Exhibition Records,
1981-2001

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 07-020
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office
Dates:
1981-2001
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Supplementary areas of exhibitions also covered include related symposiums, lectures, and gallery talks.
Among those exhibitions covered are "The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail;" "Irving Penn Master Images;" "Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography;" "American Photographs: The First Century from the Isaacs Collection in the National Museum of American Art;" "Motion and Document-Sequence and Time: Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography;" "Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985;" "Cuba-USA: The First Generation;" "Perkins Harnly: From the Index of American Design;" "Jesse Trevino: New York, Vietnam, San Antonio;" "Winslow Homer in the 1890s: Prout's Neck Observed;" "Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s;" "Posters American Style;" "Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray;" and "Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art." Additionally covered but never completed was the planned exhibition on Kenyon Cox by curator, Richard Murray. Curators represented include Andrew L. Connors, Merry A. Foresta, Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, and Richard Murray.
Materials include correspondence; memoranda; research notes; article manuscripts; loan agreements; curriculum materials; grant proposals; press kits; brochures; pamphlets; clippings; black-and-white negatives, transparencies, and photographs; color negatives, transparencies, and photographs; cassette tapes; videotapes; floppy disks; and compact discs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-020, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Connors, Andrew L. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foresta, Merry A. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harnly, Perkins, 1901- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ray, Man, 1890-1976 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Murray, Richard, 1942- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penn, Irving Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trevino, Jesse, 1946- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Curatorial Department. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Curatorial Dept. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Curatorial Office. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Photographs: The First Century from the Isaacs Collection in the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985 (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cuba-USA: The First Generation (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Irving Penn Master Images (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jesse Trevino: New York, Vietnam, San Antonio (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion and Document-Sequence and Time: Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art (Exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perkins Harnly: From the Index of American Design (Exhibition) (1981-1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray (Exhibition) (1988-1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters American Style (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winslow Homer in the 1890s: Prout's Neck Observed (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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