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Summary

Concerns the decision of the Smithsonian Institution to set up an African- American Museum in the exhibition space in the Arts and Industries Building. A committee was set up to begin researching African-American artists and writers. Museum will also offer educational programs.

Subject

Arts and Industries Building

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Art in America Vol. vol. 79 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

October 1991

Topic

  • Art
  • Education
  • National African American Museum Project
  • Museums
  • African American art
  • Art objects
  • Museums--Educational aspects

Physical description

pp. 39

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