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Exhibition Records, 1986-2004

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Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management  Search this
Subject:
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963 (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Civil War Era (Proposed exhibition)  Search this
Congressional Medal of Honor (Proposed exhibition)  Search this
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on Time (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Hans Namuth: Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974 (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Notable Women from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (2000-2003: Dallas, TX)  Search this
Oscar! (Proposed exhibition)  Search this
Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Posters
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Date:
1986
1986-2004
Notes:
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
By exhibition
Summary:
This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, particularly the movement of art objects on loan both to and from the museum. Exhibitions documented include "Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963," "Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States," "Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974," "Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery," "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century," "Hans Namuth: Portraits," "Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective," "Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II," "Celebrity Caricature in America," "Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America," "Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits," "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace," "A Durable Memento: Portrait by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist," "Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time," "Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits," "George and Martha: Portraits from the Presidential Years," "Notable Women from the National Portrait Gallery," "Tt̊e a Tt̊e: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson," "From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on TIME," and "Vanderzee, Photographer (1886-1983)." Planned exhibitions documented include "Civil War Era," "Oscar!," and "Congressional Medal of Honor." Materials include correspondence; memoranda; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; schedules; proposals; color photographs, slides, and transparencies; press kits; VHS tapes; posters; invitations; audio cassettes; compact discs; floppy disks; and Zip disks.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-055
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020. Boxes 4-6 and 8-12 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 2/20/2007 memorandum, Toda to Butler; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1986-2017 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_270372