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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
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

The art of caricature—the distortion of the face or figure for satiric purposes—claims a long tradition in Western art. During the height of its vogue between the two world wars, caricature of the famous permeated the press and graced New York City café walls, theater curtains, and silk dresses.

Portrait Gallery
The Seneca Falls Convention The Seneca Falls Convention
Spring 1998 – Closed

Held on July 19tha nd 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
Spring 1998 – January 1999

David Geary, a navy medic, created several memorable portraits of the Hollywood star.

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

120 posters by some 90 graphic designers and artists survey American poster design from the 1890s to the 1990s.

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
Ceramics at the National Museum of African Art Ceramics at the National Museum of African Art
January 14, 1998 – Indefinitely

Drawn from the museum's extensive collection of ceramic works, 14 vessels represent various regions of the African continent.

African Art 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

Remembering Marshall and the leaders with whom he helped shape history for much of the twentieth century.

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
Blast from the Past Blast from the Past
June 27, 1997 – April 2010

This showcase features a 11.5-meter tubular core sample that shows physical and biological effects of Earth's collision with a giant asteroid 65 million years ago, which resulted in the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Natural History Museum
Space Race Space Race
May 16, 1997 – Permanent

This exhibition traces the competition in space between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union from its origins in the 1950s to the recent international cooperation.

Air and Space Museum
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection
January 31, 1997 – January 4, 1998

On view are 20 portraits from an exhibition, which toured the U.S. from 1944 through 1954, entitled Portraits of Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin.

Portrait Gallery

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