American Art and Portrait Galleries Reopen

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Summary

The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum reopen in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture on July 1, 2006, after a six-year renovation. The galleries are housed in the historic Patent Office Building.

Subject

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
  • Fine Arts and Portrait Galleries Building (FA&PG)
  • American Art and Portrait Galleries Building
  • American Art and Portrait Galleries

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Annual Report 2006, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2007, pp. 3-5.

Contact information

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

Date

July 1, 2006

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Openings
  • Renovations

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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