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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-381

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art

Exhibition Records, 2007-2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2007-2011
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 12-381
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession primarily consists of records created and maintained by Lee Glazer, Associate Curator of American Art, 2007- , documenting the development and design of exhibitions as well as programming around those exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Peacock Room Comes to America;" "Texture of Night: James McNeill Whistler;" "Chinamania: Whistler and the Victorian Craze for Blue-and-White;" "Surface Beauty: American Art and Freer's Aesthetic Vision;" and "Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact." A smaller amount of records documents a planning meeting for American art initiatives at the museum and the development of "Smithsonian Spotlight: Peacock Room," a mission-critical television program for Smithsonian Networks. Materials include proposals, scripts, object lists, label texts, architectural drawings, correspondence, budgets, fund raising materials, docent training materials, concert programs, activity guides, meeting materials, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession primarily consists of records created and maintained by Lee Glazer, Associate Curator of American Art, 2007- , documenting the development and design of exhibitions as well as programming around those exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Peacock Room Comes to America;" "Texture of Night: James McNeill Whistler;" "Chinamania: Whistler and the Victorian Craze for Blue-and-White;" "Surface Beauty: American Art and Freer's Aesthetic Vision;" and "Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact." A smaller amount of records documents a planning meeting for American art initiatives at the museum and the development of "Smithsonian Spotlight: Peacock Room," a mission-critical television program for Smithsonian Networks. Materials include proposals, scripts, object lists, label texts, architectural drawings, correspondence, budgets, fund raising materials, docent training materials, concert programs, activity guides, meeting materials, notes, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/23/2005 memorandum, Toda to Kaveeshwar; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-381, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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International Scholarly Advisory Board - American Art Initiatives at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, October 3, 2009

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Reinstallation Proposal, 2010

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Funding Proposals

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Objects and Label Text, 2011

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Audio Tour

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Elevations and Shelf Charts

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Adopt-a-Pot

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Peacock Room Comes to America - Webinars, 2010

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Texture of Night: James McNeill Whistler, 2009

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Chinamania: Whistler and the Victorian Craze for Blue-and-White, 2010-2011

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Surface Beauty: American Art and Freer's Aesthetic Vision, 2007-2008

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Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact, 2007-2008

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Smithsonian Networks - Smithsonian Spotlight: Peacock Room, 2008-2010

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