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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-115

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education

Program Files, 1988-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Title: Program Files
Dates: 1988-2014
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-115
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, development, and execution of educational activities, workshops, events, and other outreach at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, as well as the administration of tours, docents, and the ImaginAsia and ExplorAsia programs. In approximately 2007, the department was renamed Education and Public Programs, but it reverted back to the Department of Education in 2014. Materials include exhibition and activity guides; flyers, calendars, brochures, and other promotional materials; audio and video recordings and photographs of activities and events; correspondence and memoranda; notes; statistics; proposals; floor plans; clippings; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, development, and execution of educational activities, workshops, events, and other outreach at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, as well as the administration of tours, docents, and the ImaginAsia and ExplorAsia programs. In approximately 2007, the department was renamed Education and Public Programs, but it reverted back to the Department of Education in 2014. Materials include exhibition and activity guides; flyers, calendars, brochures, and other promotional materials; audio and video recordings and photographs of activities and events; correspondence and memoranda; notes; statistics; proposals; floor plans; clippings; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 10/05/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-115, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

Adult Tour Ideas, 1993

Box 1 of 6

Porcelain for Empire Video (DVD, 12:35), 1993

Box 1 of 6

Clips from Rukmini Gopal Interview, 1994 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Story Recordings, 1994, 2008 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Alice S. Kandell Recording, 1994, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Education Classroom Facilities, 1995

Box 1 of 6

Hindu Teenagers Recordings (2 audiocassettes), November 11, 1995

Box 1 of 6

School Tours, 1998

Box 1 of 6

Program Strengths and Weaknesses, 2000

Box 1 of 6

Ancient China Video, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Style and Status Program Photographs, 2000-2006 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Style and Status Recordings (2 Mini DVs)

Box 1 of 6

Tactile Resource Team Meetings and Notes, 2000

Box 1 of 6

Tactile Gallery Teaching Program for Persons with Visual Impairments

Box 1 of 6

Peacock Room Tactile Tour, 2001

Box 1 of 6

Women's Committee Proposals, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 6

Japanese Art and Culture, 2001

Box 1 of 6

Linda Fang Recording (DAT), July 25, 2001

Box 1 of 6

Pimmit School Recording (Mini DV), December 4, 2001

Box 1 of 6

Mr. Whistler's Galleries Education and Programming, 2001-2003

Box 1 of 6

Community Outreach, 2001-2004

Box 1 of 6

Staff and Program Photographs, 2001-2004 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Web Proposal to Women's Committee, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Presentations: Maryland Art Education Association, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Hamza Storytelling Photographs and Recordings (audiocassette and 3 Mini DVs), 2002

Box 1 of 6

3 Minute Storytelling Videos (VHS and Mini DV), 2002

Box 1 of 6

Transemantics Recording (Mini DV), January 31, 2002

Box 1 of 6

AA Lead and Second Storytelling Workshop (Mini DV), February 9, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Chola Teen Interviews (3 Mini DVs), May 2002

Box 1 of 6

Temple Visit Recording (Mini DV), May 17, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Indian Miniature Painting Demonstration Recording (2 Mini DVs), July 2, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Website Proposal, June 28, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Ghost Stories Recording (Mini DV), November 3, 2002

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Silk Road Stories: Folklife Festival Performances Video (VHS), 2002

Box 2 of 6

Silk Road Stories Recordings (13 Mini DVs, 1 audiocassette, and electronic records), 2002 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Turning the Page, 2003

Box 2 of 6

Isamu Noguchi Education and Programming, 2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Presentations: Laurel High School Career Day, 2003

Box 2 of 6

Education Department Staff Photographs, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Workshop Photographs, 2003-2004 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Wildflowers Recording (Mini DV), June 7, 2003

Box 2 of 6

Dancing Across Cultures Recordings (8 Mini DVs), 2003 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Dancing Across Cultures Comment Books

Box 2 of 6

Wordplay/Xu Bing Laughter Project Recordings (4 Mini DVs), 2001-2002

Box 2 of 6

Wordplay/Xu Bing Laughter Project, 2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Wordplay-related Videos (4 VHS and 1 Mini DV), 1993-2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure Programming, 2003-2004

Box 2 of 6

Itum Bahal Paintings, 2003-2005

Box 2 of 6

South Asia - Preliminary Teacher Packet Planning, 2003-2008

Box 2 of 6

Li Koo Farewell Film, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Teaching East and West Conference, April 2, 2004

