticket in 1884, and the subject of a small exhibit. 

Portrait Gallery
Recent Acquisitions (20th-Century Works)
August 16, 1980 – October 26, 1980

See 20th-century works by Alexander Brook, Joseph Cornell, Emilio Cruz, Morris Louis, Herman Maril, Reginald Marsh, Howard Mehring, Milton Resnick, and Mark Rothko. 

American Art Museum
Painted Weavings by Lia Cook and Neda Alhilali
August 15, 1980 – March 1, 1981

Examine 14 contemporary works created from industrial materials which have been woven, pressed, hammered, or rolled, and then painted. 

Renwick Gallery
An Interior Decorated: Joyce Kozloff
August 15, 1980 – March 1, 1981

Inspired by exotic and intricate motifs of Egyptian, Islamic and American Indian cultures, the New York artist transforms one of the Renwick's galleries into a striking array of color and pattern. 

Renwick Gallery
Wallpaper from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection
August 12, 1980 – October 26, 1980

See some 150 Chinese, European, and American wallcoverings dating from the late17th to the early 20th centuries.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Newer Than New Glass, Part 2
August 8, 1980 – September 26, 1980

Admire and purchase glass pieces created by American craftsmen whose work is included in the current New Glass exhibition, featuring William Dexter, John D. Gilmor, Paul Neuman, Steven I. Weinberg, and Howard Ben Tre. 

Renwick Gallery
Outdoor Wall Murals of the N'debele
August 1, 1980 – September 30, 1980

As part of an expanded exhibit, an inner court has been painted with geometric color murals in the style of the N'Debele villages of southeast Africa.

African Art Museum
African Sources in Modern Art
August 1, 1980 – September 30, 1980

As part of an expanded permanent exhibit, see a second gallery of examples which show the impact of traditional African sculpture on modern Western art.

African Art Museum
A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza
July 23, 1980 – June 30, 1987

Recapture the feeling  of "Horticultural Hall" at the Centennial in Philadelphia with this exhibition of plants--live, pressed and dried--as well as ladies' crafts and technology of the floral industry.

A&I
Two Centuries of Japanese Ceramics, 1550-1750
July 14, 1980 – June 30, 1982

Admire 45 examples of Japanese stoneware and porcelain selected to highlight important regional types developed between 1550-1750.  

Freer Gallery
Max Weber: Prints and Color Variations
July 11, 1980 – October 5, 1980

Enjoy 105 small abstract relief prints, including color variations pulled from the same block, as well as hand-colored lithographs. 

American Art Museum