This accession consists of records that document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design, and publicity. Exhibitions documented include Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings; American Women; Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery; Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery; A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery; Gilbert Stuart; Women of Our Time: Twentieth-Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery; and Retratos: 2,000 Years of Latin American Portraits. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, checklists, budget records, permissions, loan information, schedules, press kits, contracts, lender files, agreements, facility reports, images, brochures, audio recordings, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-084, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management, Exhibition Records
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025. Box 8 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 12/31/08 memorandum, Toda to Kelly; Contact reference staff for details.
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