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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-089

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

Program Files, 1985-2014

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: 1985-2014
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-089
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of educational activities, workshops, performances, special events, and other educational programs at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. 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 teacher's guides; pamphlets and brochures; audio and video recordings; photographs; correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas and notes; project evaluations; attendance statistics; proposals; clippings; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of educational activities, workshops, special events, and other educational programs at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. 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 teacher's guides; pamphlets and brochures; audio and video recordings; photographs; correspondence and memoranda; meeting agendas and notes; project evaluations; attendance statistics; proposals; 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 17-089, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education, Program Files

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibition and Workshop Files, undated (electronic records)

Box 1 of 7

Interviews, undated (3 audiocassettes)

Box 1 of 7

Project Evaluation Reports, 2004-2011

Box 1 of 7

Nowruz Celebration File, 2011, 2013

Box 1 of 7

Docent Council Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2006-2010

Box 1 of 7

Docent Finances, 1988-1992

Box 1 of 7

Campus Master Plan, Steering Committee Meeting 2, June 26, 2013

Box 1 of 7

Area Program Meeting Minutes and Notes, 2010

Box 1 of 7

"Letter for Drawing," undated (electronic records)

Box 1 of 7

Smithsonian Educators Roundtable Cart Discussion, March 3, 2011

Box 1 of 7

Evaluation Reflection Retreat, October 4, 2011

Box 1 of 7

"Learning Through Objects: Museums and Young Children," March 29-30, 2011

Box 1 of 7

Museums and the Web, March 22-25, 2006

Box 1 of 7

National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention, March 3, 2005

Box 1 of 7

National Rural Education Technology Summit, July 21, 2010

Box 1 of 7

National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Conference, 2004

Box 1 of 7

New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER) Annual Conference, May 23, 2005

Box 1 of 7

Iranian Art Institute, 2011-2012 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 7

Education Department Strategic Plan, Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2006-2007

Box 1 of 7

District of Columbia Writers Corps, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 7

"America Meets Asia," Visitor Study Report, March 1996

Box 1 of 7

Oakman, Sarah, Audience Evaluation, Summer 2006 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 7

"Rumi at 800: A Sufi Celebration," October 27, 2007

Box 1 of 7

Peacock Room, Budget, 2005

Box 1 of 7

Weekly Reports, 2000

Box 1 of 7

Department Statistics, 2000

Box 1 of 7

Turning the Page, Correspondence and Notes, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 7

National Outreach, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 7

Mosaic Foundation, Correspondence, 2003

Box 1 of 7

"Music in the Age of Confucius," 2000

Box 1 of 7

"Arts of the Islamic World," Funding, undated

Box 1 of 7

"India through Your Lens," 2000

Box 1 of 7

Exhibition Schedule, 2001

Box 1 of 7

"Recording Persepolis," undated

Box 1 of 7

Exhibition Reviews, 2000

Box 1 of 7

Exhibition Brochures, 2000

Box 1 of 7

"The Art of Chola Bronzes," 1999-2002

Box 1 of 7

"Visual Poetry," 2001-2002

Box 1 of 7

"A Way Into India: Photographs by Raghubir Singh," 2002-2003

Box 1 of 7

Hamza, 2001

Box 1 of 7

"Forgotten Fragments from the Silk Road: Central Asian Buddhist Murals in Context," Notes, 2000

Box 1 of 7

"China: Fifty Years inside the Peoples Republic," 1999

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Exhibition Reviews, 1998-2003

Box 2 of 7

Asian Stories in America (ASIAN), Correspondence, 1999-2002

Box 2 of 7

Collections Notes, 2000

Box 2 of 7

"Cave as Canvas," Exhibition Mock-up, 2001

Box 2 of 7

Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture, Correspondence, 1998-2000

Box 2 of 7

Himalayas, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 7

Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2009

Box 2 of 7

"Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey," Flyer, 2006

Box 2 of 7

Gallery 19 Installation Plan, 2008

Box 2 of 7

"Echoes of the Past," Touchscreen Storyboards, July 2009

Box 2 of 7

Lectures and Symposia, 2000

Box 2 of 7

"Devi: The Great Goddess," Website Development, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 7

