Smithsonian Highlights

Special February Exhibits, Events

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National Museum Of American Art

Ansel Adams, A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection
(through March 29)
Images by the renowned American photographer (1902-1984) illustrate his point of view as an artist and as an advocate of national environmental stances. See The Artful Lens of Ansel Adams, February 1998.

Renwick Gallery

Reinstallation of the Permanent Collection
Thematic reinstallation showcases works in a variety of craft media.

National Portrait Gallery

George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace
(through July 12)
Exhibition of paintings, photographs and memorabilia salutes the life and career of American statesman Gen. George C. Marshall.

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

George Segal, A Retrospective: Sculptures, Paintings, Drawings
(February 19-May 17)
Show includes key examples of the famed sculptor's signature white-plaster figurative tableaux. See Art that turns life inside out, January 1998.

National Air And Space Museum

Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
(through November 1)
Exhibition commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Star Wars trilogy features original props, models, costumes and artworks. Free timed same-day tickets are available at the museum's ticket desk. Advance tickets are available through ProTix for a service charge of $2.25 per ticket (call: 1-800-529-2440). For general information, call 202-786-2122 (24-hour recording). See Star Wars on the Mall, November 1997.


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