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Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities
September 21, 2004 – July 6, 2015

This exhibition examines the identities of Native peoples in the 21st century, and how those identities—both individual and communal—are the results of deliberate, often difficult choices made in challenging circumstances.

American Indian Museum
Native History, American History: Objects Out of Storage
September 21, 2004 – September 26, 2004

These 3 temporary exhibition cases celebrate the opening of the American Indian Museum on the Mall.

American History Museum
Jewelry Designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
September 21, 2004 – April 3, 2005

See jewelry designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Northern Cheyenne, R-Colo.), a leading artist working in contemporary Native American jewelry.

American Indian Museum
Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
September 21, 2004 – November 6, 2005

See works by George Morrison (Grand Portage Chippewa) and Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), who have significantly influenced the direction of contemporary Native American art.

American Indian Museum
Asia in America: Views of Chinese Art from the Indianapolis Museum of Art
September 18, 2004 – March 20, 2005

View ceramic treasures from the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) -- spanning more than 1,000 years of history -- that are juxtaposed with similar items from the Freer Gallery to reveal how different apparently "similar" things can be.

Sackler Gallery
Archives Center: From Lamps to Lunch Boxes: Aladdin Industries Inc.
September 15, 2004 – November 10, 2004

On view are recently acquired records and documents related to Aladdin Industries Inc., which made lamps, vacuum ware, and lunch boxes.

American History Museum
Design Is Not Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread
September 10, 2004 – February 27, 2005

Understand the relationship between art and design with functional 3-D design objects by some of the most influential Minimalist and post-Minimalist artists of the 20th century,

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Case: Ralph J. Bunche, Statesman, Activist, Peacemaker (Part 1)
September 9, 2004 – July 7, 2005

Ralph Bunche (1904-1971) -- scholar, diplomat, political scientist, and activist -- was the 1st African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for negotiating the Rhodes Armistice Agreement.

American History Museum
Winogrand 1964
September 3, 2004 – November 28, 2004

See 185 photographs of America taken in 1964, a year after the assassination of President Kennedy, that reflect the country at a cultural crossroads from the Civil Rights movement to the Vietnam War.

Ripley Center
Young Whistler: Early Prints and the "French Set"
August 28, 2004 – March 13, 2005

See 23 of James McNeill Whistler's most important etchings produced up to 1858, related drawings and watercolors, some of the artist's tools, and 5 of his copper printing plates.

Freer Gallery
Art of Mughal India
August 21, 2004 – February 21, 2005

View an exhibition of 31 works of art that traces the origins and development of a distinct Mughal pictorial style in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Sackler Gallery
Life and Leisure: Everyday Life in Japanese Painting
August 14, 2004 – February 20, 2005

See paintings and ceramics that provide insight into customs, occupations, and leisure pastimes in urban and rural settings during the last phase of warrior rule by shoguns and samurai activities in Japan during the Edo period (1615-1868).

Freer Gallery
Artists' Designed Wallpapers
August 13, 2004 – November 14, 2004

See twelve wallcoverings from the museum's permanent collection, designed by leading 20th-century artists.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Sikhs: Legacy of the Punjab
July 25, 2004 – September 18, 2007

Explore the history, culture, and beliefs of the Sikh people, who originally lived in the Punjab.

Natural History Museum
Vote! The Machinery of Democracy
July 16, 2004 – February 21, 2005

This exhibition provides an overview of the evolution and progression of voting techniques and examines the varied voting processes used today in various parts of the country.

American History Museum
Luxury and Luminosity: Visual Culture and the Ming Court
July 3, 2004 – June 26, 2005

See 48 objects, of which 35 are imperially commissioned, cobalt-decorated porcelains from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), and place them in the broader context of other major court arts of the period.

Freer Gallery
History in the News: Collecting September 11
June 30, 2004 – December 7, 2004

Objects on view include pieces of the fuselage from Flight 93; a clock from the Pentagon Station firehouse; and a place setting from Windows on the World, a restaurant on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center's north tower.

American History Museum
World Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature
June 19, 2004 – July 12, 2004

See more than 1,100 miniatures by some 630 contemporary artists that include landscapes, portraits, and still lifes done in watercolor, oil, and acrylic paint; scrimshaw; sculptures; enamel; porcelain; and figurative abstracts.

Ripley Center
Work and Commerce: Everyday Life in Chinese Painting
June 19, 2004 – January 17, 2005

View 35 paintings dating from the 12th to the 18th centuries that give an unusual perspective on Chinese paintings by showing works picturing the daily activities of the common people.

Freer Gallery
Directions: Gabriel Orozco: Extension of Reflection
June 10, 2004 – September 6, 2004

View approximately 34 of Orozco's photographs -- taken in Mexico, New York, India, and elsewhere from 1989-2003.

Hirshhorn Museum

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