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Gertrude Kasebier, Photographer
July 8, 1994 – October 2, 1994

This exhibition features portraits and experimental and avant garde photographs by this pioneer art photographer, who was a leader in the Photo-Secession movement at the turn of the century.

Portrait Gallery
Bahamian Visions: The Art of Amos Ferguson
July 1, 1994 – July 10, 1994

See paintings by the noted Bahamian folk artist Amos Ferguson.

Ripley Center
James Renwick in Washington
June 28, 1994 – September 18, 1994

See 6 19th-century photographs and 4 craft objects that portray Washington buildings designed by Renwick.

Renwick Gallery
Venezuelan Wildlife Photos
June 22, 1994 – August 15, 1994

Visit an exhibition of 100 photographs of Venezuelan wildlife.

National Zoo
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
June 16, 1994 – September 11, 1994

This exhibit includes mixed-media installations by the Cuban-born, New York based artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Founding of the American Society of Mammologists
June 15, 1994 – June 23, 1994

Three showcases feature a chronological history of the scientific study of mammals in North America from 1758 to the present. 

Natural History Museum
Angles of Repose: A Garden Exhibition of Central Park Bench
June 14, 1994 – October 24, 1994

Follow the evolving style of Central Park on the occasion of the reintroduction of the Central Park settee, the first mass-produced bench used in Central Park.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Spiders!
June 11, 1994 – January 2, 1995

Through state-of-the-art technology, this exhibition shows how spiders live, reproduce, and capture prey.  

Natural History Museum
Masterpieces of Chinese Calligraphy
June 11, 1994 – February 19, 1995

See 27 works from the permanent collection by more than 30 calligraphers, from the mid-first century B.C. to the 20th century.

Freer Gallery
Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorial Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery
June 10, 1994 – December 11, 1994

A selection of photos traces pictorialism from the turn of the century through the 1930s.

Portrait Gallery
1994 Presidential Scholars Exhibition
June 10, 1994 – July 4, 1994

On view are artistic works and written passages by high school students selected as 1994 Presidential Scholars in Visual Arts and Writing.

American Art Museum
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

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of artist Thomas Eakins with 15 paintings and photos created between 1871 and 1904.

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
In Search of Giant Squid
May 27, 1994 – October 3, 1999

Two preserved giant squids are on view, one a rare species never before displayed publicly anywhere in the world. 

Natural History Museum
The Creation Unfolds
May 23, 1994 – May 28, 1994

Tibetan monks will be constructing a sand mandala dedicated to the well-being of China, Tibet, and the United States. 

Natural History Museum
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, Smithsonian Design Museum