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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-093

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition Records, 2001-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2001-2006
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-093
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records related to the exhibition, "Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits." These materials were created and maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director and co-curator for the exhibition. Among Carr's co-curators were Marion Oettinger, Director and Senior Curator, San Antonio Museum of Art; Fatima Bercht, Chief Curator, El Museo del Barrio; and Miguel A. Bretos, Senior Scholar, National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition was organized by the San Antonio Museum of Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and El Museo del Barrio. Composed of more than 100 portraits from over 15 different countries, "Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits" traveled to the following venues: El Museo del Barrio, New York, New York; San Diego Museum of Art, California; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida; Smithsonian International Gallery, Washington, D.C.; and the San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, floor plans, contracts, brochures, label copy, press kits, clippings, grant proposals, invitations, and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records related to the exhibition, Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits. These materials were created and maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director and co-curator for the exhibition. Among Carr's co-curators were Marion Oettinger, Director and Senior Curator, San Antonio Museum of Art; Fatima Bercht, Chief Curator, El Museo del Barrio; and Miguel A. Bretos, Senior Scholar, National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition was organized by the San Antonio Museum of Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and El Museo del Barrio. Composed of more than 100 portraits from over 15 different countries, Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits traveled to the following venues: El Museo del Barrio, New York, New York; San Diego Museum of Art, California; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida; Smithsonian International Gallery, Washington, D.C.; and the San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, floor plans, contracts, brochures, label copy, press kits, clippings, grant proposals, invitations, and other related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 2/28/1992 memorandum, Kirby to Bosier-Lyle; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-093, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

RETRATOS: 2000 YEARS OF LATIN AMERICAN PORTRAITS (LAP), TRAVELING EXHIBITION, 2004-2006

Chronologic Files

LAP - Chronological file (non-email), 2005-2006

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LAP - Chronological file (non-email), 2004 (2 folders)

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LAP - Chronological file (non-email), 2003

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LAP - Chronological file (non-email), 2002 (2 folders)

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LAP - Chronological file (non-email), 2001 (2 folders)

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2006

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2005

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2004 (2 folders)

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2003 (2 folders)

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2002

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LAP - Chronological file (email), 2001

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Design

LAP - Audio-video tour, 2003-2005

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LAP - Design: Colors for Retratos installation in International Gallery, 2002-2005

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LAP - Contract specifications for designer, 2004

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LAP - Construction contract with HSU Development Co., Inc., 2005

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LAP - Design and installation, 2005

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LAP - Design and installation documents, labels, and signage, 2004-2005

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LAP - International Gallery - Lighting and electrical issues, 2005

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LAP - Venues - International Gallery - Floor plans, 2004

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LAP - Organizations - George Sexton Associates, 2003-2005

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LAP - Design proposal for Retratos - Studio A, 2004

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LAP - Design proposal for Retratos - Staples and Charles, Ltd., 2004

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LAP - Design - Security, 2004-2005

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LAP - Design - Colors for Retratos traveling exhibition, 2004

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LAP - Technical specifications - George Sexton Associates, 2005

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General

LAP - Museum of the Americas Foundation, 1995-1999

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LAP - Book, 2003

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LAP - Bretos, Miguel, 2001-2003

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LAP - Brochure and family guides distribution, 2005

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LAP - Catalogue, 2001-2004

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LAP - Catalogue - Resume, 2003

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LAP - Conferences - One and Many Faces of Latin America (September 11-12, 2003), 2003

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LAP - Co-production agreement, 2004

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LAP - Education, 2002-2006

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LAP - Education - Docents and "Ask Me Guides," 2005

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LAP - Education - Teacher's guide, 2004-2005

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LAP - Ford Motor Company Fund, 2003

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LAP - Labels, 2003-2004

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LAP - Label copy

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LAP - Loans - Correspondence, 2003-2005

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LAP - Objects - Case organization

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LAP - Objects and loans, 2004-2005

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LAP - Objects - Thumbnail list, 2004-2005

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LAP - Lecture for Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2005

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LAP - Mexico - Travel, June 9-16, 2001 and February 2003 - Notes

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LAP - Tea for Cultural Attaches, April 2005

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LAP - Labels - Wall texts, 2004

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LAP - Venue agreement, 2004-2005

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LAP - Venues - San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA), 2005-2006

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LAP - Case design - SAMA, 2002-2004

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LAP - Venues - El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2003-2005

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LAP - Venues - Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, 2005

