A sign posted outside the National Zoo earlier this month declares its closure, along with the closure of all Smithsonian museums. They were all on the wish list for Jill Rorem, whose family plans were undone by the shutdown. But she’s not alone: The shutdown’s ramifications on the arts have been felt far beyond the Beltway.
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