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Monuments Men Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

MONUMENTS MEN: On the Frontline to Save Europe's Art, 1942-1946

During World War II, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting European cultural sites, monuments and buildings from Allied bombing.

The Archives’ exhibition, “MONUMENTS MEN: On the Front Line to Save Europe’s Art, 1942-1946,” presents original photographs, official military records, and letters that chronicle this extraordinary mission.

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The Archives of American Art is pleased to present Diane Zorich’s report on the symposium and workshop "American Art History & Digital Scholarship New Avenues for Exploration"

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Archives of American Art to Open “Monuments Men” Exhibition Feb. 7

Exhibition Documents the U.S. Army Unit that Saved Europe’s Art Treasures during World War II

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Karen Weiss and Barbara Aikens Awarded the Secretary’s Digital Enterprise Award for 2013

This award is bestowed upon an individual Smithsonian employee or team of employees who excelled at utilizing digital tools to advance the Smithsonian mission of increasing and diffusing knowledge.

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