Museums

Openings

ANACOSTIA MUSEUM -- "All the Stories Are True: African American Writers Speak," from Monday through Dec. 31. Open daily 10 to 5. 1901 Fort Pl. SE. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

CORCORAN -- "In Search of Self: Paintings and Drawings by Anil Revri," from Saturday through Sept. 13. Continuing: "The Eyes of History 2004: An Exhibition of Award-Winning Photographs by White House Photojournalists," through July 19; "Expressions 2004," through June 28; "Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms: Paintings That Inspired a Nation," through Sept. 6; "Memento: Muriel Hasbun Photographs," through June 7. Permanent collection includes the Salon Dore French gilt room, 16th-century Italian earthenware, 17th- to 20th-century European paintings, and 18th- to 20th-century American paintings. Open Friday-Monday and Wednesday 10 to 5, Thursday 10 to 9; closed Tuesday. $6.75, seniors $4.75, students ages 13 to 18 $3, children under 12 free, family $12; free Mondays all day and Thursdays after 5. 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1700.

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY -- "Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution," from Wednesday through Oct. 30. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 4. 201 East Capitol St. SE. 202-544-4600.

HIRSHHORN -- "Directions: Gabriel Orozco," from Thursday through Sept. 6. Permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Seventh and Independence SW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

Exhibitions

AFRICAN ART -- "Playful Performances," a celebration of mask-making and masquerade performance by African children, through Dec. 12; "Insights," works by nine contemporary African artists, through Nov. 28. Open indefinitely: "The Ancient West African City of Benin, 1300-1897"; "The Art of the Personal Object"; "Images of Power and Identity." Open daily 10 to 5:30. 950 Independence Ave. SW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

AIR AND SPACE -- Open indefinitely: "The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age"; "Explore the Universe"; "Earth Today: A Digital View of Our Dynamic Planet"; "GPS: A New Constellation"; "How Things Fly," interactive gallery about the principles of flight; "Modern Carrier Aviation: Seapower in a Changing World"; Pershing II and SS-20 missiles; "Commuting in the Amphibian Manner: The Grumman Goose"; "Carrier War in the Pacific"; "Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age"; "Voyager: Around the World Without a Pit Stop"; "Looking at Earth," on aerial photography; "The Golden Age of Flight." Large-format films in the IMAX theater; "Infinity Express" in the Albert Einstein planetarium. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Seventh and Independence SW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

AMERICAN DIME MUSEUM -- "Baltimore's Betsy, the Finger-Painting Chimp: A Retrospective of Her Work," through Aug. 31; "Strands of Time: Sentimental Works in Hair"; "Midway in Miniature"; "Remember Me." Permanent exhibition of memorabilia and objects from 19th-century "dime museums" and sideshows. Open Wednesday-Friday noon to 3, Saturday-Sunday noon to 5. $5, ages 6 to 12 $3, under 6 free. 1808 Maryland Ave., Baltimore. 410-230-0263.

AMERICAN HISTORY -- "So Proudly We Hail" and "WWII Photographic Perspectives"; "Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education," through May 2005; "Taking America to Lunch," metal lunchboxes and beverage containers, indefinitely; "The Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes" and "Mike McCartney's Liverpool Life," through July 5; "Bon Apetit! Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian," through September 2005. Open indefinitely: "America on the Move"; "Slates, Slide Rules and Software: Teaching Math in America"; "Within These Walls"; "The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden"; "Lighting a Revolution II"; "On Time"; "Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song"; "Communities in a Changing Nation: The Promise of 19th Century America"; "A More Perfect Union: Japanese-Americans and the U.S. Constitution"; "World War II GI: The American Soldier's Experience"; "Science in American Life"; "First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image"; "American Encounters," about cultures of New Mexico; "From Parlor to Politics: Women and Reform in America, 1890-1925"; "Information Age: People, Information and Technology"; "Field to Factory: African-American Migration 1915-1940"; "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860"; Hands-On Science Room (open 12:30 to 5 Tuesday-Friday and 10 to 5 Saturday-Sunday; closed federal holidays); Hands-on History Center (open noon to 3 Tuesday-Sunday; closed federal holidays). Museum open daily 10 to 5:30. 14th and Constitution NW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

AMERICAN VISIONARY ART Museum -- "Golden Blessings of Old Age/Out of the Mouths of Babes," indefinitely. Changing exhibitions of works by self-taught artists. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 to 6. $6, seniors, students and children $4. 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. 410-244-1900.

