Publicity Files, 1955-2015

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Consists of records documenting publicity activities of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for exhibitions, lectures, films, publications, educational activities, and the museum itself. This office was previously known as the Office of Public Affairs. Materials include exhibition catalogs, press releases, press kits, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, handouts, invitations, marketing plans, reports, studies, proposals, mock-ups, background materials, audiovisual materials, images, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Office of Public Affairs


Series Level Description


  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.


By subject, by exhibition, chronologic, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1955
  • 1955-2015


  • Art
  • Public relations
  • Art museums
  • Publicity
  • Education
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Art, Modern
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museums--Public relations


  • Brochures
  • Pamphlets
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Color transparencies
  • Electronic records
  • Digital images
  • Audiotapes
  • Compact discs
  • Videotapes
  • Artifacts
  • Books

Local number

SIA RS00679

Physical description

  • 15 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 31.32 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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