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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-174

National Museum of African Art. Office of Education and Public Programs

Program Files, 1978-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of Education and Public Programs
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1978-2005
Quantity: 9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 07-174
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of files created and maintained by Edward Lifschitz. These records document public education programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; workshop and symposium information; contractual agreements; reports; evaluation forms; docent training information; docent newsletters; photographs, negatives, and slides; exhibition materials; and events calendars.

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This accession consists of files created and maintained by Edward Lifschitz. These records document public education programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; workshop and symposium information; contractual agreements; reports; evaluation forms; docent training information; docent newsletters; photographs, negatives, and slides; exhibition materials; and events calendars.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-174, National Museum of African Art. Office of Education and Public Programs, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

Letter of Agreement - Haj Youness, 2003

Box 1 of 10

Docent Handbook, 1990

Box 1 of 10

Animals - Lisbon

Box 1 of 10

"In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon"

Box 1 of 10

Rock Art; Textile Dying

Box 1 of 10

Family Guide - "African art is Images of Power and Identity"

Box 1 of 10

National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) Fact Sheet, August 2000

Box 1 of 10

Kellogg Foundation Grant, 2004-2005

Box 1 of 10

Music Exhibition, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 10

Education Staff Meeting Notes, 1997-2001

Box 1 of 10

Program Reports, 1988

Box 1 of 10

Program Evaluations, 1988-1995

Box 1 of 10

Montgomery College Fellowship Program Seminar, 2004-2005

Box 1 of 10

Nsukka Symposium, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Collecting and the Contemporary Art Market Colloquium, 2001

Box 1 of 10

Program Questionnaires, 2001

Box 1 of 10

Photographs

Box 1 of 10

Docent Appreciation Night - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 10

"Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art"

Box 1 of 10

Programs, June-August 2005

Box 1 of 10

NMAfA Video Collection, 1994-1995

Box 1 of 10

"Encounters with the Contemporary," 2000-2001

Box 1 of 10

Docent Training - Lectures and Contracts, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 10

Nubia Exhibit Docent Training, 1994-1995

Box 1 of 10

Docent Program, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 10

Yoruba Art Course, 1990

Box 1 of 10

Docent Program, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Docent Program, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 10

Docent By-Laws, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Kraft Project, 1996

Box 2 of 10

"How the Urhobo People See the World through Art," by Tanure Ojaide, 2000

Box 2 of 10

Public Programs Reports, 2001

Box 2 of 10

AAM (American Association of Museums) Education Demonstration Project, 1993

Box 2 of 10

Docent Program, 2001-2002

Box 2 of 10

Atta Kwami Exhibition

Box 2 of 10

Masks of Zaire Exhibition

Box 2 of 10

"Identity of the Sacred: Two Nigerian Shrine Figurines"

Box 2 of 10

John Falk (Science Learning Inc.)

Box 2 of 10

Council of museum Education Directors (CMED) - Organization and Meetings, 1992-1999

Box 2 of 10

"The Ancient Nubian City of Kerma 2500-1500 B.C."

Box 2 of 10

"Church Ede: A Tribute to Her Father" - Sokari Douglas Camp

Box 2 of 10

Wood - POV Exhibition

Box 2 of 10

"Purpose & Perfection: Pottery as a Woman's Art in Central Africa"

Box 2 of 10

"Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning," 1988-1989

Box 2 of 10

Textile Exhibition, Spring-Summer 1987

Box 2 of 10

"Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa," 1989-1990

Box 2 of 10

"South Africa, 1936-1949: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee"

Box 2 of 10

"Adire: Resist-Dyed Cloths of the Yoruba"

Box 2 of 10

Olowe Exhibition

Box 2 of 10

"Gifts & Blessings: The Textile Arts of Madagascar"

Box 2 of 10

Pavilion Renovation

Box 2 of 10

Rock Art Book Signing, 2001

Box 2 of 10

"Crowning Achievements: African Arts of Dressing the Head"

Box 2 of 10

Adinkra Cloth

Box 2 of 10

"Memory: Luba Art and the Making of History"

Box 2 of 10

Game Boards

Box 2 of 10

The Nsukka Group and the State of Nigerian Contemporary Art Symposium, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Bamum Photographs, 1988

