Exhibition Records,
1978-2008

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 10-114
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions documented include "African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme;" "The Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World;" "Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art;" "Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa;" "The Nsukka Group: Tradition, Innovation and Experimentation in Nigerian Modern Art;" "Patterns of Life: West African Strip-Weaving Traditions;" "The Past in the Present: Seven Nigerian Contemporary Artists;" "Sounding Forms: African Musical Instruments;" "Textures: Word and Symbol in Contemporary African Art;" "Treasures;" and "Arts and Cultures of the Islamic World." Materials include correspondence, reports, proposals, budgets, and clippings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-114, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 1/5/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Fiske; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Robbins, Warren M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Sylvia H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patton, Sharon F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa (Exhibition) (1989-1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Nsukka Group: Tradition, Innovation and Experimentation in Nigerian Modern Art (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patterns of Life: West African Strip-Weaving Traditions (Exhibition) (1987-1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Past in the Present: Seven Nigerian Contemporary Artists (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sounding Forms: African Musical Instruments (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Textures: Word and Symbol in Contemporary African Art (Exhibition) (2005: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts and Cultures of the Islamic World (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasures (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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