Art Night on the Mall
Enjoy special extended summer hours at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, the Museum of African Art, and the Freer and Sackler galleries, Thursday evenings until 8 P.M. through September 3. The Ripley Center's International Gallery and the Hirshhorn's Full Circle Café will also remain open.
Special June Exhibitions, Events
Japanese Art in the Age of Koetsu
(June 6-January 3, 1999)
Exhibition highlights the cultural renaissance of early 17th-century Kyoto--paintings, calligraphy, ceramics.
Charles Lang Freer and Egypt
(opens June 13)
Display features works from Freer's collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.
Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings
(through July 7)
Paintings illuminate the role of the "sakhi" in Indian Rajput love paintings.