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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
September 28, 1987 – February 29, 1988
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Sublevel 1
15 examples of painting and calligraphy from the Vever collection offer a sampling of the collection of nearly 500 Islamic paintings and manuscripts that disappeared in the 1940s and remained unaccounted for until it was purchased by the museum.