"Devi: The Great Goddess," Permissions, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 7

Exhibition Review Procedures, 1998

Box 2 of 7

Exhibition Policies, 1988-1995

Box 2 of 7

Curatorial Point-of-View Talks, 1993-1999

Box 2 of 7

Curatorial Memoranda, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 7

Romanization System, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 7

Children's Book Project, Correspondence, 1999

Box 2 of 7

Multi-lingual Text, Correspondence, 1989, 1992, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 7

Administration/Staff Organization, 1994, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 7

Visiting Committees, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 7

Freer History, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Knowledge and Access, Proposal, 1987-1989 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 7

Knowledge and Access, Dialogue with Asian American Communities, September 22, 1988

Box 2 of 7

Knowledge and Access, Follow-up, November 5, 1990

Box 2 of 7

Smithsonian Women's Committee, 1988-1997 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Incoming Memoranda, 1995-1999

Box 2 of 7

Education at the Smithsonian Institution (SI), 1990-1993

Box 2 of 7

Education Mission Statements at SI, 1992-1994

Box 2 of 7

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service (OASEPS), Awards, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 7

Education Programs Inventory, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 7

Geographic Journey, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 7

Hokusai Exhibition Brochure, 2006

Box 2 of 7

Excellence and Equity Report, 1992

Box 2 of 7

American Association of Museums (AAM), Questionnaire, 1989

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1990

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1992

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1993

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1994

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1995

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1996

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1997

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1998

Box 2 of 7

Attendance Figures, 1999

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Annual Report, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Annual Report, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Annual Report, 1993

Box 3 of 7

Annual Report, 1994

Box 3 of 7

Annual Report, FY 1995

Box 3 of 7

Annual Report, FY 1996

Box 3 of 7

Education Department Collaboration, FY 1995

Box 3 of 7

"Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur," Notes, 2008-2009

Box 3 of 7

Clippings, 1999

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1996-1998

Box 3 of 7

Friends of Asian Arts, 1993-1994, 1998 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 7

Foundation for Iranian Studies, Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 3 of 7

ImaginAsia Program Guides, 2000-2001

Box 3 of 7

ImaginAsia, Notes, 1992-1993, 1998-1999

Box 3 of 7

Family Programming, 2000

Box 3 of 7

"Devi: The Great Goddess," Education Opportunity Fund Grant, 1999

Box 3 of 7

Floor Plans, 1989-1994

Box 3 of 7

Project Zero, 2005

Box 3 of 7

The Princess and the Peacocks, 1993

Box 3 of 7

Hyperion Asian Art Series for Children, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 7

Children's Books, 1991, 1996

Box 3 of 7

Film - World's Fair, Notes, 2006

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Sandman, Alison, 2007 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Fang, Linda, 2007 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Grasping Place, 2007

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Development, 2007

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Possible Guests, 2007

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2007: Reviews, 2007

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2008, Notes, 2007

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2008: Behl, Benoy K., 2007

Box 3 of 7

Reflections of Articulations, 2008

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2009: Japanese Art, 2008-2009

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2009: Golden Seams, 2009

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2009: Korean Architecture, 2008-2009

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2009, Notes, 2009

Box 3 of 7

Articulations 2010, 2009-2010

Box 3 of 7

Adult Workshop Planning, 2010

Box 3 of 7

Sewanee University, 2005

Box 3 of 7

Crafting My Legacy, Workshop, 2011

Box 3 of 7

Hopes for the Future, Workshop, undated

Box 3 of 7

Four Seasons, Adult Programs, 2010

Box 3 of 7

"Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chen," Educators Guide, 1992

Box 3 of 7

"Japan: Images and Words," Educators Guide, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 7

"The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet," Educators Guide, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

"When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre," Educators Guide, 1992

