Exhibit of Negro Art Opens at NHB

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An exhibit of Negro Art opens in the Foyer of the Natural History Building, and runs until 4 November 1933. Specimens of Oil Paintings, Drawings, Water colors, Graphic Arts, Wood Sculpture and Photographs were shown on the screens in the alcoves on both sides of the Foyer, while in the central part of the Foyer were exhibited books, music, etc. produced by Negro Artists.


  • Natural History Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 158, Box 66, Folder 4, "Report of Buildings & Labor, for FY 1933," dated 8/17 1934, p. 36

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October 30, 1933


  • Art
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • African Americans
  • Art objects

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