First Exhibit in HMSG Basement Gallery Opens

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The opening of "Nancy Graves: A Sculpture Retrospective" is the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's first exhibition in the new galleries on the lowel level. The move of the museum shop to the street level and the reduction of the coatroom gave the Museum nearly 1,000 square feet of extra exhibit space.


  • Graves, Nancy Stevenson 1940-
  • Nancy Graves: A Sculpture Retropsective (Exhibition)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," April 1987, p. 2.

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


February, 1987


  • Museum stores
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Art objects
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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