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BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES

Note: This is a listing of Federal boards, centers, commissions, councils,


panels, study groups, task forces, etc., not listed elsewhere in the
Manual, which were established by congressional or Presidential action,
whose functions are not strictly limite d to the internal operations of a
parent department or agency, and which are authorized to publish documents
in the Federal Register. While the editors have attempted to compile a
complete and accurate listing, suggestions for improving coverage of this
g uide are welcome. Please address your comments to the Office of the
Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration,
Washington, DC 20408. Phone, 202-523-5230.

Federal advisory committees, as defined by the Federal Advisory Committee


Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app.), have not been included here. A complete
listing of these committees can be found in the Twenty-second Annual
Report of the President on Federal Advi sory Committees for Fiscal Year
1993. For further information on Federal advisory committees and this
report, contact the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services
Administration, General Services Building (CAM), Room 7007, Washington, DC
20405. Phone, 202-273-3556.

Administrative Committee of the Federal Register

National Archives Building, Washington, DC 20408. Phone, 202-523-4534.

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

800 K Street NW., Suite 450 South, Washington, DC 20575. Phone,


202-653-5540.

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 809, Washington, DC 20004.


Phone, 202-606-8503.

American Battle Monuments Commission

20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Pulaski Building, Room 5127,


Washington, DC 20314-0001. Phone, 202-272-0533.

Appalachian Regional Commission

1666 Connecticut Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20235. Phone,


202-884-7799.

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board\1\ (FOOTNOTE)

(FOOTNOTE) \1\Also known as the Access Board.

1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111. Phone,


202-272-5434.

Arctic Research Commission

4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 630, Arlington, VA 22203. Phone,


703-525-0111.

Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Interagency Coordinating Committee

National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Room 4C32, Bethesda,


MD 20892. Phone, 301-496-0801.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

6225 Brandon Avenue, Suite 315, Springfield, VA 22150-2519.


Phone, 703-756-6012.

Board for International Broadcasting

1201 Connecticut Avenue NW., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036.


Phone, 202-254-8040.

Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee

475 L'Enfant Plaza SW., United States Postal Service, Stamp


Management Development Branch, Room 4474-E, Washington, DC 20260-2437.
Phone, 202-268-2312.

Commission of Fine Arts

441 F Street NW., Pension Building, Suite 312, Washington, DC


20001. Phone, 202-504-2200.

Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Main Treasury Building,


Room 5100, Washington, DC 20220. Phone, 202-622-1860.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Department of Commerce,


Room 3100, Washington, DC 20230. Phone, 202-482-3737.

Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled

1735 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal Square 3, Suite 403,


Arlington, VA 22202-3461. Phone, 703-603-7740.

Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

633 Indiana Avenue NW., Department of Justice, Office of


Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington, DC 20531. Phone,
202-307-0668.

Corporation for National and Community Service

1100 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. Phone, 202-606-4855.

Delaware River Basin Commission

Office of the United States Commissioner: 1010 Massachusetts


Avenue NW., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20001. Phone, 202-343-5761.
Office of the Executive Director: P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton,
NJ 08628. Phone, 609-883-9500; (FTS) 483-2077.

Endangered Species Committee

1849 C Street NW., Department of the Interior, Room 4429,


Washington, DC 20240. Phone, 202-208-4077.

Export Administration Review Board

14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Herbert C. Hoover


Building, Room 2705, Washington, DC 20230. Phone, 202-482-5863.

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council

2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037.


Phone, 202-634-6526.

Federal Financing Bank

15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Main Treasury Building,


Room 3054, Washington, DC 20220. Phone, 202-622-2470.

Federal Interagency Committee on Education

400 Maryland Avenue SW., Department of Education, Federal Office


Building 6, Room 3061, Washington, DC 20202-3600. Phone, 202-401-3679.

Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer

Pacific Northwest Laboratory, P.O. Box 999, K1-34, Richland, WA


99352. Phone, 509-375-2559.

Federal Library and Information Center Committee

Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-5100. Phone, 202-707-4800.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission

FH 825-A, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510.


Phone, 202-228-2491.

Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation

712 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20006. Phone, 202-395-4831.

Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Commission

15701 South Independence Boulevard, Lockport, IL 60441. Phone,


815-740-2047.

Indian Arts and Crafts Board

Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Room 4004,


Washington, DC 20240. Phone, 202-208-3773.

Information Security Oversight Office


750 17th Street NW., Suite 530, Washington, DC 20006. Phone,
202-634-6150.

Interagency Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

1801 L Street NW., Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,


Federal Sector Programs, Room 5238, Washington, DC 20507. Phone,
202-663-4560; or 202-663-4593 (TDD).

Interagency Savings Bonds Committee

800 K Street NW., Suite 800-N, Washington, DC 20226. Phone,


202-377-7732.

J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

301 Fourth Street SW., United States Information Agency, Room


247, Washington, DC 20547. Phone, 202-619-4290.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

2000 K Street NW., Suite 303, Washington, DC 20006. Phone,


202-653-8700.

Japan-United States Friendship Commission

1120 Vermont Avenue NW., Suite 925, Washington, DC 20005. Phone,


202-275-7712.

Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries

Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220. Phone, 202-376-1421.

Marine Mammal Commission

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW., Room 512, Washington, DC 20009.


Phone, 202-606-5504.

Migratory Bird Conservation Commission

1849 C Street NW., 622 ARLSQ, Washington, DC 20240. Phone,


703-358-1716.

Mississippi River Commission

1400 Walnut Street, P.O. Box 80, United States Army Corps of
Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Division, Vicksburg, MS 39180. Phone,
601-634-5000.

National Archives Trust Fund Board

8601 Adelphi Road, Room 4100, College Park, MD 20740-6001.


Phone, 301-713-6405.

National Commission on Libraries and Information Science

1110 Vermont Avenue NW., Suite 820, Washington, DC 20005. Phone,


202-606-9200.
National Communications System

701 South Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22204-2198. Phone,


703-692-3760.

National Council on Disability

1331 F Street NW., Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20004. Phone,


202-272-2004; or (TDD) 202-272-2074.

National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., National Archives


Building, Room 607, Washington, DC 20408. Phone, 202-501-5600.

National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee

2100 M Street NW., Suite 156, Washington, DC 20037. Phone,


202-653-5665.

National Park Foundation

1101 17th Street NW., Suite 1102, Washington, DC 20036-4704.


Phone, 202-785-4500.

Northwest Power Planning Council

851 Southwest Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97204-1348.


Phone, 503-222-5161.

Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation

P.O. Box KK, Flagstaff, AZ 86002. Phone, 602-779-2721.

Office of Women's Business Ownership

409 Third Street SW., Sixth Floor, Washington, DC 20416. Phone,


202-205-6673.

Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, DC 20540.


Phone, 202-707-5383.

Physician Payment Review Commission

2120 L Street NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037. Phone,


202-653-7220.

President's Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities

1331 F Street NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20004-1107. Phone,


202-376-6200; or (TDD) 202-376-6205.

President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency

Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building,


Room 10221, Washington, DC 20503. Phone, 202-395-6911.

President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

Old Executive Office Building, Room 340, Washington, DC 20500.


Phone, 202-456-2352.

Prospective Payment Assessment Commission

300 Seventh Street SW., Suite 301B, Washington, DC 20024. Phone,


202-401-8986.

Regulatory Information Service Center

750 17th Street NW., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006. Phone,


202-634-6220.

Susquehanna River Basin Commission

Office of the United States Commissioner: 1010 Massachusetts


Avenue NW., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20001. Phone, 202-343-4091.

