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National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.),
  • Art museums -- Washington (D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSmithsonian Institution
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (10 p.) :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14269197M

    Origins and Development[edan-image:id=siris_sic_,size=,left]The history of the Smithsonian American Art Museum collection dates to the beginning of the Smithsonian Institution when, in , the act establishing the Smithsonian authorized the Board of Regents to collect objects of art. Called the Gallery of Art, the collection included prints and drawings collected by George P. Marsh. The National Museum of American History is part of the Smithsonian Institution. It is located on the National Mall at Washington, D.C. The museum opened in as the Museum of History and Technology. It preserves more than 3 million artifacts of American history and culture, from the War of Independence to the present day. The museum has.

    The National Museum of African Art was placed adjacent to the Arts and Industries Building with circular forms derived from the semicircular arches of the Freer Gallery of Art across the way. The pink granite reflects the colors of the Smithsonian Institution Building . The museum has named Benjamin Filene as its new associate director of curatorial affairs as the museum engages in a strategic-planning process focused on public history and an audience-centered approach. Smithsonian Curators To Collect Presidential Election Memorabilia. National Museum of American History Marks as “Year of the Woman”.

    Kogod Courtyard - Smithsonian American Art Museum & Portrait Gallery, Washington D. C. K likes. The museums offer a variety of free public programs in the Kogod Courtyard. Free Wi-Fi is available, /5(36). The Smithsonian Institution (/ s m ɪ θ ˈ s oʊ n i ə n / smith-SOH-nee-ən), also known simply as the Smithsonian, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United was founded on Aug , "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge". The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James nates: 38°53′20″N 77°01′34″W / .


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