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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-2002
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records primarily documenting the professional activities of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Included is correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, and individuals in the field of African art ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
1986-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Exhibitions documented include: "Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning;" "The African Deset, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" and "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought." Materials include corresp...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Assistant Director
Dates:
1976-1979, 1986-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Jean M. Salan, primarily during the years when she was Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, and Assistant Director, 1983- . The records document planning for events, such as the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) and the Warren M. Robbins Library, and include some financial...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the main website of the National Museum of African Art as it existed on March 13, 2014. The website includes visitor information, collections information, online exhibitions, educational activities, and related information. This accession does not include detailed collections information. Materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean" as it existed on April 21, 2015. The exhibition is part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art's "Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa" project. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-208
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African Art website as it existed on July 9, 2018. The website includes information about visiting, collections, exhibitions, and related topics. It also includes educational resources. This accession does not include detailed collections information and, due to technical issues, some features ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2011-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-338
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Studio Africa" blog as it existed on July 22, 2015. The Studio Africa Project serves the Public Schools of the District of Columbia in connecting its students to African art and culture. The blog, which launched in March 2011, documents the Project and its programs. It was last updated in April 2014. Materials ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Dates:
1987-2002
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities and program offerings at the National Museum of African Art. Calendars are produced quarterly (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall) and provide dates, times, locations and a brief description of activities. Activities include exhibition openings, films, gallery discussions, lectures, seminars, storytelling, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education and Research
Dates:
1967-1987
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 records storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting public educational programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; grant proposals; workshop and symposium information; budget summaries; contractual agreements; press kits; reports; evaluation forms; teacher's guides; docent training information; a...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Director of Development
Dates:
1987
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials relating to the inaugural events surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art building in the Quadrangle in 1987. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, invitations, invitation lists, and black and white photographs.

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