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LAP - Venues - San Diego Museum of Art

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LAP - Venues - International Gallery, 2002-2005

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LAP - Visitor study - Office of Policy and Analysis, 2006

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LAP - Public Relations - Website, 2004

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LAP - Argentina - Correspondence, 2002-2004

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LAP - Travel (Miguel Bretos) - Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, July 13-24, 2003

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LAP - Travel (Miguel Bretos) - Buenos Aires, Argentina; Brazil; Chile; August 2-17, 2002

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo Isaac Fernandez Blanco, 2003

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco, 2002-2004

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, 2002

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo de Arte Moderno de la Ciudad, Buenos Aires, 2002

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo Historico Nacional, Buenos Aires, 2002

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LAP - Argentina - Organizations - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, 2002-2004

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LAP - Argentina - Buenos Aires, History Museum - Checklist of miniatures, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - General correspondence, 2002

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LAP - Travel - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, August 2-17, 2002

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LAP - Bercht, Fatima - Brazil notes

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LAP - Brazil - Casa Portinari, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museus Castro Maya, Rio de Janeiro, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museo Historico Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museu Imperial Petropolis, 2002-2003

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museu Paulista da Universidade, San Paolo, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Pinacoteca do Estado, San Paolo, 2002

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LAP - Brazil - Organizations - Museo Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, 2002-2003

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LAP - Brazil - State Museum, 2002

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LAP - Chile - Correspondence, 2002

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LAP - Chile - Travel, August 2-17, 2002 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile) - Santiago, 2003

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LAP - Chile - Organizations - Museo de Arte Colonial de San Franciso, Santiago, 2002

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LAP - Chile - Organizations - Museo Historico Nacional, 2002

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LAP - Chile - Organizations - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, 2002-2003

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LAP - Columbia - Organizations - Biblioteca Luis-Angel Arango, Bogota, 2004

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LAP - Ecuador - Correspondence (email), 2002

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LAP - Guatemala - Events - VII Festival International de Culture Paiz, 2002-2003

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LAP - Mexico - Correspondence, 2001-2005

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LAP - Mexico - Travel, June 9-16, 2001 - Notes, 2001

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LAP - Mexico - Travel, January 22-February 5, 2003 - General information, 2002-2003

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo Nacional de Historia, 2001

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo Nacional del Virreinato, 2001-2003

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2001

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo Soumaya - Correspondence, 2001-2004

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino, 2003

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Franz Mayer Museum, 2001-2003

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo Andres Blaisten, 2003

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LAP - Mexico - Organizations - Museo de Arte Moderno, 2003-2004

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LAP - Peru - Travel, November 11-15, 2002 - From Cusco, Peru

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LAP - Peru - Organizations Instituto Nacional de Cultura - Instructions to borrow

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LAP - Peru - Organizations - Museo de Artede San Marco/de Lima, 2002-2004

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LAP - Spain - Organizations - Museo de America, 2004-2005

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LAP - Spain - Prado Los Mulalos de Esmere/das, 2005

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LAP - Spain - Organizations- Museo Nacional del Prado, 2003-2005

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LAP - Venezuela - Individuals - de Cisneros, Patricia Phelps, 2002

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LAP - Information from cancelled portion of trip - Venezuela, 2002

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Opening

LAP - Opening - Chronological file, 2005

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LAP - Opening - Chronological file, 2004

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LAP - Contact information

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LAP - Opening - Invitations, Press preview packet, 2005

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LAP - Opening - Reception, October 20, 2005

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Box 3

LAP - Opening - Reception - Guest lists, 2005

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Press

LAP - Press preview, October 20, 2005

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LAP - Press and background information, 2003-2005 (2 folders)

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LAP - Press for Washington, D.C. venue

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LAP - Press for El Museo del Barrio, New York

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LAP - Press for Bass Museum, Miami, Florida, Summer 2005

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LAP - Press for San Diego Museum of Art, February-April 2005

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LAP - National Press - Clippings

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LAP - Press publicity report, SI International Gallery, 2005-2006

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LAP - Press - Resnicow/Schroeder, MAPA Communications, 2002-2004

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Latino Initiatives

LAP - Latino Initiatives Pool - Proposal, FY 2005

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LAP - Latino Initiatives Pool - Proposal, FY 2004

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LAP - Latino Initiatives Pool - Proposal and Award Information, FY 2003

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LAP - Latino Initiatives Pool - Proposal, FY 2002

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