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American Wicker
April 2, 1993 – August 1, 1993

Trace the history of American woven furniture from the delicate, Japanese-inspired designs of the Aesthetic movement through the High Victorian era to the simplicity of the Arts and Crafts style.

Renwick Gallery
Directions: Alison Saar
April 1, 1993 – July 25, 1993

Expressive figurative sculptures and wall pieces reflect African American lore.

Hirshhorn Museum
Choices
March 30, 1993 – October 17, 1993

Learn how the 50 objects on view were selected to become a part of the museum's collection.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
March 28, 1993 – June 13, 1993

See costumes and prop designs by Romare Bearden and Randy Barcelo celebrating the 35th anniversary of famed dance theater.

Anacostia Community Museum
American Impressions: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections
March 27, 1993 – July 5, 1993

View 60 paintings and sculptures selected from the private collections of the museum's American Art Forum members.

American Art Museum
Indians As Children See Them
March 9, 1993 – May 30, 1993

Observe 43 works by New York City school children who share their understanding of Native American cultures in this 6th annual juried exhibition.

American Indian Museum New York
Children's Banner Project for the 52nd Presidential Inauguration
February 19, 1993 – March 1, 1993

See the 3 x 6 foot banners for the inauguration of President Clinton made by children from Washington, D.C. schools.

A&I
Figure and Fantasy: The Miniature World of David Beck
February 19, 1993 – March 29, 1993

Enjoy a fun and witty installation of animated musical objects created by this San Francisco artist.

American Art Museum
Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings
February 11, 1993 – May 9, 1993

Visit a retrospective honoring this American (b. 1945) noted for her painterly fusion of recognizable and abstract forms--horses, figures and heads, for instance.

Hirshhorn Museum
Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain
January 31, 1993 – November 28, 1993

Visit 79 examples of 15th- and 19th-century Chinese porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration that are on loan from the Min Chiu Society, a group of Hong Kong collectors.

Sackler Gallery
The Telling Image: Portrait Photographs from the Archives of American Art
January 22, 1993 – June 6, 1993

See 56 photographic images of artists and photographers, chosen from the over 500,000 in the Archives of American Art collection, that span the history of photography.

Portrait Gallery
"The Family 1976": Richard Avedon's Portraits for Rolling Stone
January 22, 1993 – June 6, 1993

These 69 photographs from 1976 show some of the most powerful individuals during the bicentennial year.

Portrait Gallery
Campaign Close-up: Photographs by Tipper Gore
January 16, 1993 – January 24, 1993

View 40 photographs taken by the wife of the Vice President-elect during the 1992 Presidential Campaign and exhibited on the occasion of the 52nd Presidential Inaugural.

American Art Museum
White House Needlepoint Christmas Ornaments
January 15, 1993 – February 28, 1993

Admire a display of needlepoint Christmas ornaments used in the White House, including a Renwick ornament made by Barbara Bush.

Renwick Gallery
Young Visions: A New Look at Our World Beyond Homelessness
January 1, 1993 – March 1, 1993

See 25 photographs by 3 young, formerly homeless photographers known as "Dion and Friends" that depict both the hardships and the triumphs of their lives.

A&I
Four Native Voices: A Decade of Artistry
January 1, 1993 – June 30, 1994

See musical instruments and art work by local Native American artists, and listen to the artists discuss their works.

American Indian Museum New York
Supplement to Richmond Barthe/Richard Hunt: Two Sculptors, Two Eras
December 20, 1992 – March 20, 1993

See photographs depicting the Washington "presence" of Richmond Barthe and Richard Hunt.

Anacostia Community Museum
Richmond Barthe/Richard Hunt: Two Sculptors, Two Eras
December 20, 1992 – February 28, 1993

See 36 works and photomurals that survey the long and distinguished careers of 2 African American sculptors.

Anacostia Community Museum
19th-Century Photographs from Sri Lanka
December 20, 1992 – May 9, 1993

See 22 photographs were taken by resident British photographers W. L. H. Skeen and Charles T. Scowen at the end of the 19th century when Sri Lanka was a British colony.

Sackler Gallery
Recent Acquisitions (1992-1993)
December 17, 1992 – June 6, 1993

View portraits of notable Americans that have been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, including photographs of photographers Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Berenice Abbott, Robert Frank, and Edward Weston.

Portrait Gallery