Box 2 of 6

Presentations - Behind the Scenes, 2004

Box 2 of 6

Presentations - Middle States Council for the Social Studies, 2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Love and Yearning Poetry Slam Photographs, 2004

Box 3 of 6

Asian Pacific American Event Recording (DAT), June 19, 2004

Box 3 of 6

Project Zero, 2005

Box 3 of 6

Forking Tongues Women's Committee Grant Proposal, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Dance Baby Slide Show, 2006 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Presentation - Gardens in Asia, 2006 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Valerie Steele Recording (audiocassette), January 9, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Cha Cha Cha! Recordings (3 audiocassettes and 1 DAT), 2006

Box 3 of 6

Walter Denny Recording (audiocassette), January 9, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Mary McFadden Recording (audiocassette), February 18, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Asian Pacific American Recordings (2 audiocassettes), May 6, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Capricious Comics Recordings (2 Mini DVs), May 14, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Contemplating Buddhism Recording (audiocassette), June 3, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Julian Raby Presents Portugal and the World, Education Department Meeting Recording (audiocassette), August 2, 2006

Box 3 of 6

Interview with Bruno (audiocassette), August 15, 2006

Box 3 of 6

8 Area Programs, 2006-2010

Box 3 of 6

Surface Beauty Docent Training, 2007 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Presentation - Art Brings Writing to Life!, Arts Integration Workshop, Brent Elementary School, 2007 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Tea Ceremony, 2007

Box 3 of 6

Garden and Cosmos Programming, 2007

Box 3 of 6

Presentation - National Art Education Association, 2007

Box 3 of 6

School Event Recording (DAT), April 25, 2007

Box 3 of 6

Strategic Planning, 2007-2008

Box 3 of 6

Indian Art Resource Funding, 2007-2009

Box 3 of 6

Perspectives: Y. Z. Kami, 2008

Box 3 of 6

Indian Art Website, 2008

Box 3 of 6

Joanna Event Recording (DAT), May 10, 2008

Box 3 of 6

Children Playing Gods Recordings (DAT and electronic records), 2008

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Yellow Mountain Programming, 2008

Box 4 of 6

Yellow Mountain - Gary Snyder Program (DAT and electronic records), 2008 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Interpretive Programming Planning, 2008-2009

Box 4 of 6

MacGoddess Photographs, 2009 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Handmade Book Workshop Photographs, 2009 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Dakshina Dance Photographs, 2009 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Writing, Rubbing, and Carving Calligraphy Workshop Photographs, 2009 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Vijay Natham Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Photographs, 2009

Box 4 of 6

Hopes for the Future Workshop (Falnama Exhibit) Photographs, 2009

Box 4 of 6

School Programs - Live It Learn It Pilot, 2009-2010

Box 4 of 6

George Washington University Evaluation Project, 2010

Box 4 of 6

MC Yogi, 2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Teen Poetry Workshop: The Journey to Mecca Photographs, 2010

Box 4 of 6

Clay Sculpture Workshop Photographs, 2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Stones of the Gods: Cambodian American Heritage Ensemble Photographs, August 7, 2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Ikebane Workshop Photographs, 2011 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Empress Dowanger Workshop Photographs, 2011 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Education Department Photographs - Office Redesign, 2011 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Sculpting the Seasons Workshop Photographs, 2011

Box 4 of 6

Yoga Education and Programming, 2011-2013

Box 4 of 6

Live It Learn It, 2012

Box 4 of 6

Contemporary Voices Education and Programming, 2013-2014

Box 4 of 6

Program Images

Box 4 of 6

The Museum Experience: Questioning the Effect of New Media on the Traditional Role of Museum Education

Box 4 of 6

A Guide to Group Visits at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Box 4 of 6

Elena Bell - Dances of Central Asia Video (VHS)

Box 4 of 6

Chola Project Recordings (2 audiocassettes)

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Bing and Britte Recordings (Mini DV and audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

Northern Virginia Community College Recording (Mini DV)

Box 5 of 6

Rukmini Gopal Recording (Mini DV)

Box 5 of 6

Carina Losono Recording (audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

Rebecca Morales Pagsibigan Recording (audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

Rukhsana Khan Demo Tape - "The Clever Wife" and "The Mighty Power" (audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

Ariel Balevi Recording - Love Stories from 12th Century Persian Nomads (audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

Point of View: Susan Hobbs Recording (audiocassette)

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Proposal

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Administration, 2001

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Development, 2000

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Space, 2000

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia General Memoranda, 2000-2001

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Management Committee Notes, 2000-2001

