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Photographs by Berenice Abbott: The 20s and 30s
June 4, 1982 – August 29, 1982

Follow approximately 100 vintage prints that highlight the most significant work of the renowned photographer, including images from Changing New York, done in the U.S. for the WPA's Federal Arts project.

American Art Museum
Contemporary Crafts from Utah
June 3, 1982 – August 29, 1982

Admire and purchase decorative objects of porcelain, stoneware, fiber, metal, earthenware, and wood created by 12 artists from the western state.

Renwick Gallery
Sensory Garden
June 1, 1982 – May 24, 1988

See plants including Harry Lauder Walking Stick trees (Corylus Contorta) and American Elms and annuals, including fragrant herbs.

Smithsonian Gardens
A Selection of Korean Ceramics, Metalwork and Painting from the Freer
June 1, 1982 – August 31, 1982

See approximately 60 pieces, spanning the 3rd century B.C. through the 19th century.

Freer Gallery
Gifts of Glass, 1885-1920
June 1, 1982 – September 5, 1983

Take in a special exhibit of some 75 pieces of turn-of-the century glass donated to the Smithsonian Institution by manufacturers of that era.

American History Museum
Energy Conservation: Everybody's Concern
June 1, 1982 – July 31, 1982

Contributions of minorities and women are highlighted in the work of four individuals,as part of Energy Awareness Day, June 3, 1982.

American History Museum
Prints and Multiples: 79th Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity
May 26, 1982 – August 22, 1982

Through 100 works on paper by 100 artists, explore the theme of the multiple original.

American Art Museum
Samuel Murray: The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden Collection
May 20, 1982 – July 18, 1982

The HMSG collection of works by Samuel Murray (1870-1941), realist sculptor of the turn-of-the-century, and a close friend and disciple of Thomas Eakins, is shown for the first time.  

Hirshhorn Museum
The Jacquard Loom: Recent Experiments
May 18, 1982 – August 22, 1982

See a variety of fabrics produced by contemporary fiber artists on the Jacquard loom, a standard industrial machine in use since the early 19th century.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Quest for Peace
May 15, 1982 – August 27, 1982

See medals and prizes given to those who have furthered the cause of world peace.  

American History Museum
Brazilian Feather Art
May 11, 1982 – May 31, 1982

Over 300 masterpieces of feather art, representative of diverse tribes and techniques, are on loan from museums and private collectors in Brazil. 

Natural History Museum
Marble Collections
May 10, 1982 – October 31, 1982

Enjoy 340 glass, natural stone, and ceramic marbles, including porcelain, from the 1800s to present. 

American History Museum
Trade Literature
May 7, 1982 – August 29, 1983

See catalogs from the clothing business and allied industries, the focal point of an exhibition on preservation and conservation of trade literature.   

American History Museum
The First Annual Awards in the Visual Arts Exhibition/AVA 1
May 7, 1982 – August 8, 1982

Visit 52 works by 10 artists who are winners of the first annual Awards in the Visual Arts (AVA).

American Art Museum
Ascending Bowl #3
May 1, 1982 – June 27, 1982

Visit a bowl, crafted from walnut by Mark Lindquist, whose emphasis on texture gives it a sense of motion.

Renwick Gallery
Public Health in New York City
May 1, 1982 – August 31, 1982

Examine 3 areas of the New York City Health Department's history: laboratory research, public health nursing, and the fight for pure milk. 

American History Museum
The American Landscape
April 27, 1982 – July 18, 1982

Enjoy a selection of American landscapes by 19th- and 20th-century artists from the Cooper-Hewitt collection.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Circus
April 22, 1982 – September 16, 1982

Enjoy circus toys and advertisements, surmounted by a large circus poster, coinciding with the Spring Celebration (April 23-25, 1982).  

American History Museum
De Stijl, 1917-1931: Visions of Utopia
April 20, 1982 – June 27, 1982

This is the first major exhibition in nearly three decades of this influential Dutch movement. Identifying itself as "The Style" ("de Stijl" translated), it encompassed art, architecture, and design, and propounded a Utopian viewpoint in a magazine of the same title.  

Hirshhorn Museum
Heirs of De Stijl
April 20, 1982 – June 27, 1982

View 14 works by artists influenced by De Stijl, including works by Bolotowski, Hepworth, and Stella.  

Hirshhorn Museum