A New Wing for Birds: 50th Anniversary of the Whitney Building (Exhibition)

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1989 October 6 - 1989 October 22

Biographical or Historical Note

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Exhibition. Opened October 6, 1989 and closed October 22, 1989. Located in the Hall of Oceanic Birds at the American Museum of Natural History. "A New Wing for Birds: 50th Anniversary of the Whitney Building" was an exhibition of photographs recording the construction of the Whiney Building and the Hall of Oceanic Birds.

Summary

"A New Wing for Birds: 50th Anniversary of the Whitney Building" was an exhibition of photographs recording the construction of the Whiney Building and the Hall of Oceanic Birds. The exhibition was on view in the corridor leading to the Hall of Oceanic Birds at the American Museum of Natural History from October 6 through October 22, 1989.

Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: AMMH Department of Ornithology.

Sources

    American Museum of Natural history Press Release: Museum Programs and Exhibitions Calendar, October-November, 1989. Departmental Records, 101; American Museum of Natural History Library Archives.

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American Museum of Natural History. Whitney Memorial Hall of Oceanic Birds.
Location of exhibition.

Written by: Roxanne Edwards
Last modified: 2019 February 15


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