These records document the publicity generated by, for, and about the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, their collections, exhibitions, and events. Please note that clippings and notices carried in a variety of media are recorded in these records. "Press Reports" are a compilation of clippings from various sources bound together in a single volume. The bulk of the collection was assembled and maintained by Susan Bliss, Head of Public Affairs (c. 1988-2000).
Items of special interest include death notices of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer (1887-1970), Freer's friend and member of the Freer Visiting Committee, and the rediscovery and acquisition of Henri Vener's collection by the Sackler. Exhibitions and events of special interest include the reopening of the Freer following its renovation; "Yani: The Brush of Innocence;" "The Noble Path: Buddhist Art in South Asia and Tibet;" and "Whistler in Japan."
Materials include newspaper clippings, press releases, and magazine clippings.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-220, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Clippings
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