Query: African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
The Historical Records of the Barnett-Aden Gallery
Creators:
Barnett-Aden Gallery
Dates:
1954-1989
bulk 1961-1977
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2014.63.32
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Historical Records of the Barnett-Aden Gallery showcases one of the first galleries owned and operated by African Americans. The work of the Gallery was invaluable as they opened the exhibition space to established and unknown artists regardless of race or gender.

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in NMAAHC.A2014.63.32 for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Alma Thomas papers
Creators:
Thomas, Alma
Dates:
circa 1894-2001
Size:
5.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thomalma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and art educator Alma Thomas, date from circa 1894-2001 and measure 5.5 linear feet. The papers document Thomas's work as a teacher, and her development and success as a painter of the Washington Color School, through biographical material, letters, notes and writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, an audio recording, and two video recordings.

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in AAA.thomalma for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Lois Mailou Jones scrapbooks
Creators:
Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998
Dates:
1922-1992
Size:
5 Microfilm reels (27 volumes on 5 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.jonelois
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection contains Lois Mailou Jones' scrapbooks documenting her career as an African American artist and educator. Scrapbooks contain correspondence (1928-1992) primarily regarding Jones' exhibitions, Howard University, and her art education in Paris, and include a letter and photograph from Emile Bernard; photographs of Jones in her Washington, D.C. and …

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in AAA.jonelois for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Lowery Stokes Sims papers
Creators:
Sims, Lowery Stokes
Dates:
circa 1981-2017
Size:
24.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.simslowe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American art historian, curator and art administrator, Lowery Stokes Sims, measure 24.5 linear feet and date from circa 1918-2017. Included are correspondence; photographs of Lowery and others at events; notes and journals;printed material; exhibition records and administrative records from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum …

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in AAA.simslowe for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
D.C. Art Association exhibition poster
Dates:
1973
Size:
1 Poster (28 x 21inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.2003.7095
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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in ACMA.2003.7095 for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Nanette Carter papers
Creators:
Carter, Nanette
Dates:
1972-2009
Size:
4.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cartnane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American abstract artist and educator Nanette Carter measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1972 to 2009. The collection documents Carter's education and career through biographical materials, correspondence with artists and others, writings including notebooks documenting Carter's studies, exhibition files for Carter's solo and group exhibitions, files documenting teaching and other professional activities, research material including sound recordings for a book project on Carter's mentors, personal business records, and printed material.

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in AAA.cartnane for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Parish Gallery records
Creators:
Parish Gallery
Dates:
1940-2013
bulk 1991-2013
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
11.73 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.parigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Parish Gallery, located in Washington, D.C., measure 6.4 linear feet and 11.73 gigabytes and date from 1940 to 2013, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1991 to 2013. This collection consists primarily of exhibition files, but also includes administrative files, as well as some biographical material related to Norman Parish's career before opening the gallery.

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in AAA.parigall for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1996
Size:
8.5 Linear feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-025
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.

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in ACMA.03-025 for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Through their eyes: the art of Lou and Di Stovall exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1983-09-18 - 1983-12-18
Size:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-001
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition featuring the works of artists Lou and Di Stovall organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from September 18 --December 18, 1983. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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in ACMA.03-001 for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
Equal Rights and Justice: Reflections on Rights exhibition records
Creators:
High Museum of Art
Dates:
1995
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-034
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art and the National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta Georgia and presented to the Washington, D.C. area by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture. The exhibit was held at the Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution September 22, 1995 through …

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in ACMA.03-034 for African Art in Washington Collections (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
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