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Professional practices for art museum curators

Author:
Association of Art Museum Curators  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Art--Exhibition techniques  Search this
Call number:
N408 .P76 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_833838

Correspondence

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1985-1988, 1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Fu Shen, Curator of Chinese Art, documenting the exhibition "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien," and relations between Thomas Lawton, Director, and non-Smithsonian colleagues. Materials include correspondence, much of which is written in Chinese.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-234, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-234
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-234

Curatorial Correspondence

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1999-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional and curatorial activities of Olga M. Viso, Curator of Contemporary Art. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-084, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Curatorial Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 03-084
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa03-084

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1994-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Judith Zilczer documenting her activities and research as Curator, Painting and Sculpture. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting files, reports, exhibition schedules, manuscripts, and research notes.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 12/14/84 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-024, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 04-024
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-024

Loan Correspondence

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1999-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Phyllis D. Rosenzweig, Curator, documenting incoming loans for the exhibition, Ed Ruscha. Materials include correspondence, images of objects, and copies of loan agreements.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-130, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Loan Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 04-130
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Loan Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-130

Curatorial Correspondence

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1991-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the curatorial correspondence files, filed A-L, of Neal David Benezra, Chief Curator of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-068, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 05-068
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-068

Curatorial Correspondence

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1980-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the correspondence files of Judtih Zilczer, Curator of Paintings, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and covers such areas as exhibitions, donor relationships, budgetary matters, research fellowships, and fund raising.
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-070, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 05-070
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-070

Publicity Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Video recordings
Date:
1997-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession documents publicity of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) in the non-print media and television interviews of HMSG staff. Materials include VHS videotapes.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Publicity  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-103, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-103
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Publicity Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-103

Judith K. Zilczer Papers

Creator::
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Drawings
Date:
circa 1974-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Judith K. Zilczer's personal research correspondence with professional organizations, universities, and individuals in the art world; papers written by Zilczer and presented at symposiums; and subject files on contemporary artists and art history.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art patrons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-024, Judith K. Zilczer Papers
Identifier:
Accession 98-024
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Judith K. Zilczer Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa98-024

Alan Solomon

Subject:
Solomon, Alan R.  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
197-?
Topic:
Art educators  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19497
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Alan R. Solomon papers, 1907-1970, bulk 1944-1970
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19497

Riva Castleman papers, 1871, 1930-2013

Creator:
Castleman, Riva, 1930-2014  Search this
Subject:
Grosman, Tatyana  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17584
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)395675
AAA_collcode_castriva
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_395675
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Curatorial Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Manuscripts
Date:
1974-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the curatorial activities of Frank Gettings, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan agreements, research notes, and exhibition catalogues. For related materials see Accession 03-043.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-055, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-055
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-055
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Correspondence

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1992-2000
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the incoming and outgoing correspondence from the Curatorial Office's Division of Graphic Arts. Although the files are labeled as "Read Files," that is misleading. The files contain original incoming correspondence, copies of outgoing responses, as well as internal communications.

Correspondents include dealers, general public, and contacts within the Museum and with other museums. Topics include exhibitions, individual works of art, and acquisitions declined.

Materials include correspondence and memoranda.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 3/26/2001 memorandum, Alers to Angelasto; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art dealers  Search this
Art museum curators.  Search this
Art museums.  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Museums -- Collection management.  Search this
Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-099, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-099
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-099

Curatorial Correspondence

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Date:
1980-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including the selection of fellowship candidates and interactions with other museums. Judith Zilczer, Curator of Painting, maintained these records. Materials include correspondence, email printouts, research proposals, fellowship applications and information, curricula vitae, essays illustrated with photocopies of artwork, bibliographies, biographies, postcards, press clippings, notes, photocopies of travel documents, photocopies of shipping receipts, photocopies of catalogues, publications from other museums, lists of exhibitions, applications for collaborative research, and memoranda.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-154, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-154
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Curatorial Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-154

Curatorial Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Date:
1976-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities and collections in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, such as construction and design projects, reinstallations, exhibition schedules, loans, meetings, and special events. Judith Zilczer, Curator of Painting, maintained these records. Materials include correspondence, email printouts, memoranda, floor plans, product descriptions, notes, brochures from other museums, postcards, planning documents, checklists, lists of works to be reinstalled, press clippings, exhibition schedules, reports, bibliographies, and lists of objects loaned to government officials and agencies.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-155, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-155
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-155

Exhibition Records

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1996-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of exhibits, including Collection in Context: Raymond Duchamp-Villon's 'The Horse'; Faces of Friendship: The Art World Circle of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn in Documentary Photographs; Brice Marden Work of the 1990s: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints; and Dali's Optical Illusions. Judith Zilczer, Curator of Painting, maintained these records. Materials include memoranda; correspondence; checklists; notes; label copy; floor plans; incoming and outgoing loan agreements; photocopies of photographs with autographs made out to Joseph H. Hirshhorn; color slides of artwork; black and white photographs of artwork; black and white photographs and contact sheets of special events, including images of Lawrence Small, Secretary; lists of artworks; promotional materials for exhibits at other museums; visitor count reports; press clippings; bibliographies; and lecture transcripts.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-156, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-156
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-156

Audiovisual Files

Topic:
Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna (Motion picture : 1982)
Legacy of Mamluks (Motion picture)
Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1981-1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio-visual records maintained by Esin Atil, Associate Curator of Near Eastern Art and, later, Coordinator of Special Programs. Materials include VHS and Beta videotapes of seminars and exhibitions, a VHS tape of "The Legacy of Mamluks," and a 16 mm print of "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Kimna."
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-230, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art, Audiovisual Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-230
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Audiovisual Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-230

Exhibition Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Date:
1991-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator of Ceramics, documenting the coordination of and outreach for the exhibition of porcelain from the Min qui jing she (Min Chiu Society), "Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, budgets, fundraising information, opening reception guest lists, video production materials, and color photographs of the production of porcelain in China. Some materials are in Chinese.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-238, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ceramics, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-238
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-238

Correspondence

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Date:
1983-1986, 1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Glenn D. Lowry, Curator of Near Eastern Art, documenting his interactions with the public, scholars, and colleagues. Materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and enclosures.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-248, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-248
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-248

Exhibition Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1969, 1985-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Glenn D. Lowry, Curator of Near Eastern Art, documenting the exhibition "Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century."

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan agreements, photographs, object lists, label copy, insurance estimates, publicity, planning and design documentation, research and related material.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-249, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-249
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-249

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