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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-229

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department

Exhibition Records, circa 1994-1999, 2003-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1994-1999, 2003-2012
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-229
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The majority of the files were created by Kristen Hileman, Assistant Curator, 2003-2007, and Associate Curator, 2007-2009, and Evelyn Carol Hankins, Associate Curator and Curator, 2008- , with smaller amounts of materials created by Olga M. Viso, Associate Curator, 1998-2000, and Curator of Contemporary Art, 2000-2003, and Anne Ellegood, Associate Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art, 2005-2009, as well as other curatorial staff. The department has frequently undergone name changes that have included the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, and the Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, object lists, checklists, floor plans, budgets, brochures, background materials, clippings, photographs, notes, meetings materials, and related materials. Materials also include general memoranda and correspondence that is not necessarily related to exhibitions. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The majority of the files were created by Kristen Hileman, Assistant Curator, 2003-2007, and Associate Curator, 2007-2009, and Evelyn Carol Hankins, Associate Curator and Curator, 2008- , with smaller amounts of materials created by Olga M. Viso, Associate Curator, 1998-2000, and Curator of Contemporary Art, 2000-2003, and Anne Ellegood, Associate Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art, 2005-2009, as well as other curatorial staff. The department has frequently undergone name changes that have included the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, and the Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, object lists, checklists, floor plans, budgets, brochures, background materials, clippings, photographs, notes, meetings materials, and related materials. Materials also include general memoranda and correspondence that is not necessarily related to exhibitions. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2028. Participant waivers in box 2 are permanently restricted. Transferring office; 12/14/1984 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-229, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

"Directions: Walead Beshty: Legibility on Color Backgrounds," April 30-September 13, 2009

Checklist (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

Production Schedule

Box 1 of 3

Budget

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence

Box 1 of 3

Background Information

Box 1 of 3

Readings

Box 1 of 3

"The Panza Collection and Ways of Seeing: Giuseppe and Giovanna Panza," October 23, 2008-January 11, 2009

Research

Box 1 of 3

Original Printouts

Box 1 of 3

Possible Purchases

Box 1 of 3

Communications

Box 1 of 3

Images of Acquisition

Box 1 of 3

Purchase Proposal

Box 1 of 3

Purchase Budget

Box 1 of 3

Procurement

Box 1 of 3

Expenses

Box 1 of 3

Design

Box 1 of 3

Budget

Box 1 of 3

Public Relations/Marketing

Box 1 of 3

Catalog

Box 1 of 3

Checklists

Box 1 of 3

Robert Barry Letter

Box 1 of 3

Team Meetings

Box 1 of 3

Photograph License Agreement: Colombo

Box 1 of 3

Essay Research

Box 1 of 3

Articles

Box 1 of 3

Installation

Box 1 of 3

Bibliography/Research

Box 1 of 3

"Andy Warhol: Shadows," September 25, 2011-January 15, 2012

Research

Box 1 of 3

Programs

Box 1 of 3

Budget

Box 1 of 3

Public Relations

Box 1 of 3

National Gallery of Art Collaboration

Box 1 of 3

Social Media

Box 1 of 3

Opening

Box 1 of 3

Design/Ephemera

Box 1 of 3

"Guillermo Kuitca: Everything - Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980-2008," October 21, 2010-January 16, 2011

General

Box 1 of 3

Budget

Box 1 of 3

Resume

Box 1 of 3

Readings

Box 1 of 3

Public Relations

Box 1 of 3

Checklist

Box 1 of 3

Podcast

Box 1 of 3

Press Images

Box 1 of 3

Programs

Box 1 of 3

Budget

Box 1 of 3

Development

Box 1 of 3

Labels and Texts

Box 1 of 3

Scaled Printings

Box 1 of 3

Texts

Box 1 of 3

Readings

Box 1 of 3

"Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964-1977," February 24-May 15, 2011

Tour

Box 1 of 3

Readings

Box 1 of 3

Checklist

Box 1 of 3

"Directions: Cai Guo-Qiang: Traveler," October 30, 2004-April 24, 2005

Press

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Press Packet

Box 2 of 3

Project Overview

Box 2 of 3

Budget

Box 2 of 3

Funding

Box 2 of 3

Graphic Design

Box 2 of 3

Images

Box 2 of 3

Layout

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence and Proposals

Box 2 of 3

Education Notes

Box 2 of 3

"Directions: Jim Hodges," August 19, 2005-April 17, 2006

Project Overview

Box 2 of 3

Press

Box 2 of 3

Budget

Box 2 of 3

Miscellaneous Background

Box 2 of 3

Press, Signage, and Brochure

Box 2 of 3

Acquisition

Box 2 of 3

Felix Gonzalez-Torres Billboards

Installation/Fabrication, 2003-2005

Box 2 of 3

"Directions: Oliver Herring," April 29, 2006

Background Information

Box 2 of 3

Write-Ups and Summaries

Box 2 of 3

Budget and Financial

Box 2 of 3

Logistics

Box 2 of 3

Video

Box 2 of 3

Sculptures

Box 2 of 3

Photographs

Box 2 of 3

Brochure

Box 2 of 3

Press Strategy

Box 2 of 3

Press

Box 2 of 3

Participant Waivers (2 folders) [RESTRICTED]

Box 2 of 3

Short-term Volunteers

Box 2 of 3

Volunteer Recruitment

Box 2 of 3

"Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection," July 26, 2006-September 20, 2007

Press

Box 2 of 3

Podcast/Brochures/Labels

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence

Box 2 of 3

Budget

Box 2 of 3

Loans and Works on View

Box 2 of 3

Final Selections

Box 2 of 3

"Hiroshi Sugimoto," February 16-May 14, 2006

Other Exhibitions

Box 2 of 3

Potential Funders

Box 2 of 3

Exhibition Packet

Box 2 of 3

Floor Plan

Box 2 of 3

Checklist

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Budget

Box 3 of 3

Fort Worth and DeYoung

Box 3 of 3

Design and Printer Materials

Box 3 of 3

Press

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Opening

Box 3 of 3

"Wolfgang Tillmans," May 10-August 12, 2007

Podcast

Box 3 of 3

Background Information

Box 3 of 3

Docent Talk (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous Write-Ups

Box 3 of 3

Tour Information (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 3

Museum of Contemporary Art and Hammer Museum

Box 3 of 3

Notes

Box 3 of 3

January Visit

Box 3 of 3

Project Team Meetings

Box 3 of 3

Fundraising

Box 3 of 3

After Hours/Special Events

Box 3 of 3

General Memoranda and Correspondence

Memoranda, 1994-1997

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Amanda Cruz Correspondence, 1994

Box 3 of 3

Stephen Weil Correspondence, 1994

Box 3 of 3