Office of the Executive Director: 1721 North Front Street,


Harrisburg, PA 17102-2391. Phone, 717-238-0422 (non-FTS).

Textile Trade Policy Group

600 17th Street NW., Winder Building, Room 300, Washington, DC


20506. Phone, 202-395-3026.

Trade Policy Committee

Office of Policy Coordination, 600 17th Street NW., Winder


Building, Room 414, Washington, DC 20506. Phone, 202-395-7210.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone,


202-488-0400.

United States Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

1100 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 910, Arlington, VA 22209. Phone,


703-235-4473.

Veterans Day National Committee

Department of Veterans Affairs (80D), 810 Vermont Avenue NW.,


Washington, DC 20420. Phone, 202-273-5735.

White House Commission on Presidential Scholars

400 Maryland Avenue SW., Federal Office Building 6, Room 2189,


Washington, DC 20202. Phone, 202-401-1395.
QUASI-OFFICIAL AGENCIES

Note: This section contains organizations that are not Executive agencies
under the definition in 5 U.S.C. 105 but that are required by statute to
publish certain information on their programs and activities in the
Federal Register.

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION

750 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002-4250

Phone, 202-336-8800

President ........Alexander D. Forger

Vice President ........Martha Bergmark

Secretary ........Patricia Batie

Comptroller/Treasurer ........David Richardson

Director, Office of Program Evaluation, Analysis and Review ........John Tull

Director, Office of Program Services ........John Tull

Inspector General ........Edouard Quatrevaux

General Counsel ........Victor Fortuno

[For the Legal Services Corporation statement of organization, see the


Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Part 1601]

The Legal Services Corporation provides quality legal assistance for


noncriminal proceedings to those who would otherwise be unable to afford
such assistance.

The Legal Services Corporation is a private, nonprofit


organization established by the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, as
amended (42 U.S.C. 2996), to provide financial support for legal
assistance in noncriminal proceedings to persons financially unable to
afford legal services.

The Corporation is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors,


appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each
member serves for a term of 3 years, except that five of the members first
appointed -- as designated by the President at the time of appointment --
serve 2-year terms. The President of the Corporation, appointed by the
Board of Directors, is the chief executive officer and serves as an ex
officio Board member.

The Corporation provides financial assistance to qualified


programs furnishing legal assistance to eligible clients and makes grants
to and contracts with individuals, firms, corporations, and organizations
for the purpose of providing legal assistance to these clients.
The Corporation establishes maximum income levels for clients
based on family size, urban and rural differences, and cost-of-living
variations. Using these maximum income levels and other financial factors,
the Corporation's recipient programs establish criteria to determine the
eligibility of clients and priorities of service based on an appraisal of
the legal needs of the eligible client community.

The Corporation also conducts research and technical assistance


activities.

For further information, contact the Office of the President, Legal


Services Corporation, 750 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002-4250.
Phone, 202-336-8800.

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

1000 Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560

Phone, 202-357-1300

The Establishment ........

The President of the United States ........

The Vice President of the United States ........

The Chief Justice of the United States ........

The Secretary of State ........

The Secretary of the Treasury ........

The Secretary of Defense ........

The Attorney General ........

The Secretary of the Interior ........

The Secretary of Agriculture ........

The Secretary of Commerce ........

The Secretary of Labor ........

The Secretary of Health and Human Services ........

The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development ........

The Secretary of Transportation ........

The Secretary of Energy ........

The Secretary of Education ........

Board of Regents: ........


The Chief Justice of the United States (Chancellor) ........William H.
Rehnquist

The Vice President of the United States ........Albert Gore, Jr.

Members of the Senate ........Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Jim Sasser, John Warner

Members of the House of Representatives ........Joseph McDade, Norman Y.


Mineta, (vacancy)

Citizen Members ........Anne L. Armstrong, Jeannine Smith Clark, Barber B.


Conable, Hanna Holborn Gray, I. Michael Heyman, Samuel C. Johnson, Homer
A. Neal, Wesley Samuel Williams, Jr., (vacancy)

Officials: ........

The Secretary ........Robert McC. Adams

The Inspector General ........Thomas D. Blair

Executive Assistant to the Secretary ........James M. Hobbins

Special Assistant to the Secretary ........Kathy Boi

Under Secretary ........Constance Newman

General Counsel ........Peter G. Powers

Director, Office of Government Relations ........Mark Rodgers

Director, Office of Policy and Program Development ........Margaret C. Gaynor

Director, Office of Public Affairs ........Linda St. Thomas, Acting

Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration ........Nancy Suttenfield

Executive Assistant for Administration ........Carolyn Jones

Director, Office of Sponsored Projects ........Ardelle Foss

Director, Office of Equal Employment and Minority Affairs ........Era Marshall

Director, Office of Human Resources ........Marilyn S. Marton

Director, Office of Information Resource Management ........Vincent J. Marcalus

Director, Office of Printing and Photographic Services ........James H.


Wallace, Jr.

Director, Office of Planning and Budget ........Carole Wharton

Director, Office of Contracting and Property Management ........Robert P.


Perkins

Director, Travel Services Office ........Judith Petroski

Director of Facilities Services ........Richard Siegle


Director, Office of Design and Construction ........Robert Dillman

Director, Office of Plant Services ........Patrick J. Miller

Director, Office of Protection Services ........Charles Hines

Director of Merchandising, Mail Order Division ........John Giesecke

Director, Museum Shops ........Edward Sullivan

Director, Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation


........Cynthia R. Field

Director, Office of Environmental Management and Safety ........F. William


Billingsley

Treasurer ........Sudeep Anand

Comptroller ........Leslie Casson

Risk Manager, Office of Risk and Asset Management ........Jacqueline


Young, Acting

Senior Business Officer, Office of Business Management ........Nancy Johnson

Concessions Administrator ........Roland Banscher

Director, Office of Product Development and Licensing ........Hannah


Mullin, Acting

Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities ........Tom L. Freudenheim

Deputy Assistant Secretary ........Claudine K. Brown

Director, Anacostia Museum ........Steven Newsome

Director, Archives of American Art ........Richard Wattenmaker

Director, Cooper-Hewitt Museum ........Dianne Pilgrim

Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery ........Milo


C. Beach

Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden ........James T. Demetrion

Director, National Museum of African Art ........Sylvia Williams

Associate Director for Collections and Research (NMAFA) ........Roy Sieber

Director, National Air and Space Museum ........Martin O. Harwit

Director, National Museum of American Art ........Elizabeth Broun

Curator in Charge, Renwick Gallery ........Michael W. Monroe

Director, National Museum of American History ........Spencer Crew


Director, National Museum of the American Indian ........W. Richard West, Jr.

Director, National Portrait Gallery ........Alan M. Fern

Director, Office of Exhibits Central ........John Coppola

Director, Office of Museum Programs ........Rex Ellis

Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service


........Anna R. Cohn

Director, Institutional Studies Office ........Zahava Doering

Assistant Secretary for the Sciences ........Robert S. Hoffmann

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research ........Ross B. Simons

Editor, Joseph Henry Papers Project ........Marc Rothenberg

Coordinator, The National Collections Program ........William Tompkins

Director, American Studies Program ........Wilcomb E. Washburn

Director, National Zoological Park ........Michael H. Robinson

Director, National Museum of Natural History ........Donald Ortner, Acting

Director, Office of Fellowships and Grants ........Roberta Rubinoff

Director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center ........David L. Correll

Director, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory ........Irwin I. Shapiro

Director, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute ........Ira Rubinoff

Director, Conservation Analytical Laboratory ........Lambertus Van Zelst

Deputy Director, Conservation Analytical Laboratory ........Alan W.


