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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
Deep Sea Dives to Biological Frontiers
February 1, 1982 – October 3, 1999

Giant worms, crabs, other deep sea life, and rocks acquired in the Galapagos rift will be added to the large-scale model of Submarine "Alvin," already on display. 

Natural History Museum
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
European Abstraction: Works on Paper from the Collection
January 28, 1982 – March 7, 1982

View 38 small-scale works by 23 artists in many different media.  Not intended as a survey, the works reflect the diverse, personal, abstract painting and drawing styles many European artists developed. 

Hirshhorn Museum
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
Deep Ocean Photography
January 22, 1982 – April 13, 1982

Explore a two-mile-high volcanic seamount deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean through 24 black-and-white photographic murals.

Natural History Museum
Five Distinguished Alumni: The WPA Federal Art Project
January 21, 1982 – February 22, 1982

This exhibition commemorates the centennial of FDR's birth.

Hirshhorn 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
The Culture of Bali
January 1, 1982 – February 28, 1982

See colorful masks, shadow puppets, and Balinese cloth in conjunction with a DPA World Explorer Series program.

Natural History Museum
Orchids in the First Floor Lobby
January 1, 1982 – December 31, 1999

Admire a large grouping of a variety of orchids, rotated weekly from the Smithsonian greenhouses for constant blooms. 

Natural History 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
Metaphor: New Projects by Contemporary Sculptors
December 17, 1981 – February 28, 1982

Large-scale works by several contemporary artists were executed especially for this exhibit. The show highlights a significant artistic trend among many contemporary sculptors: the use of metaphor and allegory as organizing principles in contemporary sculpture. 

Hirshhorn Museum
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
Botanical Prints by Henry Evans
December 12, 1981 – February 7, 1982

Enjoy 40 works by one of America's best known botanical printmakers. Self-taught as a printer, botanist, and artist, Evans' botanical prints are distinguished by a unique style and technique. 

Natural History Museum