Barney Studio House Given to SI

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Laura and Natalie Barney, daughters of artist Alice Pike Barney, donate Studio House to the Smithsonian Institution. Studio House is an art center with a unique setting created by artist Alice Pike Barney. It is located in Sheridan Circle in Washington, D.C. and is administered by the National Museum of American Art. On December 5, 1961, there is an offical annoucement of the donation.


  • Barney, Alice Pike 1857-1931
  • Barney Studio House (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Folder Barney Studio, Barney Studio House brochure, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1983.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1962. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1963, p. 94.

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