Exhibition Records,
1983, 1992-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 07-099
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1983, 1992-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenures of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000) and Marc Pachter (2000-2007). Exhibitions documented include "Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs;" "A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery;" "Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings;" "American Women: A Selection from the National Portrait Gallery;" "Women of Our Time: Twentieth-Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery;" "Gilbert Stuart;" "Portraits in Jazz: Thirty Musicians Who Made a Difference;" "Celebrity Caricature in America;" "Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective;" "Portraits of the Presidents;" "Portraiture Now;" "America's Presidents;" and "One Life: Walt Whitman, a kosmos." Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, scripts, catalog manuscripts, brochures, and newspaper clippings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-099, National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 4/20/2001 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pachter, Marc Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's Presidents (Exhibition) (2006- : Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Women: A Selection from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2002-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Americans: Paintings and Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (2002-2003: London, England) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings (Exhibition) (2006: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilbert Stuart (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2004) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Walt Whitman, a kosmos (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs (Traveling exhibition) (2002-2004) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits in Jazz: Thirty Musicians Who Made a Difference (Exhibition) (2004: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits of the Presidents (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women of Our Time: Twentieth-Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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