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Celia Cruz's Dress
July 21, 2003 – September 1, 2003

On view is a costume that Celia Cruz, "the Queen of Latin music," wore in concert in Carnegie Hall in the 1970s.

American History Museum
Science in the News: Mosquitoes
July 16, 2003 – September 16, 2003

This case explores the museum's collection of 1.5 million mosquitoes -- the world's largest.

Natural History Museum
Sidney Mobell
July 10, 2003 – August 10, 2003

See two cases of everyday objects created from precious metals and jewels by artist Sidney Mobell.

Natural History Museum
2003 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibition
July 1, 2003 – August 3, 2003

The 52 winning entries to the 2003 Federal Junior Duck Stamp state competitions are on view.

Postal Museum
Whistler's Greatest Etchings: The 1889 Amsterdam Set
June 28, 2003 – February 1, 2004

Retrace the development of Whistler's artistry by comparing 14 rare Amsterdam impressions with major examples of the artist's earlier work as a printmaker.

Freer Gallery
The Splendor of Diamonds
June 27, 2003 – September 30, 2003

See together for the first time 7 of the world's rarest diamonds representing a range of sizes and a rainbow of colors.

Natural History Museum
Ancestral Scotland Genealogy Interactive
June 25, 2003 – September 9, 2003

Visit your Scottish roots and find out how you can walk in the footsteps of your ancestors with a trip to Scotland via computer.

Arts and Industries
Tales and Legends in Japanese Art
June 21, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Explore tales and legends from Japanese and Chinese sources through Japanese paintings in a variety of formats.

Freer Gallery
Tea Utensils Under Wraps
June 21, 2003 – January 4, 2004

See some significant and decorative solutions to storing and protecting tea ceremony vessels that are treasured as works of art.

Freer Gallery
Tobacco to Tourism: Celebrating Alexandria's Scottish Heritage
June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

Trace the Scottish heritage of the city of Alexandria, Virginia, from its founding in the 18th century -- by a group that included several Scottish tobacco traders -- to today.

Arts and Industries
Celebrating Scotland's Crafts
June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

View approximately 106 objects produced by traditional methods that highlight the continuation of specialized skills and crafts passed down from generation to generation in Scotland.

Arts and Industries
Nature's Selections: Photographs by Chip Clark
June 10, 2003 – September 2, 2003

These 32 images by Natural History Museum's photographer Chip Clark depict museum staff at work performing hands-on activities, as well as scenes from nature.

Natural History Museum
The Healer Within
May 28, 2003 – September 2, 2003

Through 34 interactive workstations, learn how to become actively engaged in improving your own health.

Arts and Industries
Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate
May 22, 2003 – September 7, 2003

See more than 30 black-and-white photographs of women senators featured in this photo essay by photojournalist Melina Mara.

Arts and Industries
The Land through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
May 20, 2003 – December 26, 2004

This exhibition includes 85 photographs from the 1850s through the 20th century that trace America's fascination with the land and the way artists transform it into symbols and signature images.

American Art Museum
Happy Birthday St. Petersburg!
May 19, 2003 – June 30, 2003

See 4 icons and 4 photographs selected from the Castle Collection to honor the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Arts and Industries
May 19, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Like the tool that gives this program its name -- a device that creates balance through a spinning centrifugal force -- Gyroscope is about art's power to draw people in and stimulate an exchange between artists, their work, and audiences. Reflecting the depth and range of its collection, a rich mix of approximately 350 works from the late 19th century to the present are on view. 

Hirshhorn Museum
Legends of Our Times: Native Ranching and Rodeo Life on the Plains and the Plateau
May 17, 2003 – March 7, 2004

Trace the history of Native Americans as buffalo hunters, horsemen, ranchers and cowboys, and as entertainers and participants in the sport of rodeo.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
May 15, 2003 – July 27, 2003

Trace the visual testament to the enduring power of King's life and work through 115 works by reknown artists.

Ripley Center
Meet Me in St. Louis (A Year Late): Remembering the Louisiana Purchase
May 8, 2003 – August 5, 2003

The Archives Cases feature objects from the 1904 World's Fair related to the Louisiana Purchase. 

American History Museum

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