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The Civil War: Selections from the Archives Center
August 6, 2003 – October 29, 2003

On view are objects from the Archives Center related to the Civil War.

American History Museum
Solos: SmartWrap
August 5, 2003 – October 10, 2003

Visit a new series that will feature international and contemporary works in the fields of design and architecture, beginning with SmartWrap, a 16-foot-square by 24-foot-high walk-in pavilion designed by the Philadelphia architecture firm Kieran Timberlake Associates.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Art of the Stamp Art of the Stamp
July 30, 2003 – February 26, 2004

See 100 original drawings and artworks that were used to create postage stamps, including entries for the famous Elvis stamp design competition.

Postal Museum
Celia Cruz's Dress
July 21, 2003 – September 1, 2003

On view is a costume that Celia Cruz, "the Queen of Latin music," wore in concert in Carnegie Hall in the 1970s. 

American History Museum
Science in the News: Mosquitoes
July 16, 2003 – September 16, 2003

This case explores the museum's collection of 1.5 million mosquitoes.

Natural History Museum
Sidney Mobell
July 10, 2003 – August 2005

On view are two cases of everyday objects created from precious metals and jewels by artist Sidney Mobell.

Natural History Museum
2003 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibition
July 1, 2003 – August 3, 2003

The 52 winning entries to the 2003 Federal Junior Duck Stamp state competitions are on view.

Postal Museum
Whistler's Greatest Etchings: The 1889 Amsterdam Set Whistler's Greatest Etchings: The 1889 Amsterdam Set
June 28, 2003 – February 1, 2004

Retrace the development of Whistler's artistry by comparing 14 rare Amsterdam impressions with major examples of the artist's earlier work as a printmaker.

Freer Gallery
The Splendor of Diamonds
June 27, 2003 – September 30, 2003

On view together for the first time are 7 of the world's rarest diamonds representing a range of sizes and a rainbow of colors.

Natural History Museum
Ancestral Scotland Genealogy Interactive
June 25, 2003 – September 9, 2003

Visit your Scottish roots and find out how you can walk in the footsteps of your ancestors with a trip to Scotland via computer.

Tales and Legends in Japanese Art
June 21, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Explore tales and legends from Japanese and Chinese sources through Japanese paintings in a variety of formats.

Freer Gallery
Tea Utensils Under Wraps
June 21, 2003 – January 4, 2004

See some significant and decorative solutions to storing and protecting tea ceremony vessels that are treasured as works of art.

Freer Gallery
Tobacco to Tourism: Celebrating Alexandria's Scottish Heritage
June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

Trace the Scottish heritage of the city of Alexandria, Virginia, from its founding in the 18th century -- by a group that included several Scottish tobacco traders -- to today.

Celebrating Scotland's Crafts
June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

View approximately 106 objects produced by traditional methods that highlight the continuation of specialized skills and crafts passed down from generation to generation in Scotland. 

Nature's Selections: Photographs by Chip Clark
June 10, 2003 – September 2, 2003

These 32 images by Natural History Museum's photographer Chip Clark depict museum staff at work performing hands-on activities, as well as scenes from nature. 

Natural History Museum
The Healer Within
May 28, 2003 – September 2, 2003

Through 34 interactive workstations, learn how to become actively engaged in improving your own health.

Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate
May 22, 2003 – September 7, 2003

See more than 30 black-and-white photographs of women senators featured in this photo essay by photojournalist Melina Mara.

Happy Birthday St. Petersburg!
May 19, 2003 – June 30, 2003

See 4 icons and 4 photographs selected from the Castle Collection to honor the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg, Russia.

May 19, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Featured artists include Max Ernst, Joseph Beuys, Alexander Calder, Agnes Martin, Frank Stella, and Rachel Whiteread.

Hirshhorn Museum
Legends of Our Times: Native Ranching and Rodeo Life on the Plains and the Plateau
May 17, 2003 – March 7, 2004

Trace the history of Native Americans as buffalo hunters, horsemen, ranchers and cowboys, and as entertainers and participants in the sport of rodeo. 

American Indian Museum New York