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

See approximately 20 winning photographs from the 2002 Nature's Best International Photography Awards.

Natural History Museum
In the Arms of the Elders In the Arms of the Elders
October 21, 2002 – January 1, 2003

Explore the many faces of seniors through the eyes of 5 Washington-area photographers in this exhibition of 60 photographs and various artifacts.

Anacostia Community Museum
Roles, Reactions and Reality: The Collection of Robert Guillaume
October 21, 2002 – January 1, 2003

Take a look at the unique film-television-theater collection that documents the stereotype-breaking career of this Emmy Award-winning actor and producer.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Color Yellow: Beauford Delaney
October 21, 2002 – January 1, 2003

View an exhibition of approximately 30 paintings that explore the artist's use of the color yellow in his figurative and abstract works.

Anacostia Community Museum
After Totems: Love, Distress and Moss
October 21, 2002 – August 31, 2003

See a site-specific installation by Washington artist Yvonne Pickering Carter that uses fragments of paper and wood to explore notions of challenge, healing, and growth.

Anacostia Community Museum
Latin Jazz: La combinacion perfecta
October 19, 2002 – January 20, 2003

Explore the history, cultural context, musicians, places, instruments, and dance aesthetics behind the development of this musical genre.

A&I
West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918 West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918
October 19, 2002 – January 11, 2004

This exhibition tells the story of this renowned military academy in New York from its founding through World War I and highlights the achievements of graduates in both the U.S. Army and science, education, engineering, and other fields.

American History Museum
Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts
October 18, 2002 – January 5, 2003

See an exhibition that highlights the growing strength of the contemporary arts collection at the National Museum of African Art and the richness and diversity of the arts scene on the African continent today.

African Art Museum
Science in the News: Snakeheads Invade Maryland
October 18, 2002 – November 22, 2002

View several specimens of snakehead fish, photographs, and text used to explain the scientific response to the discovery of these agressive, non-native fish found in a pond in Crofton, Maryland, in the summer of 2002.

Natural History Museum
Toy-Related Materials in the Archives Center Collection
October 2, 2002 – January 14, 2003

Archival documents on toys (e.g., yo-yos, paper dolls, trains, stoves, and sewing machines).

American History Museum
Photo du Jour: David Hume Kennerly's Picture-a-Day Journey Through the First Year of New Millennium
October 1, 2002 – December 29, 2002

View 150 black-and-white photographs -- taken in locations from Saginaw to Saigon -- by Pulitzer Prize winner David Hume Kennerly.

A&I
Palaces and Pavilions: Grand Architecture in Chinese Painting
September 29, 2002 – March 30, 2003

Learn how real imperial structures and mythical Daoist palaces have been pictured over the centuries in Chinese art in these rarely shown scrolls, album leaves, and 3-dimensional objects dating from the 2nd century c.e. to the 19th century.

Freer Gallery
Chicano Now: American Expressions
September 27, 2002 – January 5, 2003

See the range of Chicano cultural styles expressed through walk-in environments, video art and performances, images, and interactives.

A&I
Expressing Freedom
September 26, 2002 – October 28, 2002

See 11 award-winning works of art by 10 young artists with disabilities.

Ripley Center
Mammals on the Move: Anteaters: Fast Food Specialists
September 17, 2002 – January 14, 2003

Through photographs, objects, an interactive, and a video in this 8-foot kiosk, learn about 4 kinds of anteaters.

Natural History Museum
Masterful Illusions: Japanese Prints from the Anne van Biema Collection
September 15, 2002 – January 19, 2003

See 138 Japanese woodblock prints from the collection of Anne van Biema that include prints of Kabuki actors in the thriving cities of Edo and Osaka.

Sackler Gallery
September 11: Bearing Witness to History September 11: Bearing Witness to History
September 11, 2002 – July 6, 2003

The personal stories, photographs, and artifacts from the World Trade Towers, the Pentagon, and the Flight 93 crash site in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

American History Museum
George Catlin and His Indian Gallery
September 6, 2002 – January 20, 2003

See the most comprehensive display of Catlin's works in over a century, in an exhibition that showcases more than 400 paintings, personal papers, and American Indian artifacts and tells his unique story, including his relationship with the Smithsonian.

Renwick Gallery
Philatelic Firsts from the National Postal Museum
August 23, 2002 – October 28, 2002

See philatelic firsts including the first U.S. postage stamp and airmail cover.

Postal Museum
Bon Appetit! Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian Bon Appetit! Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian
August 19, 2002 – January 8, 2012

Step into the culinary world of Julia Child, America's favorite chef!

American History Museum