Exhibition Records,
1971-2002

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 08-051
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1971-2002
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions produced by the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) for various Smithsonian Institution units. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life;" "Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture;" "In Search of Balance: The Artist Scholar;" "Life on the Road: The Photographs of Milt Hinton;" "Resonant Forms;" "Three Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox;" "Vision Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties;" "Art of Jack Delano;" "Jewels of Lalique;" "Microbes: Invisible Invaders' Amazing Allies;" "Picturing Natural History;" "Seeing Jazz;" "Strong Hearts: Native American Visions and Voices;" "Iznik and China: Porcelain From the Topkapi Saray Museum" (cancelled); "Voyages and Visions: Nineteenth-Century European Images of the Middle East from the Victoria and Albert Museum;" "American Legacies" (cancelled); "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present;" "Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century;" "Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s;" "Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos;" "This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie;" "Beyond the Maine;" "Emergence of Man;" "Feather Focus;" "Galapagos: A Living Laboratory;" "Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People;" "Crossroads Alaska;" "Mysterious Manatees: Photographs by Karen Glaser;" "North American Mammals;" "Seeds of Change;" "Audubon and the Smithsonian;" "Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal;" "Science and the Artist's Book;" "From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution;" "Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas;" "Stories of the People;" "Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds;" and "Who Stole the Tepee?." Some non-exhibition design projects are also documented in this accession, including projects related to the Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall. Materials include scripts, design drawings, label text, budgets, correspondence, memoranda, brochures, images, graphics, clippings, floor plans, product design samples, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-051, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
American Legacies (Propoosed exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Voices: Latino Photographers in the United States (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art of Jack Delano (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audubon and the Smithsonian (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beyond the Maine (Exhibition) (1998: Washinton, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crossroads Alaska (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Emergence of Man (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feather Focus (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Galapagos: A Living Laboratory (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Search of Balance: The Artist Scholar (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iznik and China: Porcelain From the Topkapi Saray Museum (Proposed exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewels of Lalique (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Life on the Road: The Photographs of Milt Hinton (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Microbes: Invisible Invaders . . . Amazing Allies (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mysterious Manatees: Photographs by Karen Glaser (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North American Mammals (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds (Exhibition) (1992-1993: New York, N.Y.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picturing Natural History (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Resonant Forms (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science and the Artist's Book (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeds of Change (Exhibition) (1991-1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeing Jazz (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stories of the People (Exhibition) (1996-1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Strong Hearts: Native American Visions and Voices (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Three Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vision Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Voyages and Visions: Nineteenth-Century European Images of the Middle East from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Who Stole the Tepee? (Exhibition) (2000-2001: New York, N.Y.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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