Michael A. Barclay-Watson, Curatorial Assistant at Museum of African Art

ID: SIA RU000371 [96-1002]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: November 1978, Image No. 96-1002

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Summary

From Torch article: "Michael Barclay-Watson worked at the Museum as a volunteer while studying art history and economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the staff in 1975 a curatorial assistant working on exhibit installations. He has traveled to seven black colleges to install the Museum-mounted exhibition 'The Language of African Art.' In addition, he has been cataloging the Museum's extensive collection of 19th-century Afro-American paintings and sculpture."

Subject

  • Barclay-Watson, Michael
  • Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Featured in the "Torch," November 1978.
  • From 1980-1985 he was the assistant registrar for outgoing loans, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: November 1978, Image No. 96-1002

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1978

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [96-1002]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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