- S. Dillon Ripley Center
The S. Dillon Ripley Center, better known simply as the Ripley Center, is one of the buildings of the
Smithsonian Institutionseries of museumslocated in the National Mallin Washington, D.C.The above-ground portion is only a small pagoda, and it descends into a larger underground portion. The Ripley Center houses the International Gallery, The Smithsonian Associates, and the offices of the Smithsonian Contributing Membership. It contains a conference center, an art gallery, and meeting rooms as well. It connects underground to the Arthur M. Sackler Galleryand the Freer Gallery of Art.
The Smithsonian Associates was formed in 1992 from combining the Resident Associates Program with the Smithsonian National Associate Program. The Smithsonian Associates was established as the cultural, educational, and membership division of the
Smithsonian Institution. These membership and educational programs include the Young Benefactors, Resident Associates Program, Discovery Theatre, Regional Events, and the Art Collectors Program [www.smithsonianassociates.org: The Smithsonian Associates Official Website] .
The Art Collectors Program is devoted to the creation and appreciation of contemporary American limited-edition art and to creating a context for collecting and a forum for artists to discuss their work. The Program sells Smithsonian-commissioned contemporary fine art prints and posters by acclaimed American artists. Its limited-edition prints are numbered and signed and come with a Certificate of Authenticity from the
Smithsonian. You can see its entire collection at its website (www.ArtCollectorsProgram.org) or at the "Graphic Eloquence: Limited-Edition Prints from The Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program" exhibition on the concourse level of the Ripley Center. [www.ArtCollectorsProgram.org: The Art Collectors Program Official Website]
* [http://www.si.edu/ripley/ S. Dillon Ripley Center Official site]
* [http://residentassociates.org/help/locations/ripley.htm Directions to the S. Dillon Ripley Center]
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