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Accession 05-034

National Museum of African Art. Department of Education

Audiotapes and Videotapes, 1987-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Title: Audiotapes and Videotapes
Dates: 1987-1999
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-034
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of cassette audiotapes and U-matic videotape recordings of lectures presented by staff members of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), as well as guest lecturers at docent training classes. The lectures provide information on the Museum's permanent and temporary collections and the history of African art and cultures. NMAfA staff members who gave lectures include Edward Lifschitz, Curator of Education; Roslyn A. Walker, Director; David Aaron Binkley, Chief Curator; and Christraud M. Geary, Curator of Photo Archives.

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This accession consists of cassette audiotapes and U-matic videotape recordings of lectures presented by staff members of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), as well as guest lecturers, at docent training classes. The lectures provide information on the Museum's permanent and temporary collections, and the history of African art and cultures. NMAfA staff members who gave lectures include Edward Lifschitz, Curator of Education; Roslyn A. Walker, Director; David Aaron Binkley, Chief Curator; and Christraud M. Geary, Curator of Photo Archives.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-034, National Museum of African Art. Department of Education, Audiotapes and Videotapes

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Container List

Box 1

Cassette Audiotapes: Docent in Service

Container 1:

Box 1 of 2
About the Music, 5/14/1990 (3 tapes)
Adams, W. V.: "The Archeology of Ancient Nubia," 2/1/1995 (2 tapes)
African Music of Zaire, Zambia, and Mali
Arnold and Kreamer: "Crowning Achievement," 5/8/1995 (2 tapes)
Behind the Scenes/Docent Training, 2/21/1996
Binkley, David: "Growing Up with Mask in Kuba Culture," 5/25/1994 (4 tapes)
Bourgeois, A.: "Masking and Initiation Among the Suku & Yaka," 3/16/1994
Chase and Ravenhill: Docent Training, 6/19/1996
Diamitani, Bourema: "Art and Culture of the Senufo Peoples of Burkina Faso," 1/22/1998
Docent Training, 10/19/1994
Douglass Camp, 3/24/1998
Fortune, L. F.: "A King and His Cloth - Asantehene," 1/29/1997

Container 2:

Box 1 of 2
Freyer, Bryna: "Asen - Iron Altars from the Republic of Benin," 1/5/1994
Freyer, Bryna: Benin, 9/20/1995 (2 tapes)
Freyer, Bryan: Renovation Discussion on Yoruba Section, 2/12/1997 (2 tapes)
Freyer, Bryna: "Treasures of Tervuren," 6/25/1997 (2 tapes)
Freyer, Bryna: Gifts from the Gussman Collection, 2/24/1999 (2 tapes)
Geary, Chris: "Seydou Keita - Photographer," 3/27/1996 (2 tapes)
Geary, Chris: Larrabee Photographs, 10/7/1998
Gilfoy, Peggy: Patterns of Life/Strip Weaving Tradition, 5/13/1987 (2 tapes)
Girschick, Ben Amos: Benin, 11/5/1997
Jenke: African Art for Young Audiences, 5/29/1996
Keita, Shomarka: "Race, Historical Research, and the Physical Anthropology of Ancient Egypt and Nubia," 4/12/1995
Kendall, Timothy: Introduction to Ancient Nubia, 11/17/1993 (tape 1 of 2)

Container 3:

Box 1 of 2
Kendall, Timothy: Introduction to Ancient Nubia, 11/17/1993 (tape 2 of 2)
Lifschitz, Edward: "Power and Identity," 11/4/1995 (2 tapes)
Lifschitz, Edward: "Discussing Masquerades and Masks in the Galleries," 3/23/1996 (2 tapes)
Lobban, R.: "Who Are the Nubians of Yesterday and Today?" 3/15/1995 (2 tapes)
Mangbetu Court Music/Gallery Discussion
Memory: Luba Art and Making of History, 10/30/1996 (3 tapes)
Music for Mask Traditions/Gallery Discussion (tapes 1-7 of 9)

Container 4:

