Museum Memo

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What's new in museums around the country? Among the more interesting exhibitions on view are:

Bob Dylan's American Journey 1956-1966, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, through Sept. 7.

The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938-1958, Sept. 17-Jan. 15, 2007, and Constable's Great Landscapes: The Six Foot Paintings, Oct. 1-Dec. 31, both at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

New Orleans after the Flood: Photographs by Robert Polidori, Sept. 19-Dec. 10, Cezanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde, Sept. 14-Jan. 7, 2007, and Seen Scully: Wall of Light, Sept. 26-Jan. 14, all three at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Masters of American Comics, Sept. 15-Jan. 28, 2007, and Expanding Africa: New Art, New Directions, Sept. 15-March 18, 2007, both at The Newark (N.J.) Museum.

Two Windows on the Willard: Photographs by Carol M. Highsmith and Frances Benjamin Johnston, American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C. Sept. 15-Jan. 7, 2007.

Gregor Mendel: Planting the Seeds of Genetics, Sept. 15-April 1, 2007, and Eskimo & Inuit Carvings: Collecting Art from the Arctic, through June 17, 2007, both at The Field Museum, Chicago.

Breaking the Mode: Contemporary Fashion from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Sept. 17-Jan. 7, 2007.

Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos, Portland (Maine) Museum of Art, Dec. …