Museum of African Art Moves to SI

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Summary

The Museum of African Art, established in 1964 as a private museum at the initiative of Warren Robbins, becomes a bureau of the Smithsonian. In the next year it will be renamed the National Museum of African Art.

Subject

National Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1979, p. 26, 191, 367

Contact information

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

Date

August 13, 1979

Topic

  • Art
  • New Bureaus
  • Major Events in Smithsonian History
  • Art objects
  • Major Events in Smithsonian History
  • New Bureaus

Place

Africa

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