Exhibition Records,
2000-2005

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 14-229
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2000-2005
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of exhibition records related to George Washington: A National Treasure, a traveling exhibition of the Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. The traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 16, 2002), Las Vegas Art Museum (June 28-October 27, 2002), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November 7, 2002-March 9, 2003), Seattle Art Museum (March 21-July 20, 2003), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (August 1-November 30, 2003), Oklahoma City Museum of Art (December 12, 2003-April 11, 2004), Arkansas Art Center (April 23-August 22, 2004), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fall 2004). Also documented are the exhibitions, A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery and Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery.
Also documented in the 50-State George Washington Educational Initiative meant to help inform educators about the life and George Washington and the contributions he made to the history and culture of the United States. People represented in the collection include Marc Pachter, Director and Pie Friendly, Head, External Affairs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, contracts, images, brochures, press releases, video and audio recordings, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-229, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 4/20/2001 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; Contact reference staff for details.

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A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2001-2005) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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