Catlin Exhibit Opens at NMAA

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Summary

"George Catlin: The Artist and the American Indian" opens at National Museum of American Art, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and runs through September 13. The exhibit includes the 104 paintings from the Museum's collection.

Subject

  • Catlin, George 1796-1872
  • George Catlin: The Artist and the American Indian (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," June 1981, p. 8.

Contact information

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

Date

June 5, 1981

Topic

  • Art
  • Art, American
  • Historians
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology
  • Catlin Indian Gallery
  • History
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Indians of North America

Place

North America

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