June 29, 2012 - May 27, 2013
Amelia Earhart achieved international celebrity status as the first women to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane. Timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her disappearance, this one-room exhibition brought together a selection of portraits of Earhart in all artistic mediums, many of which are in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of Air and Space.
October 12, 2012 - April 28, 2013
“Poetic Likeness” will recognized the impact of poetry in America through a survey of its history during the modern period. During this time, the nation’s poets came of age in their command of a distinctly American voice.
June 15, 2012 - January 27, 2013
This exhibition viewed the War of 1812 in its international context and included portraits of the major British generals who crossed the Atlantic to fight for king and country. It also followed the stories of slaves, pirates, sailors, artists, architects, Native Americans and women during this pivotal time.
May 2, 2012 - January 12, 2013
Well before color reproductions and color snapshots became commonplace, pioneering photographer Harry Warnecke (1900–1984) and his associates at the New York Daily News’ Color Studio created brilliant, richly-hued portraits for the newspaper’s Sunday News magazine.
January 13, 2012 - January 6, 2013
Despite struggles with severely limited hearing and a turbulent marriage, Ms. Low sought to find a cause to which she could dedicate her life. In 1911, upon meeting the founder of the British based Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, Sir Robert Baden Powell, she knew she had found her cause.
August 12, 2011 - October 14, 2012
Through the groundbreaking work of seven talented artists from across the country and around the world, this exhibition offered provocative renditions of the Asian American experience.