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Notes

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Design, 2000-2001

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia MFM Design, 2000-2001

Box 5 of 6

ExplorAsia Photographs, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia First Year Review, 1992

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Attendance and Ideas, 1992

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Statistics, 1994-1995

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Memoranda, 1995

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Memoranda, 1995-1999

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Memoranda, 1996

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Marketing Project, 1998

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Memoranda, 1998

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Report, Summer 1998

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia on the Web, 1998-1999

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Planning Schedule, 1998-1999

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Statistics, 1998-1999

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Reports, 1998-2000

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Attendance, FY 1999-FY 2002

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Survey of Basic Operations, June 2000

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Annual Reports, 2000-2004

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Statistics, FY 2001

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Website Proposal, 2002

Box 5 of 6

ImaginAsia Ethnicity Statistics, August-September 2003

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

ImaginAsia Statistics, 2003-2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Participant Statistics, 2005-2006

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Webpage Screenshots, 2006-2007

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia - Sources of Information Regarding Programs

Box 6 of 6

Family Guide - The Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period, 1988

Box 6 of 6

Family Guide - Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Yani: The Brush of Innocence, 1989

Box 6 of 6

Teacher's Packet - The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet, 1989-1990

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Monsters, Myths, and Minerals, 1992

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - When Kingship Descended from Heaven, 1992

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Ancient Japan, 1992

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, 1993

Box 6 of 6

Family Guide - Splendor and Simplicity: Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century, 1994

Box 6 of 6

Teacher's Guide - Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion, 1996

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Japanese Screens, 1996-2003

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Bridge: Illusion in Clay, 1997

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Calendar, Fall 1998

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Calendar, Winter 1998

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Calendar, 1998-1999

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Devi: The Great Goddess, 1999

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Calendar, Summer 1999

Box 6 of 6

Tea Ceremony Demonstration, October 1999

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 1999-Winter 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Fly with Me, 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Winter 2000

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Word Play, 2001

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2001

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2001

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 2001

Box 6 of 6

Family Guide - Buddhist Mandalas, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Year of the Horse, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Year of the Sheep, 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Playful Clay, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Pakistani Truck Painting, 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Masterful Illusions, 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 2002

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Winter 2002-2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Internship Guidebook, 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Mr. Whistler's Galleries, 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - The Adventures of Freer, 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia - Mudras and Hand Gestures of Manjushri as Demonstrated by Bhim Dahal, 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Winter 2003

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Internship Guidebook, 2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Flying Kites, 2004

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Return of the Buddha, 2004

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Year of the Rooster, 2004

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Year of the Monkey, 2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Fall 2004

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Winter 2004

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Cai Guo-Qiang Traveler, 2004-2005

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia - Japanese Poetry Workshop Lesson Plan, 2005

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2005

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2005

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Winter 2005

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Shades of Black and White, 2005-2006

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Bodhisattva, 2006

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Voyages, 2007

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Moonlight and Clouds, 2007

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Anime Adventure, 2007

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Patterned Feathers, Piercing Eyes, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Yellow Mountain, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Journey to the West with Monkey King, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Seascapes: Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Family Guide - Garden and Cosmos, 2008

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Finding Gold in Ancient Vani, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Perspectives: Y. Z. Kami, 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Spring 2008

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyer, Summer 2008

Box 6 of 6

Nowruz Booklet, March 7, 2009

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Prayers in the Wind, 2010

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - A Cornucopia of Flowers, 2010

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Brochure - Tsering Phuntsok: Paintings for Meditation, 2010

Box 6 of 6

Asia After Dark Flyer, April 29, 2010

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Journey into the Future, 2011

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Guardians of the Mountain of Echoing Halls, 2011

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Masters of Mercy: Buddha's Amazing Disciples, 2012

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Arts of Korea

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Artful Play in Japan

Box 6 of 6

Object Information Cards

Box 6 of 6

Yotsume Toji Bookmaking Workshop

Box 6 of 6

Peacock Room Publications

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Brochure - Iconometric Drawings

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Buddhist Mandalas

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Peacocks, Patterns, and Paint

Box 6 of 6

Story of the Beautiful

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Curious Creatures

Box 6 of 6

Origami Instructions

Box 6 of 6

Game Instructions

Box 6 of 6

Ganesha's Guide to the Galleries

Box 6 of 6

Teacher's Packet - The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - The Lure of Spices

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - The Arts of China

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - A Celadon Springtime

Box 6 of 6

Activity Guide - Ancient Chinese Art

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Activity Guide - Animal Hunt

Box 6 of 6

ImaginAsia Flyers, undated

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