Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Curatorial Records, 1983-2000
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial affairs of Neal David Benezra, Curator, who served as Chief Curator, 1992-1996, and Assistant Director for Art and Public Programs, 1997-1999. Some records also document the management of the Curatorial Department. Topics covered in this accession include exhibitions, budgets, personnel, acquisitions, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and Smithsonian Institution (SI) policies and procedures. This accession also includes correspondence with galleries, museums, societies, foundations, and artists. Materials include correspondence and memoranda in paper and electronic format; artwork and installation images; clippings; budget files; brochures, programs, and other handouts; meeting agendas and minutes; facts and figures; loan information; floor plans; notes; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 12/14/84 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Museum exhibits
- Personnel management
- Museums -- Acquisitions
- Art museum curators
- Art museum directors
- Art museums
- Art, Modern
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Floppy disks
- Floor plans
- Black-and-white transparencies
- Color photographs
- Color transparencies
- Black-and-white photographs
- Electronic records
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-178, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Curatorial Records