ANDERSON HOUSE -- "Beyond the Battlefield: The Daily Life of the Revolutionary War Soldier," through Oct. 2. The headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati exhibits items related to the American Revolution and collections of American, European and Oriental antiques and artifacts. Open Tuesday-Saturday 1 to 4. 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040, Ext. 2.

ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS -- Permanent collection of 20th-century Latin American art. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 to 5. 201 18th St. NW. 202-458-6016.

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART -- "Celebration and Vision: The Hewitt Collection of African American Art," through Aug. 8; "Architect John Russell Pope's Baltimore," through Aug. 1; "Picasso: Surrealism and the War Years," through Aug. 29; "A Grand Legacy: Five Centuries of European Art," indefinitely. Permanent exhibitions include the Cone Collection of postimpressionist and early-modern art, Old Masters galleries, the American Wing of American decorative arts, the Garrett and Lucas collections of prints and drawings, and the Saidie A. May collection of art since 1900. Open Friday and Wednesday- Thursday 11 to 5, Saturday-Sunday 11 to 6 (open to 8 on the first Thursday each month). $7, seniors and students $5, under age 19 free. Free to all on the first Thursday monthly. North Charles Street and Art Museum Drive, Baltimore. 410-396-7100.

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF INDUSTRY -- Permanent exhibits on the heritage and preservation of Baltimore and Maryland's industrial past. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday noon to 5, Wednesday evenings 6 to 9. $6, students and seniors $4.50, families $20. 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. 410-727-4808.

BELAIR MANSION AND STABLE -- "The Slaves of Belair," indefinitely; "Building the Great House," indefinitely. A restored 1745 plantation home furnished with period antiques, with an early 20th-century thoroughbred racing museum. Open Thursday-Sunday 1 to 4. 12207 Tulip Grove Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3089.

BOWIE RAILROAD STATION Museum -- "Historic Images of a Railroad Town," indefinitely; an interactive exhibit on the telegraph in railroad operations, open indefinitely. Open Saturday- Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday noon to 4. 8614 Chestnut Ave., Bowie. 301-809-3089.

BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND Printing -- Public tours are available weekdays except holidays from 9 to 2 and 5 to 7. Same-day timed-entry tickets are required and may be obtained at Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street) ticket booth starting at 8. Visitors Center open 8:30 to 3. Photo identification required. 14th and C SW. 202-874-2330 or 866-874-2330.

CITY MUSEUM OF WASHINGTON -- Exhibitions: "Washington Perspectives"; "Taking a Closer Look: Images From the Albert Small Collection"; "Sandlots to Stadiums: Sports and Community in Washington"; "Chinatown: Place or People?"; "Mount Vernon Square Communities: Generations of Change." Exhibition admission $3, students and seniors $2. Multimedia show $5, students and seniors $4. Research library free. Open Tuesdays through Sundays 10 to 5. New York Avenue and Ninth Street NW. 202-383-1800.

COLLEGE PARK AVIATION MUSEUM -- Aircraft, interactive exhibits and memorabilia related to the history of aviation at the world's oldest continuously operating airport. Open daily 10 to 5. $4, seniors $3, children $2. 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029.

DAR -- "Something Old, Something New: Inventing the American Wedding," through Sept. 4. Permanent collection includes ceramics, glass and silver, period rooms and children's section. Open Monday-Friday 9:30 to 4, Saturday 9 to 5 (closed Sundays). 1776 D St. NW. 202-879-3254.

DEA MUSEUM -- "Air, Land and Sea," through 2004; "Illegal Drugs in America," indefinitely. Exhibits, videos and interactive displays tracing the history of drug abuse, illegal drugs and federal drug law enforcement in America. Open Tuesday-Friday 10 to 4. 700 Army Navy Dr., Arlington. 202-307-3463.

DECATUR HOUSE -- Permanent exhibitions of Federalist furnishings and architecture in an 1818 Federal-style townhouse. Open Friday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday noon to 4, Tuesday-Wednesday 10 to 5, Thursday 10 to 8. 1610 H St. NW. 202-842-0920.

