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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.

A&I
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

See 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
Kites!
March 1, 2003 – March 31, 2003

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

A&I
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.

A&I
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.

A&I
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
Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas
February 3, 2003 – August 31, 2003

Follow the story of the slave trade told from a maritime perspective through more than 200 objects and images.

Anacostia Community Museum
George Catlin's Indian Gallery
February 1, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Recall Catlin's installation of his Indian Gallery as he displayed it during his tours of Europe in the 1840s, with works hung salon-style, one-atop-another and side-by-side.

Renwick Gallery
Journeys and Destinations: Contemporary African Artists on the Move Journeys and Destinations: Contemporary African Artists on the Move
January 30, 2003 – November 30, 2003

View an exhibition featuring the work of six contemporary African artists that explores the important histories of migration and the negotiations of artistic, cultural, personal, and group identities.

African Art Museum
Ethiopian Icons: Faith and Science Ethiopian Icons: Faith and Science
January 30, 2003 – October 5, 2003

View an exhibition that focuses on the icon--an art form associated with the Ethiopian Orthodox church--and features six icons from the museum's collection that have recently undergone technical analysis and conservation treatment.

African Art Museum
A Korean American Century
January 22, 2003 – June 8, 2003

This comprehensive display of photographs focuses on the historic events affecting Korean immigration, and on the achievements of Korean Americans.

Natural History Museum
Nature's Jewels: A Living Exhibit of Orchids and Butterflies
January 18, 2003 – May 26, 2003

Explore biodiversity in this 8th annual orchid exhibition co-sponsored by the Smithsonian Horticulture Services Division and the U.S. Botanic Garden.

A&I