Steinberg is First Artist in Residence

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Summary

Saul Steinberg chosen first Smithsonian Artist in Residence. His first tour of duty was scheduled for January 1967. The tenure of the position was to be one year, and the artist would have an office in the National Collection of Fine Arts.

Subject

  • Steinberg, Saul
  • National Collection of Fine Arts)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, "The Torch," June 1966, p. 1.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1967. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1967, p. 318.

Contact information

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

Date

1966

Topic

  • Firsts
  • New Programs
  • Artists

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