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Continuum: 12 Artists
April 26, 2003 – January 2, 2005

This 18-month rotating exhibition series features works by 12 contemporary Native American artists, representing the succeeding generations of major 20th-century artists. 

American Indian Museum New York
In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony: Paintings and Calligraphy by Bada Shanren (1626-1705) from the Bequest of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai
April 26, 2003 – October 19, 2003

View 33 works by one of the most renowned and influential individualist painters and calligraphers of the early Qing dynasty.

Freer Gallery
National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now
April 22, 2003 – January 25, 2004

Observe the work of emerging designers operating at the most innovative and provocative levels in design today.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
On Stage and Back Stage: Women in Jazz
April 8, 2003 – June 4, 2006

American History Museum
The World at Our Feet: A Selection of Carpets from the Corcoran Gallery of Art The World at Our Feet: A Selection of Carpets from the Corcoran Gallery of Art
April 5, 2003 – July 6, 2003

The World at Our Feet showcases 6 of the finest examples of Persian, Indian, and Turkish carpets from the Corcoran Gallery of Art's collection.

Sackler Gallery
The Invisible Industry: Journey Down the Upper Mississippi: Photos by Richard and Elizabeth Walker
April 1, 2003 – May 12, 2003

View 12 photographic panels that explore the barge industry along the Mississippi River, including the river, the towboat, the crew, and the locks.

Genome Preview
April 1, 2003 – May 15, 2003

See a preview of the upcoming Genome exhibition (June 7, 2003-Jan. 5, 2004) offering a lively introduction to our body's genetic inner workings and featuring an 8-by-12-foot lighted sculpture of a double helix.

African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
April 1, 2003 – May 3, 2005

This exhibition includes 61 paintings, sculptures, and photographs focusing on the rich and varied experience of African American artists in the 20th century. 

American Art Museum
New Jazz Acquisitions
March 30, 2003 – May 7, 2003

On view are photographs, sheet music, posters, and other objects from the archives collections.

American History Museum
Smithsonian Jazz Highlights
March 28, 2003 – July 1, 2002

Posters, concert programs, correspondence, photos, music, and films from the Archives Center's collection are on view to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month.

American History Museum
A Passion for Plants: Botanical Art from the Shirley Sherwood Collection A Passion for Plants: Botanical Art from the Shirley Sherwood Collection
March 28, 2003 – September 2, 2003

On view are 100 works by 67 artists from the collection of Dr. Shirley Sherwood, an independent scholar and collector of botanical watercolors and paintings. 

Natural History Museum
Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright
March 14, 2003 – July 20, 2003

Enjoy 48 of Wright's windows, accompanied by 2 architectural models, and 13 original plates from two of his portfolios.

Renwick Gallery
Auto*Focus: Raghubir Singh's Way into India Auto*Focus: Raghubir Singh's Way into India
March 8, 2003 – August 10, 2003

On view are 48 vibrant photographs of India by the preeminent photographer Raghubir Singh.

Sackler Gallery
March 1, 2003 – March 31, 2003

CelebrateThe Smithsonian Associates' annual Kite Festival (March 22) with kites for all to enjoy.

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting
February 27, 2003 – May 18, 2003

This 40-year survey is the most comprehensive exhibition of paintings of this highly influential German artist (b. 1932) ever seen in North America.

Hirshhorn Museum
After the Madness: The Secular Life, Art and Imitation of Bada Shanren (1626-1705)
February 15, 2003 – July 27, 2003

Visit 15 works created by the artist, together with 4 later forgeries, and 2 paintings by 20th-century followers. Issues of connoisseurship, copying, and fakery are discussed.

Sackler Gallery
El Rio: Culture and Environment in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin
February 14, 2003 – April 30, 2003

Examine the relationship between local culture, traditional knowledge, and sustainable environment in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo basin.

Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs
February 7, 2003 – April 6, 2003

See 100 original vintage prints of photographs reproduced in the National Portrait Gallery's magazine since it began publication as Hyde's Weekly Art News in 1902.

Ripley Center
My Story...Gordon Snidow Retrospective Exhibition
February 7, 2003 – May 11, 2003

View Gordon Snidow's art, which portrays the contemporary cowboy, including pencil sketches, watercolors, oil paintings, and gouache.

Resistance, Creativity and Survival: The Janina Rubinowitz Collection of Maroon Arts
February 3, 2003 – August 31, 2003

Explore the history of communities created by runaway slaves, known as maroons, in South America and the Caribbean in this exhibition of 65 paintings, wood carvings, photographs, and objects used in worship ceremonies.

Anacostia Community Museum