Smithsonian American Art Museum: Collections – Washington DC

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The Smithsonian American Art Museum holds hundreds of works from the New Deal’s art programs:  Public Works of Art Project, Section of Fine Arts, Treasury Relief Art Project, and Federal Art Project.

These artworks are mostly in storage, but at any time there may be several New Deal paintings and sculptures on display in special exhibitions.  

Much of the Smithsonian’s New Deal collection can found found online, too.  This search generated 520 results: https://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?fq=data_source%3A%22Smithsonian+American+Art+Museum%22&q=federal+art+project&gfq=CSILP_1

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1934: A New Deal for Artists,” Smithsonian American Art Museum (accessed September 8, 2020).

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on September 19, 2020.

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Location Info


8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Coordinates: 38.8978, -77.0229

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