Program Files, 1985-2014

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Consists of records documenting the planning, development, and execution of public programs associated with collections and exhibitions. In approximately 2007, the department was renamed Education and Public Programs, but it reverted back to the Department of Education in 2014. Materials include budgets, notes, guest lists, seating charts, schedules, performer releases, publicity files, clippings, ephemera, correspondence, memoranda, activity guides, workshop materials, tour statistics, teacher's packets, newsletters, images, object lists, floorplans, program brochures, pamphlets, photographs, audiovisual materials, floor plans, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Education and Public Programs


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 program category and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1985
  • 1985-2014

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Education
  • Exhibitions
  • Performances
  • Museums
  • Teachers' workshops
  • Special events
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Art, Asian
  • Museum exhibits


  • Pamphlets
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Floor plans
  • Newsletters
  • Color transparencies
  • Brochures
  • Color negatives
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks
  • Compact discs
  • Digital images
  • Audiotapes
  • Videotapes
  • Digital versatile discs

Local number

SIA RS01032

Physical description

26.75 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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