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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-047

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs

Audiovisual Records, 1984-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Audiovisual Records
Dates: 1984-1997
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-047
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the promotion of events and exhibitions at the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The records include promotional films; audio and video taped interviews with Arthur M. Sackler curators (Fu Shen, Esin Atil) and Secretary Robert McCormick Adams; public service announcements (PSAs); tapes of press conferences; and visits from dignitaries. Materials include audiotapes, videotapes, and motion picture film.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the promotion of events and exhibitions at the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The records include promotional films; audio and video taped interviews with Arthur M. Sackler curators (Fu Shen, Esin Atil) and Secretary Robert McCormick Adams; public service announcements (PSAs); tapes of press conferences; and visits from dignitaries.

Materials include audiotapes, videotapes, and motion picture film.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-047, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Audiovisual Records

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Container List

Box 1

ZT & Associates, "Behind the Scenes - Sackler Gallery," 10:53, 5/1/1987, Edited Master, Tape 2, 1" videotape reel

Box 1 of 5

ZT & Associates, "Museum Support Center (MSC)," CR #1, 2, 3, Original, 16 mm film

Box 1 of 5

ZT & Associates, "MSC" (Sackler), CR #4, 5, Ektachrome Negative, Original, 16 mm film

Box 1 of 5

ZT & Associates, "MSC" and "Behind the Scenes" Complete Footage (Sackler), Transfer from film, 3/31/1987, 60:00, 1" videotape reel

Box 1 of 5

One small box of audio cassette tapes containing:

Louis Connors, B3690, 8/9/1994, Sackler Pavilion, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Painted Prayers Press Preview, B6167, 7/18/1995, Sackler Gallery, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Japan Press Preview, 1 of 1, B4450, 11/5/1994, Sackler Pavilion, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker, B5590, 3/23/1995, Sackler, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker, B5543, 3/24/1995, Sackler, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Masami - Press Preview, 6/26/1996, Sackler Pavilion, B8832, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Whistler Press Conference, 5/9/1995, Freer South Gallery, B5797, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

James Whistler Exhibit, WAMU-FM, Morning Edition, 5/26/1995, 9:50 am, audiocassette

Box 1 of 5

Festival of Indonesia, Courts of Indonesia, Voice of America (VOA), 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 5

Music to accompany script for radio public announcements: Sackler Gallery Offers Free Music and Shadow Puppet Performances, Gamelan Orchestra, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

"The Smithsonian Institution" and "The Sackler Gallery," VOA - Thai Service (Thai language), 1987/1986, 1/4" audiotape

Box 2 of 5

"A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book," 0:30 Public Service Announcement, 10/13/1988, 1" videotape reel (2 reels)

Box 2 of 5

"Mickey Mouse Club: Chinese Painters Hall of Fame," Disney Channel, VHS (2 videotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Yani News Clips, VHS (4 videotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Yani News Clips, Dub, VHS

Box 2 of 5

Wang Yani Demonstrates Painting, U-matic S

Box 2 of 5

"Yani," 20:33, 5/23/1989, U-matic

Box 2 of 5

Yani Interview, Chinese-American Public Television, 2:20, U-matic S

Box 2 of 5

Segment on Yani Exhibit, "Sunday Night News," WTTG-TV Channel 5, 6/25/1989, 10:55 pm, U-matic

Box 2 of 5

"Yani: The Brush of Innocence," U-matic S

Box 2 of 5

"Wang Yani, Child Prodigy," Special Reports, Show #1292, VHS

Box 2 of 5

Freer, Channel 9; Yani, Channel 26; and Around Town, 6/29/1989; VHS

Box 2 of 5

Yani, Children's Version, VHS

Box 2 of 5

Yani Video Clips, First Duplicate, Good Morning, Channel 7, Channel 6, Around Town, WCTV, Channel 9, VHS

Box 2 of 5

Yani's Monkeys, Dub, WETA, 24:42, 4/4/1989, VHS

Box 2 of 5

Yani Clips - Good Morning America, Channel 7 News, Channel 9 News, Channel 5 News, WETA Around Town, and NCTV (Chinese Language News), VHS

Box 2 of 5

Yani Video, Dr. Wai-Ching Ho, VHS

Box 2 of 5

"Porcelain for Emperors," 12:35, SADA/USC/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1993, VHS (2 videotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Sackler - Yani, Dai, Indonesia, Indonesia Puppet Show (4/22/1991, 5 pm, Channel 7), 60:00, U-matic

Box 3 of 5

Sackler Puppet Show, Channel 7, 5 pm, 7/22/1991, VHS (2 videotapes)

Box 3 of 5

"Court Arts of Indonesia," 1) The Greenroom, 2) Program International (Makarim Wibisono - Minister Counselor for Press Information Embassy of Indonesia), WNVT/WNVC, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Court Arts/General Sackler, "Born in the USA," San Francisco, 8/31/1991, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Court Arts Puppets, Channel 7, Public Service Announcement, Woyse, Kathleen Matthews, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Japanese Handcrafts, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Chinese Handcrafts, NHK, 12.29.58th year, 50:00, 9:30-10:20 pm, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Freer Gallery - Pre-Closing, Channel 9, September 2, 6 pm, U-matic

