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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1993-03 - 1993-06
Size:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1993
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item
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1 video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Sherrill Berryman-Miller - choreographer, educator, and historian - provided insight into Black dance in America and the Alvin Ailey phenomenon; she detailed the history of Black dance, Alvin Ailey, and Katherine Dunham. Berryman-Miller and the docents viewed performances by Alvin Ailey's dance company and discussed them. This lecture was docen...

Lecture. Related to exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.' Dated 19930318.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1993
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item
Size:
1 video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Using the interactive flannel board, Anacostia Museum's education specialist, Robert Hall, presented the life and career of choreographer and dancer Alvin Ailey to a group of school children. After the activity, Hall led the children through a tour of the exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.'

Education program. Related to the exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.' Dated 19930413.

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series
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Series 4: Reference Materials contains the archival draft and published copy of the 1993 publication "Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Jack Mitchell Photographs".