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