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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

Watch 8 video installations--created from 1983 to 1993--that 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, Smithsonian Design Museum
1994 Staff Exhibition
February 8, 1994 – February 28, 1994

This annual exhibition features works of art by staff members from National Museum of American Art, National Portrait Gallery, and Archives of American Art.

American Art 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
Recent Acquisitions (1994)
January 14, 1994 – May 1, 1994

Visit portraits of notable Americans, which have been added to the museum's collection in recent years.

Portrait Gallery
Edison After Forty Edison After Forty
January 11, 1994 – September 6, 1994

This exhibition of 60 photographs focuses on the later years of Thomas Edison's career.

American History Museum
On Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes in American Photography from the Museum's Collection
December 17, 1993 – April 3, 1994

This exhibition features works from Ansel Adams Parmelian Prints of the High Sierra 5" portfolio and other land- and cityscape views by photographers such as Berenice Abbott, William Eggleston, and Frank Gohlke.

American Art Museum
Earthly Constellation: Photographs by Linda Connor
December 17, 1993 – March 20, 1994

Admire 45 black-and-white photos from the late 1970s to today that depict spiritual artifacts and landscapes worldwide, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Hawaii, and the American Southwest. M

American Art Museum
Asen: Iron Altars from Ouidah, Republic of Benin
December 17, 1993 – April 24, 1994

See two metal altars, called "asen," that typify the blending of European and inland African peoples in the city of Ouidah, once a slave port in what is now the Republic of Benin.

African Art Museum
Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South
December 12, 1993 – March 1, 1994

View an exhibit that examines the lives of African Americans, free and enslaved, during the Antebellum South.

Anacostia Community Museum
To the President: Folk Portraits by the People
December 10, 1993 – September 5, 1994

Spanning 60 years and 12 presidents, this exhibition includes approximately 56 one-of-a-kind creations made by Americans for their presidents.

Portrait Gallery
Contemporary Porcelain from Japan
November 21, 1993 – September 5, 1994

View 30 works of art made of porcelain between 1972-1992 by the members of the Ceramic Arts Division of the Issuikai.

Sackler Gallery
In the Temple of Solomon and the Tomb of Caiaphas
November 19, 1993 – November 28, 1993

In conjunction with a conference of Biblical scholars, 2 artifacts on loan from Israel are presented.

Ripley Center
Buffalo Soldiers: African-Americans in the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments
November 16, 1993 – May 29, 1994

American History Museum
Directions: Glenn Ligon: To Disembark
November 11, 1993 – February 21, 1994

See 2 suites of prints, 9 audio sculptures, and 3 related wall drawings that focus on the life and slavery of Henry "Box" Brown. 

Hirshhorn Museum
From Concept to Building: A Project in Singapore by Architect Paul Rudolph
November 9, 1993 – February 20, 1994

Trace the evolution of the Concourse Building in Singapore through artist's drawings, blueprints, and photographs.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Power of Maps
November 9, 1993 – January 25, 1994

See a variety of maps from around the world, ranging from a 1500 B.C. Mesopotamian clay tablet to 19th-century Native American maps and a superconductor map of the current ozone hole over Antarctica.

Ripley Center
Dress Codes: Urban Folk Fashion
November 5, 1993 – March 25, 1994

See how textiles and clothing are communicators of American values.

A&I