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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 20-047

Renwick Gallery

Exhibition Records, 1970-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Renwick Gallery
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1970-2012
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 20-047
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document planning, development and production activities for exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery, as well as reinstallation of permanent collections and the rotation of existing exhibitions. Some records also pertain to Thomas Moran paintings in the Grand Salon that were used in exhibition planning for the Department of the Interior's 150th anniversary in 1999. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; meeting agendas; production plans; scripts; object lists; loan information; agreements; reports; press releases; exhibition catalogs; newspapers; brochures; floor and design plans; special events information; drawings; photographs, slides, and negatives; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document planning, development and production activities for exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery, as well as reinstallation of permanent collections and the rotation of existing exhibitions. Some records also pertain to Thomas Moran paintings in the Grand Salon that were used in exhibition planning for the Department of the Interior's 150th anniversary in 1999. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; meeting agendas; production plans; scripts; object lists; loan information; agreements; reports; press releases; exhibition catalogs; newspapers; brochures; floor and design plans; special events information; drawings; photographs, slides, and negatives; and supporting documentation.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2028; Transferring office; 7/12/2010 memorandum, Toda to Robinson; 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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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-047, Renwick Gallery, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Design Is... (January 28, 1973-1975)

Loans, 1970-1974 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

The Glass of Frederick Carder (January 28, 1972-May 12, 1974)

Scripts, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 5

Object Lists, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Loans, 1971-1974

Box 1 of 5

Visitor Survey Reports, 1974

Box 1 of 5

The Sculpture of Franz Barwig (August 12, 1972-November 26, 1972)

Correspondence, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 5

Loans, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Scripts, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Brazilian Baroque: Decorative and Religious Objects of the 17th and 18th Centuries (December 22, 1972-February 25, 1973)

Scripts

Box 1 of 5

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 5

Floor Plans and Design Drawings

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 5

Special Events, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Catalog, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Objects for Preparing Food (February 9, 1973-April 29, 1973)

Correspondence, 1971-1975 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Loans, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 5

Scripts

Box 1 of 5

Production Plans

Box 1 of 5

Catalog, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Floor Plans

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Special Events, 1973

Box 1 of 5

American Coverlets (May 11, 1973-September 16, 1973)

Scripts, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Production Plans, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Loans, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Paintings from Pakistan (January 17, 1974-March 3, 1974)

Correspondence, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 5

Production Plans, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Object Lists, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Scripts, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Santos: Popular Forms of Faith in Latin America (March 16, 1974-April 15, 1974)

Correspondence, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Loans, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Special Events, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Scripts, 1974

Box 1 of 5

200 Years of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain (April 12, 1974-June 30, 1974)

Correspondence, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 5

Production Plans, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Scripts

Box 1 of 5

Object Lists

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Catalog, 1974

Box 1 of 5

The Goldsmith: Jewelry and Other Objects by Contemporary Artist-Craftsmen of North America (May 17, 1974-August 18, 1974)

Correspondence, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 5

Production Plans, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Special Events

Box 1 of 5

Catalog, 1974

Box 1 of 5

Pueblo Pottery: Zuni and Acoma Designs from the Smithsonian Collections (January 28, 1972-December 31, 1972)

Correspondence, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 5

Scripts, 1971

Box 1 of 5

Press Releases, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Man Made Mobile: The Western Saddle (July 19, 1974-January 27, 1976)

Correspondence, 1974-1976

Box 2 of 5

Loans, 1974-1976 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Scripts, 1974

Box 2 of 5

Production Schedule, 1973-1974

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1974

Box 2 of 5

The Designs of Raymond Loewy (August 1, 1975-November 16, 1975)

Loans, 1974-1975 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Production Plans, 1975

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1975

Box 2 of 5

Correspondence, 1975

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1975

Box 2 of 5

The Four Continents (January 28, 1972-March 5, 1972)

Scripts

Box 2 of 5

Loans, 1971-1972

Box 2 of 5

American Architecture: Photos by Frank Roos (January 28, 1972-March 1972)

Correspondence, 1971

Box 2 of 5

Scripts, 1971

Box 2 of 5

Object Lists

Box 2 of 5

Floor Plan Drawings

Box 2 of 5

Selections from the Index of American Design (January 28, 1972-January 31, 1974)

Scripts, 1971

Box 2 of 5

Loans, 1972

Box 2 of 5

Object Lists

Box 2 of 5

Drawings

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 2 of 5

Jack Lenor Larsen Retrospective (March 22, 1972-May 21, 1972)

Correspondence, 1972

Box 2 of 5

Loans, 1972

Box 2 of 5

The Avant-Garde in Theatre and Art: French Playbills of the 1890s (August 12, 1972-October 23, 1972)

Correspondence, 1972

Box 2 of 5

Object Lists, 1972

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1972

Box 2 of 5

The Harmonious Craft: American Musical Instruments (September 29, 1978-August 5, 1979)

Correspondence, 1978

Box 2 of 5

Brochures, 1978

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Form and Fire: Natzler Ceramics, 1939-1972 (July 26, 1973-October 21, 1973)

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 2 of 5

Production Plans, 1973

Box 2 of 5

Loans, 1972-1974 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Scripts

Box 2 of 5

Object Lists

Box 2 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, 1876-1916 (June 1, 1973-September 9, 1973)

