Exhibition Records, 1963-2000

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Consists of records documenting the design, production, and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Renwick Gallery. Materials include meeting minutes, policies, memoranda, reports, budget records, schedules, checklists, notes, scripts, proposals, photographs, lender files, correspondence, posters, floor plans, drawings, and catalogs. Some materials predate the creation of the office.


  • Renwick Gallery
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Exhibition and Design


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.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1963
  • 1963-2000

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Posters
  • Floor plans
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS00501

Physical description

  • 35.43 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 9.20 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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