DUMBARTON HOUSE -- The circa-1800 headquarters of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America houses a permanent collection of 18th- and 19th-century English and American furniture, ceramics, silver, textiles and paintings. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 to 2; guided tours Tuesday-Saturday at 10:15, 11:15, 12:15 and 1:15. $5, students free. 2715 Q St. NW. 202-337-2288.

DUMBARTON OAKS -- Permanent collection of pre-Columbian, Byzantine and classical works. Open Tuesday-Sunday 2 to 5; donation requested. Ten acres of formal gardens open Tuesday-Sunday 2 to 6; admission $6, seniors and ages under 12 $4. 1703 32nd St. NW. 202-339-6401.

EISENHOWER EXECUTIVE OFFICE Building -- Tours of the restored Executive Office Building are available by advance reservation Saturdays 9 to noon. Security approval required. 17th and Pennsylvania NW. 202-395-5895.

FAIRFAX MUSEUM -- Permanent collection of American Indian, Colonial, Civil War and other objects. Open daily 9 to 5. 10209 Main St., Fairfax. 703-385-8414.

FORT WARD -- Permanent exhibits of Civil War artifacts. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday noon to 5. 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-838-4848.

FREDERICK DOUGLASS HOME -- Visitors center offers orientation at the last residence of the 19th-century abolitionist. Open daily 9 to 5. 1411 W St. SE. 202-426-5961.

FREER GALLERY -- "Whistler in Paris: Lithographs From the Belle Epoque, 1891-1896," through Aug. 5; "Birds and Beasts in Japanese Art" and "The Tea Ceremony as Melting Pot," through July 18; "The Religious Art of Japan," through December. Open indefinitely: "Whistler Paintings at the Freer"; "South Asian Sculpture"; "Winged Figures"; "Arts of the Islamic World"; "Art for Art's Sake"; "Charles Lang Freer and Egypt"; "Shades of Blue and Green: Chinese Celadon Ceramics"; "Ancient Chinese Pottery and Bronze." Changing exhibits from the permanent collections of Asian and American art. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC National Memorial -- Permanent exhibit of the George Washington collection. Open daily 9 to 5. 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 703-683-2007.

HILLWOOD -- "Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs," through Dec. 31. The former home of Marjorie Merriweather Post houses a permanent collection of Russian and French decorative art. Reservations required. $12, seniors $10, students $7, ages 6 to 18 $5. 4155 Linnean Ave. NW. For information, 202-686-8500; for reservations, 202-686-5807.

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT MUSEUM -- "At Home With Frederick Douglass"; "For the Cranes," through Aug. 6; "Continuation of the Arts Through the Generations," Indian crafts, through Sept. 30. Permanent exhibits pertaining to American historical events and locales. Open weekdays except federal holidays 8:30 to 4:30, and from 1 to 4 on the third Saturday monthly. 18th and C NW. 202-208-4743.

INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM -- "The Enemy Within: Terror in America, 1776 to Today," indefinitely (exhibit admission $5, seniors $4, ages 5 to 11 $3, younger free). Permaent displays of wristwatch cameras, poison gas guns, a World War II Enigma cipher machine and other coding machines, disguises, etc. Open daily 9 to 8. Museum admission $13, seniors $12, ages 5 to 11 $10, younger free. 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.

KOSHLAND SCIENCE MUSEUM -- "Wonders of Science"; "Global Warming Facts & Our Future"; "Putting DNA to Work." Open daily except Tuesday 10 to 5. $5, seniors, students and military $3. Sixth and E NW. 202-334-1201.

KREEGER MUSEUM -- "Art and War: Works in the Kreeger Collection," through July 31; "The True Artist Is an Amazing Luminous Fountain," through July 31. The Philip Johnson-designed former residence of Carmen and David Kreeger displays their collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, and traditional African art. Open Saturday 10 to 4; guided tours by reservation only Tuesday-Friday at 10:30 and 1:30. $8, seniors and students $5. 2401 Foxhall Rd. NW. 202-338-3552.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS -- "Humor's Edge: Cartoons by Ann Telnaes," through Sept. 4; "With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty," through Nov. 13; "Churchill and the Great Republic," the life and career of Winston Churchill, through July 10; "American Treasures of the Library of Congress," rotating permanent exhibition ("American Treasures" information: 202-707-3834). Open indefinitely: "Bob Hope and American Variety"; "Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin." Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5. First and Independence SE. 202-707-4604.

