Education and Research Project Records,
1976-1985

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 17-292
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Dates:
1976-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, and installation of the exhibition "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual." This exhibition was created by the Office of Folklife Programs in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery and contained six hundred objects all chosen from the collections of nine Smithsonian Institution museums. The exhibition highlighted the celebratory rituals of sixty-two different cultures throughout the world. Some materials predate the establishment of the Office of Folklife Programs. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; brochures and pamphlets; press releases; exhibition catalogs; clippings; loan requests; objects lists; videotapes; budget files; images; oral history transcripts and other related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-292, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs, Education and Research Project Records

Keywords
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Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual (Exhibition) (1982-1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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