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The Guitar in American Popular Music
June 7, 1994 – March 2, 1995

American History Museum
Contemporary Navajo Weavings: The Gloria F. Ross Collection of the Denver Art Museum
June 3, 1994 – August 21, 1994

This exhibition showcases both the artistry of modern weaving and individual weavers and their unique style.

Renwick Gallery
Beaded Splendor
June 1, 1994 – October 10, 1994

See an exhibition that illustrates the colorful tradition of beadworking in dress and regalia, as a way for Africans to express individual status and group identity.

African Art Museum
Traditions from There to Here: Mixed-Media Works by Lydia Thompson
June 1, 1994 – September 4, 1994

View an exhibition that features works by artist Lydia Thompson.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Collection Reviewed: Thomas Eakins
May 28, 1994 – September 11, 1994

On view are 15 paintings and photos created between 1871 and 1904 from the permanent collection.

Hirshhorn Museum
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 27, 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