Postlethwaite

Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries ........Barbara Smith

Director, Museum Support Center ........Vincent Wilcox

Coordinator, International Environmental Science Program ........Rita Jordan

Director, Environmental Awareness Program ........Judith Gradwohl

Director, Smithsonian Institution Archives ........John Jameson, Acting

Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service ........James Early

Director, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education ........Ann Bay

Director, Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies


........Richard Kurin

Director, National Science Resources Center ........Douglas Lapp


Director, Wider Audience Development Program ........Marshall Wong

Assistant Secretary for External Affairs ........Thomas E. Lovejoy

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs ........Marc Pachter

Director, Office of Special Events and Conferences ........Katherine


Kirlin, Acting

Director, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center


........Mary Grace Potter

Director, Office of International Relations ........Francine Berkowitz

Coordinator, International Center ........Francine Berkowitz

Program Manager for Smithsonian Man and the Biosphere Program


........Francisco Dallmeier

Director, Office of Telecommunications ........Paul B. Johnson

Director, Smithsonian Institution Press ........Felix C. Lowe

Deputy Director, Smithsonian Institution Press ........Vincent L. MacDonnell

Editor, Smithsonian Magazine ........Donald B. Moser

Publisher, Smithsonian Magazine ........Ron Walker

Director, The Smithsonian Associates ........Mara Mayor

Associate Director for Programming, The Smithsonian Associates


........Edmund H. Worthy, Jr.

Deputy Director, The Smithsonian Associates ........(vacancy)

Assistant Secretary for Institutional Initiatives ........Alice Green Burnette

Director, National Campaign for the National Museum of the American Indian
........John L. Colonghi

Director, Office of Development ........Marie Mattson

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts\1\ (FOOTNOTE)

(FOOTNOTE) \1\Administered under a separate Board of Trustees. ........

Chairman ........James D. Wolfensohn

President ........Lawrence J. Wilker

National Gallery of Art\1\ ........

President ........Robert H. Smith

Director ........Earl A. Powell III


Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars\1\ ........

Director ........Charles Blitzer

Deputy Director ........Samuel Wells

Deputy Director for Planning and Management ........Dean W. Anderson

Chairman, Board of Trustees ........Joseph H. Flom

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The Smithsonian Institution is an independent trust instrumentality of the


United States that fosters the increase and diffusion of knowledge.
History, technology, science, and the arts are represented in exhibits
through the conduct of research, publication of studies, and participation
in cooperative international programs of scholarly exchange.

The Smithsonian Institution was created by act of August 10,


1846 (20 U.S.C. 41 et seq.), to carry out the terms of the will of James
Smithson of England, who in 1829 had bequeathed his entire estate to the
United States ``to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian
Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of
knowledge.'' On July 1, 1836, Congress accepted the legacy and pledged the
faith of the United States to the charitable trust.

After accepting the trust property for the United States,


Congress vested responsibility for administering the trust in the
Smithsonian Board of Regents, composed of the Chief Justice, the Vice
President, three Members of the Senate, three Members of the House of
Representatives, and nine citizen members appointed by joint resolution of
Congress.

To carry out Smithson's mandate, the Institution:

-- performs fundamental research;

-- publishes the results of studies, explorations, and


investigations;

-- preserves for study and reference some 139 million items of


scientific, cultural, and historical interest;

-- maintains exhibits representative of the arts, American


history, technology, aeronautics and space exploration, and natural
history; and

-- engages in programs of education and national and


international cooperative research and training, supported by its trust
endowments and gifts, grants and contracts, and funds appropriated to it
by Congress.

Activities

Anacostia Museum
The Museum is located in the historic Fort Stanton neighborhood of
southeast Washington. The Museum serves as a national resource for
exhibitions, scholarly and applied research, historical documentation, and
interpretive and educational programs relating to African-American history
and culture. The African-American church, the Harlem Renaissance,
African-American inventors, and works by renowned artists such as Sam
Gilliam have been the subjects of exhibitions by the Museum.

The Research Department, open for use by scholars, supports


exhibition design and educational programs. It conducts independent
studies of African-American history, minority and ethnic studies, and the
history of Anacostia and Washington, DC.

The Education Department designs, prepares, and schedules


programs that enhance current exhibitions and develops independent
programs and activities to serve the needs and interests of the immediate
neighborhood, as well as the broader community. These activities include
guided tours, demonstrations, lectures, storytelling, teacher seminars,
family workshops, conservation seminars, and performing arts programs.

For further information, contact the Anacostia Museum, 1901 Fort Place
SE., Washington, DC 20020. Phone, 202-287-3369.

Archives of American Art

The Archives contains the Nation's largest collection of documentary


materials reflecting the history of visual arts in the United States. The
Archives gathers, preserves, and microfilms the papers of artists,
craftsmen, collectors, dealers, critics, museums, and art societies. These
papers consist of manuscripts, letters, notebooks, sketchbooks, business
records, clippings, exhibition catalogs, tape-recorded interviews, and
photographs of artists and their work. The extensive microfilm holdings
include bodies of materials not belonging to the Archives but recorded by
it with permission of the owner.

The Archives' chief processing and reference center is in the


Smithsonian's Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery Building. The
Archives has administrative offices in both Washington and New York.
Regional branch offices, each with a complete set of microfilm duplicating
the archives' collections, are located in Boston, Detroit, New York, and
San Marino, California.

For further information, contact the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian


Institution, Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2781.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

The museum of Asian art opened to the public September 1987 on the
National Mall. Changing exhibitions drawn from major collections in the
United States and abroad, as well as from the permanent holdings of the
Sackler Gallery, are displayed in the distinctive new museum. The
Gallery's growing permanent collection is founded on a group of art
objects from China, South and Southeast Asia, and the ancient Near East
that was given by the late Arthur M. Sackler, a medical researcher,
publisher, and art collector. Dr. Sackler's gift included Chinese jades,
bronzes, ancient Near Eastern ceramics, gold and silver, and sculpture
from South and Southeast Asia. The collection has expanded to include
Persian manuscripts; Japanese paintings; ceramics, prints, and textiles;
and paintings and metalware from China, Japan, and South and Southeast
Asia.

Programs at the Gallery include loan exhibitions and major


international shows offering both surveys of distinctive Asian traditions
and comparative exhibitions showing the art of different centuries,
geographic areas, and types of patronage. Many exhibitions are accompanied
by public programs and scholarly symposia.

For further information, contact the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050


Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-4880.

Conservation Analytical Laboratory

The Laboratory provides a focus within the Smithsonian Institution for


conservation of the millions of artifacts in the collections. It provides
chemical analyses to curators for cataloging purposes, and to conservators
for establishing the nature of a particular example of deterioration and
for determining whether commercial materials proposed for use in prolonged
contact with artifacts are truly safe. It treats many hundreds of
artifacts each year and, upon request, supports other conservators in the
Institution with advice and specialized materials. It collaborates with
archeologists, curators, and university and government laboratories in
archeometric studies.

For further information, contact the Director, Conservation Analytical


Laboratory, Museum Support Center, 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD
20560. Phone, 301-238-3700.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

The Museum is located in New York City. Its collection consists of more
than 165,000 items. It maintains a reference library of about 50,000
volumes relating to design, ornament, and architecture, and a picture
library of several million photographs and clippings, as well as a series
of archives devoted to color material and industrial design. The Museum is
not only a major assemblage of decorative art materials but also a
research laboratory serving professionals and students of design. The
regularly changing exhibitions always relate to some aspect of design. The
museum is open daily except Mondays and major holidays.

