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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-107

National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director

Exhibition Records, 2005-2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2005-2017
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 18-107
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include strategic plans, NMAfA Visioning Day, customer surveys and attendance, events, and exhibits. Materials include notes, reports, correspondence, articles, brochures, proposals, newspaper clippings, and related materials. Some records were created during the tenure of Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include strategic plans, NMAfA Visioning Day, customer surveys and attendance, events, and exhibits. Materials include notes, reports, correspondence, articles, brochures, proposals, newspaper clippings, and related materials. Some records were created during the tenure of Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 1/5/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Fiske; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-107, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Master Exhibitions List (from 1980-2017), 2006, 2017

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Healing Power of Art, 2010

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African Cosmos, 2010, 2013, 2015

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Proposed - Robert Farris Thompson, 2010

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Radcliffe Bailey, 2009-2011

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Berber Jewelry - The Hermes Collection, 2008

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Projects 2009 - Nigeria: Then, Now, and Forever, 2008-2010

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Earth Matters, 2013

Box 1 of 1

TxtStyles - Fashioning Identity, 2008

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Benue River Valley, 2011

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Mami Wata - news article, 2009

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Njami, Simon, 2008-2010

Box 1 of 1

Fred Wilson - Mining the Museum: Redux, 2008

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Independence Arts, Proposed, Unrealized, 2010

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Exhibition Proposals - Incoming, 2005-2006

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El Anatsui, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 1

African Cosmos - Scholarly Studies Award, 2007-2010

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