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Scandinavian Modern 1880-1980
September 14, 1982 – January 2, 1983

Discover more than 350 works--furniture, ceramics, glass, metal work, and textiles--from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden that present a retrospective view of the history of Scandinavian design during the last century.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Heroes, Martyrs and Villains: Printed Portraits of the Civil War
September 10, 1982 – April 3, 1983

View approximately 40 likenesses in an exhibition that illustrates how the patriotic printed portrait functioned as editorial, symbol, souvenir, and visual record.

Portrait Gallery
"In Pursuit Of..." (the Washington Print Club 9th Biennial Members' Exhibition)
September 3, 1982 – October 31, 1982

Follow 61 prints that all deal with pursuit...of fish, money, women, or ideals.

American Art Museum
Piedmont Craftsmen
September 2, 1982 – October 24, 1982

Admire objects created in North Carolina, including silk lapel pins, puzzles, fabric pencils, serving boards, porcelain jewelry, spatulas, and copper plates.

Renwick Gallery
In Honor of Hispanics/en Honor a Los Hispanos
September 1, 1982 – November 30, 1982

To commemorate the first National Hispanic Heritage Week beginning Sept 12, 1982, this exhibition features aspects of Hispanic culture in New Mexico, seat of the oldest continuous Hispanic settlement in the U.S.  

American History Museum
Introduction to Conservation in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries
September 1, 1982 – October 31, 1982

Learn about conservation measures for books and documents, in conjunction with the September 1982 meeting of the International Congress for Conservation.  

American History Museum
Fashion Prints: 125 Years of Style
August 31, 1982 – January 30, 1983

View more than 200 fashion prints drawn from the Cooper-Hewitt collection, mainly from the group of more than 9,000 assembled by Vyvyan Holland, the son of Oscar Wilde.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Grass Work of Labrador
August 30, 1982 – October 31, 1982

View some 90 baskets, mats, and other sewn coil crafts from Labrador. 

Natural History Museum
Burrow of Manhattan (sic)
August 28, 1982 – December 31, 1982

Follow nearly 30 photographs illustrating the history of the construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad under the East River and the Hudson River, culminating in the construction of Penn Station in New York City. 

American History Museum
Maritime Archaic Indians: Pioneers of the Labrador Coast
August 17, 1982 – March 31, 1983

See tools and other artifacts highlighting the Maritime Archaic Indian cultures of the Labrador Coast and the work of Dr. William Fitzhugh, anthropologist. 

Natural History Museum
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