Land Set Aside for National Gallery of Art

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Summary

Congress sets aside land on the Mall for a new National Gallery of Art, now the National Museum of American Art, building.

Subject

  • National Collection of Fine Arts)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Taylor, Joshua C. National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978, p. 26.

Contact information

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

Date

1923

Topic

  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • History
  • Art--History
  • Buildings
  • Museum exhibits

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