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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-172

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production

Exhibition Records, 1986-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1986-1994
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-172
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials that document the design, development, and installation of exhibitions, rotations, and exhibit halls. Materials include floor plans, blueprints, label copy, production schedules, object lists, correspondence, memoranda, drawings, sketches, production specifications, and related material. Exhibits represented in these records include: Arts and Cultures of the Islamic World; Arts of China; Basketmaker in Rural Japan; Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien; Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period; Contemporary Porcelain from Japan; Court Arts of Indonesia; Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka; India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh; Indian Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Howard Hodgkins; Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain; Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century: Splendor and Simplicity; Monsters, Myths and Minerals; Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet; Paintings from Shiraz; Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan; Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century; When Kingships Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre; Yani: The Brush of Innocence; and Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan.

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These records document the design, development, and installation of exhibitions, rotations, and exhibit halls. Materials include floor plans, blueprints, label copy, production schedules, object lists, correspondence, memoranda, drawings, sketches, production specifications, and related material.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-172, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Little India

Box 1 of 3

Little Japan

Box 1 of 3

1986

Inaugural Exhibition

Box 1 of 3

1988

Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period

Box 1 of 3

Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

1989

India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Islamic Collection Rotation (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet

Box 1 of 3

Yani: The Brush of Innocence (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

1990

South Gallery Reinstallation (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan (folder 1 of 2)

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan (folder 2 of 2)

Box 2 of 3

Arts of China

Box 2 of 3

1991

Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Court Arts of Indonesia (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Indian Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Howard Hodgkins

Box 2 of 3

1992

Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan (5 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Islamic Collection Rotation

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

South Gallery Reinstallation (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

When Kingships Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

1993

Connecting Link

Box 3 of 3

Contemporary Porcelain from Japan (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Islamic Collection Rotations

Box 3 of 3

Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century: Splendor and Simplicity (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Deinstallation of Monsters, Myths and Minerals

Box 3 of 3

Arts and Culture of the Islamic World

Box 3 of 3

1994

Basketmaker in Rural Japan

Box 3 of 3

Paintings from Shiraz

Box 3 of 3

Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain

Box 3 of 3