Quadrangle Construction Authorized

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Summary

The construction of the new museum complex in the South Yard, behind the Smithsonian Institution Building, is approved by Congress in Public Law 97-199. It will house the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, National Museum of African Art, the S. Dillon Ripley International Center and the Enid A. Haupt Garden.

Subject

  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

The Smithsonian's Center for African, Near Eastern and Asian Cultures Fact Sheet.

Contact information

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

Date

June 22, 1982

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Architecture
  • Buildings

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

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