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Meet Me in St. Louis (A Year Late): Remembering the Louisiana Purchase
May 8, 2003 – August 5, 2003

The Archives Cases feature objects from the 1904 World's Fair related to the Louisiana Purchase. 

American History Museum
Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics
May 3, 2003 – September 7, 2003

Best known for his abstract stone sculpture and public plazas, Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) also produced ceramics during short sojourns to Japan in 1931, 1950, and 1952.

Sackler Gallery
Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness
May 3, 2003 – July 27, 2003

Take a first-ever comprehensive look at the artistic legacy of Eliot Porter (1901-1990), one of this country's most influential photographers.

Natural History Museum
Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora
May 2, 2003 – December 7, 2003

See a first-of-its kind exhibition examines the diversity and significance of contemporary visual arts of the Ethiopian diaspora.

African Art Museum
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life & Land, Photographic Journey by Subhankar Banerjee
May 2, 2003 – September 2, 2003

Photographs by Subhankar Banerjee portray the unique landscape and document the biodiversity and indigenous cultures of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

Natural History Museum
Telling a Crow Story: The Photographs of Richard Throssel
May 1, 2003 – July 27, 2003

On view are 32 historical images of the Crow people taken by Richard Throssel (1882-1933), defender of Native rights.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
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 Heye Center
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

See 10 black-and-white images of Dorothy Donegon, Ingrid Jensen, Jane Bunnett, Betty Carter, and other women in jazz by Baltimore photographer Jeffrey Kliman. 

American History Museum
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
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
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
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.