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Summary

"Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest" opens at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The exhibition, which features about 80 paintings and sculptures and 70 works on paper, stems from the recent acquisition (early 1986) of over 5,000 additional artworks collected by Hirshhorn, and closes November 16.

Subject

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," February 1986, p. 2.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," August 1986, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

August 7, 1986

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • Art objects

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