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Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Registrar's Office  Search this
Subject:
Renwick Gallery  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Registrar  Search this
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998)  Search this
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2002)  Search this
Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003)  Search this
Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003)  Search this
Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
William H. Johnson: A Retrospective from the National Museum of American Art (Traveling exhibition) (1994-1995)  Search this
Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2002)  Search this
Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown (Exhibitions) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edward Hopper: The Watercolors (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Glass! Glorious Glass! (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright (Exhibition) (2003: 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 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 Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
USA Clay (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Wood Turning since 1930 (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Floppy disks
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Electronic records
Date:
1992
1992-2004
Notes:
Folder List in accession file.
Electronic 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 and unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Registrar's Office in their work on Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery exhibitions. Also included are records documenting their work on the deinstallation and installation of artwork for building renovations. Some records in this accession come from a period of time when this office was known as the National Museum of American Art, Office of the Registrar. Exhibitions covered include "William H. Johnson: A Retrospective from the National Museum of American Art;" "America's Smithsonian;" "Glass! Glorious Glass!;" "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft;" "The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion;" "Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures for the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou;" "Modernism and Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Museum;" "Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum;" "Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown;" "Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists;" "USA Clay;" "The Furniture of Sam Maloof;" "Wood Turning since 1930;" and "Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, condition reports, insurance information, object lists, shipping and budget information, black-and-white photographs, color photographs, color slides, color negatives, lender files, publicity materials, prospectuses, floor plans, facility reports, brochures, and news releases. 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 museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum registrars  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-129
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020. Boxes 1-10 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 12/17/1984 memorandum, Bain to Rahe; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1920-2004 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Registrar's Office]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_293048