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The Smithsonian's underground museum, research, and education complex opened. It includes the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. In 1982, Dr. Arthur M. Sackler of New York donated $4 million and 1,000 masterpieces of Asian art from his collection valued in excess of $50 million to the new Smithsonian Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures and the museum is named the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. More -
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Monday, September 28, 1987
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View of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery pavilion with pyramided roof. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder Sackler Pavilion & Kiosk.