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  1. SI History Bibliography

    New American Art Museums

    • Date: 1982
    • Creator: Searing, Helen
    • Creator: Searing, Helen

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    Museums

    • Date: March 9, 2011
    • Description: Information on the history of the Smithsonian's museums representing art, history, and culture.

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  5. Remembering the Reopening of Two Smithsonian Museums

    • Date: July 1, 2021
    • Creator: Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig
    • Description: After extensive renovations of the Old Patent Office Building that houses the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture held a grand opening July 1, 2006.

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    American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery

    • Date: September 5, 2013
    • Description: The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) are two different museums that had their origins in the Smithsonian’s National Gallery of Art. They have been housed in the old Patent Office Building since 1968. The American Art Museum was established in 1907 under the name “National Gallery of Art.” The National Portrait Gallery was

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  9. Historic Pictures

    Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

    • Date: April 18, 2011
    • Description: The Smithsonian American Art Museum began as an art gallery in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Castle. A National Gallery of Art was formally created in 1906 in the US National Museum. In 1968, the collection moved to the American Art and Portrait Galleries, and its Renwick Gallery opened in 1972. History of the Smithsonian American Art MuseumAdditional Historic

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    Jun 8 Art Museums Jointly Open "Erastus Salisbury Field" Exhibit | Smithsonian Institution Archives

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      Smithsonian American Art Museum

      • Date: April 14, 2011
      • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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      National Museum of African Art

      • Date: April 18, 2011
      • Description: Established in 1964 by private collector Warren Robbins, the Museum of African Art in Washington, DC, was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1979. In 1981, the Museum was renamed the National Museum of African Art and in 1987, re-opened in a new building as part of the Smithsonian’s Quadrangle complex. History of the National Museum of African ArtAdditional Historic Images of

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    • Close-up, low-res photo of Foresta.

      Wonderful Women Wednesday: Merry A. Foresta

      • Date: June 16, 2021
      • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
      • Description: Each week, the Archives features a woman who has been a groundbreaker at the Smithsonian, past or present, in a series titled Wonderful Women Wednesday.

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    • Blog Post

      Looking for Women Managers of the Smithsonian’s Museums

      • Date: March 16, 2022
      • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
      • Description: When did women begin to manage Smithsonian museums? Meet Grace Dunham Guest who was a key staff member in opening the Freer Gallery of Art in 1923.

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    • 120th Anniversary brochure for the National Collection of Fine Arts (now the Smithsonian American Art Museum), 1966.

      Design + Archives - National Collection of Fine Arts

      • Date: April 22, 2014
      • Creator: Mitch Toda
      • Description: A look back at some exhibition brochures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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      Art and Photography at the Smithsonian

      • Date: February 4, 2010
      • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="349" caption="Washington, D.C. 1975, from the series Archaeological Series, 6 Inch Contour Gauge, 1975, by Kenneth Josephson, Gelatin silver print on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1983.63.828."][/caption] In 1981, the Smithsonian American Art Museum (at the time it was named

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