SIA Acc. 20-092, Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records, 1983-2015

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This accession consists of the records of Joann Moser, Deputy Chief Curator, documenting the planning, development and production of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which, prior to 2000, was known as the National Museum of American Art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; agreements; scripts; a floor plan; checklists; press releases and articles; object lists; photographs, slides, and negatives; loan information; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Moser, Joann
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
  • Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • Modernist Abstraction in American Prints (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
  • What's It All Mean: William T. Wiley in Retrospect (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.)
  • Elihu Vedder's Drawings for the Rubaiyat (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.)
  • Obata's Yosemite (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.)
  • The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Exhibition) (2015: Washington, D.C.)
  • Pueblo Indian Watercolors (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)
  • Elihu Vedder's Drawings for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Traveling exhibition)
  • The Modern Pueblo Paintings of Awa Tsireh (Exhibition) (2015-2016: Washington, D.C.)
  • Missouri Portfolio: The Drawings of George Caleb Bingham (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)


  • Folder List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Electronic 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


  • 1983
  • 1983-2015

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031. Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details


  • Public relations
  • Art museums
  • Art, American
  • Museum loans
  • Museums
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Art museum curators
  • Museum exhibits


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures
  • Compact discs
  • Electronic records
  • Floor plans
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Color negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 20-092

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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