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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 00-012

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services

Special Events Records, 1987-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Title: Special Events Records
Dates: 1987-1989
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 00-012
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document major openings and receptions held at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1987-1989. Featured exhibitions and events include: "Gerhard Richter Paintings" (Opened 12/4/1988); "Directions - Walter Pichler: Works on Paper" (10/26/1988 - 1/22/1989); "Works - Krzysztof Wodiczko" (10/25/1988 - 1/22/1989); "Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966" (Opened 9/15/1988); "Alberto Giacometti: An International Symposium" (10/28/1988); "Russian and Soviet Paintings, 1901-1930: Selections from the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and the State Russian Museum, Leningrad" (Opened July 12, 1988); "Directions - Robert Cummings: Intuitive Inventions" (6/22/1988 - 10/10/1988); "Works - Vernon Fisher" (6/22/1988 - 10/10/1988); "Different Drummers" (5/12/1988 - 8/4/1988); "Directions - Sherrie Livine" (3/9/1988 - 5/30/1988); "Works - Kate Ericson/Mel Ziegler" (3/9/1988 - 5/30/1988); "Expressiv: Central European Art Since 1960" (2/18/1988 - 4/17/1988); "Directions - Joel Shapiro: Painted Wood" (12/2/1987 - 2/28/1988); and "Works - Sol LeWitt" (12/2/1988 - 2/28/1988). Materials include memoranda, correspondence, guest lists, menus, seating plans, photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, and brochures.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document major openings and receptions held at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), 1987-1989. Featured exhibitions and events include: Gerhard Richter Paintings (Opened 12/4/1988); DIRECTIONS - Walter Pichler: Works on Paper (10/26/1988 - 1/22/1989); WORKS - Krzysztof Wodiczko (10/25/1988 - 1/22/1989); Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966 (Opened 9/15/1988); Alberto Giacometti: An International Symposium (10/28/1988); Russian and Soviet Paintings, 1901-1930: Selections from the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and the State Russian Museum, Leningrad (Opened July 12, 1988); DIRECTIONS - Robert Cummings: Intuitive Inventions (6/22/1988 - 10/10/1988); WORKS - Vernon Fisher (6/22/1988 - 10/10/1988); Different Drummers (5/12/1988 - 8/4/1988); DIRECTIONS - Sherrie Levine (3/9/1988 - 5/30/1988); WORKS - Kate Ericson/Mel Ziegler (3/9/1988 - 5/30/1988); Expressiv: Central European Art Since 1960 (2/18/1988 - 4/17/1988); DIRECTIONS - Joel Shapiro: Painted Wood (12/2/1987 - 2/28/1988); and WORKS - Sol LeWitt (12/2/1988 - 2/28/1988). Materials include memoranda, correspondence, guest lists, menus, seating plans, photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, and brochures.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-012, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services, Special Events Records

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Container List

Box 1

Gerhard Richter Paintings

Richter - Opening

Box 1 of 2

Richter - Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

Richter - Reception

Box 1 of 2

DIRECTIONS - Walter Pichler: Works on Paper and WORKS - Krzysztof Wodiczko

DIRECTIONS/WORKS - Opening

Box 1 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS - Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS - Reception

Box 1 of 2

Contributing Membership Reception (10/5/1988)

Box 1 of 2

Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966 and Alberto Giacometti: An International Symposium

Giacometti Opening (September 15, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti Reception (September 15, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti Symposium (October 28, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti Funding

Box 1 of 2

Credit Suisse Reception (October 7, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti Invitation Lists

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

Giacometti/Credit Suisse (October 7, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Xerox Reception/Dinner (September 14, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Russian and Soviet Paintings, 1901-1930: Selections From the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and the State Russian Museum, Leningrad

Russian Opening

Box 1 of 2

USSR Reception - HMSG List (July 11, 1988)

Box 1 of 2

Russian Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Russian Dinner

Box 2 of 2

Lehrman Garden Dedication

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS - Robert Cummings: Intuitive Inventions and WORKS - Vernon Fisher

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Opening

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Reception

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 2

Different Drummers

Drummers Opening

Box 2 of 2

Drummers Dinner

Box 2 of 2

Drummers Reception

Box 2 of 2

Drummers Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS - Sherrie Levine and WORKS - Kate Ericson/Mel Ziegler

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Opening

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Reception

Box 2 of 2

DIRECTIONS/WORKS Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 2