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    National Portrait Gallery

    • Date: April 18, 2011
    • Description: Although planning began in 1919, the National Portrait Gallery was not created until 1962, and it opened to the public in the historic Patent Office Building in 1968. Known for its iconic collections of portraits of a broad spectrum of Americans, the gallery is also noted for its Hall of Presidents. History of the National Portrait GalleryAdditional Historic Images of the

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    National Portrait Gallery

    • 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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    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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    Archives on View: National Portrait Gallery’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition

    • Date: September 7, 2017
    • Creator: Charles Zange
    • Description: The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (NPG) will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018. Ahead of next year’s festivities, NPG unveiled an exhibition commemorating its May 1968 opening. The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) provided several pieces for this gallery, including a photo of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s dedication speech on May 3rd. Check out the full

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    National Portrait Gallery Celebrates Opening | Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    • 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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    • SI History Bibliography

      National Portrait Gallery

      • Date: August 1968
      • Creator: Ketchum, Richard M
      • Creator: Ketchum, Richard M

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    • Document

      Apr 27 National Portrait Gallery Becomes Bureau of SI | Smithsonian Institution Archives

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      • National Portrait Gallery, by Unknown, 1978, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 92-1710.

        National Portrait Gallery

        • Date: 1978
        • Creator: Unknown
        • Creator: Unknown

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      • Smithsonian Legal Document

        An Act to Provide for a National Portrait Gallery as a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution

        • Date: 1963 04/27/1962
        • Creator: 87th Congress, Sess. 2., 1962
        • Creator: 87th Congress, Sess. 2., 1962

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      • SI History Chronology

        National Portrait Gallery Opens

        • Date: October 5, 1968

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      • SI History Chronology

        National Portrait Gallery Authorized

        • Date: April 27, 1962

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