Freer Gallery of Art Completed

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Summary

Construction of the Freer Gallery of Art, designed by Charles A. Platt, is completed. The museum opens to the public in May 1923.

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams) 1861-1933
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Lawton, Thomas and Linda Merrill. Freer: A Legacy of Art. Washington, D.C.: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993, p. 255.

Contact information

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

Date

1919

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Buildings
  • Building
  • Museum exhibits

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