Curatorial Records, 1975-2020

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Consists of records documenting curatorial activities and collections in 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 research; correspondence and memoranda; images; books; clippings; brochures; planning documents; meeting agendas and minutes; budgets; reports; organizational charts; architectural drawings; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


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


Series Level Description


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1975
  • 1975-2020

Restrictions & Rights

  • Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
  • Object files Permanently restricted


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Art, Modern
  • Art museum curators


  • Floor plans
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Books
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs
  • Floppy disks
  • Color transparencies
  • Architectural drawings
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail

Local number

SIA RS00806

Physical description

26 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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