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Journeys of the Spirits
January 15, 2003 – March 15, 2003

See 21 photographs of ancient Native American petroglyphs and sacred ceremonial sites by photographer Joe Triscari.

A&I
Not June Cleaver: Spotlight on Business and Professional Women of the 1950s
January 15, 2003 – March 4, 2003

On view are business records, photographs, and marketing materials related to the careers of 4 successful American businesswomen.

American History Museum
The Edge of Enchantment
December 15, 2002 – August 3, 2003

View exhibits presenting the histories, contemporary lives, and traditions among the Native communities of the Huatulco-Huamelula region of Oaxaca, Mexico.

American Indian Museum New York
Picture Puzzles: Red Cloud and His Uncle's Shirt Picture Puzzles: Red Cloud and His Uncle's Shirt
December 13, 2002 – July 2, 2004

Natural History Museum
Gingerbread Creations by Jan Curry
December 7, 2002 – December 24, 2002

See 5 gingerbread creations by Jan Curry, a food columnist and theatrical set designer from Raleigh, North Carolina.

A&I
The Floating World Revealed-Ukiyo-e Paintings and Prints The Floating World Revealed-Ukiyo-e Paintings and Prints
December 7, 2002 – May 26, 2003

See 15 paintings and 32 woodblock prints from the entertainment and theater districts, and pleasure quarters of Japan's great cities during the Edo period.

Freer Gallery
Tea in the Floating World
December 7, 2002 – May 26, 2003

Enjoy a small exhibition of tea ceremony paraphernalia that looks at the less familiar side of tea-drinking customs during the Edo period.

Freer Gallery
In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960 In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960
December 6, 2002 – March 16, 2003

View an exhibition that examines how images by Euro-American photographers created and perpetuated ideas and sentiments about the peoples of central Africa.

African Art Museum
Smithsonian Institution Libraries in the Service of Science
November 22, 2002 – June 3, 2005

On view in this case is a life-size, color illustration of a green-backed golden pheasant, found in the library-bound A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of the Pheasants (1872).

Natural History Museum
Science in the News: America the Bountiful
November 22, 2002 – March 30, 2003

On view in this case are examples of indigenous holiday foods: wild turkey, corn, and squash, along with an explanation of how they evolved.

Natural History Museum
Through My Father's Eyes: The Filipino American Photographs of Ricardo Orceto Alvarado (1914-1976)
November 21, 2002 – March 31, 2003

On view are 50 photographs taken by Ricardo Alvarado after WWII that document Filipino life and history in the U.S.

American History Museum
The 1847 Issue: America's First Stamp
November 16, 2002 – June 9, 2003

Explore this comprehensive collection of 1847 stamps and covers, selected from a philatelic album of more than 1,000 pages currently housed in Switzerland.

Postal Museum
Directions: Cecily Brown
November 14, 2002 – March 2, 2003

Her first solo museum show features 7 works, including the never-before-exhibited Dog Day Afternoon 1999, in which Brown uses her body to paint the composition.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India
November 10, 2002 – March 9, 2003

See the Freer Gallery's famous Sembiyan Mahadevi as goddess Parvati along with 70 other bronzes drawn from important public and private collections in the United States and Europe.

Sackler Gallery
New Hotels for Global Nomads
October 29, 2002 – March 2, 2003

Enjoy an exhibition that highlights a current generation of hotels that meet tourists' demands for entertainment and business travelers' needs for offices on the road.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Michelangelo Unveiled
October 29, 2002 – November 3, 2002

See the recently discovered, unsigned black chalk drawing by Michelangelo depicting a candelabrum, believed to have been commissioned by the Medici family as part of the funerary chapel in Florence, Italy, which was never built.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Chihuly Glass
October 24, 2002 – March 19, 2003

View 4 pieces of art glass by Dale Chihuly: Citron Basket, Ocean Macchia, Philodendron Ikebana, and Tiger Lily Seaform Pair.

A&I
Fiesta Dress
October 24, 2002 – July 20, 2003

On view is a lavishly embroidered dress worn at the coronation ball during the 1998 Fiesta San Antonio.

American History Museum
Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera, 1962-1972
October 24, 2002 – January 20, 2003

This show features over 140 sculptures and large-scale installations by 14 artists who were part of a loose-knit movement known as Arte Povera ("poor art").

Hirshhorn Museum
Nature's Best 2002 Photography Awards
October 22, 2002 – January 2, 2003

On view are approximately 20 winning photographs from the 2002 Nature's Best International Photography Awards.

Natural History Museum