Archives of American Art

Spokane Art Center records

Collection ID:
Spokane Art Center
Physical Description:
11 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A typescript "The Spokane Art Center-Notes on its History," by Jane Baldwin; 2 copies of the Art Center's bulletin, "Art Horizons"; a list of contributors to exhibitions; fund raising committee notes; clippings; and a reproduction of a lithograph by John Davis.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art school and gallery; Spokane, Wash. Created in 1937 under State of Washington Federal Art Project, the Art Center offered free classes to the community, and displayed travelling WPA exhibits. It closed in 1942 as a result of lack of support due to wartime economies.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Washington (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- Washington (State) -- Spokane Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Wash.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001