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John Stevens & Sons: A Family of Inventors
August 6, 1982 – January 20, 1983

Celebrate the contributions to the development of steam transportation on land and sea by John Stevens and his sons, Robert Livingston and Edwin Augustus.

Portrait Gallery
Raphael Soyer: 65 Years of Printmaking
August 5, 1982 – October 3, 1982

In conjunction with Soyer Since 1960 are 144 works selected from a recent gift to the Museum by the 82-year-old American artist.  

Hirshhorn Museum
Soyer Since 1960
August 5, 1982 – October 3, 1982

On view in conjunction with Raphael Soyer: 65 Years of Printmaking are 17 of the artist's major paintings from the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s, including several works on public view for the first time.  

Hirshhorn Museum
Lace
August 3, 1982 – November 7, 1982

Follow the evolution of lace techniques and patterns from the 16th century to the present with these Western European caps, collars, cuffs, borders, shawls, handkerchiefs, hair ornaments, and trimmings--some made for royal use.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Animal Extinctions
August 1, 1982 – September 13, 1982

Learn from 10 posters that deal with endangered species or extinct species from various sources.

National Zoo
Tropical Images: The Struggle Between Man and Nature
August 1, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Explore the problem of deforestation in tropical areas and its threat to the survival of man and the ecosystem in 32 photographs and accompanying text from Dr. Ken Green, NZP research scientist.

National Zoo
Modern Indian Paintings from the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
August 1, 1982 – August 29, 1982

View 50 works by 47 Indian artists of the 20th Century, in an exhibition honoring the Washington visit of Indira Gandhi.

Hirshhorn Museum
In Pursuit of Amity & Commerce: Early Years of U.S.-Korean Relations (1883-1889)
August 1, 1982 – October 31, 1982

Approximately 225 black-and-white photographs, mounted on 5 panels, illustrate early (1883-1889) Korean-American diplomatic relations. 

Natural History Museum
Aircraft Models
July 29, 1982 – Late 1998

Visit a selection of some 50 finely crafted military and civilian aircraft models of different scale, representing aircraft technology since the early 20th century.

Air and Space Museum
Variations on a Musical Theme: Selections from the Museum's Collection
July 22, 1982 – September 6, 1982

See some 30 works including paintings, sculpture, and works on paper, ranging from still lifes of instruments to abstract works with musical titles. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Selections from the NPG Photography Collection
July 9, 1982 – August 22, 1982

View 61 images selected to reflect the scope, diversity, and quality of NPG's photography collection. I

Portrait Gallery
George Washington's Last Will and Testament
July 9, 1982 – July 9, 1982

For one day only see the actual Last Will and Testament of George Washington, on loan from the Clerk of Court, Fairfax County, Virginia.

American History Museum
Bowl #804
July 3, 1982 – September 26, 1982

See a work by June Schwarcz, a leader in experimental enameling, who uses the electroplating technique to achieve a bold texture.

Renwick Gallery
Twenty-Five Years of Space Exploration
July 1, 1982 – April 3, 1983

Trace developments of the space age placed against the background of social, cultural, and other events of the time through film, artifacts, photographs, and samples of news accounts.

Air and Space Museum
Festival of American Folklife Related Exhibit
June 24, 1982 – September 7, 1982

Learn about the craftspeople and musicians who were honored with 1982 National Heritage Fellowships.  

American History Museum
Button, Button
June 22, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Consider the decorative and functional uses of the button in an exhibit of more than 1,000 examples from around the world.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Sigrid James Bruch: Recent Works
June 19, 1982 – August 15, 1982

Enjoy 34 oil paintings of birds and other animals by former National Zoo staff artist Sigrid Bruch.  

Natural History Museum
Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo
June 18, 1982 – January 2, 1983

Intricately carved and incised ivories, masks, a kayak, and wood carvings are among the highlights of a major exhibit (some 500 objects) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the pioneering Alaskan fieldwork of naturalist Edward Nelson (1855-1934).  

Natural History Museum
The Grand Renwick Gallery Souvenir Show
June 11, 1982 – October 11, 1982

See 17 objects that are the work of American craftsmen and were selected by the Renwick to commemorate the gallery's 10th anniversary - chosen in part for their souvenir-like characteristics,

Renwick Gallery
The Column: Structure and Ornament
June 8, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Consider columns as architectural elements and as ornamental forms in this wide-ranging exhibit, covering many periods and cultures.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum