Exhibition Records,
1992-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 10-129
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Registrar's Office
Dates:
1992-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Registrar's Office in their work on Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery exhibitions. Also included are records documenting their work on the deinstallation and installation of artwork for building renovations. Some records in this accession come from a period of time when this office was known as the National Museum of American Art, Office of the Registrar. Exhibitions covered include "William H. Johnson. A Retrospective from the National Museum of American Art;" "America's Smithsonian;" "Glass! Glorious Glass!;" "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion;" "Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou;" "Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Museum;" "Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown;" "Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists;" "USA Clay;" "The Furniture of Sam Maloof;" "Wood Turning in North America Since 1930;" and "Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright."
Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, condition reports, insurance information, object lists, shipping and budget information, black-and-white photographs, color photographs, color slides, color negatives, lender files, publicity materials, prospectuses, floor plans, facility reports, brochures, and news releases. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-129, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Registrar's Office, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020. Boxes 1-10 contain materials restricted indefinitely; Transferring office; 12/17/1984 memorandum, Bain to Rahe; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Renwick Gallery Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Office of the Registrar. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
William H. Johnson: A Retrospective from the National Museum of American Art (Traveling exhibition) (1994-1995) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown (Exhibitions) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward Hopper: The Watercolors (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass! Glorious Glass! (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright (Exhibition) (2003: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Furniture of Sam Maloof (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
USA Clay (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood Turning in North America Since 1930 (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum registrars Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floppy disks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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