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Summary

As of January 2000, the National Museum of American Art became known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Subject

  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • This museum has been known as the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Gallery of Art, National Collection of Fine Arts, and National Museum of American Art.
  • Annals of the Smithsonian Institution 1999, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, n.d., p. 26.

Contact information

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

Date

January 2000

Topic

  • Art muesums
  • Name Changes
  • Art museums

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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