Box 4 of 7

Interpretive Planning (IP) Meeting Agenda and Notes, 2010

Box 4 of 7

IP, Youth, 2012

Box 4 of 7

IP, Notes, 2009-2010

Box 4 of 7

Interpretation - General, 2007

Box 4 of 7

Interpretation, Adults, 2008

Box 4 of 7

Bullitt, Patricia, Correspondence, 2007-2009

Box 4 of 7

Curator Lectures, 2002-2004

Box 4 of 7

Articulations Speaker Information, 2005-2007

Box 4 of 7

Articulations Evaluation Database, 2008

Box 4 of 7

Lectures, History and Development of Programs, 2004-2009

Box 4 of 7

Japan and the United States, Event Proposal, 2005

Box 4 of 7

Meyers, Kenneth, Correspondence, 2005-2006

Box 4 of 7

Event Proposals, 2005-2006

Box 4 of 7

Lectures - Production Notes, 2004

Box 4 of 7

Lecture Series, 2006

Box 4 of 7

Buddhism and the United States, Event Proposal, 2006

Box 4 of 7

Tea Event Proposal, 2006

Box 4 of 7

Impressions of Asia - General, 2006

Box 4 of 7

Ancient China Teacher's Packet, 2002-2003

Box 4 of 7

China Curriculum Guide, 2002-2003

Box 4 of 7

China Packet, Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 7

Education Packets and Brochures, 2003

Box 4 of 7

Ikebana beyond Borders, 2006

Box 4 of 7

China, Images and Text, 2005

Box 4 of 7

Shadow Puppets, 2001

Box 4 of 7

"A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection," Educators Packet, 1988

Box 4 of 7

Art or Document Workshop, 2014

Box 4 of 7

"Birth of an Asian," 2007

Box 4 of 7

Performance Agreements, 1999, 2002

Box 4 of 7

Adult Programming, Contemporary Asian Art, 2010-2011

Box 4 of 7

Style and Status Textile Design Studio, 2005-2006

Box 4 of 7

FSG Adult Education Programs Lecture, 2005

Box 4 of 7

Meyer Auditorium, Notes, 2008

Box 4 of 7

IP/Education and the SI Strategic Plan, March 18, 2010

Box 4 of 7

FSG Education Strategic Plan, 2007-2014

Box 4 of 7

Planning Documents, 2007-2014

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Program Area Five-year Plans - 2010-2014, 2007-2008

Box 5 of 7

Area Program Notes, 2010

Box 5 of 7

"Devi: The Great Goddess," Adult Audio Tour Script, 1999

Box 5 of 7

Exhibition Gallery Rotations, undated

Box 5 of 7

Folk Arts Rajasthan, 2005-2006

Box 5 of 7

ImaginAsia Programs, 2005-2006 (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 7

Museum Vision Documents, 2002, 2004

Box 5 of 7

Smithsonian Arts Strategic Planning Process, October 17, 2005

Box 5 of 7

FSG Annual Record, 2005-2007

Box 5 of 7

Website Planning, 2002-2005

Box 5 of 7

FSG Strategic Plan, Notes and Responses, 2000-2008

Box 5 of 7

FSG Executive Summary, FY 2009-FY 2013

Box 5 of 7

Notes, 2005, 2009-2011

Box 5 of 7

"Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion," Educator's Guide, 1996

Box 5 of 7

"Picturing America," Teachers Resource Book, The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 2007

Box 5 of 7

"The Art and Archaeology of Ancient China: A Teacher's Guide," undated

Box 5 of 7

"The Chinese Scholars Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," Exhibition Packet, 1988 (5/2-6/28)

Box 5 of 7

"The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet," Teacher's Packet, undated

Box 5 of 7

"A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection," Teacher's Packet, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Budget, FY 2011

Box 5 of 7

Freeman Foundation Budget Documents, 2002-2006

Box 5 of 7

Director's Advisory Group Meeting, January 13, 2012

Box 5 of 7

Artizens, Training Documents, 2011-2013

Box 5 of 7

Young and Visionary Team Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2011-2013

Box 5 of 7

Asian Artist Database, General Information, undated

Box 5 of 7

"The Art of Buddhism," Teacher's Guide, 2001

Box 5 of 7

"Arts of the Islamic World," Teacher's Guide, 2002

Box 5 of 7

United States/Korea Foundation, Correspondence, 1991-1992

Box 5 of 7

The Washington Post, Correspondence, 1988-1990

Box 5 of 7

Weschler Auction, Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 5 of 7

Woo Lae Oak, Correspondence, 1994

Box 5 of 7

Sony/Library of Congress, Correspondence, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Steuben Glass, Grant Proposal, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Summit Fund, Grant Proposal, 1998

