July 9, 1994

“The Smithsonian’s America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture” opens at the American Festival Japan ‘94 at the Nippon Convention Center in Chiba, Japan. The exhibition focuses on American history, culture and the cultural diversity of the United States. The exhibition contains more then 300 objects from the National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum and occupies 60,000 square feet, one-third of the Festival exhibition space.

Posted: 9 July 2010
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