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Aerobatic Champions
October 4, 2001 – April 17, 2003

See 2 planes flown in world championship aerobatic competitions.

Air and Space Museum
Moda y Musica: Stage, Fashion, and Style
September 24, 2001 – November 4, 2001

American History Museum
Young Americanos: Photographic Visions of Our Community
September 21, 2001 – November 15, 2001

See photographs taken by children from 5 major U.S. cities that offer a special perspective on the Latino community.

A&I
Wall of Expression
September 20, 2001 – November 11, 2003

Staff and artists from the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum painted a mural on a construction wall to commemorate the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001. 

Portrait Gallery
Norman Rockwell's "The Four Freedoms"
September 20, 2001 – September 5, 2002

On view are four posters representing Norman Rockwell's interpretations of President Franklin Roosevelt's four freedoms essential for peace.

American History Museum
The Furniture of Sam Maloof The Furniture of Sam Maloof
September 14, 2001 – January 21, 2002

Celebrate the first full-scale retrospective of woodworker Sam Maloof's celebrated sculpted furniture in this exhibition of 60 pieces.

Renwick Gallery
More than Flowers: Sources of Tradition in Japanese Painting
September 2, 2001 – November 24, 2002

View thirteen paintings from the museum's collection of Rimpa art by such masters as Ogata Kenzan, Ogata Korin, and Sakai Hoitsu. 

Freer Gallery
Three Friends of Winter: Pine, Bamboo, and Plum in Chinese Painting
August 12, 2001 – January 20, 2002

Examine the "three friends of winter": evergreen bamboo, pine, and plum trees that are traditionally associated with winter and also closely identified with the Chinese scholar in private life. 

Freer Gallery
Striving for Standards
July 27, 2001 – January 21, 2002

This showcase commemorates the 100th anniversary of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (formerly the National Bureau of Standards).

American History Museum
Directions: Tacita Dean
July 26, 2001 – October 23, 2001

This exhibition pairs two wide-screen 16 mm film installations by British artist Tacita Dean.

Hirshhorn Museum
Spirit Capture: Native Americans and the Photographic Image
July 22, 2001 – October 27, 2002

View 19th and 20th century and contemporary photographs that depict both the development of photography and the history of Native American life.

American Indian Museum New York
The Graceful Envelope: 2001
July 19, 2001 – August 25, 2001

On view are approximately 50 hand-crafted envelopes -- with the theme "200 Years of the Nation's Capital" -- submitted by calligraphers from around the world for the museum's 7th Annual Graceful Envelope contest. 

Postal Museum
Brain: The World Inside Your Head
July 14, 2001 – January 6, 2002

Visit a child-friendly, interactive exhibition that explores the basic workings of the brain and reveals brain function from neurons and synapses to electricity and chemistry.

A&I
Gateway to Gold Mountain
July 9, 2001 – August 27, 2001

See 5 photomural vignettes, photographs, and a video used to chronicle the immigration experience of more than 175,000 Chinese immigrants who came to America between 1910 and 1940.

A&I
Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?
June 27, 2001 – January 2, 2002

Photographs and text are used to trace the evolution of women's athleticism before and after Title IX.

A&I
Clyfford Still: Paintings, 1944-1960
June 21, 2001 – September 16, 2001

The expressive abstract art form is reintroduced through approximately 39 large canvases.

Hirshhorn Museum
Worshiping the Ancestors: Chinese Commemorative Portraits Worshiping the Ancestors: Chinese Commemorative Portraits
June 17, 2001 – September 9, 2001

View 38 nearly life-sized, brightly colored portraits of members of the Qing dynasty imperial family and the social elite that range in date from 1451 to 1943.

Sackler Gallery
Snippings from the Star-Spangled Banner
June 14, 2001 – December 31, 2001

American History Museum
In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon
June 10, 2001 – September 16, 2001

See an exhibition that examines more than 140 objects reflecting the influences of the supernatural world in both public and private life throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

African Art Museum
Honoring Friends: Recent Gifts by Members of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
June 10, 2001 – November 25, 2001

See 20 objects that reflect the enormous scope of the Freer Gallery of Art's and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Asian art collections.

Sackler Gallery