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Mellon Gives Smithsonian $1M For Chinese Paintings

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries a $1 million grant to help conserve Chinese paintings.

09/11/2013

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Smithsonian Gathers Best Art Of Civil War Era

Paintings and photographs depicting the raw reality of the Civil War marked a major change in American art that tossed out romantic notions of war.

11/23/2012

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Smithsonian To Examine Art Of William H. Johnson

The Smithsonian Institution is creating a traveling exhibit with Morgan State University to feature rare paintings by African-American artist William H. Johnson.

06/24/2011