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Talents of the Brush: Jill Sackler Chinese Calligraphy Competition
May 28, 1994 – September 25, 1994

See more than 100 works of contemporary Chinese Calligraphy chosen from among the winners of biannual competitions in China.

Ripley Center
A Royal Gift: The 1826 Porcelain Jewel Cabinet
May 17, 1994 – January 22, 1995

Study the process of design  through the 1826 Sevres cabinet, an example of fine French craftsmanship.  

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Science in American Life Science in American Life
April 27, 1994 – November 6, 2011

This exhibition examines the interaction between science and society from 1876 to the present.

American History Museum
Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II
April 22, 1994 – September 5, 1994

Paintings, photos, recordings, manuscripts, and memorabilia of 35 journalists tell the story of WWII. 

Portrait Gallery
The Face of the Spirits: Masks from the Zaire Basin
April 20, 1994 – September 25, 1994

See more than 105 masks that reveal artistry and cultural values of 40 ethnic groups found in the Zaire River Basin.

African Art Museum
A Glass Act
April 16, 1994 – May 15, 1994

See sections of Dale Chihuly's glasswork sets used in the opera Palleas & Melisande, created for the Seattle Opera in 1993.  

Renwick Gallery
Art Deco New York: The Chanin Gates
April 5, 1994 – August 20, 1995

Examine the Art Deco gates, designed by architect Irwin Chanin, acquired by Cooper-Hewitt when New York City's Chanin Building was sold.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Redesigning Cooper-Hewitt: Drawings by James S. Polshek and Partners Architects
April 5, 1994 – August 20, 1995

View a selection of presentation panels by Polshek and Partners, the architectural firm engaged in the Cooper-Hewitt's renovation project.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon
April 3, 1994 – June 5, 1994

View an exhibit that examines Malcolm X as a historical figure through writings, speeches, and photographs; as the inspiration for representational and abstract art; and as a symbol for popular culture merchandise.

Anacostia Community Museum
Takbir! Allahu Akbar: Photographs of African American Muslims in Washington, D.C.
April 3, 1994 – May 8, 1994

View Fareed H. Nu'man's black and white photographs that document African American local participation in Islam.

Anacostia Community Museum
Directions: Sue Coe
March 17, 1994 – June 19, 1994

On view is a selection of large-scale narrative drawings that explore such issues as violence against women, racism, capitalism, and war.

Hirshhorn Museum
A Mughal Hunt
March 13, 1994 – November 27, 1994

Learn how the process of determining the authorship of a painting is based on a comparison of stylistic elements in this exhibition of 17 Indian paintings by Payag.

Sackler Gallery
Patty Wagstaff: National Aerobatic Champion
March 11, 1994 – March 31, 1995

Honor the career of Patty Wagstaff, 1st woman to win the U.S. National Aerobatic Championship in 1991, and again in 1992 and 1993, in her aircraft the Extra 260

Air and Space Museum
From Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II: Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, London
February 25, 1994 – April 24, 1994

This special collection surveys drawings by major British artists of the past 400 years.

Portrait Gallery
KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Craft: A Gift to the Renwick Gallery
February 25, 1994 – April 17, 1994

Admire 22 objects made from clay, fiber, wood, paper, and metal by 18 modern artists, on view for the first time. 

Renwick Gallery
Korean Arts of the 18th Century: Splendor and Simplicity
February 20, 1994 – May 15, 1994

Visit a collection of 120 objects that are displayed in settings demonstrating their ceremonial, ritual, and everyday use.

Sackler Gallery
William Daley: Ceramic Works and Drawings
February 18, 1994 – April 17, 1994

Enjoy this traveling exhibition of 40 works in clay and bronze and on paper that provides the first critical analysis of the career of this prominent Philadelphia artist.

Renwick Gallery
Gary Hill
February 17, 1994 – May 8, 1994

8 video installations--created from 1983 to 1993--integrate form, movement, and language through a sculptural medium.

Hirshhorn Museum
Packaging the New: Design and the American Consumer 1925-1975
February 8, 1994 – August 14, 1994

Examine the ways in which design was marketed to the public before and after World War II in this exhibit.  

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Still on the Journey: Photographs from the First 20 Years of "Sweet Honey in the Rock"
January 15, 1994 – March 20, 1994

See photographs and personal objects that document the 20-year history of Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Washington, D.C.-based singing group.

Anacostia Community Museum