Poetry and Visual Arts Exhibits Open

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Two exhibits open as part of the District of Columbia's celebration featuring poetry and the visual arts community: "A Touch of the Poet: Portraits from the Permanent Collection," at the National Portrait Gallery; and "E.E. Cummings: The Poet as Artist," at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.


  • Cummings, E. E (Edward Estlin) 1894-1962
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Touch of the Poet: Portraits from the Permanent Collection, A (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • E.E. Cummings: The Poet and Artist (Exhibition) (1976-1977: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 4

Contact information

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


December 1-2, 1976


  • Art
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Poetry
  • Art objects

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