The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact


Addresses the planning and construction of the new museum complex, the foundation of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery by Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, and the collections and activities of the new museum.


  • Carlhian, Jean-Paul
  • Gunter, Ann Clyburn 1951-
  • Lowry, Glenn D
  • Rawson, Jessica
  • Sackler, Arthur M
  • Fu, Shen 1937-
  • Tsung-i, Jao
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Issue is devoted to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Also includes the following articles describing the collections of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: "Ancient Iranian Drinking Vessels" by Ann Gunter; "Persian Miniatures from the Vever Collection" by Glenn D. Lowry; "Animal Motifs on Early Western Zhou Bronzes" by Jessica Rawson; "Huang Binhong's Shanghai Period Landscape Paintings and His Late Floral Works" by Fu Shen; and "The Calligraphic Art of the Chu Silk Manuscript" by Jao Tsung-i. This article is written by the museum's director, Milo Beach.

Contained within

Orientations Vol. 18, no. 9 (Journal)

Contact information

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


September 1987


  • Museum buildings
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Art museums
  • Calligraphy
  • Art, Oriental
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Museum architecture
  • History
  • Private collections
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Art objects
  • Art, Asian
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art--Collectors and collecting
  • Art--History
  • Art, Islamic
  • Art--Private collections
  • Buildings
  • Building

Physical description

pp. 36-37

Full Record

View Full Record