Exhibition and Publication Records,
1998-2008

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-070
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1998-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some of the materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art. Exhibitions documented include "Going West! Quilts and Community;" "Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke;" "An Impressionist Sensibility: The Halff Collection;" "Jean Shin: Common Threads;" "John Alexander: A Retrospective;" "Lino Tagliapietra in Retrospect: A Modern Renaissance in Glass;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Renwick Invitational: Four Discoveries in Craft;" "From the Ground Up: Renwick Craft Invitational 2007;" "Staged Stories: Renwick Craft Invitational 2009;" "The Prints of Sean Scully;" "William H. Johnson's World on Paper;" "Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination;" "Saul Steinberg: Illuminations;" "Over the Top: American Posters from World War I;" "Elihu Vedder's Drawings for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam;" "Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection;" "Obata's Yosemite;" "The Art and Craft of Greene & Greene;" "Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities;" "Kindred Spirits: Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape;" "Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975;" "Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry;" "American ABC: Childhood in 19th Century America;" and "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, contracts, schedules, reports, and other related material.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-070, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition and Publication Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 2/23/1988 memorandum, Shaffer to McManus; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Robertson, Charles Charles J. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allen, Rachel M. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Renwick Gallery Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Office of the Deputy Director. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American ABC: Childhood in 19th Century America (Exhibition) (2006: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
An Impressionist Sensibility: The Halff Collection (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975 (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elihu Vedder's Drawings for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From the Ground Up: Renwick Craft Invitational 2007 (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Going West! Quilts and Community (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jean Shin: Common Threads (Exhibition) (2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Alexander: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination (Exhibition) (2006- 2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kindred Spirits: Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lino Tagliapietra in Retrospect: A Modern Renaissance in Glass (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry (Exhibition) (2006- 2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saul Steinberg: Illuminations (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Art and Craft of Greene & Greene (Exhibition) (2009: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Prints of Sean Scully (Exhibition) (2007: 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
The Renwick Invitational: Four Discoveries in Craft (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
William H. Johnson's World on Paper (Exhibition) (2006-2007: 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 publications. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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