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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-136

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics

Exhibition Records, 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1978-2015

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1978-2015
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 18-136
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Museum Specialist, 1985-1989; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; and Curator, 1995- . Topics covered include research, planning, preparation, event feedback, fund raising, budgets, the traveling exhibition, artists, travel, agreements, and education. Many documents are written or published in Japanese. Topics also include a loaned exhibition from Cambodia, the Korean gallery space relocation, and a collaborative exhibition with the National Museum of Korea. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, photographs, postcards, negatives, maps, transcripts, programs, brochures, proposals, slides, transparencies, news clippings, newsletters, floor plans, catalogs, publications, architectural drawings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some older material was acquired by Cort for research purposes.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Museum Specialist, 1985-1989; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; and Curator, 1995- . Topics covered include research, planning, preparation, event feedback, fund raising, budgets, the traveling exhibition, artists, travel, agreements, and education. Many documents are written or published in Japanese. Topics also include a loaned exhibition from Cambodia, the Korean gallery space relocation, and a collaborative exhibition with the National Museum of Korea. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, photographs, postcards, negatives, maps, transcripts, programs, brochures, proposals, slides, transparencies, news clippings, newsletters, floor plans, catalogs, publications, architectural drawings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some older material was acquired by Cort for research purposes.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 9/13/01 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-136, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Basketmaker in Rural Japan

Hinokage: Japan Society Trip, 1982

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence - Nakamura, 1983-1988

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence - Nakamura, 1989-1993

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence - Nakamura, 1994

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura II, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura III, 1996-1998

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura III, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura IV, 1999-2001 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura V, 2002-2003, 2005-2007 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker - Nakamura VI, 2002-2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Nakamura Basket Collection, 1989-1992

Box 1 of 5

Basketmaker: Exhibition, 1994-1996, 1999, 2004 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Hinokage Data, 1982, 1989-1995

Box 2 of 5

Basketmaker Reference, 1984, 1992-1994

Box 2 of 5

Genkan Gallery Exhibition, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 5

Nakamura - London Exhibition, 2000-2003 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Hinokage, 1994, 2007-2009 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia

Master Plan, 2004-2010 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

August Visits, 2007

Box 2 of 5

Programs, 2010

Box 2 of 5

Funding, 2008-2010

Box 2 of 5

Objects, 2004-2006, 2009, undated (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay

Korean Gallery Space - Budget

Box 2 of 5

Korean Curators, 2010-2012 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

Programs, 2011-2012

Box 2 of 5

National Museum of Korea - Gallery Visit, 2009-2011

Box 2 of 5

Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay, 2009-2011

Box 2 of 5

Korea Website, 2011-2013

Box 2 of 5

Korea Website Translations, 1997, 2008, 2011-2012

Box 2 of 5

Korea Handbook and Freer Information, 1898, 1916-1917, 2009-2012

Box 2 of 5

Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics

Isamu Noguchi - Exhibition Proposal, 1998-2001

Box 2 of 5

Isamu Noguchi - Exhibition, 2001-2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Noguchi Exhibit - Checklist and Information, 1998-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Registrar, 1998-2002

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Budget, 1999-2003

Box 3 of 5

Guest Curator Funds, 1999-2001

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Fundraising, 2001-2004

Box 3 of 5

Japan Foundation, 1999-2002

Box 3 of 5

Museum Shop, 2002-2003

Box 3 of 5

Opening Events - Noguchi, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Gala, 2000-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi Public Affairs, 2002-2004

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Education, 2001-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Events for 4 May, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Cheyenne, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Wild Flowers, 2002-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - John Dower, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Franklin Odo - Asian-American Issues, 2001-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Renwick Gallery, 1998-2001

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Catalog, 1999-2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Bert Essay, 2001-2003

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Bruce Essay, 2001-2002

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Louise Essay, 2001

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Niimi Essay, 2001-2002

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Chronology of Japanese Ceramics and Noguchi, 2002

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Japanese American National Museum (JANM), 2002-2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - JANM Opening Day, 2003-2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi - Traveling Exhibition Host Declines, 2000-2002

Box 3 of 5

Isamu Noguchi Exhibition Featured Publications, 2003-2004 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Noguchi Main Collaborators - Niimi Ryu, 1999-2003

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Noguchi Main Collaborators - Bert Winther-Tamaki, 1998-2002

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi Main Collaborators - Bruce Altshuler, 1998-2003

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi Main Collaborators - Yagi Sakiyo, 2001-2004 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Reiko Tomii, 2000-2001