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 5

Loans (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 5

American Glass Now (October 12, 1973-December 3, 1973)

Correspondence, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Scripts

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists

Box 3 of 5

Loans, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 5

Shaker: Furniture and Objects from the Faith and Edward Deming Andrews Collections Commemorating the Bicentenary of the American Shakers (November 2, 1973-April 7, 1974)

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 5

Loans, 1972-1974 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists, 1972

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Catalog, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Contemporary Nigerian Art: Craftsmen from Oshogbo (July 26, 1974-October 28, 1974)

Correspondence, 1974

Box 3 of 5

Loans, 1974-1975

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1974

Box 3 of 5

Scripts

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists, 1974

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1974

Box 3 of 5

Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen (January 28, 1972-July 19, 1972)

Correspondence, 1971-1972

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1971-1972

Box 3 of 5

Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth Century Haida, Tlinget, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists (November 15, 1973-August 15, 1975)

Loans

Box 3 of 5

Scandinavian Modern: 1880-1980 (July 8, 1983-October 10, 1983)

Correspondence, 1982-1983

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans

Box 3 of 5

Scripts, 1983

Box 3 of 5

Loans, 1983

Box 3 of 5

Press Release, 1983

Box 3 of 5

Brochure, 1983

Box 3 of 5

Georg Jensen, Silversmithy: 77 Artists, 75 Years (February 29, 1980-July 6, 1980)

Loans, 1979

Box 3 of 5

Clay for Walls: Surface Reliefs by American Artists (September 16, 1983-June 17, 1984)

Correspondence, 1983

Box 3 of 5

The Swedish Touch (June 10, 1972-July 30, 1972)

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1971

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists

Box 3 of 5

Special Events

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1972

Box 3 of 5

A Modern Consciousness: D. J. DePree and Florence Knoll (April 11, 1975-November 9, 1975)

Correspondence, 1974-1975

Box 3 of 5

Production Plans, 1974-1975

Box 3 of 5

Loans, 1974-1975

Box 3 of 5

Scripts

Box 3 of 5

Object Lists

Box 3 of 5

Press Releases, 1975

Box 3 of 5

Catalog, 1975

Box 3 of 5

Special Events

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Contemporary Textile Art from Austria (November 22, 1974-March 9, 1975)

Correspondence, 1974-1975

Box 4 of 5

Scripts, 1974

Box 4 of 5

Loans

Box 4 of 5

Production Plans

Box 4 of 5

Press Releases, 1974

Box 4 of 5

Special Events

Box 4 of 5

Contemporary Paintings from India (March 16, 1973-April 15, 1973)

Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 4 of 5

Object Lists, 1973

Box 4 of 5

Special Events

Box 4 of 5

Press Releases, 1973

Box 4 of 5

Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual (March 17, 1982-July 10, 1982)

Correspondence, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 5

Production Plans, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 5

Loans, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 5

Installation Photographs

Box 4 of 5

Craft Multiples (July 4, 1975-February 16, 1976)

Correspondence, 1974-1976

Box 4 of 5

Production Plans, 1974-1975

Box 4 of 5

Loans, 1975-1976 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Object Lists

Box 4 of 5

Scripts

Box 4 of 5

Press Releases, 1974-1975

Box 4 of 5

Signs of Life: Symbols in the American City (February 26, 1976-October 31, 1976)

Correspondence, 1974-1977

Box 4 of 5

Production Plans, 1974-1975

Box 4 of 5

Catalog Information, 1975-1976

Box 4 of 5

Loans, 1973-1976 (5 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Scripts (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Floor Plans and Design, 1975

Box 4 of 5

Fundraising, 1975-1976

Box 4 of 5

Press Releases, 1976

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Americas: The Decorative Arts in Latin America in the Era of the Revolution (October 19, 1976-April 3, 1977)

Correspondence, 1976-1979

Box 5 of 5

Object Lists

Box 5 of 5

Loans, 1976-1977

Box 5 of 5

Figure and Fantasy (October 5, 1974-February 9, 1975)

Loans, 1974

Box 5 of 5

Murals in the Round: Painted Tipis of the Kiowa and Kiowa-Apache Indians (December 2, 1977-November 12, 1978)

Correspondence, 1977-1978

Box 5 of 5

Production Plans, 1977

Box 5 of 5

Scripts, 1977

Box 5 of 5

Object Lists

Box 5 of 5

Press Releases, 1977

Box 5 of 5

The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers (June 12, 1985-January 5, 1986)

Correspondence, 1983

Box 5 of 5

Production Plans

Box 5 of 5

Scripts

Box 5 of 5

Object Lists

Box 5 of 5

American Art Deco (April 17, 1987-July 26, 1987)

Correspondence, 1986

Box 5 of 5

Other

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Production Plans, 1985-1989

Box 5 of 5

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Scripts, 1989

Box 5 of 5

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Object Lists, 1989

Box 5 of 5

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Floor Plans

Box 5 of 5

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Installation Slides

Box 5 of 5

Permanent Collection Reinstallation: Press Releases, 1987

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Grand Salon and Reinstallation, 1982-2003, 2008

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, June 2001

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, December 2001

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, Spring 2003

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, 2005-2006

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, 2007

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, Fall 2007

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, Fall 2011

Box 5 of 5

Renwick Gallery Rotation, Spring 2012

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