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Farm Worker's Altar
July 1, 1995 – October 15, 1995

View an altar by Emanuel Martinez that was designed for a mass celebrating the end of Cesar Chavez's fast protesting the plight of migrant farm workers.

American Art Museum
The Collection in Context: Thomas Eakins's Portrait of Frank Hamilton Cushing
June 30, 1995 – January 15, 1996

Sketches, photographs, correspondence, and documents explore the 1895 portrait of Smithsonian ethnologist Frank Cushing, who had lived with the Zuni Indians.

Hirshhorn Museum
Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype
June 30, 1995 – October 29, 1995

Document the contribution this medium has made to American art and culture with 152 daguerreotypes.

American Art Museum
The Enola Gay
June 28, 1995 – May 17, 1998

See an exhibition, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II, that tells the story of the role of the Enola Gay in securing Japanese surrender.

Air and Space Museum
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story (The Moten Elementary Collector's Exhibition)
June 17, 1995 – August 27, 1995

See an exhibition that explores African American history through art, poems, and stories, researched by local elementary students.

Anacostia Community Museum
Cape Verde Photographs
June 17, 1995 – July 15, 1995

See an exhibit of photographs by Ron Barboza being held in conjunction with Smithsonian's Folklife Festival.

Ripley Center
The Passionate Observer: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
June 16, 1995 – August 13, 1995

See 76 portrait photographs that serve as a visual catalogue of the artist's life and times from 1880-1964.

Portrait Gallery
Sunrayce '95
June 16, 1995 – September 16, 1995

This exhibition includes a solar car from the Museum's collections and live satellite coverage of the race of student-designed solar cars from Indianapolis to Golden, Colorado. 

American History Museum
World War II: Sharing Memories
June 15, 1995 – November 12, 1995

View items such as paintings of wartime scenes commissioned by the U.S. armed forces, ration books, and war bond posters that reflect experiences of people on the battlefield and on the home front. 

American History Museum
Sean Scully: Twenty Years, 1976-1995
June 14, 1995 – September 10, 1995

View 30 abstract paintings and 32 watercolors by this Irish-born American artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
Flight Time Barbie: Dolls from the Popular Culture Collection of the National Air and Space Museum
June 9, 1995 – September 4, 1995

Trace the history of Barbie from American Airlines stewardess in 1961 through astronaut in 1994 in this exhibit of 56 space- and aviation-related toys.

Air and Space Museum
Field for Dreams: A Recently Acquired 18th-Century Bedcover
June 6, 1995 – August 20, 1995

See a rare English embroidered bedcovering made between 1720 - 1740 and other related items from the museum's collection.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Recent Acquisitions (1995-96)
June 2, 1995 – January 1, 1996

On view are paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, and photos recently acquired by the museum. Objects include a bust of Clinton.

Portrait Gallery
The Royal Tombs of Si'pan
June 2, 1995 – September 4, 1995

See more than 100 artifacts, including jewelry, weapons, and regalia made of precious materials, excavated in 1987 from a Moche pyramid in Peru.  

Natural History Museum
Recent Acquisitions on Paper
June 2, 1995 – October 29, 1995

See some 35 20th-century prints, drawings, and watercolors.

American Art Museum
1995 Presidential Scholars Installation
June 2, 1995 – June 20, 1995

This exhibition features art by high school students selected as 1995 Presidential Scholars in the Visual Arts.

American Art Museum
Women War Workers
May 27, 1995 – March 27, 1996

Though objects and photos, this showcase examines the issue of women working in industries during WWII, and the conflicts resulting from reduced opportunities at the war's end. 

American History Museum
Science and the Artist's Book Science and the Artist's Book
May 26, 1995 – May 28, 1996

This exhibit presents artworks in books, inspired by volumes in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology.  

American History Museum
Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa
May 24, 1995 – September 4, 1995

See over 300 objects that trace the 3,500-year history of Nubia (c. 3100 B.C.-400 A.D.), an ancient civilization that existed along the upper Nile River.

African Art Museum
Fifty Years a King: Thailand's American Born Monarch
May 23, 1995 – June 4, 1995

View 43 photographs honoring the King of Thailand to celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.  

Natural History Museum