Exhibition Records,
1971-1989

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 516
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Exhibits and Design
Dates:
1971-1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records include the correspondence of Shannon and Schiesser; minutes of meetings; exhibition proposals; installation floor plans; scripts; conservation planning; budgets; and photographs of HMSG, art works, and artists; and modifications to the Museum's Sculpture Garden.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Department of Exhibits and Design, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), is responsible for arranging permanent and temporary HMSG exhibits and monitoring conditions in the Museum's exhibit galleries. From 1971 to 1976 the Department operated under the Director's Office. In 1976 Joseph Shannon was made acting Chief of the Department. He served as Chief from 1977 to 1986. Edward P. Schiesser succeeded Shannon, serving 1986- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 516, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Exhibits and Design, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Schiesser, Edward P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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