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Matsubara Ryuichi, 1999-2003

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Hanako Matano, 2001

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Warashina Hideya, 2001-2004

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Yamaguchi Yoshiko, 2001, 2003

Box 4 of 5

Consult - Toshiko Takaezu, 2001

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi Garden Museum - Ceramics, 1980, 1995-2004 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Isamu Noguchi Ceramics, 1992-2002

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi Related Material, 1998-2003

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi - Library of Congress, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

United States Lenders

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Bayly Art Museum - University of Virginia, 2000-2003

Box 4 of 5

Hirshhorn, 2002-2003 (includes electronic records)

Box 4 of 5

The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum - Loan, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

The Museum of Modern Art, 1998-2003

Box 4 of 5

Rockefeller Noguchi Collection, 1998-2003

Box 4 of 5

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2000-2004

Box 4 of 5

Shoji Sadao, 2001-2003

Box 4 of 5

Joseph Spinden, 2001-2003

Box 4 of 5

Whitney Museum of American Art, 2000-2003

Box 4 of 5

Bert Winther- Tamaki, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Yale University Art Gallery, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Other Collections, 1998-2001

Box 4 of 5

Japan Travel - Noguchi, 2001

Box 4 of 5

Japan Travel - Noguchi, 2003

Box 4 of 5

Japan Travel - Noguchi, 2004

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi Pieces in Japan, 1999-2001

Box 4 of 5

Noguchi - Japan Lenders

Mr. Ban, Takeo - Nagoya, 2001-2004

Box 4 of 5

Hiroi Tsutomu, 1999-2004

Box 4 of 5

Hiroshima Kenritsu Bijutsukan - Yagi, Suzuki, Yamada, Kumakura, 2001-2005

Box 4 of 5

Wakayama Kinbi, 2002-2004

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Noguchi - Japan Lenders

Deguchi Miyoko, 2001-2004

Box 5 of 5

Fukudaya, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Okamoto Taro Kinenkan, 2001-2006

Box 5 of 5

Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, 2001

Box 5 of 5

Kyoto - Ikenobo, Sen'ei - Yagi, Suzuki, 2000-2004

Box 5 of 5

Gallery Yoshii, 2001-2004

Box 5 of 5

Gifu-ken Bijyutsukan, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Ina Teruzo, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Inokuma Gen'ichiro Gendai - Bijyutsukan (Marugame), 1997, 2001-2004

Box 5 of 5

Kitamura Museum, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Kamakura Kinbi, 2001-2003

Box 5 of 5

Kaneshige Iwao - Kosuke, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Kuroda Kazuya, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Kyo Kinbi, 2001-2004

Box 5 of 5

Uchiyama Takeo, 2000-2004

Box 5 of 5

Kyoto Municipal Museum, 2000-2003

Box 5 of 5

Kyoto National Museum, 1999

Box 5 of 5

Midorikawa Youichi, 2001-2002, 2005

Box 5 of 5

Seto City, 1986-1989, 1998, 2000-2003

Box 5 of 5

Shigaraki Togei-no-mori, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Sogetsu Art Museum, 1998-2005

Box 5 of 5

Suzuki Yoshiko, 2001-2003

Box 5 of 5

Takamatsu Shi Bijutsukan, 2000-2002

Box 5 of 5

Tokoname, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Tokyo Genbi, 2001

Box 5 of 5

To Kinbi Kogeikan, 1999-2003

Box 5 of 5

Yagi Akira, 2001-2003

Box 5 of 5

Japan Artists

J. B. Blunk, 1999-2007, 2015

Box 5 of 5

Domon Ken, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Hasegawa Saburo, 2001-2002

Box 5 of 5

Kaneshige Toyo, undated

Box 5 of 5

Kumakura Junkichi, 2000

Box 5 of 5

Okamoto Taro, 1999-2002, 2011

Box 5 of 5

Rosajin, 1954, 1992, 1997-2002

Box 5 of 5

Suzuki Osammu, 1993, 1999-2001

Box 5 of 5

Tsuji Akane, undated

Box 5 of 5

Tsuji Shindo, 1966, 2001

Box 5 of 5

Uno Ninmatsu - Uno Sango, 1986, 1999-2002

Box 5 of 5

Yagi Kazuo, 1978, 1981-1984, 1998-2003 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Yamada Hikaru, 1990-1994, 1998-2001

Box 5 of 5

Jomon, Yayoi, Haniwa, 1994, 2001

Box 5 of 5

National Treasures, 1999-2001

Box 5 of 5

Paris 1950, 2000-2003

Box 5 of 5