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Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song
March 19, 1998 – May 31, 2006

Costumes, awards, photograph, recordings, scrapbooks, sheet music, and personal memorabilia examine the 60-year career of Ella Fitzgerald.

American History Museum
Olowe of Ise: A Yoruba Sculptor to Kings
March 10, 1998 – September 7, 1998

View 35 major works by Olowe of Ise (c. 1873-1938), who was commissioned to make sculpture for several Ekiti-Yoruba kings.

African Art Museum
Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings
March 8, 1998 – July 7, 1998

View 34 paintings, created in northern India between the 17th and 19th centuries, that highlight the role of the "sakhi" as confidante and messenger in Rajput love paintings.

Sackler Gallery
Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement
March 6, 1998 – July 5, 1998

See 145 works—books, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, photos, and textiles—that examine Boston's contributions to the Arts and Crafts movement between 1890 and 1930.

Renwick Gallery
Poetic Landscapes: Two Chinese Albums
March 6, 1998 – July 5, 1998

See 21 illustrations from a Ming dynasty album 8 Views of Xiao-Xiang & Landscapes Inspired by Tang Poems by Liu Yu (1620-c. 1689).

Sackler Gallery
Robinson-Via Family Farm Collection
March 5, 1998 – May 12, 1998

American History Museum
America's Smithsonian
March 1, 1998 – April 12, 1998

An abbreviated version of the traveling exhibition America's Smithsonian returns home to Washington, D.C., ending its 2-year, 9-city tour with some 80 of the Smithsonian's most popular artifacts.

Ripley Center
TWA (Corporate Sponsor of America's Smithsonian)
March 1, 1998 – April 12, 1998

Observe TWA's exhibition showcasing the past, present, and future of airline transportation.

Air and Space Museum
George Segal, A Retrospective: Sculptures, Paintings, Drawings
February 19, 1998 – May 17, 1998

View 62 works, including plaster figurative tableaux, created by this American artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
Arquitectonica: The Times Square Project
February 17, 1998 – May 10, 1998

View photographs, models, and drawings that reveal the Miami-based architectural firm Arquitectonica's vision of the Times Square Project in New York City--a multi-story hotel, entertainment, and retail complex.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Memory and Imagination: The Legacy of Maidu Indian Artist Frank Day
February 15, 1998 – May 3, 1998

Explore the life, art, and legacy of Frank Day (1902-1976), a self-taught Native American painter from California who depicts Maidu customs.

American Indian Museum New York
America's Clothespins
February 14, 1998 – February 7, 1999

American History Museum
Recent Acquisitions 1 (1998)
February 13, 1998 – August 2, 1998

On view are selected paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculpture acquired for the permanent collection, including 7 paintings of notable Americans.

Portrait Gallery
The Jewels of Lalique
February 3, 1998 – April 12, 1998

See some 200 rare pieces of art nouveau jewelry and works in glass created before World War I by Rene Lalique (1860-1945).

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
A Spiral of History: A Carved Tusk from the Loango Coast, Congo
February 1, 1998 – April 26, 1998

View a 19th-century carved ivory tusk dthat depicts historical, ceremonial, anecdotal, and daily events, spiraling from the base to the tip.

African Art Museum
In the Mountains
January 31, 1998 – August 2, 1998

See 26 paintings and objects, dating from the 10th to 14th centuries, that explore the depiction of mountains--real and imaginary--in Chinese art.

Freer Gallery
Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
January 30, 1998 – July 2, 1998

See 16 stamps from Roosevelt's collection, including several bearing his own designs.

Postal Museum
The Archives Center Looks at the 1950s
January 22, 1998 – March 4, 1998

American History Museum
Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions
January 18, 1998 – September 8, 1998

See some 50 quilts by 15 African American men from across the country whose works range from traditional to contemporary.

Anacostia Community Museum
Muhammad Ali: A Thirty-Year Journey
January 18, 1998 – September 8, 1998

See some 30 photographs by photojournalist Howard L. Bingham that capture Muhammad Ali in the ring and behind the scenes during the boxer's career.

Anacostia Community Museum