Publicity Records,
1983-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-005
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1983-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of exhibitions and special events at the National Museum of African Art. Also included are materials relating to the opening of the museum in its mall location, the building's 10th anniversary celebration, and biographical information for Roslyn A. Walker (Director, 1997-2002) and Philip L. Ravenhill (Chief Curator, 1987-1997). Materials include media reports, press releases, exhibition information, correspondence, clippings, brochures, flyers, event guides, invitations, and photographs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-005, National Museum of African Art. Office of External Affairs, Publicity Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Walker, Roslyn A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ravenhill, Philip L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Fabric of Moroccan Life (Exhibition) (2003: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora (Exhibition) (2003: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spectacular Display: The Art of Nkanu Initiation Rituals (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Personal Journey: Central African Art from the Lawrence Gussman Collection (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Acquisitions: Gifts from the Lawrence Gussman Collection (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Gold from the Glassell Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Exhibition) (2006: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hats Off! A Salute to African Headwear (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Concrete Vision: Oshogbo Art in the 1960s (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Artistry of African Currency (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Go Well, My Child: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee in Collaboration with Alan Paton (Exhibition) (1985-1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Art in Color (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Islam (Exhibition) (1983-1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Encounters with the Contemporary (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beautiful Bodies: From and Decoration of African Pottery (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gifts and Blessings: The Textile Arts of Madagascar (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960 (Exhibition) (2002-2003: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chant Avedissian: A Contemporary Artist of Egypt (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Identity of the Sacred: Two Nigerian Shrine Figures (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transatlantic Dialogue: Contemporary Art In and Out of Africa (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Claiming Art/Reclaiming Space: Post-Apartheid Art from South Africa (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baule: African Art/Western Eyes (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Legrain (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Olowe of Ise: A Yoruba Sculptor to Kings (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gifts to the National Collection of African Art (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Spiral of History: A Carved Tusk from the Loango Coast, Congo (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Poetics of Line: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasures from Tervuren: Selections from the Belgian Royal Museum for Central Africa (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adire: Resist-Dyed Cloths of the Yoruba (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A King and His Cloth: Asantehene Agyeman Prempeh I (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memory: Luba Art and the Making of History (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramic Gestures: New Vessels by Magdalene Odundo (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crowning Achievements: African Arts of Dressing the Head (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seydou Keita, Photographer: Portraits from Bamako, Mali (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Three Explorations: Yoruba, 'Temne,' and Baga (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art from the Forge (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Ancient Nubian City of Kerma, 2500-1500 B.C. (Exhibition) (1995-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grace Kwami Sculpture: An Artist's Book by Atta Kwami (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Ancient West African City of Benin, A.D. 1300-1897 (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Africa, 1936-1949: Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audible Artworks: Selected African Musical Instruments (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sokari Douglas Camp: 'Church Ede,' A Tribute to Her Father (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mohammad Omer Khalil, Etchings; Amir I. M. Nour, Sculpture (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beaded Splendor (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Face of the Spirits: Masks from the Zaire Basin (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asen: Iron Altars from Ouidah, Republic of Benin (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dreaming the Other World (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astonishment and Power: Kongo Minkisi and the Art of Renee Stout (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Images of Power and Identity (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elmina: Art and Trade on the West African Coast (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions/New Dimensions (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Between Man and the Gods: Sacrifice and Ceremony on a Cast Metal Ring (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Art of Personal Object (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Purpose and Perfection: Pottery as a Woman's Art in Central Africa (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Illustrated: Fantasy and Reality Before 1900 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Cloth of Honor (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone: Photographic Portraits by Vera Viditz-Ward (Exhibition) (1990-1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The African Desert, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu (Exhibition) (1989-1990: 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
Gold of Africa: Jewelry and Ornaments from Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Essential Gourd (Exhibition) (1989-1990: 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
Echoes of the Kalabari: Sculpture by Sokari Douglas Camp (Exhibition) (1988-1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning (Exhibition) (1988-1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shoowa Design: Raffia Textiles from Zaire (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Images from Bamum: German Colonial Photography at the Court of King Njoya, Cameroon, West Africa, 1902-1915 (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Publicity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations 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
Black-and-white photographs 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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