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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. 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. 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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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
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...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Dates:
circa 1980-2002
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document education activities primarily prepared to accompany exhibitions. Activities include drawing, question-and-answer, and hands-on exercises. The projects are designed to engage families and children, as they wander through an exhibit, encouraging closer examination of the cultural significance of objects or techniques ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Council of Bureau Directors (COBD), 1988. Materials include correspondence, lists of Council members, a brief history of the Council of Bureau Directors, and background material pertaining to meeting topics.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1980-1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the outgoing correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1964-1982.

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