NMAfA Pavilion Viewed from the top of Smithsonian Institution Building

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View of the domed-roof pavilion entrance to the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) located south of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), or "Castle," in the four-acre Enid A. Haupt Garden on Independence Avenue at 10th Street, S.W. This museum together with the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG), and the S. Dillon Ripley International Center form an underground complex which opened September 28, 1987.


  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • South Yard


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder: African Art March

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Museum buildings
  • Gardens
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Gardens, Victorian


Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

87-7812-36 or 87-7812.36

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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