Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-131
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1967-1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document planning for exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Also included are records pertaining to departmental issues in the museum. Materials consist of general correspondence, memoranda, and notes; correspondence of David B. Keeler, Chief of Design and Production, 1973-1985; exhibition design concepts, schedules, labels, scripts, proposals, floor plans, special events, and installation photographs; accessibility study information; contracts; workshop and acquisition information; records documenting restoration and repair work at NMAA; and meeting minutes.
The following exhibitions are documented in this accession: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking; American Crafts; Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917; The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life; Gilded Age Watercolors and Pastels from the Collection; James Hampton; Jim Nutt; Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography; Capital View: A New Washington Panorama by Mark Klett; Mark Lindquist: Revolutions in Wood; Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale; Navajo Weaving; Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection; Thomas Cole: Landscape Into History; Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft Art; The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920; William Daley: Ceramic Works and Drawings; John McQueen: The Language of Containment; Jacob Kainen; Pueblo Indian Watercolors; Earthly Constellation: Photographs by Linda Connor; Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden, 1940-1987; Figure and Fantasy: The Miniature World of David Beck; Wayne Thiebaud; CNG Collection; American Wicker: Woven Furniture from 1850-1930; Cass Gilbert; Fred Brown; Frost; Gene Davis; George Caleb Bingham; George Orr; Hemphill; Winslow Homer; Images of Innocence: The Child in American Art; New American Furniture; Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art; Photos of Aaron Siskind; William H. Johnson; Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft Art; Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985; and Farm Worker's Altar.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-131, National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Keeler, David B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nutt, Jim, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Gene, 1920-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bingham, George Caleb, 1811-1879 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siskind, Aaron Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, William H., 1901-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thiebaud, Wayne Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hampton, James, 1909-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, Fred Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Orr, George Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John McQueen: the Language of Containment (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917 (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Weaving (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilded Age Watercolors and Pastels from the Collection (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Capital View: A New Washington Panorama by Mark Klett (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mark Lindquist: Revolutions in Wood (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas Cole: Landscape into History (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft Art (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
William Daley: Ceramic Works and Drawings (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John McQueen: the Language of Containment (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jacob Kainen (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblo Indian Watercolors (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Earthly Constellation: Photographs by Linda Connor (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden 1940-1987 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Figure and Fantasy: The Miniature World of David Beck (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Wicker: Woven Furniture from 1850-1930 (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Images of Innocence: The Child in American Art (Exhibition) (1987-1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New American Furniture (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft Art (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985 (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farm Worker's Altar (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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