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Opening Our Doors: Selections from the Design Resource Center
June 4, 1998 – August 30, 1998

See items from the Design Resource Center's 4 collecting departments--Drawings & Prints, Wallcoverings, Textiles, and Applied Arts & Industrial Design.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Collection in Context: Henry Moore's Stringed Figure No. 1
June 4, 1998 – September 7, 1998

A 1-gallery installation focuses on Stringed Figure No. 1 (1937), a cherrywood & string sculpture by this British artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Art of Visual Persuasion and Communication
May 31, 1998 – June 9, 1998

This juried exhibition features 75 posters by metropolitan-area high school art students. 

American Art Museum
Indian Humor
May 31, 1998 – August 2, 1998

Paintings, sculpture, photographs, textiles, and mixed-media by 38 artists focus on the depth and vitality of Native American humor.

American Indian Museum New York
The Grand Mankala Game
May 28, 1998 – May 27, 1998

See  6 mankala game boards.

African Art Museum
Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life
May 22, 1998 – September 19, 2000

View documents, photographs, and music that explore the role of the black church in major American cities, including Washington, D.C.

A&I
Stuart Davis
May 22, 1998 – September 7, 1998

See 56 mature paintings from all phases of the modernist painter's career.

American Art Museum
1848: New Border, New Nation
May 16, 1998 – March 7, 1999

This showcase reviews the history surrounding the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Feb. 2, 1848), which ended the Mexican War of 1848.

American History Museum
The Jewels of Lalique
May 15, 1998 – August 16, 1998

Examine 230 pieces of Rene Lalique's (1860-1945) Art Nouveau jewelry along with early works in glass, 50 drawings for jewelry design and other memorabilia.

Ripley Center
The Graceful Envelope: 1998
May 6, 1998 – April 30, 1999

These 75 hand-crafted envelopes were submitted by professional calligraphers from around the world.

Postal Museum
Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal
May 2, 1998 – January 3, 2000

Examine 13 paintings and santos, dating from the late 17th to early 20th centuries.

American Art Museum
Our Town: Mural Art of the New Deal Era
May 1, 1998 – September 9, 1998

On view are 17 mural studies commissioned for U.S. Post Offices during the Great Depression as part of FDR's New Deal legislation.

Postal Museum
Natural Selections, Museum Photography by Chip Clark
April 30, 1998 – September 7, 1998

Natural History Museum
Duke Ellington Renaissance Man
April 24, 1998 – May 31, 1998

American History Museum
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present
April 22, 1998 – December 10, 1998

American History Museum
Project HOPE: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad Project HOPE: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad
April 17, 1998 – July 8, 1998

The history of "Health Opportunities for People Everywhere"

American History Museum
Three Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox
April 13, 1998 – September 30, 1998

View works by 10 artists that trace the history of sculpture into the present.

A&I
Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors
April 13, 1998 – September 30, 1998

See sculpture and installation art by 8 women artists that explores black women's representation and experiences.

A&I
Celebrity Caricature in America Celebrity Caricature in America
April 10, 1998 – August 23, 1998

Some 200 works explore the craze for celebrity portrait caricature in America between the World Wars. 

Portrait Gallery
Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary
April 1, 1998 – January 30, 1999

David Geary, a navy medic, created several memorable portraits of the Hollywood star when she entertained the troops in Korea in 1954.

Portrait Gallery