Due to weather conditions, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York, N.Y., will be closed January 27.

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Recent Acquisitions

November 9, 2012 – October 27, 2013

Museum: Portrait Gallery

Location: 1st Floor, North

On view are works recently aquired by the museum, including paintings of Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Adolph Ochs; a bronze of Ethel Waters; photographs of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Mary Pickford, and Muhammad Ali; and prints of George Washington and Samuel Adams.

A commissioned portrait of General Colin Powell by artist Ron Sherr goes on view outside the exhibition entrance on December 3, 2012.