For further information, contact the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2 East


Ninety-First Street, New York, NY 10128. Phone, 212-860-6868.

Freer Gallery of Art

The building, the original collection, and an endowment were the gift of
Charles Lang Freer. The Gallery houses one of the world's most renowned
collections of Asian art as well as an important group of ancient Egyptian
glass, early Christian manuscripts, and the works of James McNeill
Whistler together with other 19th and early 20th century American artists.

More than 26,000 objects in the Asian collection represent the


arts of East Asia, the Near East, and South and Southeast Asia, including
paintings, manuscripts, scrolls, screens, ceramics, metalwork, glass,
jade, lacquer, and sculpture. Members of the staff conduct research on
objects in the collection and publish results in scholarly journals and
books. They arrange special exhibitions and present lectures in their
fields of specialization.

For further information, contact the Freer Gallery of Art, Twelfth Street
and Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-4880.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Museum houses major collections of art consisting primarily of


American and European painting and sculpture of the past 100 years. The
nucleus of the collection is the gift of more than 7,000 works of art
presented in 1966 to the people of the United States by Joseph H.
Hirshhorn (1899-1981).

Supplementing the permanent collection are loan exhibitions


focusing on contemporary painting and sculpture as well as on art
movements of the modern era. There is an active program of public service
and education, including docent tours through the Museum to introduce
visitors to the collections, lectures on contemporary art and artists,
films of historic and artistic interest, and others. The Museum houses a
collection research facility, a specialized 10,000-volume art library, and
a photographic archive -- available for consultation by prior appointment.

For further information, contact the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture


Garden, Eighth Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560.
Phone, 202-357-3091.

National Museum of African Art

This is the only art museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to
portraying the rich, creative heritage of Africa.

Established in 1964 and incorporated as a bureau of the


Smithsonian in 1979, the Museum opened its new location on the National
Mall in September 1987. Its research components, collection, exhibitions,
and public programs establish the Museum as a primary source for the
examination and discovery of the arts and culture of sub-Saharan Africa.
In recent years, works of outstanding aesthetic quality have been added to
a collection numbering about 7,000 works in wood, metal, fired clay,
ivory, and fiber. Examples of sub-Saharan traditional art include a wooden
figure of a Zairian Yombe carver; a Lower Niger Bronze Industry vessel,
with chameleons; and a memorial grave figure of a colonial officer from
the Cameroon grassfields.

The Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives includes some 100,000


slides, photos, and film segments on Africa. There is also a specialized
library of 18,000 volumes and periodicals.

For further information, contact the Museum of African Art, 950


Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-4600.

National Air and Space Museum

Created to memorialize the development of aviation and space flight, the


Museum collects, displays, and preserves aeronautical and space flight
artifacts of historical significance as well as documentary and artistic
materials related to air and space. The exhibitions and study collections
record human conquest of the air from its tentative beginnings to recent
achievements by high altitude aircraft, guided missiles, rockets,
satellites, and manned space flight. The principal areas in which work is
concentrated include flight craft of all types, manned and unmanned; space
flight vehicles; and propulsion systems.

The Langley Theater, with a giant screen presentation, and the


70-foot domed Einstein Planetarium are featured.

For further information, contact the National Air and Space Museum,
Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-1745.

National Museum of American Art

This museum is devoted to American painting, sculpture, folk art,


photography, and graphic art from the 18th century to the present. A
portion of the Museum's permanent collection of over 35,000 works is
exhibited in its extensive galleries, and the remainder is available for
study by scholars. Various aspects of American art are examined through
numerous temporary exhibitions, accompanied by carefully documented
publications. The Department of Educational Programs conducts tours for
schoolchildren, university students, and the general public. It also has a
program for junior interns. A research program for visiting scholars, both
predoctoral and postdoctoral, is maintained, and training for university
interns in all aspects of museum operations, including conservation, is
carried on under staff supervision.

The Renwick Gallery presents special exhibitions of contemporary


American crafts, with accompanying publications, as well as a selection of
objects, dating from 1900 to the present, from its permanent collection.
It also maintains an active film and lecture program.

Guided tours of the galleries and special educational programs


for schools and organizations are provided.

For further information, contact the National Museum of American Art,


Eighth and G Streets NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-1959.

National Museum of American History

The Museum's exhibits offer a unique view of the American experience.


Important elements of the collections present the European background, but
emphasis is placed upon the growth of the United States, upon the men and
women who have shaped our heritage, upon science and the arts, and upon
the remaking of our world through technology.

Exhibits draw upon strong collections in the sciences and


engineering, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, medicine,
printing, photography, ceramics, coins and stamps, and glass. Outstanding
holdings include Whitney's cotton gin, Morse's telegraph, the John Bull
locomotive, and a great variety of scientific instruments. Political,
social, military, and cultural history are also well represented. Major
installations treat everyday life in America just after the Revolutionary
War, science in American life, and the diverse origins of the American
people. The Museum offers changing exhibits on a wide range of subjects
including news reporting, information technology, American music, and
American cars and trains. Demonstrations, films, and performances
highlight many aspects of the museum.
Scholars may be aided in the use of the Museum's research
collections and specialized library facilities by appointment.

For further information, contact the National Museum of American History,


Twelfth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2510.

National Museum of the American Indian

The Museum was established by act of November 28, 1989 (20 U.S.C. 80q et
seq.), and will eventually be located in a facility to be built on the
National Mall in Washington, DC, near the end of the decade. In the
meantime, some of the Museum's collections are on view at 155th Street and
Broadway, New York City, until another exhibition area is opened to the
public in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in lower Manhattan on
October 30, 1994. The Museum, whose collections were transferred from the
former Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in New York City,
is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study, and exhibition of the
culture and history of the native peoples of the Americas.

Highlights include Northwest Coast carvings; Eskimo masks;


Kachina dolls from the Southwest; painted hides and garments from the
Plains; goldwork from Colombia, Mexico, and Peru; and Amazonian
featherwork.

For information on hours and admission fees, call 212-283-2420


(in New York City) or 202-357-2700 (in Washington, DC).

For further information, contact the National Museum of the American


Indian, Suite 7103, 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-287-2523.

National Museum of Natural History

This museum serves as a national and international center for the natural
sciences. Among the exhibits are halls devoted to the Ice Age; the rise of
Western civilization; mammals; birds; dinosaurs and other extinct animals
and plants; sea life; South American, Asian, African, and Pacific
cultures; gems and minerals; and American Indians. Notable attractions
include a 3,000-gallon tank containing a living coral reef; a live-insect
zoo; a discovery room, where persons of all ages may touch and handle
natural history specimens; and a naturalist center designed to provide a
quiet library atmosphere for amateur naturalists.

The Museum maintains the largest natural history reference


collections in the Nation available to qualified researchers. Systematic
and biological studies at the museum are providing new information that is
of use in conservation, monitoring pollution, food production, improvement
of medical knowledge, and other problems.

A Global Volcanism Network gathers information about volcanic


activity and other geophysical events and informs scientists around the
world via a monthly bulletin and other publications. The Museum also
administers the Smithsonian Marine Station at Link Port, Florida, which
conducts marine biological research along the Florida coast.

The Museum staff participates in joint educational programs with


universities by teaching courses, training graduate students, and
conducting science seminars.

For further information, contact the National Museum of Natural History,


Tenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2664.

