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; and videotapes. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-020, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Connors, Andrew L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foresta, Merry A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Murray, Richard N., 1942-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treviño, Jesse Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harnly, Perkins, 1901-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penn, Irving Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Man Ray, 1890-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Curatorial Department Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Irving Penn Master Images (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate 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.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion and Document-Sequence and Time: Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985 (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cuba-USA: The First Generation (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perkins Harnly: From the Index of American Design (Exhibition) (1981-1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jesse Treviño: New York, Vietnam, San Antonio (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winslow Homer in the 1890s: Prout's Neck Observed (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters American Style (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray (Exhibition) (1988-1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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