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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-131, National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production, Records
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