Texas Highways, Volume 51 Number 10, October 2004 Page: 12
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Women of Our Time
A SELECTION OF IMAGES FROM THE SMITHSONIAN'S
National Portrait Gallery, at the George Bush Presidential
Library & Museum in College Station from October 8
through January 2, highlights 75 women who challenged
and changed the way America viewed the world.
Women of Our Time includes photos of Helen Keller, who
proved to the world that disabilities need not be debilitat-
ing; Margaret Sanger, the feminist reformer who led the While on a trip to Japan with
.mwMonroe took a detour to Kor
birth-control movement; Judy Garland, who was immortal- Geary had a front-row seat.
ized as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz; painter Georgia
O'Keeffe; singer and dancer Josephine Baker; and many others. This is the sixth
and final venue for the exhibit. Call 979/691-4000; http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu.
GET CRAFTY Museum of Art (Oct. 3-Jan. 23, 2005) and
AFTER A THREE-MONTH VIEWING AT THE to the Wichita Falls Museum & Art Center
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the (Feb. 11-Apr. 9, 2005). Other venues will likely
gallery's signature annual exhibition, Craft- follow. The exhibition, which alternates annually
Houston 2004: TEXAS, travels to the El Paso between all-Texas and national artists, this year
COURTESY NATIONAL POP,5
h her new husband, Joe DiMaggio, in 1954, Marilyn
ea to entertain the troops. Photographer David D.
includes 76 objects from 55 craft artists from
throughout the state. You'll see such things as
intricate and funky teapots, anthropomorphic
wooden sculptures, whimsical ceramic crea-
tions, evocative blown-glass objects, and
abstract metal pieces. Curators from the
Whitney Museum of American Art, among other
lauded art institutions, selected the pieces,
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