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Dec. 6, 2016

The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art is planning an issue of the Archives of American Art Journal devoted to Latino art.  This special issue will offer a valuable opportunity for scholars and artists to increase the visibility of Latino studies in the field of American art history as well as enrich the study of Latino art using primary sources at the Archives of American Art.

Sep. 22, 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Archives of American Art has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Don Tyson Prize from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art!

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Original material can be consulted by appointment in our Washington, D.C. Headquarters.

Select holdings are available on microfilm at the Archives' offices in Washington, D.C. and at our New York Office.

Copies of unrestricted microfilm materials can be obtained through one of our affiliated research centers.

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