Exhibition and Publication Records
This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art. Materials include budgets, proposals, financial and …
This accession consists of exhibition records created and maintained by the Exhibitions Manager, Marie Elena Amatangelo, in her work planning and coordinating exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery as well as for a traveling exhibition sponsored by SAAM. Exhibitions represented include Local Color: Washington …
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), previously known as the National Museum of American Art, 1980-2000, as well as exhibitions displayed in the Renwick Gallery. These materials were primarily created by Chief Curator …
Frederick Hammersley papers
The papers of Los Angeles Abstract Classicist painter and educator Frederick Hammersley measure 35.05 linear feet and date from circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009. The papers contain biographical materials, 32 diaries, family and professional correspondence, personal business and financial records, estate records, writings, graphic design projects, teaching files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and works of art. There is a 0.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2020 that includes photographs of Hammersley's family, and most significantly for research, a study in pencil and a "model for making cubes," a paper document that can be stored flat and folded into a cube shape.
These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's exhibition titled …
This accession consists of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery Tumblr blog as it existed on April 4, 2016. The blog highlights works of art, exhibitions, events, and projects. It was launched in October 2013. Due to technical issues, some content may be missing from this accession and some features may …
Pepe Coronado papers
The papers of Dominican Republic born American artist Pepe Coronado measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1995 to 2016. The collection is comprised of exhibition files, professional files, printed materials, and artwork that document Coronado's career as a printmaker.
Theo Hios papers
0.6 Linear feet (Addition (D.C.))
Correspondence; writings and lectures; press releases; photographs; sketchbook; exhibition annoucements, invitations and catalogs; and printed material.
Elayne Zorn Collection
11526 Negatives (photographic)
11 Linear feet
57 Sound recordings (57 cassette tapes.)
11412 Slides (photographs)
The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.
This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, and …