This accession consists of program materials for the African American Studies Center in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP). Most records are correspondence, memoranda, notes and reports to and from Jacqueline Hicks Grazette, Program Manager, concerning her contacts with African American speakers, entrepreneurs, authors, and local African American Church leaders …
Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera
Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photographs of …
Corbino Galleries records
The records of the Corbino Galleries, a Florida gallery representing American, Latin American, and other emerging artists, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1979-2007. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative files and business records, artist files, and printed materials.
This accession consists of the curatorial records of the Curatorial Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Materials cover projects, lectures, committees, and other curator specific activities. The bulk of these records are from Andrew L. Connors, Associate Curator, and cover his activities in promoting Latino and Hispanic culture …
Baruj Salinas papers
The papers of Cuban born painter Baruj Salinas measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.
Roberto Estopiñán scrapbook
The Roberto Estopiñán scrapbook measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1967-2013. The scrapbook documents Estopiñán's career as a sculptor through a resume, some correspondence, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.
Angel Suarez Rosado papers
The papers of Angel Suarez Rosado measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1978 to 2010. The papers document Rosado's career as an artist and teacher through a resume, teaching files on drawing plant life and on drawing anatomical figures, work for the Crayola Factory, articles, exhibition announcements and catalogs, sketchbooks and sketches, and photographs of artwork and altar pieces. Also included are two hollow book pieces of art, two miscellaneous pieces of art, and a sketchbook of cars by Justin McCarthy.
This accession consists of records that document the work of the Under Secretary, Constance Berry Newman, during the calendar years 1991 through 1995. The records pertain to the activities of various museums, bureaus and other major offices within the Smithsonian Institution and other outside organizations. There are correspondence and reports concerning such …
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Gustavo Acosta papers
The papers of Cuban American painter Gustavo Acosta measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1958 to 2017. Biographical material including artist statements and interviews are included, as well as documentation from Acosta's education and art production in Cuba. Correspondence is mostly professional in nature and spans from 1987 to 2012, in both Spanish and English. The professional files series includes exhibition documentation and proposals, as well as artwork inventories and a lecture including a digital slide presentation. Printed material includes exhibition announcements and catalogs as well as press clippings. Photographs include images of the artist and artwork among other subjects. The artwork series includes various drawings and sketchbooks, in addition to art source materials including numerous photographs, many with notation and traces of drawing or paint.