Whistler Exhibit Opens at Freer
Honoring the 150th anniversary of the birth of James McNeill Whistler, the Freer opens and exhibition of all of its oils, watercolors, pastels and drawings, comprising some 300 works, by Whistler, as well as his only surviving architectural scheme, the Peacock Room. Freer attendance during the exhibit increased 50% over the comparable 1983 period.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 415.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
May 11, 1984