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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-078

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production

Exhibition Records, 1986-1995, 2001-2011

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 Design and Production
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1986-1995, 2001-2011
Quantity: 9.82 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 16x20 boxes) (58 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 18-078
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the design process for exhibitions. The majority of the accession consists of exhibition drawings and floor plans for the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with a smaller amount of material documenting exhibition updates and reinstallations at the Freer Gallery of Art. In addition to drawings, materials include scripts, graphics, proposals, correspondence, object images, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the design process for exhibitions. The majority of the accession consists of exhibition drawings and floor plans for the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with a smaller amount of material documenting exhibition updates and reinstallations at the Freer Gallery of Art. In addition to drawings, materials include scripts, graphics, proposals, correspondence, object images, notes, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 2/14/2018 memorandum, Wright to Hacskaylo/Eickel; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-078, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Identity Implementation, April 26, 2010

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Pavilion Proposal, 2004

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Galleries 1 and 2, April 2008

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Galleries 1 and 2, October 2008

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Galleries 3 and 4, March 2008

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Galleries 3 and 4, September 2008

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Gallery 5, September 2008

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Galleries 5, 6, 6a, and 7, 2007-2008

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Gallery 6a, October 2008

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Galleries 6 and 7, October 2008

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Gallery 8, 2007-2008

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Gallery 8, August 2008

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Gallery 8, January 2009

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Gallery 8, August 2009

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Galleries 10 and 11, 2008

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Gallery 13, February 2008

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Gallery 13, August 2008

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Gallery 13, April 2009

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Gallery 17, December 2008

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Gallery 100 - Thayer, 2008

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Gallery 100, November 2008

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Gallery 123, 2008

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Monkey Sculpture Fabrication, 2001-2002

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Arts of China, 2004

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Arts of China, April 2008

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Arts of China, October 2008

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Facing East: Portraits from Asia, 2005

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Ottoman Silks (Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey), 2005

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Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries, 2005

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Price Shoji Screens, 2007

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

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Seascapes: Tryon and Sugimoto (Vever), 2007-2008

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Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 3

Tang China Shipwreck, 2011

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Mouldings, Trims, and Railings, undated

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Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien, 1991

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Court Arts of Indonesia, 1991

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Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan, 1990

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India along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh, 1989

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), undated

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Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet, 1989

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Landscape as Culture: Photographs of Lois Connor, 1994

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Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection, 1988

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Freer Gallery Installation III, 1994

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Islamic Collection, undated

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Islamic Rotation VIII, 1994

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When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre, undated

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Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka, 1992

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Gallery Book Back Panel, undated

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Contemporary Japanese Ceramics and Prints, 1990

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Terra Cottas from South India, 1988

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Little India, 1988

Box 2 of 3

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

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Arthur M. Sackler Inaugural Exhibitions, 1986

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Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century: Splendor and Simplicity, 1993

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Power of the Pen: Islamic Calligraphy in the Fourteenth Century, 1995

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Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, 1992

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Ancient Japan, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Mounting Blocks/Shelf, undated

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Arts of China, 1990

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Connecting Link (Ancient Routes of the Silk Road Empires), 1992

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Folder 1 Islamic Rotation VIII, 1994

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Folder 2 When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre, 1991

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Folders 3-4 Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet, 1989-1990

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Folder 5 Terra Cottas from South India, 1988; Object of the Bi-month, 1991; Chu Symposium, 1990; Contemporary Japanese Ceramics and Prints, 1990; Mini Chinese Bronze Show, undated; and Little India, 1988

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Folder 6 Islamic Rotation VII, 1993-1994; Crushed Lapis and Burnished Gold: The Art of Illumination, 1991; and Nineteenth Century Photographs from Sri Lanka, 1991

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Folders 7-8 Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection, 1988

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Folders 9-10 Korean Court Arts, 1993

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Folders 11-12 Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, 1992

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Folder 13 The Islamic Collection, 1989-1992

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Folder 14 Indian Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Howard Hodgkins, 1991; and Han Drum, 1992

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Folders 15-19 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Inaugural Exhibitions, 1986

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Folders 20-24 Court Arts of Indonesia, 1990-1991

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Folder 25 India along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh, 1989; Palanquin Case, undated; Photographs of Afghanistan by Luke Powell, 1989; and Gandharan Head, 1990-1991

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Folder 26 General Gallery Work, 1989-1994

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Folders 27-28 Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period, 1987-1988

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Folders 29-31 Arts of China, 1990-1993

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Folder 32 Connecting Link (Ancient Routes of the Silk Road Empires), 1992

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Folders 33-35 Ancient Japan, 1992

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Folders 36-37 Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century, 1988-1989

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Folders 38-39 Contemporary Porcelain from Japan, 1993

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Folders 40-42 Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien, 1991

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Folders 43-44 Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka, 1992

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Folders 45-46 South Gallery Rotation, 1989-1992

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Folder 47 Yani: The Brush of Innocence, 1989

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Folder 48 Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan, 1990

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Folder 49 Arts of China, 1990-1993, and Yokohama: Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan, 1987-1988

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Folder 50 The Islamic Collection, 1990, and Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection, 1988

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Folder 51 Korean Court Arts, 1993

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Folder 52 Court Arts of Indonesia, 1990, and Tibetan Gallery, undated

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Folder 53 Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century, 1989; Contemporary Porcelain from Japan, 1993; and Connecting Link (Ancient Routes of the Silk Road Empires), 1992

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Folder 54 South Gallery Rotation, 1989-1992, and Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka, 1992

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Folder 55 Khymer Ceramics, undated, and Ancient Near East, undated

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Folder 56 Pavilion and General Work, undated

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Folder 57 Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet, 1989-1990; Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, 1992; and Aditi, 1988

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Folder 58 Monsters, Myths, and Minerals, 1987, and Ancient Japan, 1992

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