Exhibition Records,
1973-2017

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-102
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1973-2017
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
25.5 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-102, National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
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.

Keywords
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Kelly, Claire Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Beverly J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Kristin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.). Office of Exhibitions Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: The Mask of Lincoln (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Echoes of Elvis (Exhibition) (2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Kate, A Centennial Celebration (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Thomas Paine, the Radical Founding Father (Exhibition) (2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Walt Whitman, a kosmos (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848 (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ballyhoo! Posters as Portraiture (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Temple of Invention: History of a National Landmark (Exhibition) (2006-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Americans Now (Exhibition) (2006-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Josephine Baker: Image and Icon (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harry Benson: Being There (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women of Our Time: Twentieth-Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2005) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tokens of Affection and Regard: Photographic Jewelry and Its Makers (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Britons: Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, London (Exhibition) (2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Herblock's Presidents: "Puncturing Pomposity" (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward Steichen: Portraits (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zaida Ben-Yusuf: New York Portrait Photographer (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now: Communities (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now: Framing Memory (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now: Feature Photography (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From FDR to Obama: Presidents on Time (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mr. TIME: Portraits by Boris Chaliapin (Exhibition) (2013-2014: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Katharine Graham (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Vibrant Color: Vintage Celebrity Portraits from the Harry Warnecke Studio (Exhibition) (2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings (Exhibition) (2006: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reflections-Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century (Exhibition) (2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Let Your Motto Be RESISTANCE: African American Portraits (Exhibition) (2007-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glimpse of the Past: A Neighborhood Evolves (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraiture Now: Asian American Portraits of Encounter (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
150th Commemoration of the Civil War: The Death of Ellsworth (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Black List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mementos: Painted and Photographic Miniatures, 1750-1920 (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ambrotypes from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (2012-2013: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West, 1845-1925 (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts: Works in the Literary and Visual Arts (Exhibition) (2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Four Indian Kings (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Americans Now (Exhibition) (2010-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Presidency and the Cold War (Exhibition) (2006-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gifts to the Nation (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidents in Waiting (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture (Exhibition) (2008-2009: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections (Exhibition) (2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calder's Portraits: A New Language (Exhibition) (2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
One Life: Ronald Reagan (Exhibition) (2011-2012: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings by Hugo Gellert (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition (Exhibition) (2006-2007: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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