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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-176

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Curatorial Department

Exhibition Records, circa 2006-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Curatorial Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 2006-2009
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-176
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated in-house or travel managed by Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design, 2005- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Gluckman and Mayner Select: Works from the Permanent Collection" (proposed exhibition); "Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection" (in-house curator); "Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection" (managed contract); and "Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006" (managed contract for traveling exhibition). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, schedules, checklists, press materials, object information, background materials, agreements, proposals, meeting materials, architectural drawings, specifications, presentations, labels, brochures, images, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated in-house or travel managed by Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design, 2005- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include Gluckman and Mayner Select: Works from the Permanent Collection (proposed exhibition); Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection (in-house curator); Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection (managed contract); and Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006 (managed contract for traveling exhibition). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, schedules, checklists, press materials, object information, background materials, agreements, proposals, meeting materials, architectural drawings, specifications, presentations, labels, brochures, images, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 12/22/2011 memorandum, Wright to Smith; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-176, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Gluckman and Mayner Select: Works from the Permanent Collection (Proposed Exhibition)

Schedule/Contact/Checklist

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Press/Museum Visits/Selections/Thesis/Background (includes electronic records)

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Contracts

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Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection, February 15-August 24, 2008

Exhibition Proposal/Schedule/Contact/Checklist/Team Meetings/Press Kit/Museum Visits, May 21, 2007/National Design Journal

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Drawings/Interview Video/Website/Shop/Education Resource Program/Selections 90% Checklist, May 9, 2007/Selections Museum Visits, March 27 and 28, 2007 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Selections, March 16, 2007/PowerPoint Presentation/Thesis and Collection Object Description/Selections, February 13, 2007/Smithsonian Directive 410 Specifications/Reference/Labels/Brochure (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Background/Publication Samples

Box 1 of 1

Library Object Research/Wall Coverings Object Research/Drawings and Prints Object Research/Textiles Object Research

Box 1 of 1

Product Design Object Research/Cynthia Smith Notes

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Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection, March 6-September 7, 2009

Schedule/Contract/Checklist/Press/Museum Visits/Selections/Thesis/Background

Box 1 of 1

Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006 - Travel to Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, and Contemporary Arts Museum (CAM), Houston

CAM Installation Images/Communications Materials from ICA and CAM/Press Materials from ICA and CAM/CAM Object Checklist/ICA Installation Images/ICA Boston Installation Layout and Wall Mockups/ICA Object Checklist (3 folders) (includes electronic records)

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