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Smithson Crypt Smithson Crypt
– Permanent

The final resting place of the Institution's benefactor, James Smithson (1765-1829), is a small chapel-like room located at the north entrance to the Castle.

Smithsonian Castle
Devi: The Great Goddess Devi: The Great Goddess
March 28, 1999 – September 6, 1999

See Devi (The Great Female Goddess of India) presented in approximately 120 works—paintings and sculptures in bronze, stone, and terra-cotta—ranging over a period of 2,000 years.

Sackler Gallery
Sokari Douglas Camp: Church Ede, A Tribute to Her Father
March 21, 1999 – June 20, 1999

View an exhibition that showcases the work of Nigerian artist Sokari Douglas Camp (b. 1958). The artist has created figurative works in steel that evoke memories of her youth in southeastern Nigeria.

African Art Museum
The Feather Trade and the American Conservation Movement The Feather Trade and the American Conservation Movement
February 27, 1999 – September 19, 1999

Concern about feathers for fashion adornment led to a campaign to preserve the nation's wildlife.

American History Museum
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years
February 19, 1999 – August 8, 1999

A look at the Washingtons from the perspective of their contemporaries.

Portrait Gallery
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen
January 29, 1999 – April 18, 1999

Paul Robeson All-American football player, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rutgers University, and world-renowned actor and singer was one of the twentieth century's most talented Americans. He was also one of this century's most controversial figures because of his outspoken criticism of American racism and his admiration for Soviet Communism.

Portrait Gallery
African Elephant African Elephant
– Permanent

Dominating the rotunda, in a setting that re-creates the Angolan bush, is the museum's 8-ton, 14-foot-tall African elephant.

Natural History Museum
Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective
November 6, 1998 – February 7, 1999

Some 80 new and vintage photographs represent the full range of Halsman's (1906-1979) portraiture.

Portrait Gallery
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century
October 27, 1998 – February 7, 1999

A retrospective about the man whose progressive ideas significantly shaped our national character.

Portrait Gallery
A Visual Journey: Photographs by Lisa Law, 1964-1971 A Visual Journey: Photographs by Lisa Law, 1964-1971
October 16, 1998 – April 11, 1999

On view are more than 60 of Lisa Law's photographs documenting the sweeping personal and cultural changes of the 1960s.

American History Museum
Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden, including the Keith Fountain Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden, including the Keith Fountain
October 7, 1998 – Permanent

The Folger Rose Garden features a bed of roses in a rainbow of colors, along with selected annuals, perennials, and woody plants chosen for year-round interest.

Smithsonian Gardens
As Precious as Gold
October 7, 1998 – September 9, 2002

A 42-ounce gold nugget, mining tools, maps, personal items, photographs, and a dog sled used to deliver the mail illustrate the story of the 1897-98 rush for gold in Alaska and the Klondike.

Postal Museum
Great Cats: Lions and Tigers Great Cats: Lions and Tigers
October 1, 1998 – Permanent

See living, breathing, roaring Sumatran tigers and African lions and learn more about these endangered animals.

National Zoo
Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints
September 25, 1998 – January 31, 1999

American Art Museum
Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis
September 23, 1998 – September 27, 1999

This exhibition features images from Curtis's comprehensive 20-volume study The North American Indian (1907-1930) and examines the personal and professional struggles he faced in producing his landmark work.

American History Museum
South Africa 1936-1949: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee South Africa 1936-1949: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee
September 20, 1998 – February 28, 1999

See 79 black and white images taken by Larrabee (b. 1914) in the '30s and '40s that document the lives of African peoples in both rural and urban settings.

African Art Museum
The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama
September 13, 1998 – March 21, 1999

See a 300-work exhibition focusing primarily on the "molas" (colorful, richly decorated applique blouses), for which the Kuna of Panama are world-renowned.

American Indian Museum New York
African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Legrain African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Legrain
August 16, 1998 – November 29, 1998

See an exhibition that explores the influence African chairs and stools had on the work of French artist Pierre Legrain (1889-1929), who is credited as one of the founders of the Art Deco style.

African Art Museum
A Collector's Vision of Puerto Rico A Collector's Vision of Puerto Rico
July 31, 1998 – October 16, 2000

Carnival masks and costumes, musical instruments, colonial art, and jewelry from Teodoro Vidal's collection explore Puerto Rican history and culture during the past 500 years.

American History Museum
Business Wings Business Wings
June 12, 1998 – July 17, 2000

Learn the history of business aviation from open-cockpit biplanes used after World War I to the Lear jet.

Air and Space Museum

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