Box 5 of 7

Stern, Peter, Correspondence, 1987-1994

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Smithson Society Grants, 1991-1996

Box 6 of 7

Sloan Memorial Foundation, Correspondence, 1993

Box 6 of 7

Great Treasure Hunt Adventure, Grant Proposal, 1997

Box 6 of 7

Educational Outreach Panel, 1993-1997

Box 6 of 7

Educational Outreach Fund, Proposals, 1985-1998 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

The Joseph F. Fletcher Fund, Correspondence, 1987-1990

Box 6 of 7

Getty Foundation Grant, 1988

Box 6 of 7

The Grable Foundation, Grant Proposal, 2001-2003

Box 6 of 7

Metropolitan Life Foundation, Grant Proposal, 1991-1993

Box 6 of 7

Special Exhibition Fund, Grant Proposal, 1992-1993

Box 6 of 7

Freeman Foundation, Grant Proposal, 2004-2005

Box 6 of 7

Concert Grant Proposals, 1989-1993

Box 6 of 7

Indian Film Funding, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Meyer Foundation, Grant Proposal, 2001

Box 6 of 7

Education Endowment, 1997-1998

Box 6 of 7

Film Funding, 1996-1997

Box 6 of 7

Public Programs Funding, 1991

Box 6 of 7

Education Gifts, 1999

Box 6 of 7

"Slanty Eyed Mama," Evaluation Reports, 2007

Box 6 of 7

"Slanty Eyed Mama," Project Documentation, 2007

Box 6 of 7

Freer Gift Centennial, 2006

Box 6 of 7

"Asian Art Connections: Resources for Educators," Fall 2002

Box 6 of 7

Battersea Bridge Project, 2014

Box 6 of 7

Budget, FY 2013-2014

Box 6 of 7

"Stories of the Gods," Presentation Program, 2010

Box 6 of 7

"Prayers in the Wind," Peace Collage Ballots and Brochure, 2010

Box 6 of 7

Tea-Cup Cozy Project, undated

Box 6 of 7

Asia After Dark, 2010-2014

Box 6 of 7

Japan Foundation, Proposals and Correspondence, 2003-2005

Box 6 of 7

Sawai Program and Brochure, 2005

Box 6 of 7

Asia Society Correspondence, 2005

Box 6 of 7

"Prach: It's a Movement," Teen Workshop, 2007

Box 6 of 7

Content Resources, Chinese Art, 2001-2006

Box 6 of 7

Content Resources, South Asian and Himalayan Art, 2001-2003

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Content Resources, Japanese Art, 1993-2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Content Resources, Cross-cultural, 2001-2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Seasons Packet, 2003, 2010-2011

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Battersea Bridge Packet, 2008-2010

Box 7 of 7

Content Resources, Southeast Asian Art, undated

Box 7 of 7

Content Resources, American Art, 1994-1995, 2000, 2002

Box 7 of 7

Content Resources, Arts of the Islamic World, 1998, 2002

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia," 2010

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Freer China Reinstallation, undated

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Xiangtangshan, 2008-2009

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Yoga, Fall 2013

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: Fiona Tan, 2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Fiona Tan Exhibition, Color Photographs, 2010

Box 7 of 7

Exhibition Review Process, 2009

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: "Falnama: The Book of Omens," 2008-2009

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: "Empress Dowager," 2011 (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: "The Shahnama: 1000 years of the Persian Book of Kings," 2010

Box 7 of 7

Visitor Advisory Team, Japan Exhibition, Spring 2012

Box 7 of 7

Copyright Status, 2005

Box 7 of 7

"Empress Chung: Korean Folklore through Animated Film," 2008

Box 7 of 7

Exhibitions: "Return of the Buddha," 2003

Box 7 of 7

Interpretive Programming, Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2007-2011

Box 7 of 7

Interpretive Programming, Learning Research, 2006-2008

Box 7 of 7

Photographs, 2001

Box 7 of 7

Islam Teacher Packet, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Mosque Lamp Lesson Plan Text, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 7 of 7

Dennis, Susan S., "The World of Islam, Islamic Culture," 2001 (electronic records)

Box 7 of 7