Exhibition Records, 1976-2012

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Consists of records documenting exhibition planning, execution, and management at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. This series includes the records of a single department that has frequently undergone name changes including the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, and the Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, checklists, budget records, didactics, schedules, floor plans, background information, notes, brochures, grant records, press kits, exhibition catalogs, scripts, clippings, fund raising information, images, audiovisual materials, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Programs Department
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Curatorial Department
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division


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.

Addl. KW Subjects

  • (SIA RS00677)
  • (SIA RS00669)


By subject, by exhibition, by correspondent, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1976
  • 1976-2012

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Art, Modern


  • Manuscripts
  • Floor plans
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Brochures
  • Audiotapes
  • Color transparencies
  • Clippings
  • Compact discs
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Picture postcards
  • Floppy disks
  • Electronic records
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Videotapes

Local number

SIA RS00804

Physical description

69 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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