SIA Acc. 19-235, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Office of the Director, Subject Files, 2009-2013

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This accession consists of records documenting the development of programs at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, particularly the Seasonal Inflatable Structure (commonly known as the "Bubble"). Other programs include forums, exhibitions, and events as well as the website and partnerships with other organizations. These files were maintained by Richard Koshalek, Director, 2009-2013, and Jessica Barrow Dawson, Director of Identity, Seasonal Inflatable Structure, 2011-2013. Materials include correspondence, proposals, promotional materials, concept drawings, clippings, meeting materials, programs, video recordings, budgets, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Koshalek, Richard
  • Dawson, Jessica Barrow
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Seasonal Inflatable Structure


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 2009
  • 2009-2013

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 8/31/1982 memorandum, Bain to Kirkpatrick; Contact reference staff for details


  • Art
  • Forums (Discussion and debate)
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Web sites
  • Special events
  • Art, Modern
  • Art museum directors
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museum exhibits


  • Clippings
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Electronic records
  • Illustrations

Local number

SIA Acc. 19-235

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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