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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-096

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 2009-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 2009-2013
Quantity: 5.69 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 14-096
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by the Office of the Director during the tenure of Richard Koshalek, Director, 2009-2013. Many of the records document the seven priorities outlined by Koshalek when he first arrived at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG): a fundamental commitment to research; an emphasis on thematic content; and updated approach to collecting and conserving; a new level of connectivity; an artist's presence throughout the museum; opening the doors to collaboration; and curating the museum as a unified public space. Major topics documented in this accession include the Seasonal Inflatable Structure (commonly known as the "Bubble"), the Center for Creative Dialogue, the YOUmedia Center, redesign of the bookstore, development of a new visual identity, exhibitions, development, conference planning, and Koshalek's vision for the future of the museum. Materials include correspondence, planning documents, presentations, meeting materials, press clippings, studies, reports, architectural drawings, promotional materials, white papers, proposals, images, notes, invitations, brochures, stationary, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by the Office of the Director during the tenure of Richard Koshalek, Director, 2009-2013. Many of the records document the seven priorities outlined by Koshalek when he first arrived at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG): a fundamental commitment to research; an emphasis on thematic content; and updated approach to collecting and conserving; a new level of connectivity; an artist's presence throughout the museum; opening the doors to collaboration; and curating the museum as a unified public space. Major topics documented in this accession include the Seasonal Inflatable Structure (commonly known as the "Bubble"), the Center for Creative Dialogue, the YOUmedia Center, redesign of the bookstore, development of a new visual identity, exhibitions, development, conference planning, and Koshalek's vision for the future of the museum. Materials include correspondence, planning documents, presentations, meeting materials, press clippings, studies, reports, architectural drawings, promotional materials, white papers, proposals, images, notes, invitations, brochures, stationary, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 8/31/1982 memorandum, Bain to Kirkpatrick; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-096, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Photographs of Richard Koshalek, April 2010

Box 1 of 6

First Day Letters to Trustees/Smithsonian Directors, April 13, 2009

Box 1 of 6

"Interaction and Adventure: Artists + Digital Technology = Bold New Ways of Engaging Viewers," by Richard Koshalek in Smithsonian Magazine, July-August 2010

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: Seven Priorities

Box 1 of 6

HMSG White Paper, May 2009

Box 1 of 6

Toward the 40th Anniversary Planning Documents, 2009-2012

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: Curating the Museum as a Unified Public Space

Box 1 of 6

Concept and Construction Drawings, 2010-2011

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum of Today: The Artist's Presence throughout the Museum

Box 1 of 6

Doug Aitkin - Bookstore and 360 degree Project, December 2009 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Barbara Kruger and Doug Aitkin Projects - Press and Images

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: A Fundamental Commitment to Research

Box 1 of 6

IBM Cultural Jam - Meeting Agenda, Presentations, Notes, and Proposal

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: An Emphasis on Thematic Content

Box 1 of 6

Exhibition Prospectuses and Related Materials, 2011-2013

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: Opening the Doors to Collaboration

Box 1 of 6

The Meaning of Museums to the Next Generation: The Inaugural Young Arts/Hirshhorn Museum Forum, June 22, 2011

Box 1 of 6

Spanish Embassy/National Gallery Forum, June 22-23, 2011

Box 1 of 6

Collaboration with Library of Congress, Center for the Book, 2012

Box 1 of 6

Redefining the Museum's Future: A New Level of Connectivity

Box 1 of 6

Web Redesign, 2011

Box 1 of 6

Art Classroom of the Future/YOUmedia Center (Lobby), 2012

Box 1 of 6

Committees - Agendas, Notes, and Handouts, 2012

Box 1 of 6

Arts and Industries Building - "Educational Unifier" Letter, 2009

Box 1 of 6

Arts and Industries Building - Preview Program, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 6

Arts and Industries Building Committee Expenses, 2010

Box 1 of 6

Identity - Chermayeff and Geismar, 2009

Box 1 of 6

Sample HMSG Publications, c. 2010

Box 1 of 6

Calendars and Annual Reports, 2010-2013

Box 1 of 6

United Arab Emirates Visit - Presentation

Box 1 of 6

HMSG White Paper, 2009

Box 1 of 6

White Paper Mailing, 2009

Box 1 of 6

Smithsonian Strategic Plan, 2009

Box 1 of 6

Presentation, December 22, 2009

Box 1 of 6

Richard Koshalek's Commencement Remarks - Johns Hopkins, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, May 25, 2012

Box 1 of 6

Board Member Packet, 2013

Box 1 of 6

Presentations and Images, 2010-2012

Box 1 of 6

40th Anniversary Signature Projects

Box 1 of 6

Progressive Architecture Awards, Architect Magazine, February 2011

Box 1 of 6

Concepts for New Signage

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Collection Management Policy, Revised and Updated November 4, 2010

Box 2 of 6

Christie's Presentation, 2009

Box 2 of 6

Samples of Stationary and Other Materials with New Visual Identity (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

The Center for Creative Dialogue in the Seasonal Inflatable Structure - Construction and Program Overview, October 2012

Box 2 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Structure Programming, 2010-2012

Box 2 of 6

Digital Platforms for Seasonal Inflatable Structure, 2011

Box 2 of 6

The Center for Creative Dialogue

Box 2 of 6

Cultural Diplomacy: Imperative and Opportunity - Invitation Letters, 2011

Box 2 of 6

International Cultural Diplomacy Conference Planning Documents, 2010-2011

Box 2 of 6

Season Inflatable Structure Book - Under Secretary Assessment and HMSG Response, 2013

Box 2 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion - Oversight Committee, Costs, Planning Documents, and Notes, 2010-2011 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 6