Box 1 of 2
Music for Mask Traditions/Gallery Discussion (tapes 8-9 of 9)
Nsukka/Modern Art, 11/19/1997 (2 tapes)
Nicolls, A.: "Power and Identity," 10/27/1993
Nicolls, A.: "Art from the Forge - Tuareg," 10/11/1995
Nicolls, A.: Odurlo Exhibition [?], 9/18/1996
Nicolls, A.: A Carved Tusk from the Loango Coast, Congo, 2/4/1998
Nicolls, A. Geary and C. Blechman: Beaded Splendor, 6/8/1994
Nicklin, K., 4/26/1995
O'Connor, David: "Nubia and Egypt - Rival in Africa," 1/18/1995 (2 tapes)
O'Connor, David: "Kerma in Ancient Nubian History," 3/27/1996 (2 folders)
Ottenberg, Simon, 2/9/1994 (2 tapes)
Ottenberg, Simon and A. Nicolls: "The Poetics of Line - Seven Artists of the Insukka Group," 10/22/1997
Pipim, Peter (tape 1 of 4)

Container 5:

Box 1 of 2
Pipim, Peter (tapes 2-4 of 4)
Prolman, F.: "Dynamic Learning Strategies for Involving Difficult Audiences," 6/23/1993 (2 tapes)
Prolman, F.: Docent in Service, 10/14/1993 (2 tapes)
Prolman, F.: Communication Skills for Docents, 4/15/1998
Puccinelli, L.: Dyed Clothes of the Yoruba/Gallery Interpretation, 4/16/1997 (2 tapes)
Puccinelli, L.: African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Lagrain, 9/23/1998 (2 tapes)
Ravenhill, Walker: "Three Explorations," 11/29/1995
Ravenhill, Walker: "African Contemporary Art - Sokari," 3/26/1997
Ravinhill, P.: "Dreaming the Other World," 6/9/1993
Strother, Z. S.: "Learning to Read Faces - Pende Masks & Culture," 11/3/1993 (2 tapes)
Suku: Story About a Hemba Mask

Container 6:

Box 1 of 2
Tete Bika (2 tapes)
Vogel, S.: "African Art through Western Eyes," 2/1/1999 (2 tapes)
Walker, Roslyn: Docent Training, 2/16/1994 (2 tapes)
Walker, Roslyn: "Face of the Spirits - Masks from Zaire Basin," 4/20/1994 (2 tapes)
Walker, Roslyn: "Olowe of Ise - A Yoruba Carver for Kings," 3/11/1998 (2 tapes)
Walker, Roslyn and Lupe Gonzalez: Nubia Lecture, 5/24/1995 (2 tapes)
Williams, S.: Khalil, 11/16/1994
World Music Institute (2 tapes)
Yaka and Traditional Music (2 tapes)
Yellin, Janice: "The Arts of Ancient Egypt and Nubia in Historical Perspective," 3/29/1995 (2 tapes)

Videotapes: Docent Training

Binkley, David, Z. S. Strother and Mary Jo Arnoldi: "The Role of Secrecy in African Masquerades," 4/30/1994 (2 tapes)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Bourgeois, A.: "Masking and Initiation Among the Suku and Yaka," 3/16/1994 (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Kendall, Timothy: Introduction to Ancient Nubia (Part 3), 11/17/1993

Box 2 of 2

"Masters of Brass: "Lost-Wax Casting in Ghana" (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Ottenberg, Simon: "What is Masking All About?," 2/2/1994 (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Siegmann, William, Judith Bettelheim, Karen Brazil, Adrienne Kaeppler and Judith Ostowitz: "Masking - The Cultural Dimensions," 5/7/1994 (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Strother, Z. S.: "Learning to Read Faces - Pende Masks & Culture," 11/3/1993

Box 2 of 2

"The Art of West African Strip-Woven Cloth," 8/28/1987 (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

"The Art of West African Strip-Woven Cloth," 6/13/1988

Box 2 of 2

"The Hands of the Potter," 11/27/1991

Box 2 of 2

"Togu na Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Malil (long version), 10/25/1989

Box 2 of 2