Box 2 of 10

Explorations Exhibition, 1995-1996

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Docent Outreach Program

Box 3 of 10

Focus Gallery, Annang Funerary Shrine Cloth, 1991

Box 3 of 10

Benin Exhibition, 1987

Box 3 of 10

Liberian Studies Association Meeting, 1987

Box 3 of 10

Bamum Exhibition

Box 3 of 10

"Art and Cultures of the Islamic World"

Box 3 of 10

"Shoowa Design: Raffia Textiles from Zaire"

Box 3 of 10

Programs, Fall 1995

Box 3 of 10

Programs, January-March 1989

Box 3 of 10

Quad Programming, 1985-1987

Box 3 of 10

Programs, October-December 1987

Box 3 of 10

Programs, April-June 1988

Box 3 of 10

Programs, July-September 1988

Box 3 of 10

Women's Committee Grant - Accessibility, 1991

Box 3 of 10

Lentz Report, 2000

Box 3 of 10

Programs, October-December 2004

Box 3 of 10

Programs, April-June 2002

Box 3 of 10

"The Fabric of Moroccan Life"

Box 3 of 10

Education Department Retreats, Meetings, and Strategic Plans, 1997-2001

Box 3 of 10

Journal of Historical Archaeology Publication

Box 3 of 10

Program Committee

Box 3 of 10

Self-Reflecting Team, 1998

Box 3 of 10

Audience in Exhibition Development, 1991

Box 3 of 10

Point of View Museum Survey, 1992

Box 3 of 10

Patterson Williams

Box 3 of 10

National Council of Negro Women

Box 3 of 10

Links Program

Box 3 of 10

Production Meetings - Notes

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Visible Evidence Conference, 1998

Box 4 of 10

Education Department - Mission/Goals/Development

Box 4 of 10

Education Department - Mission Statement

Box 4 of 10

Gallery Tour Notes - Docents

Box 4 of 10

Handout Materials - Decent Training, Fall 1992-Winter 1993

Box 4 of 10

Articles/Handouts - Weekday Docent Training, 1991-1992 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Handout Materials (Weekday) - Docent Training, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 10

Handout Materials/Articles - Weekday Training, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 10

Lectures - Decent Training, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 10

Docent Training Handout Materials, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 10

Docent Newsletter

Box 4 of 10

Speaker's Correspondence - Decent Training Program, 1998

Box 4 of 10

Program Activity Reports, 1981

Box 4 of 10

Docent and Staff Art Exhibition, 1998

Box 4 of 10

Pyro-engraving Gourds, 1989

Box 4 of 10

Pyro-engraving Gourds Workshop, 1989

Box 4 of 10

Annual Docent Report, 1978-1981

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

Docent Program, 1994-1995

Box 5 of 10

Docent Program, 1997-1998

Box 5 of 10

Docent Photographs and Negatives

Box 5 of 10

Professional Development - Miscellaneous

Box 5 of 10

Docent Appreciation Evening, 1999

Box 5 of 10

Docents

Box 5 of 10

National Docent Symposium, 1993, 1995

Box 5 of 10

Docent Council, 1991-1992

Box 5 of 10

Docent Program Statistics, 1989-1994

Box 5 of 10

Docent Appreciation Evenings - Invitations and Programs, 1989-2003

Box 5 of 10

Programs, October-December 1988

Box 5 of 10

Programs, April-June 1989

Box 5 of 10

Programs, July-September 1989

Box 5 of 10

Programs, October-December 1989

Box 5 of 10

Programs, January-March 1990

Box 5 of 10

Programs, April-June 1990

Box 5 of 10

Programs, July-September 1990

Box 5 of 10

Programs, October-December 1990

Box 5 of 10

Programs, January-March 1991

Box 5 of 10

Programs, April-June/June-August 1991

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Summer 1991 (July-September)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Fall 1991 (October-December)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Winter 1992 (January-March)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Spring 1992 (April-June)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Summer 1992 (July-September)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Fall 1992 (October-December)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Winter 1993 (January-March)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Spring 1993

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Fall 1993 (October-December)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Winter 1994 (January-March)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Spring 1994 (April-June)

Box 5 of 10

Programs, Summer 1994

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

Programs, Summer 1993 (July-September)

