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The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
August 31, 1999 – January 16, 2001

Visit 18 objects - sculpture, wine containers, burial jars - that constitute a tiny fraction of the more than 5,000 objects included in the collection of Dr. Paul Singer.

Sackler Gallery
Colonel Hanna's Pictures
August 21, 1999 – February 6, 2000

View examples of 17th- and 18th-century Indian Mughal paintings and manuscripts from the collection of Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna, an English military officer who assembled the collection in India during the last half of the 19th century.

Freer Gallery
Summer Pleasures
August 3, 1999 – October 3, 1999

This archives case features illustrated sheet music from the DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music. Several artifacts from other divisions are also on view.

American History Museum
Yoshida Hiroshi: Japanese Prints of India & Southeast Asia
August 1, 1999 – October 17, 1999

View 32 prints of Southeast Asia produced by Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950) using a refined photographic technique he developed in the 1920s to reveal a translucent quality similar to watercolors.

Sackler Gallery
Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974
July 29, 1999 – December 5, 1999

See photographs of the Nixon White House before, during, and after Watergate.

American History Museum
Hats Off! A Salute to African Headwear
July 18, 1999 – December 26, 1999

This exhibit pays tribute to the artists who make African headwear and the status and prestige given to those who wear these creations.

African Art Museum
Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective
July 16, 1999 – September 12, 1999

View more than 50 paintings and studies that offer a fresh look into the work of Alma W. Thomas.

Anacostia Community Museum
Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art: Part 2
July 16, 1999 – December 1, 1999

See over 85 paintings by some 50 artists that reveal how African American artists use art to express religion and spirituality.

Anacostia Community Museum
Directions: Sam Taylor-Wood
July 15, 1999 – October 17, 1999

Mystery and tension characterize this projected-video installation, Noli Me Tangere, by one of Britain's most noted young artists.

Hirshhorn Museum
American Prairie
July 8, 1999 – April 26, 2005

Learn about the prairie's story from biological, environmental, and cultural perspectives on the Prairie Plant Discovery Trail.

National Zoo
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits
July 2, 1999 – January 9, 2000

This exhibition features approximately 30 works of award-winning caricaturist Edward Sorel.

Portrait Gallery
Pieced Cotton Album Quilt
July 1, 1999 – January 19, 2000

This album quilt (1846), made for Merinda Shedd Wright of Washington, New Hampshire, is a 9-patch pattern of 96 blocks with signatures of friends and family in each patch block. 

American History Museum
American Quilt Legacy Case: Pieced Cotton Album Quilt
July 1, 1999 – February 14, 2000

This album quilt (1846), made for Merinda Shedd Wright of Washington, New Hampshire, is a 9-patch pattern of 96 blocks with signatures of friends and family in each patch block. 

American History Museum
El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino Los Angeles
June 29, 1999 – September 5, 1999

Trace the changes through approximately 100 photographs by Camilo Jose Vergara that reveal the physical and social character of Los Angeles as its population has become increasingly Latino during the past 30 years.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Closing: The Life and Death of an American Factory: Photographs by Bill Bamberger
June 29, 1999 – January 9, 2000

See 57 photographs that chronicle the experiences of factory workers at the 111-year-old White Furniture Company in Mebane, N.C., before it closed in 1993.  

American History Museum
The Soviet Challenge in Space -- Illustrating the Threat
June 23, 1999 – December 31, 1999

View 12 illustrations of space craft and missiles developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency's Military Art Collection.

Air and Space Museum
Claiming Art/Reclaiming Space: Post-Apartheid Art from South Africa
June 20, 1999 – September 26, 1999

View paintings, prints, and animated film shorts by South African Artists drawn from the museum's permanent collection.

African Art Museum
Whistler and the Hadens
June 20, 1999 – April 30, 2000

Trace the early years of Whistler's career through 30 etchings, drypoints, drawings, and an oil painting.

Freer Gallery
Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light
June 19, 1999 – September 6, 1999

See a variety of solar and solar electric products and prototypes and learn now the Earth's greatest power source can be a catalyst for design.

Smithsonian Gardens
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time
June 18, 1999 – January 9, 2000

Explore the life of writer Ernest Hemingway through photographs, paintings, 1st editions, letters, and personal memorabilia.

Portrait Gallery

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