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Exhibition Records, 1988-2006

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Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office  Search this
Subject:
Mecklenburg, Virginia M (Virginia McCord) 1946-  Search this
Moser, Joann  Search this
Robertson, Charles (Charles J.)  Search this
Trapp, Kenneth R  Search this
Reeves, Louise  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Department  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Office  Search this
Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002)  Search this
American Photographs: The First Century from the Isaacs Collection in the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown (Exhibitions) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Ansel Adams, A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Birthday Tribute to Jacob Kainen and Selections from the Washington Color School (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
David Beck: L'Opera (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Dominic Di Mare: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edward Hopper: The Watercolors (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Elihu Vedder's Drawings from the Rubaiyat (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Gilded Age - Watercolors and Pastels (Exhibition) (1995-1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Glass! Glorious Glass! (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946 (Exhibition) (1991-1992: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden 1940-1987 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Modern American Realism: Selections from the Sara Roby Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C)  Search this
Nam June Paik's Megatron Matrix (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Picturing Old New England: Image and Memory (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Shaker: Furnishings for the Simple Life (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Silver and Gold: Photographs of the Gold Rush (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The American Art Forum: Selected Gifts (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Furniture of Sam Maloof (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Paintings of Charles Burchfield (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Renwick Invitational: Four Discoveries in Craft (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Time Out! Sports in Art (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
USA Clay (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Woodcuts by Hiratsuka (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Date:
1988
1988-2006
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:
Unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Staff represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Senior Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick Gallery; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions Coordinator, SAAM; Charles J. Robertson, Deputy Director, SAAM; and Joann Moser, Senior Curator, Graphic Arts, SAAM. Exhibitions covered include "Modern American Realism: Selection from the Sara Roby Foundation Collection;" "Glass! Glorious Glass!;" "Woodcuts by Hiratsuka;" "Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art;" "Shaker: Furnishings for the Simple Life;" "Dominic Di Mare: A Retrospective;" "David Beck: L'Opera;" "Silver and Gold: Photographs of the Gold Rush;" "The American Art Forum: Selected Gifts;" "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella;" "The Paintings of Charles Burchfield;" "Ansel Adams, A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection;" "Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal;" "Nam June Paik's Megatron/Matrix;" "Time Out! Sports in Art;" "Gilded Age - Watercolors and Pastels;" "American Photographs: The First Century from the Isaacs Collection in the National Museum of American Art;" "Elihu Vedder's Drawings from the Rubaiyat;" "Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden 1940-1987;" "The Furniture of Sam Maloof;" "USA Clay;" "Star Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou;" "Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists;" "Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown;" "The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion;" "Birthday Tribute to Jacob Kainen and Selections from the Washington Color School;" "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Renwick Invitational: Four Discoveries in Craft;" "Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946;" "Picturing Old New England: Image and Memory;" and "The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920." These records also cover a period of time when this office was known as the National Museum of American Art, Curatorial Office; as well as the National Museum of American Art, Curatorial Department. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, checklists, grant proposals, loan agreements, press kits, brochures, pamphlets, floor plans, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-056
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1938-2014 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_275874