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Architectural Drawings from 19th Century Berlin
April 11, 1977 – April 29, 1977

See Cooper-Hewitt's contribution to a city-wide celebration Berlin--Profile of a Metropolis, sponsored by Goethe House, New York.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Oriental Calligraphy
April 7, 1977 – August 31, 1977

Examine the importance of calligraphy in Far Eastern art in this exhibition, which includes 20 rubbings of ancient Chinese stelae, never before displayed.

Freer Gallery
Biblical Manuscripts
April 1, 1977 – March 30, 1978

View a collection of Biblical manuscripts dated from the 3rd to the 17th centuries.

Freer Gallery
Mauricio Lasansky: A Retrospective Exhibition of His Prints
April 1, 1977 – May 22, 1977

Approximately 90 prints in this exhibition include intaglios, many in color, and linoleum cuts.

American Art Museum
Acquisitions: 1974-1977
March 25, 1977 – July 24, 1977

See paintings, sculptures and works on paper that represent the works acquired for the collection through gifts and purchases. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century
March 18, 1977 – November 6, 1977

Visit about 55 wooden objects--chairs, tables, chests, trunks, cornices, frames, china closets, benches, flour bins, boxes, desks--that rely on paint for their principal decorative effect.

Renwick Gallery
The Anacostia Story
March 6, 1977 – January 8, 1978

Follow the history and development of Anacostia between 1608 and 1930 told through artifacts, photographs, early prints, documents and memorabilia.

Anacostia Community Museum
Robert B. Mayer Collection
March 4, 1977 – April 17, 1977

Visit 19 works loaned from a large private contemporary art collection. Included are works by Chuck Close, Robert Cottingham, Don Eddy, Paul Feeley and Robert Nickle.

American Art Museum
The Royal Pavilion at Brighton
March 3, 1977 – May 23, 1977

Trace the evolution of the British royal pleasure palace, beginning with its simple 'farmhouse' concept, through its brilliant and scandalous heyday, to its neglect under Victoria and ending with its restoration in this century.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Jamie Wyeth Sketches of Jimmy Carter
March 1, 1977 – June 30, 1977

See 7 sketches done in Plains, GA in December 1976.

Portrait Gallery
China Revisited: Ink Paintings by Thomas George
February 18, 1977 – April 10, 1977

See 62 works done during a 1976 visit to the People's Republic of China. George's interpretations of mountains, cliffs and valleys is a combination of abstract and fact.

American Art Museum
Flags of Famous Black Military Units
February 13, 1977 – March 31, 1977

View reproductions of 7 flags representing the participation of blacks in U.S. military forces from the American Revolution through World War II.

Anacostia Community Museum
Daniel Chester French: An American Sculptor
February 11, 1977 – April 10, 1977

Witness the first major retrospective exhibition of one of America's most prolific sculptors of public monuments. Made up of 55 works, the pieces fange from small plaster studies to larger-than-life bronzes.

American Art Museum
14 Canadians: A Critic's Choice
February 3, 1977 – April 10, 1977

Visit an exhibition of 42 recent works by 13 painters and one sculptor that is being held in conjunction with a Symposium on 20th century Canadian culture. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Art of Dynastic Egypt
February 1, 1977 – November 30, 1977

See a selection of 20 Egyptian objects that includes amulets, a mummy mask, and 5 decorated glass vessels.

Freer Gallery
Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Photographs
February 1, 1977 – December 31, 1977

View 50 recent acquisitions of the Gallery's new Department of Photographs.

Portrait Gallery
Recent American Etchings
January 28, 1977 – March 20, 1977

See 43 etchings, mezzotints, and aquatints, the majority of which were created in the late 60s by artists with reputations in painting and sculpture.

American Art Museum
The President's Medal
January 19, 1977 – June 26, 1977

Admire the distinctive form of American portraiture represented by presidential inaugural medals, tracing back to the first one. All available examples of the medal, customarily struck in gold, are on view, as well as badges, souvenirs and letters.

Portrait Gallery
John White Alexander (1856-1915)
December 22, 1976 – July 4, 1977

View about 55 oils, watercolors, drawings and illustrations that comprise the first comprehensive exhibition of Alexander's work in 60 years.

American Art Museum
The Object as Poet
December 15, 1976 – June 26, 1977

Examine the relationship of poetry and the poetic image to objects made by artist-craftsmen. It is part of a city-wide festival of poetry and its relation to the visual arts.

Renwick Gallery