"Provincetown Printers" Opens at National Museum of American Art, September 9, 1983

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Summary

"Provincetown Printers: A Woodcut Tradition" opens a the National Museum of American Art, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The exhibition includes 75 works by Provincetown, Massachusetts artists, including the original six who returned from Paris at the outbreak of World War I. The artists were a group dedicated the innovative use of the wood-block printing process during the early decades of the twentieth century.

Subject

  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • "Provincetown Printers: A Woodcut Tradition" 1983: National Museum of American Art

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 405, Box 1, Folder 1983, Calendar of Events, September 1983.

Contact information

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

Date

September 9, 1983

Topic

  • Art
  • American Art
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

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