Subject Files, 1959-2014

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the administration of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden during the tenures of Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984; James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001; Ned Rifkin, Director, 2002-2004; Olga M. Viso, Director, 2005-2007; Kerry Brougher, Acting Director, 2007-2009, and Interim Director, 2013-2014; and Richard Koshalek, Director, 2009-2013. Materials include newsletters, photographs, reports, studies, planning documents, correspondence, memoranda, email, notes, meeting minutes, recommendations, slides, biographies, speeches, newspaper clippings, press releases, visitor statistics, policies, architectural drawings, concept drawings, promotional materials, brochures, budget materials, floor plans, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Creator

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Office of the Director

Subject

  • Demetrion, James
  • Lerner, Abram
  • Viso, Olga M. 1966-
  • Rifkin, Ned
  • Brougher, Kerry
  • Koshalek, Richard

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • 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.
  • To view related record series, refer to "Related to" below.

Addl. KW Subjects

  • (SIA RS00663) Plymouth Church (Washington, D.C.)
  • (SIA RS00670)
  • (SIA RS01174) Karts (Automobiles)
  • (SIA RS01175) g Automobiles, Racing
  • (SIA RS01176) Lowenfeld, Margaret, 1890-1973
  • (SIA RS01180) Transmission of texts
  • (SIA RS01181) Basic medical sciences

Organization

Alphabetic, chronologic, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1959
  • 1959-2014

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Art, Modern
  • Art museum directors

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail
  • Compact discs
  • Brochures
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Illustrations

Local number

SIA RS00662

Physical description

  • 31.44 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 18 cu. ft. processed holdings