LOUDOUN MUSEUM -- Permanent collection of Indian, Revolutionary War, Civil War and local history objects. $1, children 50 cents. 14-16 Loudoun St. SW, Leesburg. 703-777-7427.

MANASSAS MUSEUM -- Permanent collection of Indian, Colonial, railroad, Civil War and local history objects. Open Friday-Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday 10 to 5. $3, seniors and ages 6 through 17 $2, under 6 free; on Sundays, free to all. 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-368-1873.

MARINE CORPS -- Korean War 50th anniversary commemorative exhibition; history of the Corps from 1775 to the present; Iwo Jima flag. Open Monday-Friday 10 to 4. Building 58, Washington Navy Yard, Ninth and M SE. 202-433-3534.

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- "Baltimore Ablaze: The Great Fire of 1904," through Oct. 31. Permanent exhibitions: "Looking for Liberty: An Overview of Maryland History," and "Maryland Through the Artist's Eye." Open Friday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday 10 to 5. $8, seniors and students $6, ages 3 to 12 $4, under 3 free. 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore. 410-685-3750.

MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER -- "Ancient Threads, Newly Woven: Recent Art From China's Silk Road," through June 27. Open Friday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday 2 to 5. 1624 Crescent Pl. NW. 202-667-6800.

MOUNT VERNON -- The home and burial place of George Washington is open daily 8 to 5. $11, seniors $10.50, ages 6 through 11 $5, under 6 free. At the south end of the George Washington Parkway, eight miles south of Alexandria. 703-780-2000.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES -- Permanent displays of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights; exhibition, "The Charters of Freedom." Open daily 10 to 5:30. Ninth and Constitution NW. 202-501-5000.

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM -- "Samuel Mockbee and the Rural Studio: Community Architecture," through Sept. 6; "Envisioning Architecture: Drawings From the Museum of Modern Art," through June 20; "Affordable Housing: Designing an American Asset," through through Aug. 8; "Symphony in Steel: Ironworkers and the Walt Disney Concert Hall," through Aug. 22; "D.C. Builds: The Anacostia Waterfront," through Sunday. Building tours Monday-Wednesday at 12:30; Thursday-Saturday at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30; Sunday at 12:30 and 1:30. Museum open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 5. Fourth and F NW. 202-272-2448.

NATIONAL CRYPTOLOGIC MUSEUM -- Exhibits and artifacts on the history of code-making and code-breaking. Open weekdays 9 to 4. At the National Security Agency, off Route 32, Fort Meade, Md. 301-688-5849.

NATIONAL FIREARMS MUSEUM -- Permanent exhibits tracing the evolution of firearms and their role in the history of the United States. Open daily 10 to 4. National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax. 703-267-1600.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, EAST -- "American Masters From Bingham to Eakins: The John Wilmerding Collection," through Oct. 10; "Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya" and "The Cubist Paintings of Diego Rivera: Memory, Politics, Place," through July 25; "Small French Paintings," indefinitely. Permanent collection of 20th-century art. Open Friday-Saturday and Monday-Thursday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 6. Fourth and Constitution NW. 202-737-4215 (TDD: 202-842-6176).

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WEST -- "Drawings of Jim Dine," through Aug. 1. Permanent collections of European and American paintings, sculpture and decorative arts from the 13th through the 19th centuries, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 6. Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-737-4215 (TDD: 202-842-6176).

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC -- "Dogs: Wolf, Myth, Hero and Friend," through Sept. 6; "Impact," photographs by Karen Kasmauski, through June 1. Open Monday-Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 10 to 5. 17th and M NW. 202-857-7588.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN Jewish Military History -- "Reconnaissance and Recollection: Military and Civilian Photographs From World War II," indefinitely. Open Monday-Friday 9 to 5. 1811 R St. NW. 202-265-6280.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CIVIL War Medicine -- "Building on the Past: Military Medicine for the 21st Century"; "Nurses of the Civil War"; "The Art of Embalming the Dead During the American Civil War." Permanent exhibits of medical equipment, photographs, camp re-creations and memorabilia related to medical care during the Civil War. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 4, Sunday 11 to 4. $6.50, seniors $6, children 10 to 16 $4.50, under 10 free. 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-695-1864.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH & Medicine -- Open indefinitely: "Human Body, Human Being"; "Evolution of the Microscope"; "Living in a World With AIDS"; "To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds." Open daily 10 to 5:30. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 54, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-782-2200.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN in the Arts -- "Nordic Cool: Hot Women Designers," through Sept. 12; "Book as Art XV," through Nov. 28. Selections from the permanent collection, indefinitely; selections from the silver collection, indefinitely. $8, students and seniors $6, 18 and younger free; free on first Wednesday and Sunday of each month. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday noon to 5. 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000.

