Smithsonian Okays African American Museum

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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.


Arts and Industries Building


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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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,


October 1991


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

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pp. 39

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