Exhibition Records,
1973-1993

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 97-035
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1973-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document planning for and the installation of the following exhibitions: Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of the Container Corporation of America; The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection; Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985; Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs; Franz Kline: Photographs by Aaron Siskind; Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray; Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston; Unknown Territory: Photographs by Ray K. Metzker; Wanderlust; City Life: Photographs of Bruce Davidson; American Traditions in Watercolor: The Worcester Art Museum; The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s; Symbols and Ceremonies: Pueblo Indian Watercolors; Treasures from the National Museum of American Art; The Graphic Art of George Elbert Burr (1859-1939); American Art Deco; Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe; Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella; Gene Davis: A Memorial Exhibition; and John LaFarge. The records also document the works of artists Romaine Brooks and Thomas Hart Benton.
Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of curators Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Merry A. Foresta, and Joann Moser; exhibition proposals, agreements, object checklists, catalogues, brochures, publicity and opening information, scripts, and installation floor plans; information about fellowships, grants, rights and reproductions, loans, special programs, and new acquisitions in Graphic Arts; photographs and slides of artwork; and budget summaries.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-035, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Moser, Joann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foresta, Merry A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mecklenburg, Virginia M. (Virginia McCord), 1946- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brooks, Romaine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of the Container Corporation of America (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martha Jackson Memorial Collection (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985 (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franz Kline: Photographs by Aron Siskind (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray (Exhibition) (1988-1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Unknown Territory: Photographs by Ray K. Metzker (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wanderlust (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
City Life: Photographs of Bruce Davidson (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Traditions in Watercolor: The Worcester Art Museum (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Symbols and Ceremonies: Pueblo Indian Watercolors (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasures from the National Museum of Amercian Art (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic Art of George Elbert Burr, 1859-1939 (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Art Deco (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gene Davis, A Memorial Exhibition (Workshop). (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John LaFarge (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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