National Portrait Gallery

The Gallery was established by act of April 27, 1962 (20 U.S.C. 75a), as a
museum of the Smithsonian Institution ``for the exhibition and study of
portraiture depicting men and women who have made significant
contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of
the United States.'' It is housed in one of the oldest Government
structures in Washington -- the former U.S. Patent Office Building,
constructed between 1836 and 1867 -- on the very site that Pierre
L'Enfant, in his original plan for the city, had designated for a pantheon
to honor the Nation's immortals.

The first floor of the Gallery is devoted to major loan


exhibitions, changing exhibitions from the Gallery's collection of
paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and drawings as well as several
galleries with special portrait collections. On the second floor are
featured the permanent collection of portraits of eminent Americans and
the Hall of Presidents containing portraits and associative items of our
Chief Executives. The two-story Victorian Renaissance Great Hall on the
third floor is used for special events and exhibitions.

Publications include richly illustrated catalogs for major


shows, an illustrated checklist of portraits in the collection, and
educational materials designed to be used as teaching guides.

A 45,000-volume library is shared with the National Museum of


American Art. The education department offers outreach programs for
elementary and secondary schools, senior citizen groups, hospitals, and
nursing homes; walk-in or group tours; and programs for handicapped
audiences.

For general information and descriptive brochures on the Gallery's


activities, contact the Public Affairs Office, National Portrait Gallery,
Eighth and F Streets NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-1915.

National Zoological Park

The Park covers an area of approximately 165 acres of parkland along Rock
Creek, 2 miles north of the center of Washington. In addition, it operates
a 3,000-acre conservation and research center near Front Royal, VA. Its
collection is outstanding and is composed of approximately 3,000 living
mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles of about 500 species. Research
objectives include investigations in animal behavior, ecology, nutrition,
reproductive physiology, pathology, and clinical medicine.
Conservation-oriented studies cover maintenance of wild populations and
long-term captive breeding and care of endangered species.

For further information, contact the National Zoological Park, 3001


Connecticut Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20008. Phone, 202-673-4721.

American Studies Program


This office conducts a graduate program in the material aspects of
American civilization for graduate students enrolled in cooperating
universities. Interested students should apply to the American studies
departments of the George Washington University or the University of
Maryland or the Office of American Studies, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC 20560.

For further information, contact the Office of American Studies, Barney


Studio House, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-673-4872.

Office of Fellowships and Grants

This office develops and administers the numerous Smithsonian programs


designed to assist scholars and students from the United States and
throughout the world in utilizing the Institution's unique resources.
These academic programs, which include long- and short-term appointments,
are an important complement to those offered by universities and support
participants' research in art, history, and science.

Predoctoral, postdoctoral, and graduate student fellowship


programs provide scholars and students the opportunity to conduct research
on independently conceived projects at Smithsonian facilities in
conjunction with the Institution's research staff.

The Office of Fellowships and Grants offers internships aimed at


increasing minority participation in ongoing Smithsonian research
activities and fields of interest. In addition, it administers all
internships funded by stipends. In addition tothese programs, the Office
administers other research opportunity programs for many of the
Smithsonian bureaus.

For further information, contact the Office of Fellowships and Grants,


Suite 7300, 955 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-287-3271.

Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies

This office is responsible for research, documentation, and presentation


of American folklife traditions. It prepares publications based on the
papers, films, tapes, and other materials amassed during previous
Festivals of American Folklife and directs the planning, development, and
presentation of future folklife programs.

For further information, contact the Office of Folklife Programs, Suite


2600, 955 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-287-3424.

International Center

The International Center supports Smithsonian activities abroad and


coordinates the Smithsonian's international interests, particularly those
that do not fall within the scope of a single Smithsonian bureau or
museum. The International Center provides a meeting place and an
organizational channel to bring together the world's scholars, museum
professionals, decisionmakers, and the general public, to attend and
participate in conferences, public forums, lectures, performances,
exhibitions, films, and workshops. Through the International Center, the
Smithsonian seeks to encourage a broadening of public understanding of the
histories, cultures, and natural environments of regions throughout the
world.

For further information, contact the Office of International Relations,


Room 3123, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-4281.

Office of Museum Programs

This office provides professional guidance and technical assistance to


museums on collections and their management, exhibition techniques,
educational activities, and operational methods. It conducts training
programs for museumprofessionals and administers a central intern referral
and placement service. The Office also supports programs in museum
careers. It cooperates with American and foreign museums and governmental
agencies on museum matters and houses the Museum Reference Center, the
Nation's only museological library.

For further information, contact the Office of Museum Programs, 900


Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-3101.

Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives, which is open by appointment to the scholarly community and


the general public, is the official depository for the Institution's
records. These records are essential to an understanding of the growth of
the Institution. They are equally significant for their documentation of
the development of science and art in America, particularly during the
19th century, a process in which the Smithsonian played a major part. In
addition to its official records, the Archives holds a substantial number
of private papers that further document the Smithsonian's role through the
lives of eminent scientists, such as Joseph Henry, Spencer F. Baird,
Samuel P. Langley, Charles D. Walcott, and Charles Greeley Abbot. Holdings
are described in the Guide to Smithsonian Archives, Smithsonian
Institution Press, 1978.

For further information, contact the Smithsonian Institution Archives, 900


Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-1420.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

The Observatory is located in Cambridge, MA, on the grounds of the Harvard


College Observatory. Since 1973, the observatories have coordinated
research activities under a single director in a cooperative venture known
as the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

The Center's research activities are organized in seven


divisions, as follows: atomic and molecular physics, radio and
geoastronomy, high-energy astrophysics, optical and infrared astronomy,
planetary sciences, solar and stellar physics, and theoretical
astrophysics.

Data-gathering facilities include a major observatory in


Arizona, field stations to observe artificial satellites, an optical and
radio astronomy facility in Massachusetts, and a radio astronomy and
millimeter-wave facility in Texas. The Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory's observational capabilities are complemented by library,
computation, and laboratory facilities in Cambridge.
Research results are published in the Center Preprint Series,
Smithsonian Contributions to Astrophysics, the SAO Special Reports series,
and other technical and nontechnical bulletins, and distributed to
scientific and educational institutions around the world. As a further
service to international science, the Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory serves as the headquarters for the International Astronomical
Union's Central Telegram Bureau and the Minor Planet Center. The Central
Telegram Bureau provides rapid international dissemination of news about
the discovery of comets, novae, and other astronomical phenomena. The
Minor Planet Center is the principal source for all positional
observations of asteroids as well as for establishing their orbits and
ephemerides.

The Public Affairs Office coordinates an extensive public


education program. A variety of ``open nights'' are held in Cambridge and
at other facilities.

Information about these activities and other general materials for


students and teachers may be obtained from the Information Officer,
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
02138. Phone, 617-495-7461.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

The Center measures physical, chemical, and biological interactions in the


environment and determines how these interactions control biological
responses. This research is carried out in a 2,600-acre facility in
Edgewater, MD, where the ecology of land/water interactions is studied for
an estuary and its adjacent watersheds.

For further information, contact the Smithsonian Environmental Research


Center, P.O. Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21037. Phone, 301-261-4190.

Smithsonian Institution Libraries

The libraries of the Smithsonian Institution include approximately 1.1


million volumes with strengths in natural history, museology, history of
science, and humanities. The systems' administrative services and Central
Reference and Loan are located in the National Museum of Natural History
with branch libraries located in each of the major Smithsonian museums and
research units including the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York City; the
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA; and the Smithsonian
Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama. Inquiries on special
subjects or special collections should be addressed to the appropriate
branch library or to Central Reference and Loan.

For further information, contact the Smithsonian Institution Libraries,


Tenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2240.

