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Summary

"Treasures from the Shanghai Museum: 6,000 Years of Chinese Art," the most comprehensive major Chinese art exhibition ever to tour the United States, opens at the National Museum of Natural History, featuring 232 masterpieces from one of China's leading museums, organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, in cooperation with the Shanghai Museum.

Subject

  • Shanghai Museum
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Treasures from the Shanghai Museum: 6,000 Years of Chinese Art (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 420.

Contact information

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

Date

August, 1984

Topic

  • Exhibit openings
  • Art
  • Exhibitions
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art objects

Place

China

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