NATIONAL POSTAL MUSEUM -- "The Queen's Own: Stamps That Changed the World," through Jan. 11. Permanent galleries: "What's in the Mail for You!"; "Moving the Mail"; "Binding the Nation"; "Customers and Communities"; "Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story"; "The Art of Cards and Letters"; "Stamps and Stories." Open daily 10 to 5:30. 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-633-9849).

NATURAL HISTORY -- "Ancient Microworlds," through Sept. 15; "In Stabiano: Exploring the Ancient Seaside Villas of the Roman Elite," through Oct. 24; "Baseball as America," through Oct. 3. Open indefinitely: The Kenneth E. Behring Hall of Mammals; "Forces of Change: Global Links, El Nino's Powerful Reach"; "African Voices"; "T-Rex"; "Life in the Ancient Seas"; "Frozen in Time: The Iceman"; "Native Alaskan Cultures"; Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals; Orkin Insect Zoo. Open daily 10 to 5:30. 10th and Constitution NW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

NAVAL HERITAGE CENTER -- Permanent and rotating exhibits of ship models, artifacts, photographs and memorabilia. Open Monday-Saturday 9:30 to 5. Free. U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-737-2300.

NAVY MUSEUM -- "Spanning Three Centuries: Museums on the Washington Navy Yard"; "A Vision of History"; "Securing the Seas for Union Victory"; "The American Revolution and the French Alliance"; "The Forgotten Wars of the 19th Century"; "Joshua Barney's Chesapeake Bay Flotilla"; "Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan"; "Polar Exploration"; "Spanish-American War"; "Dive, Dive: U.S. Navy Submarine Force." Open by appointment only Monday-Friday 9 to 4, Saturday-Sunday 10 to 5. Building 70, Washington Navy Yard, Ninth and M SE. 202-433-6897 or 202-433-4882.

OCTAGON -- "Aerospace Design: The Art of Engineering from NASA's Aeronautical Research," through Dec. 5. Open Friday-Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday 10 to 4. $5, students and seniors $4. 1799 New York Ave. NW. 202-638-3105.

OLD GUARD MUSEUM -- "The Old Guard Today"; "An Old Guard History." Open Monday-Saturday 9 to 4, Sunday 1 to 4. Building 249, Sheridan Avenue, Fort Myer, Arlington. 703-696-6670.

PHILLIPS COLLECTION -- Permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings. Special exhibition admission $10, seniors and students $8, under 18 free. Admission to permanent collection only by voluntary donation on weekdays. "Artful Evenings," Thursdays 5 to 8:30, $8 (includes musical performance). Open Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday 10 to 5, Sunday noon to 7, Thursday 10 to 8:30; closed Monday. 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

RADIO-TELEVISION MUSEUM -- Permanent collection of working vintage radios and televisions and related memorabilia. Open Saturday-Sunday 1 to 4 and by appointment. 2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. 301-390-1020 or 301-809-3088.

RENWICK -- "Right at Home: American Studio Furniture," through Jan. 17. Permanent collection of American crafts. Open daily 10 to 5:30. 17th and Pennsylvania NW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY -- "Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain," through Oct. 17; "Perspectives: Do-Ho Suh," through Sept. 26; "Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries," through Aug. 8; "Faith and Form: Selected Calligraphy and Paintings From Japanese Religious Traditions," through July 18. Open indefinitely: "Fountains of Light: Islamic Metalwork From the Nuhad Es-Said Collection"; "Luxury Arts of Silk Route Empires"; "Metalwork and Ceramics From Ancient Iran"; "Sculpture of South and Southeast Asia"; "Arts of China." Open daily 10 to 5:30. 1050 Independence Ave. SW. 202-357-2700 (TDD: 202-357-1729).

