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Black Box: Rivane Neuenschwander
December 17, 2007 – April 20, 2008

Filmmaker Rivane Neuenschwander includes themes of chance and improvisation in her films and is perhaps best known for her photographic series.

Hirshhorn Museum
Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani
December 1, 2007 – February 24, 2008

See more than 100 objects that provide a rich archaeological view of the ancient Asian country Colchis—land of the Golden Fleece.

Sackler Gallery
A Tribute to Carl Linnaeus, 1707-1778
November 13, 2007 – November 14, 2007

Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist Carl Linnaeus (May 23, 1707-Jan. 10, 1778) is known as the father of modern taxonomy.

Natural History Museum
Amelia Earhart's Personal Collection Amelia Earhart's Personal Collection
November 12, 2007 – September 21, 2013

Portraits of aviator Amelia Earhart tell the story of her career and pay special attention to her work on behalf of women’s rights.

Postal Museum
Patterned Feathers, Piercing Eyes: Edo Masters from the Price Collection
November 10, 2007 – April 13, 2008

See a selection of 109 Japanese Edo Period (1615-1868) paintings that reflect a remarkably creative span in Japan's history of visual culture.

Sackler Gallery
Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product
November 9, 2007 – September 1, 2008

Examine sample books and other sampling formats as tools for marketing or recording designs and techniques in a wide variety of media.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part II Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part II
November 5, 2007 – March 1, 2009

On view in Part II of this exhibition are U.S. stamps printed from 1894 to the 1920s from the Benjamin K. Miller Collection.

Postal Museum
Discovering Rastafari! Discovering Rastafari!
November 2, 2007 – November 16, 2011

This exhibition moves beyond the popular Jamaican music known as reggae to explore the origins and practice of the Rastafari religion.

Natural History Museum
One Life: Kate: A Centennial Celebration One Life: Kate: A Centennial Celebration
November 2, 2007 – September 28, 2008

This exhibition is dedicated to 20th-century icon Katharine Hepburn, who carefully constructed and maintained her own myth from her earliest days in the studio system through more than 50 years on stage, screen, and television.

Portrait Gallery
Nature's Best 2007 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards
October 30, 2007 – April 27, 2008

Natural History Museum
Over the Top: American Posters from World War I
October 26, 2007 – February 3, 2008

On view are 44 war bond posters from World War I, focusing on the four Liberty Loan campaigns, the War Savings Stamp program, the Victory Loan, and support for the American Red Cross.

American Art Museum
Norval Morrisseau: Shaman Artist
October 20, 2007 – January 20, 2008

This retrospective of Canada's renowned Native artist Norval Morrisseau (Anishnaabe) includes both early works painted on unusual surfaces through the artist's later large-scale canvases.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
October 19, 2007 – March 2, 2008

Photographs illuminate the variety of ways that African Americans resisted and redefined an America that needed but rarely accepted its black citizens.

Portrait Gallery
Currents: Recent Acquisitions Currents: Recent Acquisitions
October 18, 2007 – November 16, 2008

Visit a selection of acquisitions that reflects the great diversity of works being acquired by the Hirshhorn, ranging from conceptual photography to sculpture.

Hirshhorn Museum
Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World
October 10, 2007 – January 27, 2008

View more than 200 decorative works that depict the culture and arts of the Tuareg people of Mali, Niger, and Algeria from the 219th century to the present.

African Art Museum
Worthy of the Nation: Planning America's Capital
October 10, 2007 – February 14, 2008

See photographs and illustrations that depict the challenges associated with planning Washington, D.C from the end of the bicentennial era to post-9/11, from the 2006 second edition Worthy of the Nation: The Planning of Washington, D.C., from L'Enfant to the National Capital Planning Commission .

Ripley Center
Going West! Quilts and Community
October 5, 2007 – January 21, 2008

Consider the essential role that quilts and quilt making played in the lives of women on the frontier and the extraordinary creativity of the individuals who made them in this display of more than 50 quilts.

Renwick Gallery
Sketchbooks from the Archives of American Art
October 5, 2007 – January 6, 2008

View sketchbooks by selected artists that provide a snapshot of their visual thinking.

Archives of American Art
Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848 Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848
September 27, 2007 – February 10, 2008

Through approximately 70 portraits and compelling authentic documents, this exhibition explores Spain's key role in the Revolutionary War and the founding of the new nation.

Portrait Gallery
Mexican Cycles: Festival Images by George O. Jackson de Llano
September 26, 2007 – April 20, 2008

On view are approximately 150 color photographs of the religious festivals of 30 Indigenous communities from across Mexico taken by the Mexican-American photographer George O. Jackson de Llano.

Natural History Museum