This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), as well as the design and publicity involved with exhibitions and the loan of art objects both to and from the museum. Staff represented in the collection include Beverly J. Cox, Director of Exhibitions and Collections Management; Claire Kelly, Director of Exhibitions; and Kristin Smith, Exhibition and Loan Specialist. Some materials date to when the department was known as the Office of Exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, object lists, conservation records, budget records, production schedules, permissions, comment cards, comment books, loan records, label text, invitations, press kits, images, brochures, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-102, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management, Exhibition Records
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033. Boxes 1, 3-5, 7-9, 12- 15, 20-23 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 12/31/08 memorandum, Toda to Kelly; Contact reference staff for details.
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