National Museum of the American Indian, 2004

ID: SIA2010-0489 and SIA2010-0490

Creator: Lautman, Robert

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: 2004

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Box 1, Folder: Torch July-September 2004

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Summary

The National Museum of the American Indian opened on September 21, 2004. The museum was the first dedicated to American Indian culture and heritage on the National Mall. The building, designed by architect Douglas Cardinal, is five stories, with 250,000 square feet, and is located between the National Air and Space Museum and the U.S. Capitol.

Subject

  • Cardinal, Douglas
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

SIA2010-0489 is a color derivative of the original born digital image and SIA2010-0490 is a black and white derivative of the original born digital image. This image was included in the September 2004 issue of the TORCH.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Box 1, Folder: Torch July-September 2004

Contact information

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

Date

2004

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Digital images
  • Openings
  • Architects
  • Architecture
  • Historians
  • New Museums
  • Museums
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America--Museums

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Southwest
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States of America
  • Smithsonian Quadrangle
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Exterior
  • Digital Image

ID Number

SIA2010-0489 and SIA2010-0490

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 Color: Color and Black and White ; Size: 9 w x 13 h; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Digital Image

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