Renaming of African Art Museum, 1981

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Summary

In 1981, the Museum of African Art was renamed the National Museum of African Art to reflect its status as a newly acquired Smithsonian museum.

Subject

  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Museum of African Art (U.S.)

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

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"National Museum of African Art." Smithsonian Institution Archives. Accessed June 28, 2016. http://siarchives.si.edu/history/national-museum-african-art.

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

Date

1981

Topic

  • Art, African
  • Art museums
  • Name Changes
  • Museums

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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