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Renwick Gallery Grand Salon Reopens, June, 2000

Catalog Data

Subject:
Twachtman, John Henry  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham 1847-1917  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson 1849-1921  Search this
Powers, Hiram 1805-1873  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer  Search this
Catlin, George 1796-1872  Search this
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Moran, Thomas 1837-1926  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt 1778-1860  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Grand Salon of the Renwick Gallery  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
June, 2000
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Notes:
The Torch-No. 00-7, 10, 2000 Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession: 05-298
Summary:
The Grand Salon of American Art's Renwick Gallery reopened to the public after six months of renovations. The salon now houses a new selection of 170 paintings hung side by side and one above another, known as salon style. Other new components of the Grand Salon include hand-dyed silk loomed draperies of French Imberline damask, a state of the art lighting system that mimics natural light, and a refurbished crystal chandelier.
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
SI Buildings, Renovation  Search this
Building--Conservation and renovation  Search this
Museum openings  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14430