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The following museums are closed Saturday, July 23, due to a power outage: National Museum of the American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum, National Museum of African Art, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and the Ripley Center.Skip navigation
January 30, 2009 – November 14, 2010
8th and F Streets, NW
Location: 1st Floor, North, Corridor
The recently acquired works displayed in this installation span more than two centuries of American history and culture. The breadth of works includes paintings of 19th-century statesman Daniel Webster by George Linen; a self-portrait by William Beckman; sketched drawings of astronauts Bob Crippen, John Young and John Glenn by Henry Casselli Jr.; and photographs of singers Enrico Caruso and Lena Horne and sportscaster Red Auerbach with Bob Cousy.