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

The purpose of the Service is to provide to educational, scientific, and


cultural institutions exhibitions and other services that will enrich
their programs and enable them to offer a greater variety of cultural
experiences to their audiences. The Service circulates the best possible
exhibits at the lowest possible rental fees.
More than 130 exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, prints,
drawings, decorative arts, history, children's art, natural history,
photography, science, and technology are circulated every year. Lists of
available exhibitions and information for future bookings can be obtained
directly from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service,
Washington, DC 20560.

For further information, contact the Smithsonian Institution Traveling


Exhibition Service, Room 3146, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC
20560. Phone, 202-357-3168.

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

The Institute, a research organization devoted to the study and support of


tropical biology, education, and conservation, focuses broadly on the
evolution of patterns of behavior and ecological adaptations. The tropics
offer a rich natural laboratory for these purposes. Panama further offers
its unique zoogeographic characteristics -- landbridge to terrestrial life
forms of two continents and water barriers to marine life of two oceans.

The Institute provides a base of operations and an intellectual


center for exploring the frontiers of biology across the varied land and
seascapes of the tropical world. It operates the Barro Colorado Nature
Monument, a 12,000-acre tropical forest research preserve including Barro
Colorado Island and adjacent peninsulas in Gatun Lake, Republic of Panama.
The Institute also maintains a research and conference center in Ancon,
including one of the world's finest tropical biology libraries. In
addition, there are two marine biology laboratories, one on the Atlantic
side of the isthmus at Galeta Island and the other at Fort Amador on the
Pacific side. The Institute's scientific staff conducts research in these
areas as well as in other parts of Central and South America, the Pacific,
Asia, and Africa, where comparative studies are clarifying the distinctive
biological role of the tropics.

For a brochure describing the Institute's activities and illustrating some


of the facilities and habitats available, contact the Director,
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, APO Miami, FL 34002. Phone,
507-62-3049 (international operator assistance required).

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Center, the sole official memorial in Washington to President Kennedy,


is an independent bureau of the Smithsonian Institution, administered by a
45-member Board of Trustees.

Since its opening in 1971, the Center has presented a year-round


program of the finest in music, dance, and drama from the United States
and abroad. Facilities include the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater,
the American Film Institute Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab,
and the Concert Hall, home of the Center's affiliate, the National
Symphony Orchestra.

The Center's Education Department includes the nationwide


American College Theater Festival, Theater for Young People, the National
Symphony Orchestra Education Program, and the Kennedy Center Alliance for
Arts Education, designed to increase participation by students throughout
the country in Center activities and to establish the Center as a focal
point for strengthening the arts in education at all levels.

The Kennedy Center box offices are open daily, and general
information and tickets may be obtained by calling 202-467-4600 or
202-416-8524 (TDD). Full-time students, senior citizens over the age of
65, enlisted personnel of grade E-4 and below,fixed low-income groups, and
the disabled may purchase tickets for most performances at a 50-percent
discount through the Specially Priced Ticket Program. This program is
designed to make the Center accessible to all, regardless of economic
circumstance.

Visitor services are provided by the Friends of the Kennedy


Center. The Center's Board of Trustees is wholly responsible for
administration of the building and for performing arts programming and
education. Tours are available free of charge between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
daily.

National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of


five Trustees and the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury,
the Chief Justice of the United States, and the Secretary of the
Smithsonian Institution. It houses one of the finest collections in the
world, illustrating Western man's achievements in painting, sculpture, and
the graphic arts. The collections, beginning with the 13th century, are
rich in European old master paintings and French, Spanish, Italian,
American, and British 18th- and 19th-century paintings; sculpture from the
late Middle Ages to the present; Renaissance medals and bronzes; Chinese
porcelains; and about 75,000 works of graphic art from the 12th to the
20th centuries. The collections are acquired by private donation rather
than by government funds, which serve solely to operate and maintain the
building and its collections.

The National Gallery's West Building, designed by John Russell


Pope in neoclassical style, was a gift to the Nation from Andrew W.
Mellon, who also bequeathed his collection to the gallery in 1937. On
March 17, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted the completed
building and works of art on behalf of the people of the United States of
America.

The National Gallery's East Building, designed by I.M. Pei, was


accepted by President Jimmy Carter in June of 1978 as a gift of Paul
Mellon and the late Ailsa Mellon Bruce, son and daughter of the gallery's
founder, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The East Building provides
space for temporary exhibitions, the gallery's growing collections, the
Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, including greatly
expanded library and photographic archives, and administrative and
curatorial offices.

A professor-in-residence position is filled annually by a


distinguished scholar in the field of art history; graduate and
postgraduate research is conducted under a fellowship program; programs
for schoolchildren and the general public are conducted daily; and an
Extension Service distributes loans of audiovisual materials, including
films, slide lectures, and slide sets throughout the world. Publications,
slides, and reproductions may be obtained through the Publications
Service.
For general information on the National Gallery of Art and its activities,
call 202-737-4215.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars The Center, located in


Washington, DC, is the Nation's official memorial to its 28th President.
The Center's mandate is to integrate the world of learning with the world
of public affairs. Through meetings and conferences, the Center brings
scholars together with Members of Congress, Government officials, business
leaders, and other policymakers. Through publication of books and the
Wilson Quarterly and a nationally broadcast radio program, the results
ofthe Center's research and meetings are made publicly available.

The Center awards approximately 40 residential fellowships


annually to individuals with project proposals representing the entire
range of superior scholarship, with a strong emphasis on the humanities
and social sciences.

Applications from any country are welcome. Persons with


outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds
(including government, the corporate world, academia, and other
professions) are eligible for appointment. For academic participants,
eligibility is limited to the postdoctoral level.

The Center prefers its fellows to be in residence for the


academic year -- September to May or June -- although a few fellowships
are available for shorter periods of not less than 4 months.

The Center holds one round of competitive selection per year.


The deadline for the receipt of applications is October 1, and decisions
on appointments are announced in March of the following year.

For further information, contact the Fellowship Office, Woodrow Wilson


Center, Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2841; Fax, 202-357-4439.

Sources of Information

Contracts and Small Business Activities

Information may be obtained from the Director, Office of Contracting and


Property Management, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560,
regarding procurement of supplies; contracts for construction, services,
exhibits, research, etc.; and property management and utilization services
for all Smithsonian Institution organizations except as follows: John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566; Supply
Officer, National Gallery of Art, Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue
NW., Washington, DC 20565. Phone, 202-287-3343.

Education and Research

Refer to statements on the Office of Fellowships and Grants, the American


Studies Program, the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies,
the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and other offices.
For information, write to the Directors of these offices at the
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560. For information regarding
Kennedy Center Education Programs, both in Washington, DC, and in
nationwide touring productions and training, contact the John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566 (phone,
202-416-8000).
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts was founded in
1979, as part of the National Gallery of Art, to promote study of the
history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, and urbanism through
the formation of a community of scholars. The activities of the Center for
Advanced Study, which include the fellowship program, meetings, research,
and publications, are privately funded. For further information, contact
the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery ofArt,
Washington, DC 20565. Phone, 202-842-6480; or fax, 202-842-6733.

Employment

Employment information for the Washington, DC, metropolitan area may be


obtained from the Office of Human Resources, Smithsonian Institution,
Suite 2100, 955 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-287-3100. Employment informationfor the following locations may be
obtained by contacting the organizations directly as follows: the
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10028 (phone,
212-860-6868); Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Personnel
Department, 160 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 (phone, 617-495-7371);
National Gallery of Art, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20565 (phone, 202-842-6298); or for the hearing impaired
(TDD), 202-789-3021); and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing
Arts, Washington, DC 20566 (phone, 202-416-8000).

