Exhibition Records,
1971-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-612
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1971-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Curators represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Joann Moser, Toby Jurovics, and Merry A. Foresta. Also includes materials from when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, exhibition schedules, proposals, floor plans, budget records, reports, grant records, agreements, contracts, publicity records, videotapes, and images. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-612, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Mecklenburg, Virginia M. (Virginia McCord), 1946- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moser, Joann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jurovics, Toby Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foresta, Merry A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.). Curatorial Office Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Renwick Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masters of Their Craft: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2004) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calico and Chintz: Antique Quilts from the Collection of Patricia S. Smith (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters American Style (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Paintings of Charles Burchfield (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Printmaking: Collaborative Prints and Presses (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chaim Gross Sculpture (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilded Age Watercolors and Pastels from the Collection (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rick Dillingham, 1952-1994: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917 (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions On Paper (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidential Scholars in the Visual Arts (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The White House Collection of American Crafts (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color of Abstraction (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jim Nutt (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jesse Treviño: New York, Vietnam, San Antonio (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Man on Fire: Luis Jimenez (Exhibition) (1994-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas Cole: Landscape into History (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985 (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Earl Cunningham's America (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Obata's Yosemite (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2004) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolors Between the World Wars: Selections from the Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidential Scholars in Photography, Visual Arts and Writing (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time Out! Sports in Art (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George Catlin’s Indian Gallery (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Prints (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidential Scholars in Photography, Visual Arts and Writing (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African-American Art: Recent Acquisitions (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Modernism and Abstraction (Traveling exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf: A Retrospective of 40 Years (Exhibition) (2003-2004: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewels and Gems (Exhibition) (2003-2004: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Impressions: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saul Steinberg: Illuminations (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elihu Vedder's Drawings from the Rubaiyat (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946 (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George Catlin and His Indian Gallery (Exhibition) (2002-2003: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood Turning since 1930 (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright (Exhibition) (2003: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Furniture of Sam Maloof (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O’Sullivan (Exhibition) (2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the NEA (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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