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Balloons: The Birth of Flight, 1783-1793
September 2, 1994 – April 16, 1995

This exhibit tells the story of the invention of the balloon during the late 18th century.  

American History Museum
Beyond Paper: Chinese Calligraphy on Objects
August 27, 1994 – April 21, 1995

Appreciate the varied uses of calligraphy on 36 utilitarian and decorative works, spanning the 7th to the early 19th centuries.

Freer Gallery
Sculptures from the Flames: Ceramics by Gustav and Ulla Kraitz
August 26, 1994 – November 27, 1994

View 28 sculptures by Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz created using traditional Chinese techniques.

Smithsonian Gardens
Sculptures from the Flames: Ceramics by Gustav and Ulla Kraitz
August 26, 1994 – November 27, 1994

View 28 sculptures by Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz created using traditional Chinese techniques of glazing and firing.

Ripley Center
Ancient Egyptian Glass
August 24, 1994 – June 12, 1998

View 15 glass vessels for storing scented oils, perfumed ointments, or cosmetics.

Freer Gallery
Black Mosaic: Community, Race and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C.
August 21, 1994 – September 4, 1995

See an exhibit that looks at people of African descent and their migration to D.C. area, and examine how perceptions of race, color, class, and ethnicity shape people's identities.

Anacostia Community Museum
An Introduction to the Carnegie Mansion
August 16, 1994 – August 20, 1995

Visit an exhibition that introduces the history of the mansion now housing the museum.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Imagining Families: Images and Voices
August 15, 1994 – February 28, 1995

Using mixed media, 15 current American artists weave family images into statements on U.S. culture.

Arts and Industries
Landscape As Culture: Photographs by Lois Conner
August 14, 1994 – May 30, 1995

See how 87 platinum photographs, taken with a 100-year-old banquet camera, reveal the intersection of nature and humanity in China and South Asia.

Sackler Gallery
Gems of Hawaii: The Honolulu Advertiser Collection
July 29, 1994 – October 16, 1994

This exhibition of rare stamps traces the history of the Hawaiian Kingdom, its rulers, and the political change that swept the territory in the 19th century.

Postal Museum
Directions: Jeanne Dunning
July 21, 1994 – November 2, 1994

This first solo exhibition by this Chicago-based artist features some 25 color photos, mostly new work from the 1990s.

Hirshhorn Museum
Segesser Hide Paintings: Early Images of Cultural Conflict in North America
July 19, 1994 – October 30, 1994

This exhibit includes two large buffalo-hide paintings dating from the early 1700's and objects representative of the period, such as a sword, shield, stirrup, and a broadsword. 

American History Museum
Gertrude Kasebier, Photographer
July 8, 1994 – October 2, 1994

This exhibition features portraits and experimental and avant garde photographs by this pioneer art photographer, who was a leader in the Photo-Secession movement at the turn of the century.

Portrait Gallery
Bahamian Visions: The Art of Amos Ferguson
July 1, 1994 – July 10, 1994

See paintings by the noted Bahamian folk artist Amos Ferguson.

Ripley Center
James Renwick in Washington
June 28, 1994 – September 18, 1994

See 6 19th-century photographs and 4 craft objects that portray Washington buildings designed by Renwick.

Renwick Gallery
Venezuelan Wildlife Photos
June 22, 1994 – August 15, 1994

Visit an exhibition of 100 photographs of Venezuelan wildlife.

National Zoo
Diving for History: Treasures of the Indiana Shipwreck
June 21, 1994 – May 21, 1995

This showcase includes materials on recent field research done on the wreck of the Indiana.  

American History Museum
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
June 16, 1994 – September 11, 1994

This exhibit includes mixed-media installations by the Cuban-born, New York based artist.

Hirshhorn Museum
The Founding of the American Society of Mammologists
June 15, 1994 – June 23, 1994

Three showcases feature a chronological history of the scientific study of mammals in North America from 1758 to the present. 

Natural History Museum
Angles of Repose: A Garden Exhibition of Central Park Bench
June 14, 1994 – October 24, 1994

Follow the evolving style of Central Park on the occasion of the reintroduction of the Central Park settee, the first mass-produced bench used in Central Park.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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