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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Archives of American Art

    • Date: March 9, 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 Negro Artists (National Gallery of Art, 1929-1930)

    • Date: August 25, 2016
    • Description: On May 16, 1929, an exhibition of American Negro Artists opened on the ground floor of the Smithsonian’s US National Museum building. The exhibition featured fifty-one works by twenty-seven black sculptors and painters who won a juried competition sponsored by the Harmon Foundation.1Though the work selected remained distant from the most radical new work being created by

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  15. 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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    The Anniversary of the National Museum of African Art: A Gift in August

    • Date: August 13, 2012
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: On August 13, 2012 the National Museum of African Art, founded by Warren M. Robbins, became a part of the Smithsonian Institution.

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    Science Sits for Art

    • Date: April 29, 2010
    • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="366" caption="Heads and Fragments of Heads of Humeri, from the Photographic Catalogue of the Surgical Section, 1865, by William Bell, Albumen print on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen

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    The Smithsonian's First Photographer

    • Date: May 14, 2009
    • Description: Vernacular photography is the latest type of photography to be discovered by museums. Postcards, collected by Walker Evans (but still, postcards), have just been exhibited by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and a tintype exhibition just closed at the International Center of Photography in New York, another exhibit of snapshots was seen at the National Gallery of Art.

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    National Museum of African Art

    • 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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