"Bubble" Conferences Planning, 2010-2012 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Structure - Design Studies and Promotional Materials, 2010-2013 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Structure - Diller Scofidio and Renfro, 2009-2013 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

"Bubble" Press, 2009-2013

Box 2 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Structure Promotional Materials

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion Schematic Design Report, March 2011 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion Cost Reduction Strategies, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Inflatable Grid Tent

Box 3 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion Schematic Design Plus Report, May 31, 2011

Box 3 of 6

"Bubble" Design Drawings and Artistic Renderings

Box 3 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion Construction Management Concept Review, May 31, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion Statement of Criteria/Basis of Design, March 4, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Communications with Board, 2013

Box 3 of 6

Hide/Seek - Communications between Director/Board and Secretary/Regents, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, May 10-June 18, 2009

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, June 18-July 22, 2009

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, July 23-September 10, 2009

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, September 11-October 15, 2009

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, October 15-November 24, 2009

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, December 2, 2009-February 1, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, February 2-March 15, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, March 16-April 20, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, May 17-June 21, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, July 1-6, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, September 16-October 21, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, October 29-November 16, 2010

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, November 23, 2010-January 20, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, January 20-March 11, 2011

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Executive Assistant Notebooks, March 15-May 5, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, March 30, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, May 5-June 8, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, June 13-27, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, June 28-July 26, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, July 26-August 10, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, August 12-September 18, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, October 6-November 3, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, November 4-December 1, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, December 7, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, December 8, 2011-March 22, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, April 19-May 2, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, May 3-June 2, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, June 5-July 31, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, August 1-October 9, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Executive Assistant Notebooks, October 10-December 15, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Directorship Communications and Visions - Article and Correspondence, 2009-2013

Box 4 of 6

Restructuring of Development Department, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Events Attended, 2009-2012

Box 4 of 6

Invitations, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Invitations - Regrets, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Invitations - Regrets, 2009-2010

Box 4 of 6

Chee Company Chair Proposal

Box 4 of 6

Bran Ferren - Applied Minds, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Jeff Koons, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Pearson Foundation, 2010

Box 4 of 6

Richard Serra, 2009 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Northern Trust, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Thom Mayne, 2010

Box 4 of 6

Ronald Abramson, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Wallis Annenberg, 2010

Box 4 of 6

Leonard Aube, The Annenberg Foundation, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Anna Campbell Bliss, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Andrew Beyer

Box 4 of 6

Doug Aitkin - Installation, 2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Michael Bloomberg, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Eli Broad, 2009-2011

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Lenny Brown, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Jane and Calvin Cafritz, 2009-2011

Box 5 of 6

Patricia Frost

Box 5 of 6

James Demetrion, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Frank Gehry

Box 5 of 6

Agnes Gund, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Lenore and Bernard Greenberg, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Chris Harris, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Patricia Harris, First Deputy Mayor of New York City, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Barbara Jakobsen, International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), 2010

Box 5 of 6

Tom Joyce, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Val Kilmer, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Rocco Landesman, National Endowment for the Arts, 2009

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Barbara Lawton, Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Lorie Lauthier, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Eugenio Lopez, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Jon and Lillian Lovelace, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Gordon Lee, Ohio State University, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Michael Maltzman, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Henry Munoz

Box 5 of 6

Fred Nicholas, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Jerrold Perenchio, 2009-2010

Box 5 of 6

Anthony and Heather Podesta, 2010

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Earl Powell III, National Gallery of Art, 2009

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Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Carlyn Ring, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Mariam Said, Barenboim Foundation, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Peter Schwartz, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Marsha Semmel, Institute of Museum and Library Services

Box 5 of 6

Adele Silver

Box 5 of 6

Truitt Family, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Judy Webb

Box 5 of 6

Doug Wheeler, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Billie Milam Weisman, 2009

Box 5 of 6

William Courtauld, Imagi, 2009

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Christina DePaul, National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts/Young Arts, 2010

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Robert Donnelley, RR Donnelley

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Dreamworks, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Stan Gold, Disney Foundation, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Reed Hastings, Netflix, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Robert Iger, The Walt Disney Company, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Partners for Livable Communities, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Robert Pincus, Eagle Bank, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Pixar Animation

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Sundance, 2009

Box 5 of 6

THQ, Inc., 2009

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Martin Tremblay, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Ellen Holtzman, Luce Foundation, 2010

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Japan Foundation, Isao Tsujimoto, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Bertha Cea, United States Embassy in Mexico

Box 5 of 6

Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador to Mexico, 2009

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Kalpen Modi, The White House, 2009

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Joseph Biden, Vice President, 2009

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Connie Bruck, New Yorker, 2010

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Judith Dobrzynski, New Yorker, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Nicolai Ourousseff, New York Times, 2009

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Alice Rawsthorn, International Herald Tribune, 2010

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George Stone, DC Magazine, 2010

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Jacqueline Trescott, Washington Post, 2009

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Lee Tabler, TDIC, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Arts and Industries Letter to Richard Kurin (First Day), 2009

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, 2010

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Regents Strategic Plan, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Patricia Stonesifer, Regent, 2009-2010

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Robert Kogod, Regent

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Roger Sant, 2010

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Wayne Clough, Secretary, 2009-2011

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Richard Kurin, Under Secretary, 2009-2010

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Virginia Clark, 2009-2010

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Linda St. Thomas, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, 2010

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Evelyn Lieberman, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs

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Richard Koshalek Articles, 2009

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Speaking Requests, 2010

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Clippings, 2010

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Congratulatory Notes and Invitations, 2009

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Eva Bergquist, Embassy of Sweden, 2011

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Public Spaces Visioning Study, 2009

Box 6 of 6

HMSG Lobby YOUmedia Center Visioning and Programming Study, 2011

Box 6 of 6

Season Inflatable Pavilion Schematic Design, 2011

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