Freer and Sackler Galleries

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reopenings

Smithsonian will reopen its remaining 10 museums on a staggered schedule starting next month

Venues in Washington, DC and New York will require masks and many will have reduced hours

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Museums & Heritage

Peace offering: how museums help in troubled times

Amid the turmoil of the pandemic and the recent elections, US institutions with Tibetan Buddhist holdings respond with mindfulness events

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Museums

Freer/Sackler rebrands its identity as the National Museum of Asian Art

Museum officials say the decision is unrelated to protests over the Sackler family's ties to Purdue Pharma

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Freer and Sackler Galleries

The Smithsonian presents Whistler’s Peacock Room as the artist envisioned it

The famed Chinoiserie dining room, designed by James McNeill Whistler, has been reinstalled in closer alignment to the artist’s aesthetic vision

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Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries reopen after $13.6m renovation

Asian art museums on National Mall get a physical and “mental” makeover

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Collectors

Collector profile: Abolala Soudavar – bibliophily in the blood

His great Persian manuscript paintings are now on loan to the Sackler