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Japanese Minister Announces Gift to Freer

Japanese Minister Announces Gift to Freer
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
May 2, 1979
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1979, p. 364
Torch, 6/1979, p. 1
While on a tour of the Freer Gallery of Art, Prime Minister Masayoshi Ohira of Japan announces Japan's intention to give $1 million toward the construction of an annex to the Freer Gallery, an Oriental Art gallery. This gift is one of four pledged by the Japanese govenment, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a Japanese gallery, Asia Society, for a new headquarters building, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for international policy research.
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex, Buildings, Dignitaries, Building, Gifts, Art, Oriental
Ōhira, Masayoshi 1910-, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Freer Gallery of Art
Chronology of Smithsonian History
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