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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
Recent Acquisitions 2 (1998)
August 7, 1998 – January 22, 1999

On view are over 75 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculpture acquired for the permanent collection.

Portrait Gallery
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
Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life
May 22, 1998 – September 19, 2000

View documents, photographs, and music that explore the role of the black church in major American cities, including Washington, D.C.

A&I
Arts of the Islamic World Arts of the Islamic World
May 3, 1998 – Indefinitely

The works on view here represent the three principal media for artistic expression in the Islamic world: architecture, the arts of the book, and the arts of the object.

Freer Gallery
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present
April 22, 1998 – December 10, 1998

American History Museum
Project HOPE: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad Project HOPE: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad
April 17, 1998 – July 8, 1998

The history of "Health Opportunities for People Everywhere"

American History Museum
Celebrity Caricature in America Celebrity Caricature in America
April 10, 1998 – August 23, 1998

Some 200 works explore the craze for celebrity portrait caricature in America between the World Wars. 

Portrait Gallery
The Seneca Falls Convention The Seneca Falls Convention
April 1, 1998 – August 31, 1999

Held on July 19th and 20th in the year 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention was the first organized demand for women's rights and suffrage.

Portrait Gallery
Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary
April 1, 1998 – January 30, 1999

David Geary, a navy medic, created several memorable portraits of the Hollywood star when she entertained the troops in Korea in 1954.

Portrait Gallery
Posters American Style Posters American Style
March 27, 1998 – August 9, 1998

Survey American poster design from the 1890s to the 1990s through 20 posters by some 90 graphic designers and artists.

American Art Museum
Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
January 30, 1998 – July 2, 1998

See 16 stamps from Roosevelt's collection, including several bearing his own designs.

Postal Museum
Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit
– Permanent

The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world.

National Zoo
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace
November 7, 1997 – July 19, 1998

Remember Marshall and the leaders with whom he helped shape history for much of the twentieth century in this exhibition.

Portrait Gallery
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
October 31, 1997 – January 31, 1999

See original props, models, costumes, characters, and artwork from the Star Wars trilogy that are used to compare elements of the films to elements of mythology, following a classic mythological "hero's journey."

Air and Space Museum
Agayuliyararput (Our Way of Making Prayer): The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks Agayuliyararput (Our Way of Making Prayer): The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks
October 24, 1997 – January 4, 1998

150 Yup'ik Eskimo objects from the Yukon, Kuskokwim, and coastal southwestern Alaska are on view.

Natural History Museum
The Poetics of Line: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group, Nigeria The Poetics of Line: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group, Nigeria
October 22, 1997 – April 26, 1998

View 64 paintings, drawings, prints, wood sculptures, & mixed-media works, dating from the 1960s to the present, by 7 Nigerian artists who studied or taught in the Department of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

African Art Museum
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places
September 26, 1997 – January 25, 1998

Some 100 paintings, miniatures, manuscripts, and memorabilia evoke the life and milieu of novelist Edith Wharton.

Portrait Gallery
Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art
September 26, 1997 – January 4, 1998

Some 100 photographs survey the work of 19th-century American photographer Mathew Brady.

Portrait Gallery

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