"Aditi" Exhibit, MNH Opens

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At the Museum of Natural History, "Aditi: A Celebration of Life," created in New Delhi in 1978 to mark the International Year of the Child, opens. It is one of the major Smithsonian contributions to the nationwide Festival of India. It will become one of the most popular exhibits ever held in that museum. India is also featured at the Festival of American Folklife.


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1985. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1986, p. 68.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "Robert McC. Adams Chronology."

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


June 4, 1985


  • Festivals
  • Art
  • Exhibitions
  • Public programs
  • Folk art



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