Films

The National Gallery of Art circulates films, slide lectures, and slide
sets to schools and civic organizations throughout the country. Contact
the Extension Service, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565.
Phone, 202-737-4215.

Memberships

For information about membership in The Smithsonian Associates Resident


Program, write to The Smithsonian Associates, Room 3077, 1100 Jefferson
Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-3030. The Resident program
offers a wide variety of performing arts events, courses, lectures,
seminars, symposia, films, and guided tours with noted specialists.
Additional activities include a lecture series for retirees; classes,
workshops, films, and summer camp sessions for young people; and family
and adult/child activities. Membership benefits include a minimum
25-percent discount for most paid events and admission priority; free
lectures, docent-led tours, films, and museum shop parties; a subscription
to Smithsonian magazine; monthly copies of the Associate, the
award-winning guide to Resident Associate activities; free parking on a
space-available basis for members participating in Resident Associate
activities on weeknights and weekends, with valid membership card and
event ticket, beginning one-half hour before the announced starting time
of the event, in the west lot of the National Museum of Natural History;
dining privileges at the Associates' Court; and free admission to the
Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City. Additionally, all membersreceive
discounts on museum shop purchases; Smithsonian Catalog items; Smithsonian
Institution Press publications and records; and subscription discounts on
the Wilson Quarterly and Air and Space magazine. Members over the age of
60 receive additional discounts on most paid events. The Smithsonian
Associates also offer volunteer opportunities and special services for
individuals with disabilities.
For information about The Smithsonian Associates National
Program, contact The Smithsonian Associates, Room 3045, 1100 Jefferson
Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-4800. National membership
benefits include a subscription to Smithsonian magazine; information
services from the Associates Reception Center; eligibility to travel on
international and U.S. study tours and seminars guided by expert study
leaders; eligibility to work with Smithsonian researchers on projects
worldwide; theopportunity to visit Washington, DC, on a Smithsonian
``Anytime'' Weekend; discounted tickets for Smithsonian educational events
nationwide; and dining privileges in the Associates' Court. The
Contributing Membership offers additional opportunities to support the
Smithsonian Institution. Contributing members, at various levels, receive
an array of benefits -- from receiving quarterly issues of the Smithsonian
Research Reports to being invited to the annual James Smithson weekend and
other special events.

For information about the Contributing Membership, write to the address at


the beginning of this paragraph. Phone, 202-357-1699.

The Circle of the National Gallery of Art is a membership


program which provides support for special projects for which Federal
funds are not available. Since its inception in 1986, the Circle has
provided support for scholarly exhibitions, acquisitions of works of art,
publications, films, and symposia at the Gallery's Center for Advanced
Study in the Visual Arts. For more information about membership in the
Circle of the National Gallery of Art, please write to the Circle,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565; or call 202-737-4215.

The Young Benefactors offers individuals between the ages of 25


and 45 the opportunity to increase their understanding of the Institution
and to participate in unique fundraising events which assist the
Institution in achieving its goals. For additional information about the
Young Benefactors, write to The Smithsonian Associates, Room 3045, 1100
Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-1351.

Information about the national and local activities of Friends


of the Kennedy Center (including the bimonthly Kennedy Center News for
members) is available at the information desks within the Center or by
writing to Friends of the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 20566.

Information about activities of the Friends of the National Zoo


and their magazine, The Zoogoer, is available by writing to them at the
National Zoological Park, Washington, DC 20008. Phone, 202-673-4960.

Photographs

Color and black and white photographs and slides (including illustrated
slide lectures) are available to Government agencies, research and
educational institutions, publishers, and the general public from the
Smithsonian. Subjects include photographs of the Smithsonian's scientific,
technological, historical, and art collections as well as pictures dating
back more than 130 years taken from its photographic archives.
Information, order forms, and price lists may be obtained from
Photographic Services, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560.
Phone, 202-357-1933.
Publications

The Smithsonian Institution Press publishes Smithsonian Year, the


Institution's annual report, along with a supplement that lists current
titles. The Press also publishes books and studies related to the
sciences, technology, history, air and space, and the arts at a wide range
of prices. A book catalog and a list of studies are available from
Publications Sales, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1111 North Capitol
Street, Washington, DC 20002. Phone, 202-287-3738.

An events highlight advertisement, which appears on the


next-to-last Friday of the month, is published in the Washington Post by
the Office of Public Affairs.

A brief guide to the Smithsonian Institution, published in


English and several foreign languages; a visitor's guide for individuals
with disabilities; the Smithsonian Institution Research Reports
(containing news of current research projects in the arts and sciences
that are being conducted by Smithsonian staff); and Smithsonian Runner (a
newsletter for Native Americans) are available from the Office of Public
Affairs, 900 Jefferson Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2627.

For the monthly Calendar of Events of the National Museum of


American Art and the Renwick Gallery, which also gives information on
museum publications, write the Office of Public Affairs, National Museum
of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2247.

The Publications Service, National Gallery of Art (phone,


202-842-6466), makes available quality reproductions and publications
about the Gallery's collections. The Information Office provides a monthly
Calendar of Events and several brochures including Brief Guide to the
National Gallery of Art and An Invitation to the National Gallery of Art
(the latter in several foreign languages).

For the newsletter Art to Zoo for teachers from fourth through
eighth grades, write to the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education,
Room 1163, Arts and Industries Building, Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-2425.

Radio and Telephone

Radio Smithsonian produces award-winning radio series and specials about


the arts, sciences, and human culture for national broadcast on public
radio.

Dial-A-Museum, 202-357-2020; a taped telephone message with


daily announcements on new exhibits and special events.

Smithsonian Skywatchers Report, 202-357-2000; a taped telephone


message with weekly announcements on stars, planets, and worldwide
occurrences of short-lived natural phenomena.

Spanish listing of Smithsonian events, call 202-633-9126.

Concerts from the National Gallery is broadcast 4 weeks after


the performance on Radio Station WGTS, 91.9 FM, Sundays at 7:00 p.m.,
November through July.

Speakers

The Bureau maintains a roster of staff and volunteers available to speak


about the Center and its activities.

Education Office, National Gallery of Art, Fourth Street and


Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20565. (They provide gallery talks
and lectures.) Phone, 202-842-6246.

Museum aides give slide and musical presentations in area


schools and senior citizen facilities. National Portrait Gallery, Eighth
and F Streets NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2920.

Special Functions

Inquiries regarding the use of Kennedy Center facilities for special


functions may be directed to the Office of Special Events, John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566. Phone, 202-416-8000.

Theater Operations

Inquiries regarding the use of the Kennedy Center's theaters may be


addressed to the Booking Coordinator, John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566. Phone, 202-416-8000.

Tours

For tour information, contact the appropriate office listed below:

Education, Anacostia Museum, 1901 Fort Place SE., Washington, DC


20020. Phone, 202-287-3369.

Division of Museum Programs, National Museum of American Art,


Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-3111.

Curator of Education, National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F


Streets NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2920.

Friends of the National Zoo, National Zoological Park, 3000


Connecticut Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20008. Phone, 202-673-4960.

Tour Information, Friends of the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC


20566. Phone, 202-416-8000.

Education Office, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565.


Phone, 202-846-6246.

Office of Education, National Museum of Natural History, Tenth


Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-3045.

Office of Public Programs (tour scheduling), National Museum of


American History, Fourteenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-1481; or for the hearing-impaired
(TTY), 202-357-1563.
Office of Education, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,
Eighth Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone,
202-357-3235.

Department of Education, Smithsonian Environmental Research


Center, RR4, Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21037. Phone, 202-261-4190, ext. 42.

