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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-100

National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office

Exhibition Records, 1988-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1988-1999
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-100
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document the exhibition activities of the Division of Graphic Arts within the Curatorial Office at the National Museum of American Art. Records created prior to 1989 were created in the Department of Graphic Arts. The Department of Graphic Arts became a division of the newly formed Curatorial Department in 1989. The Department was renamed the Curatorial Office circa 1992. The Curatorial Office organizes and oversees the museum's exhibitions and acquisitions programs, as well as researching and displaying the national collection. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, press kits, black and white photographs, slides of artists' work, checklists, label/wall text, itineraries, installation materials and photographs, floor plans, invitations, guest lists, catalog text, budget information, visitor impressions of exhibitions, notes and related records.

Historical Note

The Department of Graphic Arts became a division of the newly formed Curatorial Department in 1989. The Department was renamed the Curatorial Office circa 1992. The Curatorial Office organizes and oversees the museum's exhibitions and acquisitions programs, as well as researching and displaying the national collection.

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Descriptive Entry

These records document the exhibition activities of the Division of Graphic Arts within the Curatorial Office at the National Museum of American Art. Records created prior to 1989 were created in the Department of Graphic Arts.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, press kits, black and white photographs, slides of artists' work, checklists, label/wall text, itineraries, installation materials and photographs, floor plans, invitations, guest lists, catalog text, budget information, visitor impressions of exhibitions, notes and related records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-100, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Drawings from the Collection, February 26-September 11, 1988

Box 1 of 6

New Acquisitions in Graphics, October 7 & 14, 1988-January & February 1989

Box 1 of 6

New Acquisitions, October 1991

Box 1 of 6

SueAnn & Christine's Party

Box 1 of 6

New Acquisitions: Reception - Guests

Box 1 of 6

New Acquisitions: Artists Addresses - Guests

Box 1 of 6

Recent Acquisitions, 1995: Checklist

Box 1 of 6

Recent Acquisitions: Wall Text

Box 1 of 6

Recent Acquisitions: Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 6

Recent Acquisitions, Recent Prints, 1998

Box 1 of 6

Woodcuts by Hiratsuka, 5/4/1999-9/12/1999: Correspondence, Loans, Notes, etc.

Box 1 of 6

Woodcuts by Hiratsuka: Curatorial Research

Box 1 of 6

David Hockney, A Bigger Grand Canyon, 6/19/1998-9/7/1998

Box 1 of 6

Snail Space, 6/6/1997-9/14/1997

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, 5/10/1996-8/4/1996: Label Copy and Wall text

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Checklist and Itineraries

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Grant, Exhibition Contract and Costs

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Essay Copy and Catalogue correspondence

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Video

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Installation

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Guide

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Invitations

Box 1 of 6

Contemporary Printmaking in America: General File

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America, 4/4/1997-8/3/1997: Reproduction Singular Impressions: Rights

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Catalogue Essay

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Video Distribution

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Special Exhibition Fund Grant Proposal II

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Brochure/Publicity

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Reading Room

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Framing and Matting permissions for TL

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Website

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Tour

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Opening Reception - Artists and hotels

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Funding

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Checklist

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Education Programs

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Budget

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Book

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Wall Text

Box 2 of 6

Singular Impressions: Responses to exhibition and book

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in American Art, 10/4/1996-2/2/1997: Artists' work (slides)

Box 3 of 6
Allen, Terry
Bates, David
Brown, Frederick
Dingle, Kim
Quick-to-See Smith, Jaune

American Kaleidoscope: Artists' work (slides)

Box 3 of 6
Gronk

American Kaleidoscope: Artists' work (slides)

Box 3 of 6
Kopriva, Sharon
Lui, Hung
Oropallo, Deborah
Osorio, Pepon
Romero, Frank

American Kaleidoscope: Artists' work (slides)

Box 3 of 6
Shimomura, Roger
Stout, Renee
Tansey, Mark

American Kaleidoscope: Proposal to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Luxembourg (slides)

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Scholarly Studies Grant

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist installation photographs

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Research Articles on diversity and Multiculturalism

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Opening Reception, correspondence

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Press Kits

Box 3 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Catalog galley

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Shimomura, Roger (photographs)

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Quick-to-See Smith, Jaune (photographs and slides)

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Stout, Renee (photographs and slides)

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Tansey, Mark (photographs)

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Museum Receipts

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Miscellaneous

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artists' slides

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Photographs for Journal article

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Checklist, Budget, Funding

Box 4 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Miscellaneous

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Allen, Terry (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Bates, David (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Brown, Fred (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Dingle, Kim (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Gronk (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Liu, Hung (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Kopriva, Sharon (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Oropallo, Deborah (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Osorio, Pepon (slides)

Box 5 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Artist - Romero, Frank (slides)

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

American Kaleidoscope: Proposal with slides

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Special Exhibition Fund Grant Proposal

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Research on Identities

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Special Exhibition Fund Grant and AT&T

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Prospectus and Approval Form

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: Checklist

Box 6 of 6

American Kaleidoscope: General Information

Box 6 of 6

Peggy Bacon: Catalogue Raisonne Project

Box 6 of 6