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Building the Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Photographs from the NASM Archives
March 30, 1995 – October 2, 1995

Recall the efforts on the WWII home front of both military personnel and civilians working to support those on the front lines and make America the "Arsenal of Democracy".

Air and Space Museum
Color of Abstraction
March 17, 1995 – September 24, 1995

Learn about the Washington Color School through16 paintings by Washington-area artists 

American Art Museum
Will Barnet: An Intimate View from the Museum's Collection
March 17, 1995 – July 4, 1995

Paintings, prints, and newly acquired drawings span 6 decades and several styles of this artist's work from the museum's collection.  

American Art Museum
Directions: Cindy Sherman: Film Stills
March 15, 1995 – June 25, 1995

On view are 69 black-and-white photographs made between 1977 and 1980.

Hirshhorn Museum
Body Language: Jewelry and Accessories at the National Design Museum
March 14, 1995 – August 20, 1995

Enjoy over 100 items from ancient to modern that explore the cultural significance and history of jewelry design. 

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Full Deck Art Quilts
March 6, 1995 – April 30, 1995

View 54 American quilts, each representing a card in a deck of playing cards. Styles range from photographic realism to abstractions of color and form. 

Renwick Gallery
Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell
March 4, 1995 – May 28, 1995

See a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell.

Anacostia Community Museum
Benedicte Wrensted: An Idaho Photographer in Focus Benedicte Wrensted: An Idaho Photographer in Focus
March 1, 1995 – April 2, 1995

View photos of European and Native Americans taken by Danish immigrant Benedicte Wrensted in her Pocatello, Idaho studio in the late 19th century.

Ripley Center
From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on Time
February 24, 1995 – July 21, 1996

See 26 original Time magazine cover-art portraits that depict 10 presidents at newsworthy moments. 

Portrait Gallery
With Pen and Graver: Women Graphic Artists Before 1900
February 24, 1995 – January 28, 1996

American History Museum
Majestic in his Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass
February 10, 1995 – November 19, 1995

Some 80 paintings, prints, photographs, documents, and memorabilia evoke Douglass' life and legacy as a force against slavery. 

Portrait Gallery
Chicago Artists: Koffler Collection
February 10, 1995 – May 21, 1995

See 12 works by Chicago artists from the Samuel W. Koffler collection. 

American Art Museum
Elaine Lustig Cohen: Modern Graphic Designer
February 7, 1995 – May 23, 1995

Visit books, stationery, signage, and other works that reveal Cohen's importance in the evolution of design.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Images of Vietnam: March 1970 - February 1971
February 7, 1995 – July 16, 1995

American History Museum
Posy Holders Posy Holders
January 3, 1995 – January 11, 2004

Visit two showcases contain approximately 80 one-of-a-kind posy holders made of precious metals and semi-precious stones, donated by Frances Jones Poetker.

A&I
Paintings from Shiraz
December 24, 1994 – August 27, 1995

See 8 bound manuscripts and 20 paintings created during the 14th through 16th centuries in Shiraz, located in southern Iran.

Sackler Gallery
Recent Acquisitions (1994-95)
December 9, 1994 – May 29, 1995

On view are recently acquired color carbro photographic prints and caricatures. The prints by Harry Warnecke are of Lucille Ball and Orson Welles. The caricatures are by Alfred Frueh. 

Portrait Gallery
Monumental Propaganda
December 9, 1994 – February 20, 1995

See historic Socialist-Realist monuments from Russia's totalitarian past re-created and reinterpreted in 150 drawings, photographs and proposals by artists worldwide.

Ripley Center
1994 Christmas Trees
December 6, 1994 – January 9, 1995

See 4 Christmas trees are decorated with ornaments from the Trees of Christmas Collection curated by the Horticultural Services Division.

A&I
In Search of Common Ground: Senior Citizens and Community Life at Potomac Gardens
December 4, 1994 – January 15, 1995

Explore an exhibit of photos, objects, and recordings that reveals how both senior citizens and public housing residents are perceived as making positive contributions to urban communities.

Anacostia Community Museum