SEWALL-BELMONT HOUSE -- Permanent exhibits of women's suffrage and equal rights memorabilia. Suggested donation $3. Open Tuesday-Friday 11 to 3, Saturday noon to 4. 144 Constitution Ave. NE. 202-546-1210.

TEXTILE MUSEUM -- "Timeless Connections: Exploring Tapestry Weave," through Aug. 1; "By Hand in the Electronic Age: Contemporary Tapestry," through Sept. 5; "Draped, Wrapped and Folded: Untailored Clothing," through Sunday. Rotating exhibitions of textiles and carpets from around the world. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 1 to 5. Suggested contribution $5. 2320 S St. NW. 202-667-0441.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT -- Tours of the Treasury Building are available by advance reservation Saturdays at 10, 10:20 and 10:40. Security approval required. 15th and Pennsylvania NW. 202-622-0896.

TUDOR PLACE -- Permanent display of Mount Vernon objects, furniture and silver. The 1816 mansion and five-acre garden is open for tours Tuesday-Saturday 10 to 4, Sunday noon to 4. House tour $6; garden tour $2. 1644 31st St. NW. 202-965-0400.

U.S. BOTANIC GARDEN -- Permanent exhibitions of more than 4,000 plants and a tropical rain forest. Open daily 10 to 5. Admission is free. 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333.

U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL Museum -- "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race," through Oct. 16. Exhibits, photographs and artifacts. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Admission to permanent exhibit by timed-entry ticket available at the museum or through Tickets.com (703-218-6500 or 800-400-9373; service charge added). 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. (15th Street) SW. 202-488-0400.

WALTERS -- "Revolution! Documents From the American War of Independence," through July 3; "Grafton Tyler Brown: Visualizing California and the Pacific Northwest," and "Rhythm on Paper: The Illustrations of Brian Pinkney," through May 30; "Art of the Ancient Americas," indefinitely. Permanent collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, Byzantine silver, medieval armor, Faberge eggs, and 16th- through 19th-century paintings and sculpture. At Hackerman House: Chinese and Japanese porcelains, Japanese decorative arts, early Buddhist sculpture from China, and Southeast Asian art. Open Friday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday 10 to 5 (closed Monday-Tuesday). $8, seniors $6, students and ages 18 to 25 $5, under 17 free. Free to all on Saturdays from 11 to 1. 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-547-9000.

WOODROW WILSON HOUSE -- "Joel Barlow -- The Sage of Kalorama," through June 21. President Wilson's home exhibits memorabilia of his administration and his era. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 to 4. $5, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for students and children, under 7 free. 2340 S St. NW. 202-387-4062.

Art Spaces

* -- Opening show

AMERICAN CENTER FOR PHYSICS -- Paintings, photographs and sculpture by five artists, through Oct. 22. 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park. 301-209-3125.

AMERICAN U. -- "Belisario Contreras: The World War II Drawings," through July 16. Watkins Gallery, Bender Library, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-885-1670.

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY -- "Taps," indefinitely. Memorial Bridge and Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. 703-607-8052.

ART INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON -- "Operation Iraqi Freedom: The Images You Didn't See on TV," through June 30. 1820 N. Fort Myer Dr., Arlington. 703-358-9550.

BEAD MUSEUM -- "Naga Tribal Adornment: Signatures of Status and Self," through December. Permanent displays of beads from around the world. Open Wednesday-Saturday 11 to 4, Sunday 1 to 4. 400 Seventh St. NW. 202-624-4500.

BLACKROCK CENTER FOR the Arts -- Paintings by Caroline Jasper and Sue Ousterhout, through June 11. 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

BRAZILIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL Institute -- Paintings by Juvenal Reis, through June 18. 4719 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-362-8334.

CZECH EMBASSY -- Photographs by Oldrich Skacha, from Thursday through June 18. 3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW. 202-274-9100.

D.C. ARTS CENTER -- Works by Lisa Bertnick, Gute Brandao, Elise Miley, Amelia Ozyck, Dan Randall and Anthony Yannone, through Sunday. 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.

DCJCC -- "Homelands: Baghdad- Jerusalem-New York," sculpture by Oded Halahmy, through June 24. Bronfman Gallery, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-518-9400.

FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD -- "Rodin: In His Own Words, Selections From the Iris B. Gerald Cantor Foundation," through Aug. 22. Open weekdays; advance reservation required. 20th and C NW. 202-452-3778.

