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Renaming of African Art Museum, 1981

Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Name Changes  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14594

Legani Kaunda at National Museum of African Art

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Kaunda, Legani  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1980
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Artists  Search this
Pipes  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Standard number:
80-16887-37
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8642

Beatrice Birra Storytelling at African Art Museum

Author:
Cross, Anthony  Search this
Subject:
Birra, Beatrice  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 10w x 7h ; Type of Image: Event ; Medium: Digital Image
Type:
Event
Digital Image
Date:
July 15, 2005
Topic:
Storytellers  Search this
Event  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Women  Search this
Children  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Standard number:
2005-22813
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12671

Asantehe Visits Museum of African Art

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 10w x 7h ; Type of Image: Event ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Event
Photographic print
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
June 30, 2004
Topic:
Event  Search this
Celebrities and Dignitaries  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Africans  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Visitors, Foreign  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Standard number:
2004-44407
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12672

National Museum of African Art under Construction

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Aerial
Photographic print
Place:
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Date:
1986
Topic:
Building materials  Search this
Construction  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Pavilions  Search this
Standard number:
86-5103-16 or SIA86-5103-16 or SA-1298
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8978
Additional Online Media:

View of Castle through African Art Museum Window

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building South Towers  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Date:
1987
Topic:
Windows  Search this
Standard number:
2004-10336 or 87-7965-34
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10074

Chaim Gross Art Object photographs

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991 -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
448 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 120 mm.)
44 prints (visual works) (contact prints (1 volume), black & white, 8x10 in.)
227 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives (photographic)
Prints (visual works)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Date:
1976
Summary:
Photographs of art objects and of Chaim Gross's art objects taken by Lisa Little and Delmar Lipp at the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art, for the exhibit entitled, "The Sculptor's Eye," 1976. Lisa Little images are all 120 mm while Delmar Lipp photographed solely 35 mm. The exhibit was held at Worcester Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art and the University of Georgia Museum, 1976-1977.
Biographical/Historical note:
Chaim Gross (1904-1991) was an American sculptor and instructor in New York, N.Y. He was born in Kolomea, Austria and came to the United States in 1921. Gross was educated at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, the Art Students League of New York, and the Educational Alliance Art School. He was a professor of printmaking and sculpture at the Educational Alliance and the New School for Social Research in New York City, the Brooklyn Museum Art School, the MoMA art school, the Art Student's League and the New Art School.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
For study purposes only. Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Wood-carving -- Africa -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculpture, African -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.XXXX-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-xxxx-002

Segy Art Gallery study photographs

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
14 photographs
Container:
Box 6
Box 7
Box 8
Box 9
Box 10
Box 11
Box 12
Box 13
Box 14
Box 15
Box 16
Box 17
Box 18
Box 19
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
circa 1950s
Summary:
Photographs from the Segy Art Gallery, circa 1950s.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
EEPA.1988-007
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1988-007

Joan Mondale Plays Drums at Museum of African Art

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Anderson, Wendell Richard 1933-2016  Search this
Boggs, Lindy 1916-2013  Search this
Fauntroy, Walter E  Search this
Mondale, Joan  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
February 7, 1978
Topic:
Vice-Presidents' spouses  Search this
Special events  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [78-1634-11]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Public Domain
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_397990

National Museum of African Art Education, Administrative and Program Records

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
54 folders
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Museum records
Place:
Africa
Date:
1974-2002
Summary:
This collection includes education, administrative and program documents collected and produced by the staff of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, in the conduct of museum business, 1974-2002.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes education, administrative and program documents collected and produced by the staff of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, in the conduct of museum business, 1974-2002. There are slides and written materials related to a slide kit that the Education Department created for the program "The Creative Heritage of Africa". Administrative files include organizational and grant reports and documents about the development and implementation of the SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) database.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in two series by record type:

Series 1: Education Files, circa 1970s (25 folders)

Series 2: Administrative and Program Files, 1974-2002 (28 folders)
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Museum records
Citation:
National Museum of African Art Education, Administrative and Program Records, EEPA 1997-012, Eliot Eliosofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1997-021
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Education, Administrative and Program Records
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1997-021

Ed Lifschitz

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Lifschitz, Ed  Search this
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Standard number:
96-1009
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8349

Jean M. Salan

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Salan, Jean M  Search this
Women  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Standard number:
2002-32281
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8348

Sylvia H. Williams

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1983
Topic:
Women  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Standard number:
83-1207
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8850

"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording ((28:00 min.) , sound, color)
Container:
Video 6
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Summary:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989.
Scope and Contents:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. Accompanying text describes that the film "explores two forms of art in present-day Mali, West Africa. For the Dogon peoples, the meeting house, or toguna, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather to discuss matters involving the entire community. Its massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principal actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated puppets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today."
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-030
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-030

Branch Library Correspondence, 1979-1999

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries National Museum of African Art Branch  Search this
Subject:
Stanley, Janet L  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1979
1979-1999
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Museum libraries  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-130
See more items in:
Branch Library Correspondence 1979-1999 [Smithsonian Institution Libraries National Museum of African Art Branch]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_281353

Aerial View of Arthur M. Sackler Pavilion

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
South Yard  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Victorian Garden  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Aerial
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian Quadrangle
Date:
1987
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
SI Buildings  Search this
Standard number:
87-7964-23 or 87-7964.23
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10374
Additional Online Media:

Spring 1987, Enid Haupt Gardens

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Gardens  Search this
Standard number:
87-5210-18
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9875

"Arts of the Monsoon" DVDs

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 videodiscs (blu-ray disc)
1 videodiscs (dvd)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
videodiscs (blu-ray disc)
videodiscs (dvd)
DVDs
Place:
Zanzibar
Africa, East
Oman
Date:
2016
Summary:
This collection consists of two copies of the DVD "Arts of the Monsoon," (2016) one standard and one Blu-ray. Produced in 2016 by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, the film portrays how the dhows, in sailing across the monsoon winds of he Indian Ocwean between Oman and East Africa, brought cross-cultural influences along the coastal areas of Sur, Salalah, and Zanzibar.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Dhows  Search this
Genre/Form:
DVDs
Citation:
"Arts of the Monsoon DVDs", EEPA 2017-007, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2017-007
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2017-007

Lydia Puccinelli

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Women  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Standard number:
96-1007
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8352

Michael A. Barclay-Watson

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Barclay-Watson, Michael  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
96-1002
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8351

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