"Close Observation" Opens, C/H

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"Close Observation: The Oil Sketches of Frederic E. Church" opens at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Selections had previously been shown as a SITES exhibit.


  • Close Observation: Selected Oil Sketches by Frederic E. Church (Exhibition)
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • National Museum of Design


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smtihsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 356.

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


April 29, 1980


  • Decoration and ornament
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts

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