GEORGE WASHINGTON U. -- "Oscar Bluemner: A Daughter's Legacy -- Selections From the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection," through June 30. Media and Public Affairs Building, 805 21st St. NW. 202-994-1525.

HOWARD U. HOSPITAL -- "New Frontiers in Medicine: Medical Service, Research and Education at Howard University Hospital," indefinitely. Freedmen's Hall, 2041 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-865-6629.

IDB -- "Viva Haiti! Contemporary Art of the Haitian Diaspora," through Aug. 6. IDB Cultural Center, Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 202-623-3774.

KENTLANDS MANSION -- Juried exhibition by the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association, through June 27. 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6425.

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART -- Spring juried exhibition, through Sunday. 18 State Cir., Annapolis. 410-268-4566.

* MARYLAND HALL for the Creative Arts -- Juried exhibition by the Annapolis Watercolor Club, and new works by Helen Zughaib, through July 2. 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-5544.

McLEAN PROJECT FOR THE ARTS -- Clay forms by Sue Papa, drawings and prints by Tanj Softic, through Saturday. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-1953.

MONTPELIER CULTURAL ARTS Center -- "Normandy Portraits: 60th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion," through Aug. 21. 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. 301-953-1993 (TDD: 301-490-2329).

NATIONAL WILDLIFE VISITOR Center -- Paintings by Wayne J. Chunat, through June. 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel. 301-497-5760.

NATIONAL ZOO -- Amazonia Science Gallery and Habitat: "Vanishing Pollinators," indefinitely. In the Education Building: "The Bird of Paradise Lost," indefinitely. 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-673-4717.

OLD POST OFFICE PAVILION -- Comic strips from Belgium, through June 12. 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

QUIET WATERS PARK -- Works by Mark Oxman, Kenneth & Laura S. Conley and Pat Kabore, through June 20. 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777.

SANDY SPRING MUSEUM -- Exhibition by the National League of American Pen Women, through June 21. 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. 301-774-0022.

STRATHMORE HALL ARTS CENTER -- "Drawing for Art IX," through June 21; nature photographs by Rick Bragga, through June 30. 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

U. OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE County -- "We Shall Overcome: Photographs From the American Civil Rights Era," through Sunday. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Cir., Catonsville. 410-455-2787.

WHITE HOUSE VISITOR CENTER -- "The White House at War: 1941-1945," through Sept. 19; "Furnishing the Nation's Home: Treasures From the President's House," indefinitely. 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-208-1631.

WOMEN IN MILITARY SERVICE for America Memorial -- "Partners in Winning the War," through December. Permanent exhibitions of World War II and Korean War artifacts and memorabilia. Arlington National Cemetery, Memorial Bridge and Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. 800-222-2294.

Galleries

* -- Opening show

The District

DAVID ADAMSON -- Photographs by Amy Lamb, through June 24. 406 Seventh St. NW. 202-628-0257.

ADDISON/RIPLEY -- Works by Dan Treado, through June 19. 1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-338-5180.

* ALEX -- New garden journals by Ann Zahn, through June 30. 2106 R St. NW. 202-667-2599.

ATLANTIC -- Watercolors of Madison County by James F. McComb, through June 14. 1055 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. 202-337-2299.

BIRD-IN-HAND -- Prints by Dario Scholis, through June 12. 323 Seventh St. SE. 202-543-0744.

CONNER -- Digital light sculpture by Leo Villareal, through June 26. 1730 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-588-8750.

* KATHLEEN EWING -- "Images of Italy," through July 17. 1609 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-328-0955.

FOXHALL -- Paintings by Carrita Smith, through June 28. 3301 New Mexico Ave. NW. 202-966-7144.

FRASER/GEORGETOWN -- Paintings by Sandra Ramos, through June 16. 1054 31st St. NW. 202-298-6450.

FUSEBOX -- Works by Jason Falchook and Gary Petersen, through June 26. 1412 14th St. NW. 202-299-9220.

G FINE ART -- Works by nine artists, through June 11. 926 N St. NW (rear). 202-333-0300.

* GALLERY A -- Paintings and mixed-media works by Consuelo Vallina, through June 30. 2106 R St. NW. 202-667-2599.

GALLERY 10 -- "Works on Paper II: Travels With Marco Polo," through Saturday. 1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-3326.

