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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-110

National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office

Exhibition Records, 1990-1998

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: 1990-1998
Quantity: 10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-110
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document the planning and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art and the Renwick Gallery. Materials include checklists, loan files, installation photos, press kits, correspondence and memoranda, label text, catalog text, slides and photographs, floor plans, brochures, insurance valuations, and exhibition proposals.

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This accession consists of materials that document the planning and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art and the Renwick Gallery. Materials include checklists, loan files, installation photos, press kits, correspondence and memoranda, label text, catalog text, slides and photographs, floor plans, brochures, insurance valuations, and exhibition proposals.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-110, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail, May 30, 1997-September 28, 1997

Box 1 of 10

The Paintings of Charles Burchfield, September 26, 1997-January 25, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Paul Cadmus, October 9, 1992-October 10, 1993 (includes correspondence with artist)

Box 1 of 10

Elizabeth Catlett Installation, March 1, 1990-March 31, 1990

Box 1 of 10

Calico and Chintz: Antique Quilts From the Collection of Patricia Smith, September 13, 1996-January 12, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Thomas Cole: Landscape Into History, March 17, 1994-August 7, 1994

Box 1 of 10

The Color of Abstraction, March 17, 1995-August 20, 1995

Box 1 of 10

Conversation By Design: Contemporary Work in Wood, September 13, 1996-January 12, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Contemporary Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, May 10, 1996-August 4, 1996

Box 1 of 10

Lia Cook: Material Allusions, March 13, 1996-July 7, 1996

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Stuart Davis, May 22, 1998-September 7, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Digital Atelier, July 4, 1996-July 20, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured, July 19, 1996-October 14, 1996

Box 2 of 10

Rick Dillingham (1952-1994): A Retrospective, August 25, 1995-January 1, 1996

Box 2 of 10

Farm Workers Altar, June 23, 1995-October 15, 1995

Box 2 of 10

Full Deck: Art Quilts, March 17, 1995-April 30, 1995

Box 2 of 10

David Hockney: A Bigger Grand Canyon, June 19, 1998-September 7 1998 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

David Hockney's Snails Space, Painting as Performance, June 6, 1997-June 14, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Josephine Joy: California Painter, October 11, 1996-April 12, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Mark Lindquist: Revolutions in Wood, March 15, 1996-July 7, 1996

Box 2 of 10

Man On Fire: Luiz Jimenez, September 16, 1994-January 1, 1995

Box 2 of 10

Michael Lucero: Sculpture, September 12, 1997-January 4, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America, April 4, 1997-August 3, 1997 (1 accordion folder containing multiple folders)

Box 3 of 10

Maritime Folk Installation, December 1995-September 1996

Box 3 of 10

Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale, March 31, 1995-June 18,1995

Box 3 of 10

Jim Nutt, February 10, 1995-May 21, 1995 (1 accordion folder containing multiple folders)

Box 3 of 10

Georgia O'Keeffe Installation, March 8, 1995-indefinite

Box 3 of 10

Recent Acquisitions - Renwick, 1996

Box 3 of 10

Recent Acquisitions of Furniture - Renwick, March 7, 1998-July 5, 1998

Box 3 of 10

Recent Acquisitions On Paper, June 2, 1995-October 29, 1995

Box 3 of 10

Recent Acquisitions On Paper, 1998

Box 3 of 10

Renwick Gallery Reinstallation of Permanent Collections, Opened June 20, 1997

Box 3 of 10

Renwick Gallery Reinstallation of Permanent Collections, 1st Rotation, December 1997-June 1998

Box 3 of 10

The Renwick at Twenty-Five, March 14, 1997-June 13, 1997

Box 3 of 10

Contemporary Crafts from the Saxe Collection, October 28, 1994-February 5, 1995

Box 3 of 10

Miriam Schapiro: A Woman's Way, April 25, 1997-February 5, 1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Watercolors Between the World Wars and Selections from the Collection, May 16, 1997-October 12, 1997

Box 4 of 10

Allen West Meets East: Four Folding Screens, November 10, 1994-February 5, 1995

Box 4 of 10

White House Collection of American Crafts, April 28, 1995-September 4, 1995 (2 folders containing multiple folders)

Box 4 of 10

Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement, March 7, 1998-July 5, 1998

Box 4 of 10

Metropolitan Life: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917, November 7, 1995-March 17, 1996 (1 accordion folder containing multiple folders)

Box 4 of 10

Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype, June 29, 1995-October 29, 1995

Box 4 of 10

Landscape Study Area, April 1, 1994-indefinite

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography, March 6, 1992-June 28, 1992 (3 accordion folders containing multiple folders)

Correspondence

Box 5 of 10

Consent Letters

Box 5 of 10

Reviews

Box 5 of 10

Brochure

Box 5 of 10

Photo Orders

Box 5 of 10

Budget

Box 5 of 10

Essay

Box 5 of 10

Book

Box 5 of 10

Checklist

Box 5 of 10

General Information

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

Free Within Ourselves: African-American Art from the Museum's Collection, October 28, 1994-February 26, 1995

Checklist

Box 6 of 10

Brochures

Box 6 of 10

Prospectus/Credits/Budget

Box 6 of 10

SEF Request

Box 6 of 10

Correspondence

Box 6 of 10

Panels/Drafts

Box 6 of 10

Installations

Box 6 of 10

Invitations

Box 6 of 10

Framing and Conservation

Box 6 of 10

Labels/Final

Box 6 of 10

Labels/Drafts

Box 6 of 10

Publicity/Press/Visitor Comments

Box 6 of 10

Public Programming

Box 6 of 10

Photos

Box 6 of 10

Photo Information

Box 6 of 10

Reading Room Materials

Box 6 of 10

Teacher Study Guide

Box 6 of 10

Living Artists

Box 6 of 10

Artist's Letter

Box 6 of 10

Manuscripts

Box 6 of 10

Promotional materials

Box 6 of 10

Honorariums/Accordion Folder

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

Video

Box 7 of 10

Artist Biography/s - Bibliography

Box 7 of 10

Touring Show Documents

Box 7 of 10

Book

Box 7 of 10

IBM Gallery of Science & Art (2 folders)

Box 7 of 10

Internet Related Photos

Box 7 of 10

Text/Label Copy, Text Approval Sheets

Box 7 of 10

Interview: Fred Brown Transcript

Box 7 of 10

Interview: Lois Jones Transcript

Box 7 of 10

Interview: Keith Morrison Transcript

Box 7 of 10

Chaim Gross Sculpture, January 26, 1996-May 13, 1996 (2 accordion folders)

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

Elizabeth Catlett: Object of the Month Installation, March 1, 1990-March 31, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

John Scott Installation, early 1990s

Box 8 of 10

Lost and Found: Edmonia Lewis' "Cleopatra", June 7, 1996-September 22, 1996

Box 8 of 10

Luis Jimenez: Man on Fire, February 20, 1994-May 15, 1994

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

Luis Jimenez: Man on Fire, February 20, 1994-May 15, 1994

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair, April 16, 1993-August 15, 1993

Box 10 of 10