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Program Files
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of Education and Public Programs
Dates:
1973-2007
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files created and maintained primarily by Edward Lifschitz and Veronika Jenke. These records document public education programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; workshop and program information; docent training information; docent newsletters; photographs, negatives, and slides; brochures; newspaper clippings; exhibition materials …

Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African Art website as it existed on February 3, 2011. The website includes visitor information, collections information, online exhibitions, educational activities, schedules of events, and related information. Also included in this accession is the blog, "Artists in Dialogue 2." Materials are in electronic format.

Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2009-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-559
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of four blogs maintained by the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). "Africa Underground," crawled June 8, 2012, promotes an occasional event series of the same name. Africa Underground opens the doors of the National Museum of African Art after hours for the public to enjoy the museum's exhibitions …

Dealer Files
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting interactions with art dealers during the directorships of Warren M. Robbins, Sylvia H. Williams, Roslyn A. Walker, and Sharon F. Patton. Materials include correspondence, photographs, photocopies of images of objects, and informational materials about objects.

Board of Trustees Files
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-2009
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-571
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of minutes and materials from the board of trustees meetings at the National Museum of African Art. The board began in 1979 as the Commission of the Museum of African Art when the Smithsonian Institution first acquired the museum. With the name change of the museum in 1981, the …

Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions documented include "African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme;" "The Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World;" "Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic …

NMAfA Files
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-2008
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) created by the director's office during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, John E. Reinhardt (Acting), Sylvia H. Williams, Patricia L. Fiske (Acting), Roslyn A. Walker, and Sharon F. Patton. The records relate to grants, fundraising …

Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1963-2009
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Materials also include …

Publicity Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1983-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of exhibitions and special events at the National Museum of African Art. Also included are materials relating to the opening of the museum in its mall location, the building's 10th anniversary celebration, and biographical information for Roslyn A. Walker (Director, 1997-2002) and Philip L …

Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic format. Exhibitions documented in this accession include …

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