Query: American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
Visitor Comments
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document visitor comments and complaints regarding American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art, an exhibition that ran at the National Museum of American Art from October 4, 1996-February 2, 1997. Visitors not only recorded their thoughts and comments but also contributed drawings and doodles of their …

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in Accession 01-177 for American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the exhibition activities of the Division of Graphic Arts within the Curatorial Office at the National Museum of American Art. Records created prior to 1989 were created in the Department of Graphic Arts. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, press kits, black and white photographs, slides of artists' work …

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in Accession 01-100 for American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1971-2010
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-612
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Curators represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Joann Moser, Toby Jurovics, and Merry A. Foresta. Also includes materials from when the museum was …

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in Accession 12-612 for American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Exhibition and Design
Dates:
1947-1983
Size:
4.93 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes) (37 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 452
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of approximately 800 posters, which primarily document exhibitions, programming, and collections at the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) and later, the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Several posters serve as advertisements for the museum, incorporating imagery from artists' works within the collection. This collection of …

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in Record Unit 452 for American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1935-1978
Size:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.

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in EEPA.1973-001 for American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)