Box 3 of 5

Electronic Dialogue with Shen Fu, 4/20/1988, 19:00, Chinese Language, U-matic

Box 3 of 5

Chinese Art Exhibit, U-matic

Box 3 of 5

Dr. Sackler's Gift, 3:26, "Here at the Smithsonian," Volume VI, Edition 4, November 1987, U-matic S

Box 3 of 5

Smithsonian IMC, Vever Images, 1 of 2, 10/5/1988, Betacam

Box 3 of 5

Smithsonian IMC, Vever Images, 2 of 2, 10/5/1988, Betacam

Box 3 of 5

"The Vever Affair," Smithsonian World, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Interview with Arthur M. Sackler, "Filling in the Blanks," 58:07, #105, Smithsonian World, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Ancient Japan, Dub, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Japanese Art Sails the Seven Seas (Freer Restoration Program, Documentary), VHS

Box 3 of 5

Freer Gallery of Art, NHK, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Bali, National Geographic, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Iraqi Treasures, CBS Sunday Morning, 2/3/1991, Esin Atil; MacNeil-Lehrer, 2/8/1991, Secretary Adams; NBC News, 2/26/1991, Adams; Morning Shows McGuire Gibson; CNN, Adams, 2/17/1991; VHS

Box 3 of 5

Around Town (Baskets), 12/8/1994, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Yokohama Prints, 8.3.2nd Year (1988?), VHS (2 videotapes)

Box 3 of 5

"Of Dragons and Dynasties," Capital Edition, WUSA Channel 9, 1/27/1991, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Around Town, 11/28/1991, Midnight Xing, VHS

Box 3 of 5

Crown Prince of Japan, Eyewitness News, WUSA-TV, 10/7/1987, U-matic S

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Korean Exhibition (Susan), Around Town, 2/26/1994, VHS

Box 4 of 5

"Revive the Japanese Beauty," VHS

Box 4 of 5

Sculpture from Sri Lanka, Around Town, WETA TV26, Aired 10/29/1992, 30:00, VHS

Box 4 of 5

"Whistler Exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art," Critic's Place, WMPB-TV, 5/24/1984, 7:30 pm, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival, 1994, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Timur and the Princely Vision, Around Town, WETA Channel 26, 4/27/1989, 8:30 pm (repeated 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm), VHS

Box 4 of 5

Yokohama Prints, Kathleen Matthews, Channel 7 News, 7/2/1990, 5:30-6:30, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Yokohama Prints, Around Town, Channel 26, 6/14/1990, VHS

Box 4 of 5

WUSA, Channel 9, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Worldnet 1920/NEANET 189, Jan Stuart and Shen Fu, 12/5/1990, Mandarin Language, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Yokohama Prints, CBS Evening News with Bill Plante, 10/28/1990, U-matic S

Box 4 of 5

"Of Dragons and Dynasties," Studio 9, 5/16/1993, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Segments on the Beaver Exhibit at the Sackler Gallery and the Kalabari Sculpture Exhibit, Around Town, WETA-TV, Channel 26, 8:30 pm, 11/17/1988, U-matic

Box 4 of 5

In Vever "Learning Center," Kathleen Matthews, WJLA Channel 7, Master, 12/14/1988, Aired 5:55 pm, U-matic

Box 4 of 5

Around Town #633, WETA, Original, 5/16/1991, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Noble Path Clip, Around Town, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Around Town, Louvre, VHS

Box 4 of 5

"The Life of a Japanese Painting," Freer Gallery of Art, 13:26, 1/24/1996, VHS (2 videotapes)

Box 4 of 5

Whistler Coverage, WETA (Around Town, 5/25/1995) and CBS (Sunday Morning, 5/27/1995), VHS

Box 4 of 5

"Emperor Hirohito's Visit to the Freer," Local and International Coverage, 7/12-13/1994, VHS

Box 4 of 5

"Behind the Scenes," Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Building Installation, Art Conservation, Art Storage, Art Packing, Gallery Wood Crafting, Exhibit Case Installation), Silent, 10:53, U-matic

Box 4 of 5

"A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection," 0:30 Public Service Announcement, U-matic (2 videotapes)

Box 4 of 5

"A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection," 0:30 Public Service Announcement, VHS

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Freer Reopening, VHS

Box 5 of 5

Whistler Exhibit, Freer Gallery, CBS Morning News with George Herman, 5/29/1984, 10:00, U-matic S

Box 5 of 5

Arthur M. Sackler, MD: Benefactor, Interview Courtesy of Smithsonian World, 8:28, U-matic (2 videotapes)

Box 5 of 5

"Behind the Scenes," Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 10:53, 5/1/1987, U-matic

Box 5 of 5

Freer Gallery, Episodes 1 and 2, Good News, Middle East Television, 3:05 and 2:48, 6/24/1987, U-matic

Box 5 of 5

ART Today, VHS

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Korean Bell and Mesopotamian Art, Edit Master, 1:27, U-matic S

Box 5 of 5