Membership Department, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street,


New York, NY 10028. Phone, 212-860-6868.

Office of Volunteer Services (tour scheduling), National Air and


Space Museum, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC
20560. Phone, 202-357-1400.

Department of Education, National Museum of African Art, 950


Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-4600.

Visitor Information

The Smithsonian Information Center, located in the original Smithsonian


building, provides a general orientation and assistance for members and
the public relative to the national collections, museum events, and
programs. Write to the Smithsonian Information Center, 1000 Jefferson
Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2700; or for the hearing
impaired (TTY), 202-357-1729.

The Visitor Services Office of the National Gallery of Art


provides individual assistance to those with special needs, responds to
written and telephone requests, supplies crowd control for ticketed
exhibitions and programs, and provides information to those planning to
visit the Washington, DC, area. For more information, write to the
National Gallery of Art, Office of Visitor Services, Washington, DC 20565.
Phone, 202-842-6690; or for the hearing impaired (TDD), 202-842-6176.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

The Smithsonian Institution welcomes volunteers and offers a variety of


service opportunities. Persons may serve as tour guides or information
volunteers, or may participate in an independent program in which their
educational and professional backgrounds are matched with curatorial or
research requests from within the Smithsonian. For information, write to
the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, 1000 Jefferson
Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2700; or for the
hearing-impaired (TTY), 202-357-1729.

Volunteers may also select from providing such services as


giving tours of the permanent Gallery collection for children and adults
in English or foreign languages; serving as art information specialists at
the art information desks throughout the West and East buildings; and
assisting the library staff on assorted projects. For further details,
write the Education Division, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
20565. Phone, 202-842-6246; or for the hearing impaired (TDD),
202-842-6176.

For information about volunteer opportunities at the Kennedy


Center, write to Friends of the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 20566.
Phone, 202-416-8000.
For further information, members of the press may contact the Office of
Public Affairs, Smithsonian Institution, 900 Jefferson Drive SW.,
Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2627. All other inquiries should be
directed to the Smithsonian Visitor Information Center, 1000 Jefferson
Drive SW., Washington, DC 20560. Phone, 202-357-2700; or for the hearing
impaired (TTY), 202-357-1729.

STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE

Suite 600, 1650 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone, 703-684-6100

Board of Directors: ........

Chairman ........Malcolm M. Lucas

Vice Chairman ........John F. Daffron, Jr.

Secretary ........Janice L. Gradwohl

Executive Committee Member ........Terrence B. Adamson

Members ........Carl F. Bianchi, David A. Brock, James Duke Cameron, Vivi


L. Dilweg, Carlos R. Garza, Keith McNamara, Sandra A. O'Connor

Officers: ........

Executive Director ........David I. Tevelin

Deputy Director ........Richard Van Duizend

The State Justice Institute was established to further the development and
adoption of improved judicial administration in the State courts of the
United States.

The State Justice Institute was created by the State Justice


Institute Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10701) as a private, nonprofit
corporation to further the development and improvement of judicial
administration in the State courts.

The Institute is supervised by a Board of Directors consisting


of 11 members appointed by the President with the advice and consent of
the Senate. The Board is statutorily composed of six judges, a State court
administrator, and four members of the public, of whom no more than two
can be of the same political party.

The goals of the Institute are to:

-- direct a national program of assistance to ensure that all


U.S. citizens have ready access to a fair and effective judicial system;

-- foster coordination and cooperation with the Federal


Judiciary;
-- serve as a clearinghouse and information center for the
dissemination of information regarding State judicial systems; and

-- encourage education for judges and support personnel of


State court systems.

To accomplish these broad objectives, the Institute is


authorized to provide funds, through grants, cooperative agreements, and
contracts, to State courts and organizations that can assist in the
achievement of improving judicial administration of the State courts.

Sources of Information

Inquiries concerning the following programs and activities


should be directed to the specified office of the State Justice Institute,
Suite 600, 1650 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone, 703-684-6100.

Grants -- Chief/Program Division.

Publications, Consumer Information -- Publications Coordinator/Office of


the Executive Director.

Speakers, Privacy Act/Freedom of Information Act Requests -- Executive


Secretary/Office of the Executive Director.

Employment/Personnel -- Personnel Specialist/Finance and Management


Division.

To access the electronic bulletin board, dial 703-739-2303 or


2304. Instructions may be obtained from the Publications Coordinator by
calling 703-684-6100.

For further information, contact the Publications Coordinator, State


Justice Institute, Suite 600, 1650 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Phone, 703-684-6100.

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

1550 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20005-1708

Phone, 202-457-1700; Fax, 202-429-6063

Board of Directors: ........

Public Members: ........

Chairman ........Chester A. Crocker

Vice Chairman ........Max M. Kampelman

Members ........Dennis L. Bark, Thomas E. Harvey, Theodore M. Hesburgh,


William R. Kintner, Christopher Phillips, Elspeth Davies Rostow, Mary
Louise Smith, W. Scott Thompson, Allen Weinstein

Ex officio: ........
Director, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency ........John D. Holum

Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research ........Toby


Trister Gati

President, National Defense University ........Lt. Gen. Paul G. Cerjan, USA

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy ........Walter B.


Slocombe

Officials: ........

President ........Richard H. Solomon

Executive Vice President ........Charles E. Nelson

Director, Education and Training ........Hrach Gregorian

Director, Research and Studies ........Alan D. Romberg

Director, Grants Program ........David R. Smock, Acting

Director, Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program for International Peace


........Joseph L. Klaits, Acting

Director, Jeannette Rankin Library Program ........Robert A. Farina, Acting

Director of Public Affairs and Information ........Gregory McCarthy

Senior Scholar for Religion, Ethics, and Human Rights ........David Little

Director of Administration ........Bernice Carney

The United States Institute of Peace was established to promote research,


policy analysis, education, and training on international peace and
conflict resolution.

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, Federal


institution created and funded by Congress to develop and disseminate
knowledge about international peace and conflict resolution. The Institute
addresses this mandate in three principal ways:

-- by expanding basic and applied knowledge about the origins,


nature, and processes of peace and war, encompassing the widest spectrum
of approaches and insights;

-- by disseminating this knowledge to officials, policymakers,


diplomats, and others engaged in efforts to promote international peace;
and

-- by supporting education and training programs and providing


information for secondary and university-level teachers and students and
the general public.

The Institute's primary activities are grantmaking, fellowships,


in-house research projects, public education and outreach activities,
publications, and library services.

The Grants Program provides financial support for research,


information services, education, and training. Eligible grantees include
nonprofit organizations; official public institutions, including public
schools, colleges, universities, libraries, and State and local agencies;
and individuals.

The Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace provides


fellowships to scholars, doctoral candidates, practitioners, and other
professionals to undertake research and other appropriate forms of work on
issues of international peace and the management of international
conflicts. The Research and Studies Program conducts conferences,
seminars, and study groups on issues of short- and long-term significance.

The Jeannette Rankin Library Program has four main components: a


specialized research library; a network with and support for other
libraries, both private and public; an oral history resource; and
bibliographic as well as other data bases.

The Public Affairs Office fulfills requests for speakers, media


services, and general inquiries, and conducts outreach programs in
Washington, DC, and elsewhere. Institute-directed activities under the
Education and Training Program include educational video programs, teacher
training projects, and a National Peace Essay Contest for high school
students. Institute publications include the Biennial Report to Congress
and the President; a newsletter, the United States Institute of Peace
Journal; a series of short-issue papers, In Brief; and monographs, books,
and special reports generated from Institute-sponsored projects.