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Fall 1994 (October-December)

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 1995

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Spring 1996

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 1996 (July-September)

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Fall 1996 (October-December)

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Winter 1997

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Spring 1997

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 1997

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Fall 1997

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Winter 1998

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 1998

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Fall 1998

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Winter 1999

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Spring 1999 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 1999

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Fall 1999

Box 6 of 10

Educational Programs Brochure, 2000

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Winter 2000 (January-March)

Box 6 of 10

Georgetown Articles, 2000

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Spring 2000

Box 6 of 10

"Things Fall Apart"

Box 6 of 10

Programs, Summer 2000

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

Programs, Fall 2000

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Winter 2001

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Fall 2001

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Summer 2002

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Fall 2002

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Winter 2003

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Summer 2003

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Fall 2003

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Winter 2004

Box 7 of 10

Programs, Spring 2004

Box 7 of 10

Performers - Music Series

Box 7 of 10

Paul Kengmo

Box 7 of 10

African Artists/Musicians

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

African Artists/Musicians

Box 8 of 10

Programs, Spring 1994

Box 8 of 10

Programs, Winter 1994

Box 8 of 10

Programs, Winter 1996

Box 8 of 10

Archaeology Symposium Abstracts

Box 8 of 10

Four Rivers of Africa: Historical Archaeology and Art in Africa Symposium, 1997

Box 8 of 10

Institute of Learning Innovation (ILI) - Nsukka Exhibition

Box 8 of 10

College Night, 2000

Box 8 of 10

Swaray, New York

Box 8 of 10

Quad 10th Anniversary, 1997

Box 8 of 10

African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire, 1991

Box 8 of 10

Narrow-Strip Loom Instructions

Box 8 of 10

Africa Illustrated: Fantasy and Reality before 1900 - Focus Gallery, 1991

Box 8 of 10

Africa Illustrated - Questions

Box 8 of 10

Ouidah Asen

Box 8 of 10

Beaded Splendor Exhibition

Box 8 of 10

Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone

Box 8 of 10

Yoruba Exhibition, 1990

Box 8 of 10

The Essential Gourd, 1990

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

Plossu Photographs, 1989-1990

Box 9 of 10

Viditz-Ward Photograph Exhibition, 1990-1991

Box 9 of 10

African Gold

Box 9 of 10

LeGrain Exhibition, 1998

Box 9 of 10

Dreaming the Other World: Figurative Art of the Baule, Cote d'lvoire, 1993

Box 9 of 10

Tuareg Exhibition

Box 9 of 10

Gussman Exhibition, 1998

Box 9 of 10

Martin Luther King Library Exhibition, February 2000

Box 9 of 10

Elmina: Art and Trade on the West African Coast, 1992-1993

Box 9 of 10

Personal Object Exhibition

Box 9 of 10

Wrapped in Pride, 1998-2000

Box 9 of 10

Kente Exhibit

Box 9 of 10

Film Stills

Box 9 of 10

In and Out of Africa, 2000

Box 9 of 10

Prince Georges County Materials

Box 9 of 10

Money Exhibition, 2000

Box 9 of 10

Art and Life in Africa CD-Rom Training, 1999

Box 9 of 10

South African Contemporary Art Exhibition, 1999

Box 9 of 10

Hats Exhibition, 1999

Box 9 of 10

Avedessian Exhibition

Box 9 of 10

Nubia

Box 9 of 10

Baule Exhibition, 1999

Box 9 of 10

Kongo Exhibition

Box 9 of 10

Renee Stout

Box 9 of 10

Adinkra Project, 1996-1997

Box 9 of 10

Education Galleries - Handouts

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

Contemporary African Art Exhibition

Box 10 of 10

Zahava Survey Studies, 1991

Box 10 of 10

Education Programs Events

Box 10 of 10

Symposium - Textile Exhibition, 1988

Box 10 of 10

African Art Studies Symposium, 1987

Box 10 of 10

State of Discipline Publication

Box 10 of 10

Symposium - African Art Studies: The State of Discipline, 1987

Box 10 of 10

ASA Meeting, 1987

Box 10 of 10

Eighth Triennial Symposium on African Art, 1989

Box 10 of 10