Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-131
Creators:
National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1967-1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document planning for exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Also included are records pertaining to departmental issues in the museum. Materials consist of general correspondence, memoranda, and notes; correspondence of David Keeler, Chief of Design and Production, 1973-1985; exhibition design concepts, schedules, labels, scripts, proposals, floor plans, special events, and installation photographs; accessibility study information; contracts; workshop and acquisition information; records documenting restoration and repair work at NMAA; and meeting minutes.
The following exhibitions are documented in this accession: African American Quilt Making; American Crafts; Aschcan Artists and Their New York; California Arts and Crafts Movement; Guilded Age Watercolors; Hampton Thorne; Jim Nutt; Between Home and Heaven; Mark Klett; Mark Lindquist; Marriage in Form; Navajo Weaving; Saxe Collection; Thomas Cole; Uncommon Beauty; The West as America; William Daley; John McQueen; Jacob Kainen; Pueblo Indian Watercolors/ New Mexico Exhibits; Linda Connors; Romare Bearden; David Beck; Wayne Theibaud; CNG Collection; American Wicker; Cass Gilbert; Fred Brown; Frost; Gene Davis; George C. Bingham; George Orr; Hemphill; Winslow Homer; Images of Innocence; New American Furniture; Free within Ourselves; Photos of Aaron Siskind; William H. Johnson; African American Craft Objects; Chicano Art; and Farm Worker's Alter.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-131, National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Keeler, David B. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nutt, Jim, 1938 -- Exhibitions. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John McQueen: the Language of Containment (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stockdale (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896- 1917 (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Weaving (Exhibition) (1993 : Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820- 1920 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Afro-American quilts -- Exhibitions. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts and crafts movement -- California. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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