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Official Photographs: Portraits of the Carter Administration
October 1, 1980 – November 30, 1980

See 24 photographic portraits of both former and current members of the Carter Administration.

Portrait Gallery
The Image of the Black in Western Art
September 27, 1980 – November 2, 1980

See a representative selection of reproductions of art and artifacts from Egypt, Nubia, the Greco-Roman world, Byzantium, and medieval Western Europe in 100 framed photographs.

African Art Museum
Native Flora of Louisiana
September 27, 1980 – November 23, 1980

See approximately 50 watercolors of Louisiana plants executed by Margaret Stones, a British botanical artist, for Louisiana State University.  

Natural History Museum
Cycles of Sustenance
September 26, 1980 – December 31, 1980

View 69 color photographs from the World Bank, illustrating traditional agricultural practices and World Bank programs to improve productivity in Latin America, Malaysia, India, Africa, and the Middle East.  

Natural History Museum
Edwin Dickinson: Selected Landscapes
September 18, 1980 – December 14, 1980

The 56 oil paintings of New England and French scenes, with broad, atmospheric areas of color and form, span the career (1891-1978) of the American artist, known for poetic interpretations of nature.  

Hirshhorn Museum
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
Chinese Puppets
September 5, 1980 – September 15, 1980

This Research in Natural History case complements the performance by Fujian Puppets of the People's Republic of China, presented by the Division of Performing Arts. 

Natural History Museum
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
On the Beach
September 1, 1980 – April 30, 1981

This Research in Natural History case features the work of Dr. James Mead, particularly his research on beached whales and dolphins. 

Natural History Museum
Old Woman Meteorite
September 1, 1980 – September 15, 1980

See the second largest meteorite ever found in the United States, discovered in 1975 in the Old Woman Mountains in San Bernardino County, southern California.  

Natural History 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
New York: The Artist's View
August 21, 1980 – January 4, 1981

See 32 paintings, 7 drawings, and 2 sculptures by 33 artists from the HMSG collection. They range from late 19th century to the present and vary in style from realism to abstract.  

Hirshhorn Museum
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