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Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Curatorial Office  Search this
Subject:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme 1896-1986  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Serwer, Jacquelyn Days  Search this
Reeves, Louise  Search this
Heyman, Therese Thau  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Department  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Curatorial Office  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Art of the Gold Rush (Exhibition) (1998-1999: 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
Daniel Brush: Gold Without Boundaries (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Graphic Art of Mary Cassatt (Exhibition) (1967-1968: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
John Graham (Proposed exhibition) (1981-1982)  Search this
Posters American Style (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Paintings of Charles Burchfield (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Stonewares of Charles Fergus Binns: Father of American Studio Ceramics (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Brochures
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Electronic records
Date:
1938
1938-2001
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 Harry Rand, Curator, Dept. of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions Coordinator, SAAM; Jacquelyn Days Serwer, Chief Curator, SAAM; Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, Senior Curatorial Advisor, National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA); and Therese Thau Heyman, Guest Curator, National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Exhibitions covered include "Art of the Gold Rush;" "Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints;" "Daniel Brush: Gold without Boundaries;" "The Stonewares of Charles Fergus Binns: Father of American Studio Ceramics ;" "Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal ;" "The Paintings of Charles Burchfield;" "Graphic Art of Mary Cassatt;" "John Graham (Proposed exhibition);" "Posters American Style;" 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; and from a time when the museum was known at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, prospectuses, grant proposals, essays, budget files, permissions and licenses, color photographs, color transparencies, black-and-white photographs, press kits, label text, clippings, notebooks, donor files, brochures, contracts, bibliographies, and label text. 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. 08-058
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017. Boxes 4-5 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; 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_275879