This accession primarily consists of records created and maintained by Lee Glazer, Associate Curator of American Art, 2007- , documenting the development and design of exhibitions as well as programming around those exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Peacock Room Comes to America;" "Texture of Night: James McNeill Whistler;" "Chinamania: Whistler and the Victorian Craze for Blue-and-White;" "Surface Beauty: American Art and Freer's Aesthetic Vision;" and "Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact." A smaller amount of records documents a planning meeting for American art initiatives at the museum and the development of "Smithsonian Spotlight: Peacock Room," a mission-critical television program for Smithsonian Networks. Materials include proposals, scripts, object lists, label texts, architectural drawings, correspondence, budgets, fund raising materials, docent training materials, concert programs, activity guides, meeting materials, notes, and related materials.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-381, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art, Exhibition Records
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