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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
united states



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> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.americanart.si.edu
EMAIL:  
AmericanArtInfo@si.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily
PHONE:  
(202) 633-7970 (recorded information)
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Free
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DESCRIPTION

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Its artworks reveal key aspects of America's rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today.


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