Design for National Museum of African American History and Culture

ID: tmpF52C_tmp_tcm20-183729

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Landscape

Date: 2010

Citation: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Summary

An artist rendition of the design by architect David Adjaye of the Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smith Group for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. The design features a museum that has glass walls and features a crown motif from a Yoruban sculpture. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a Smithsonian Institution museum established in 2003. It will be built on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and is set to open in 2015.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Freelon, Adjaye, Bond, SmithGroup Architects

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image Courtesy of the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Website.

Contained within

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Contact information

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

Date

2010

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
  • Museum buildings
  • History
  • Landscapes
  • Drawings and plans
  • Architecture
  • Museum architecture
  • Design
  • African Americans--History
  • Architecture--Drawings and plans
  • Architecture--Design and plans

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Landscape
  • Exterior
  • Digital Image

ID Number

tmpF52C_tmp_tcm20-183729

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color; Size: 14w x 10h ; Type of Image: Exterior; Landscape; Medium: Digital Image

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