12 Noon-4 p.m.
The National Museum of American History's annual display of Christmas trees. Arts and
crafts demonstrations, food tasting, music and dance are conducted throughout the
exhibition. The trees are currently on display through January 3.
A Visual Journey: Photographs by Lisa
Through March 1999
Documentary Photo Gallery, 3rd floor, west.
Works covering the life and culture of the '60's. Examples include communal living in New
Mexico, Vietnam war protests, psychedelic drugs and the Haight-Ashbury scene.
1848: New Border, New Nation
Through March 7, 1999 Showcase demonstrating the importance of the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo, which
ended the Mexican War of 1848 and set the borders of land that is now the states of Texas,
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada New Mexico and parts of Utah.
A Collector's Vision of Puerto Rico
Through May 1999
Religious icons, carnival masks and costumes, musical instruments from 500 years of Puerto
Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis
Through September 27, 1999
Photographer's equipment and artifacts from his journey that produced the 20-volume study,
The North American Indian (1907-1930) . Note: The exhibition will open at 12 Noon
on Dec. 11, 1998; March 11, 1999; and June 11, 1999, to allow conservators to rotate the
exhibition, protecting the objects from over exposure to light.