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Today in Smithsonian History: March 30, 1979

The Grand Salon of the Renwick Gallery in 1972.

The Grand Salon of the Renwick Gallery in 1972.

March 30, 1979 The re-installation of the Grand Salon of the Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, is completed, displaying 19th-century works from the collection. The salon was restored to evoke the time when the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its school occupied this building located at 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.


Posted: 30 March 2017
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