Special Exhibition Records,
1978-2003

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 06-058
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1978-2003
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7.69 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of special exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History," "Spiders!," "Seeds of Change," "Margaret Mee: Return to the Amazon," "Galapagos: A Living Laboratory," "Making of the Natural History Museum's Galapagos IMAX Film," "Red Alert!," "Wondrous Wings," "Natural Selections, Museum Photography by Chip Clark," "Lichens," "Volcano Watch: Maurice and Katia Krafft and the Smithsonian," "Blast from the Past," "Mysterious Manatees," "Pomo Indian Basket Weavers, Their Baskets and the Art Market," "Landscape Kimonos," "Poles Apart: Parallel Visions of the Arctic and Antarctic," "Contemporary Korean Ceramics," "Amber: Window to the Past," and "Anteaters: Fast Food Specialists." Also documented in these records is the IMAX Corporation/Smithsonian Institution documentary film "Galapagos," the Biodiversity Hall, general exhibition planning, and the administration of the Office of Exhibits. Materials include floor plans, schedules, scripts, labels, correspondence, memoranda, images, publications, proposals, agreements, specifications, press packets, press releases, budgets, clippings, contracts, and promotional materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-058, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Special Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Biodiversity Hall Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
IMAX Corporation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spiders! (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeds of Change (Exhibition) (1991-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Galapagos: A Living Laboratory (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Making of the Natural History Museum's Galapagos IMAX Film (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Margaret Mee: Return to the Amazon (Traveling exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red Alert! (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wondrous Wings (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural Selections, Museum Photography by Chip Clark (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feather Focus (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lichens (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volcano Watch: Maurice and Katia Krafft and the Smithsonian (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blast from the Past (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mysterious Manatees (Traveling exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pomo Indian Basket Weavers, Their Baskets and the Art Market (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape Kimonos (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poles Apart: Parallel Visions of the Arctic and Antarctic (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Korean Ceramics (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amber: Window to the Past (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anteaters: Fast Food Specialists (Traveling exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Galapagos (Documentary film : 1999) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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