Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-220
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1915-1998
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-220, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Clippings

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer Gallery of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yani: The Brush of Innocence (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brush of the Masters: Drawings from India and Iran (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calligraphy: In Pursuit of the Trace of the Brush (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drinking in the Beauty of Japanese Ceramics (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quest for the Ten-Headed Demon (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Concept ot Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wonders of Creation, Oddities of Existence: An Exhibition in Celebration of Halley's Comet (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Islamic Metal Work (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glazed Ceramic Traditions of Seto and Mino Wares (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts of South Asia (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Korean Influences on Japanese Ceramics (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kyoto Ceramics (Exhibition) (1984-1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Autumn Colors (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese Ceramics Past and Present (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chinese Flower Painting (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Studies in Connoiseurship, 1923-1983 (Exhibition) (1983-1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adventures of Rama (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chinese Scholar's Studio (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Variations on a Script: Islamic Calligraphy from the Vever Collection (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art of Painting a Story: Narrative Images from Iran (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paper and Clay from Modern Japan (Exhibition) (1990-1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antoin Sevruguin: Portraits from Iran, 1880-1920 (Exhibition) (1990-1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goyo: Japanese Prints (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masterpieces of Chinese Calligraphy (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ancient Egyptian Glass (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
On the River (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Golden Age of Sculpture from Sri Lanka (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ancient Japan (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crushed Lapis and Burnished Gold: The Art of Illumination (Exhibtion) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape as Cuture: Photographs of Lois Connor (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Porcelain from Japan (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler in Japan (Exhibition) (1994-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Twelve Centuries of Art from the Imperial Court (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sakhi (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ikat: Splendid Silks of Central Asia (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buddha's Art of Healing (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paintings from Shiraz (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mughal Hunt (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Divine World of Islam (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewel of the Rose: Art of the Shah Jahan (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basketmaker in Rural Japan (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Courts of Indonesia (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America Meets Asia, Freer Gallery of Art (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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