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us: National Museum of American Art (U.S.)


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  • Variants

    • us: Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of American Art
    • us: NMAA
    • us: United States. National Museum of American Art
    • us: N.M.A.A.
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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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  • Sources

    • found: Its Aspects of collecting the modern, 1981: t.p. (National Museum of American Art, formerly National Collection of Fine Arts) text (remains a part of Smithsonian Institution)
    • found: Mecklenburg, V.M. José de Creeft, sculpture and drawings, 1983: CIP t.p. (National Museum of American Art) t.p. verso (NMAA)
    • found: Young America, c1999: CIP t.p. (Smithsonian American Art Museum) t.p. verso (Smithsonian's American Art Museum; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)
    • found: The Gilded Age, c2000: CIP t.p. (Smithsonian American Art Museum)
    • found: Phone call to the museum, Jan. 11, 2000 (not a name change; official name is the National Museum of American Art; Smithsonian American Art Museum is a variant and is for the purposes of the traveling exhibition)
    • found: N.Y. times, Nov. 3, 2000: p. E32 (National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution has changed name to Smithsonian American Art Museum)
    • found: Smithsonian American Art Museum Web site, Dec. 18, 2000: home page (Smithsonian American Art Museum) press release, Oct. 27, 2000 (President Clinton signed bill renaming the National Museum of American Art on Oct. 27, 2000; new name is: Smithsonian American Art Museum; SAAM)
    • found: United States. An Act to Rename the National Museum of American Art, 2000, Public Law 106-385: p. 1 (The National Museum of American Art, as designated under section 1 of Public Law 96-441 (20 U.S.C. 71 note), shall be known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Located in Washington, D.C.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-06-23: new
    • 2015-08-30: revised
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