Smithsonian's America Opens in Japan

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Summary

"The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" opens at the American Festival Japan '94 at the Nippon Convention Center in Chiba, Japan. It will go through August 31. The exhibit focuses on American history, culture and the cultural diversity of the United States. The exhibition contains more than 300 objects from the National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum, and occupies 60,000 square feet, one-third of the Festival exhibition space.

Subject

  • American Festival Japan 1994
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Nippon Convention Center
  • Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture, The (Exhibition) (1994: Chiba, Japan)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," July 1994, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

  • July 9, 1994
  • 19th century

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • History

Place

  • Chiba-shi (Japan)
  • United States
  • Japan

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