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1993 Discover Graphics
May 21, 1993 – July 19, 1993

View 60 selected graphics by students from 24 area high schools.

Ripley Center
Photography of the Pearl Primus Residency
May 16, 1993 – June 27, 1993

View photographs that document the 1992-1993 Howard University residency of renowned choreographer Pearl Primus.

Anacostia Community Museum
Buddhist Art Buddhist Art
May 9, 1993 – August 8, 2011

See how the civilizations that have embraced Buddhism have given a local and distinctive interpretation and sensibility to the representation of the Buddha as well as to the other images and symbols characteristic of Buddhist art.

Freer Gallery
Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
May 9, 1993 – January 28, 2007

Follow the ancient Silk Route, an exchange network linking the continent of Asia two thousand years before today's global economy.

Freer Gallery
America Meets Asia at the Freer Gallery of Art
May 9, 1993 – April 30, 1994

This changing exhibition of Asian and 19th/20th-century American art from the permanent collection reflects Mr. Freer's conviction that the Asian art he selected was harmonious with his American collection.

Freer Gallery
Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
May 9, 1993 – January 28, 2007

Explore the rich artistic interactions that resulted from commercial ties along the Silk Route in this collection of luxury possessions.

Sackler Gallery
"Blueprint for Space" from Collier's Magazine
May 5, 1993 – April 30, 1994

Picture the vision of space flight, as seen in a 1950s Collier's magazine series that explored the collaborative efforts between artists and scientists.

Air and Space Museum
Design and Fabric Technology: Pushing the Limits
May 4, 1993 – September 26, 1993

Visit an exhibition that demonstrates unique and creative mergers of commercial and artistic concerns.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Tools for the Table--Designs for Dining
May 4, 1993 – September 26, 1993

Discover approximately 40 European and American dining objects -- including porcelain, silver, glass, and plastic -- ranging from the early 18th century to the present.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Astonishment and Power: Kongo Minkisi and the Art of Renee Stout
April 28, 1993 – January 2, 1994

View carved objects from natural and handmade components that are used by ritual specialists to change people's lives.

African Art Museum
Process of Design: Cheryl R. Riley
April 27, 1993 – September 26, 1993

Follow the design process of two Coin Encrusted Tudor Tables as they relate to the artist's personal and African American culture identity, through renderings, photographs, and the finished tables.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Collecting A to Z
April 24, 1993 – September 12, 1993

See an exhibition that reveals a sampling of the breadth and diversity of the museum's recent acquisitions.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Hannalore Baron
April 18, 1993 – June 30, 1993

Presented are 3 collages by the German-born, Jewish survivor of the Holocaust as homage to the opening of the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum.

American Art Museum
American Art at the 1893 World's Fair
April 16, 1993 – August 15, 1993

To commemorate the centennial of the World's Columbian Exposition and the Columbian Quincentenary, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of American Art jointly present 100 paintings and artworks originally exhibited in Chicago in 1893.

Portrait Gallery
American Art at the 1893 World's Fair
April 16, 1993 – August 15, 1993

Approximately 100 of the more than 1,000 artworks originally exhibited in Chicago in 1893 at the Fine Arts Palace are exhibited by the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery in conjunction with the Columbus Quincentenary.

American Art Museum
The Egypt Story: Photographs by Fred Maroon
April 9, 1993 – August 22, 1993

See 29 photographs that record the people, places, structures, art, and events that reflect Egyptian life from ancient times to today

Ripley Center
Nuestros Bosques, Nuestra Herencia (Forests, Our Heritage)
April 8, 1993 – December 16, 1993

Reflect on the concerns of people living in countries with neotropical forests in this 40-panel display of photographs and a miniature diorama of Yanomami Indians.

National Zoo
A Memorial to Jan Palach
April 6, 1993 – September 26, 1993

Visit an exhibition that documents the memorial built in Prague to Czech Jan Palach through 2 scale models designed by architect John Hejduk, accompanied by David Shapiro's poem.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Czech Cubism: Architecture and Design
April 6, 1993 – July 25, 1993

Follow creative design from Czechoslovakia with furniture, ceramic, and metal objects--along with an exceptional collection of related drawings and original designs.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Painting Wondrous Wings
April 5, 1993 – September 30, 1994

This showcase contains watercolor paintings of butterflies and moths by Vichai Malikul, MNH entomologist. 

Natural History Museum