The Museum of African Art is Founded

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Summary

The Museum of African Art is established as a private educational institution by Warren Robbins, a foreign service officer. It was housed in Capitol Hill townhouses. In 1979 it will become a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution.

Subject

  • Robbins, Warren M
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1979. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980, p. 26, 191, 367.

Contact information

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

Date

1964

Topic

  • Art muesums
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Art museums

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