Tag Archives: Smithsonian Institution

26Jan/22

U.S. Postal Service Salutes Legendary Sculptor Edmonia Lewis

The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life and legacy of Edmonia Lewis, the first African American and Native American sculptor to earn international recognition, as the 45th honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Continue reading

24Sep/16

Celebrities speak at opening of African-American Museum

Celebrities including Angela Bassett speak at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African-American History. Continue reading

07May/15

Smithsonian previews African American Museum collections

The Smithsonian Museum previews collections destined for the Museum of African-American History and Culture, which is slated to open in 2016.
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