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Associate Director for Education

Local Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Smithsonian Institution
Museum Support Center 4210 Silver Hill Rd.
Suitland , Maryland 20746
United States

Company Description: The Smithsonian Institution -- the world's largest museum and research complex -- includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. The total...   more
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Utusan Malaysia Online - Features
www.utusan.com.my, 26 June 2004 [cached]
What you're doing is painting your place in history - you're documenting American history," said Robert Hall, the associate director for education and an art specialist at the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The Clinton portrait, and the surrounding media crush, has changed Knox's life.But mention any aspect of his work and his eyes begin to shine, the words spilling out as he marvels that, in a stroke of luck he still can't seem to believe, he's able to combine his passion for art with his work.
"My craft keeps me alive.I get up at 2 am sometimes just so I can get in here and make my paintings," he says.
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"Painting portraits is a very special intellectual endeavor, and there are very few people who can do it as well as Simmie Knox," said Hall, who first became aware of Knox's work in the late 1970s, after Knox did a painting of author Alex Haley for the Tennessee state house.
Robert L. Hall, associate ...
www.afro.com, 24 Dec 2010 [cached]
Robert L. Hall, associate director for education at the Smithsonian Institution's Anacostia Community Museum, weights in on the subject. "I think that what happens is this time of year, Kwanzaa joins in with Hanukkah and Christmas and all these other celebrations to say that [America is a] diverse culture. But the principles in Kwanzaa are so universal they can be used by anybody."
In response to whether Kwanzaa is still celebrated today, Hall believes, "Each year it increases, because more and more people are finding out about it. Hall says he is seeing more references to Kwanzaa in department stores, grocery stores and on television advertisements.
Heart, Mind & Strength - Blog Admin Panel
www.exceptionalmarriages.com, 23 July 2006 [cached]
"People relate to exhibits like this because they relate to community and family," says Robert Hall, associate director for education at the Smithsonian museum.
Washington Parent
www.washingtonparent.com, 1 Feb 2012 [cached]
Robert Hall, associate director of the Anacostia Community Museum, says, "Community museums encourage families' sense of community through critical thinking about connections they discover throughout past, present and future exhibits and programs.
What you're doing is painting your ...
www.theskanner.com, 25 June 2004 [cached]
What you're doing is painting your place in history - you're documenting American history," said Robert Hall, the associate director for education and an art specialist at the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The Clinton portrait, and the surrounding media crush, has changed Knox's life.But mention any aspect of his work and his eyes begin to shine, the words spilling out as he marvels that, in a stroke of luck he still can't seem to believe, he's able to combine his passion for art with his work.
"My craft keeps me alive.I get up at 2 a.m. sometimes just so I can get in here and make my paintings," he said.
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