Exhibit of Art Work from "Animals in Art, Sketch-ins"

ID: SIA2007-0144

Creator: Unknown

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Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 37, Folder 9 Exhibits. "Animals in Art, Sketch-ins," 1976-1979. Includes photographs

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Summary

At the National Zoo, an exhibit of artwork by sketchers, who participated in the "Animals in Art, Sketch-ins", is being viewed by two visitors. On the wall to the left are sketches of the pandas at the zoo at that time.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Office of Education at the National Zoo sponsored workshops to bring animals to man's attention through art. Sketch materials were furnished and noted local artists volunteered as teachers to both novice and more experienced sketchers. (Washington Post, 12/15/1977)

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 37, Folder 9 Exhibits. "Animals in Art, Sketch-ins," 1976-1979. Includes photographs

Contact information

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

Date

1976

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art in education
  • Zoos
  • Education
  • Pandas
  • Museums
  • Zoo visitors
  • Museums--Educational aspects

Place

Washington (D.C.)

ID Number

SIA2007-0144

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 9.5w 6.5h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Art work; Medium: Photographic print

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