GOVINDA -- "Classic Golf," photographs by Walter Ioos Jr., through July 3. 1227 34th St. NW. 202-333-1180.

INTERNATIONAL VISIONS -- Works by Jefferson Pinder and Lauren Saxon, through June 26. 2629 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-234-5112.

IRVINE -- New works by Raimundo Rubio Huidobro, through June 29. 1710 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-332-8767.

MARNINART -- Paintings and sculpture by Giuseppe Maraniello, through Sept. 4. 406 Seventh St. NW. 202-347-3327.

MARKET FIVE -- "30th Anniversary Exhibition," works by Elisa McKay, Marguerite Beck-Rex and Joseph Harrison Snyder, through July 4. North Carolina Avenue and Seventh Street SE. 202-543-7293.

PARISH -- Paintings by Richard Mayhew, through June 15. 1054 31st St. NW. 202-944-2310.

PICASSO -- Photographs by Raphael Talisman, through June 19. 4707 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-363-6465.

* ELIZABETH ROBERTS -- Photographs by David Smith, Dan Schwarz and Colin Montgomery, through July 17. 2108 R St. NW. 202-232-1011.

SPECTRUM -- Watercolor and mixed-media drawings by Merilyn Beyrer Dean, through Sunday. 1132 29th St. NW. 202-333-0954.

STRAND -- Works by Margaret Boozer, through Saturday. 1531 33rd St. NW. 202-333-4663.

STUDIO -- "Best in Show: Dogs and Their People," paintings and prints by Andrea Rowe Kraus, through June 13. 2108 R St. NW. 202-232-8734.

STUDIO UPSTAIRS -- Paintings by Mindy Wiesel and Willy Heeks, glass works by Steven Weinberg and photographs by Stephen Petegorsky, through July 15. 1032 33rd St. NW. 202-333-7021.

* TOUCHSTONE -- Exhibition by Maryland Printmakers, from Wednesday through July 3. 406 Seventh St. NW. 202-347-2787.

WASHINGTON PRINTMAKERS -- Prints by Diane Bruce, through June 20. 1732 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-332-7757.

WASHINGTON WORKS ON PAPER -- Mixed-media prints by Carol Adelmen, through July 3. 3420 Ninth St. NE. 202-526-4848.

* WATERGATE -- Paintings by Stephen Bates, through July 15. 2552 Virginia Ave. NW. 202-338-4488.

ZENITH -- "Wayne Trapp: An Introspective," through Sunday. 413 Seventh St. NW. 202-783-2963.

Maryland

ARTFX -- Turned wood by Sherry and Allen Hockenberry, through June 30. 45 West St., Annapolis. 410-990-4540.

ARTS BARN -- Paintings by Coleen Ryan Rivera, through July 18. 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 3 301-258-6394.

CREATIVE PARTNERS -- Mobiles by David A. Yano and abstract paintings by Marsha Hall, through June 26. 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 301-951-9441.

FRASER/BETHESDA -- Glass works by Tim Tate, through June 8. 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-718-9651.

GLASS -- Glass works by Richard LaLonde, through June 19. 4800 Hampden Lane, Bethesda. 301-657-3478.

OSUNA -- "Art From the Past to the Present, a Selection," through June 30. 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-4500.

OZMOSIS -- Paintings by Martha Brooks Marshall, through July 3. 7908 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. 301-664-9662.

SLAYTON HOUSE -- Watercolors by Lynn Ferris, photographs by Natalie Harvey, through June 14. Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia. 410-730-3987.

Virginia

ARTISTS' UNDERTAKING -- Etchings by Patricia Smith, jewelry by Carol Holmes, through Monday. 309 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-494-0584.

COBBLESTONE -- Miniature paintings by Margaret Hicks, Pam Palco, John Thompson and Joan Cornish Willies, and a mixed-media group show, through June 15. 213 King St., Alexandria. 703-548-3333.

* DEL RAY ARTISANS -- "Fun 'n Games Redux," through July 18. 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-765-1510.

* GALLERY WEST -- "The Human Spirit," from Thursday through July 5. 205 S. Union St., Alexandria. 703-549-7359.

LOFT -- Paintings by Marcia Toepfer, through Sunday. 313 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-490-1117.

MULTIPLE EXPOSURES -- Photographs by Suzanne Quinlan and Danny Conant, through Sunday. 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-2205.