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Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1986-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of curatorial records created and maintained by Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator, 1987-1997. Exhibitions documented include: "Kalabari Ancestral Screens: Levels of Meaning;" "The African Deset, 1975-1977: Photographs by Bernard Plossu;" and "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, background materials, lender information, brochures, and proposals.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-015, National Museum of African Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-015
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-015

Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1983-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes the curatorial records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director of Collections and Research, with related material produced by Rosyln A. Walker, Research Curator; Bryna Freyer and Andrea Nicolls, Assistant Curators; and Philip L. Ravenhill, Chief Curator. The records primarily document the National Museum of African Art's (NMAfA) inaugural exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life," which Sieber organized with assistance from Walker, and the traveling exhibition "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire." The material consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, catalogue work, installation, special events, object loans, and publicity; an acoudstiguide script to the exhibition "African Art in the Cycle of Life"; public inquiries and curatorial responses regarding the identification and assessment of objects; and list of special events at NMAfA.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-077, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-077
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-077

Records

Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1983-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), from 1983 to 1993. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with other museums, universities, private collectors, and the general public; information pertaining to NMAfA exhibitions, acquisitions, collections management, and the preparation of exhibit scripts; minutes of meetings; notes on international research activities, lectures, or grants; and files on visiting researchers and fellows.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-027, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-027
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-027

And occasionally a floating white boy

Author:
Nicodemus, Everlyn 1954-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Curating African art exhibitions  Search this
Art museums curators--Professional ethics  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Call number:
NX1 .N738
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496609

The twenty-first century and the mega shows : a curator's roundtable moderated by Chika Okeke-Agulu ; with an introduction by Salah M. Hassan

Author:
Okeke-Agulu, Chika  Search this
Hassan, Salah M  Search this
Camara, Ery  Search this
Enwezor, Okwui  Search this
Farrell, Laurie Ann  Search this
Harney, Elizabeth  Search this
Kellner, Clive  Search this
Richards, Colin 1954-2012  Search this
Tawadros, Gilane  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa
Date:
2008
21st century
Topic:
Curating African art exhibitions  Search this
Exhibiting African art  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Call number:
NX1 .N737
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_907680

Kathryn Gunsch joins the Baltimore Museum of Art

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gunsch, Kathryn Wysocki  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Maryland
Baltimore
Date:
2013
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
African art collections  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .H67
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070463

The object of translation : notes on "Art" and autonomy in a postcolonial context / Annie E. Combes

Author:
Coombes, Annie E  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Africa: the art of a continent (Exhibition)  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
England
Date:
2001
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators--Professional ethics  Search this
Call number:
GN406 .E56 2001X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1049234

Africa: the art of a continent : the dilemma of display

Author:
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Africa: the art of a continent (Exhibition)  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
England
London
Date:
1995
Topic:
Art museum curators--Professional ethics  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_498043

Contrary to the temptation! : an appeal for a new dialogue among museums and collectors, scholars and dealers / Lorenz Homberger and Christine Stelzig

Author:
Homberger, Lorenz  Search this
Stelzig, Christine  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Germany
Date:
2006
Topic:
Exhibiting African art  Search this
Art museum curators--Professional ethics  Search this
Art, African--Exhibitions--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Authenticity  Search this
Art, African--Private collections  Search this
Museum exhibits--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831076

Africa consumed : cultural inertia, looting and legitimization in art history

Author:
Slogar, Christopher Lawrence  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Calabar
Date:
2010
Topic:
Terracottas  Search this
Terra-cotta sculpture--Provenance  Search this
Nok terracottas  Search this
Archaeological thefts  Search this
Art museum curators--Professional ethics  Search this
Art market  Search this
African art market  Search this
Art, African--Collectors and collecting--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .C758
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971432

Curatorial Records, 1983-1992

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Freyer, Bryna 1949-  Search this
Sieber, Roy 1923-2001  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1983
1983-1992
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01071
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Curatorial Records 1983-1992 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Associate Director for Collections and Research]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228505

Curatorial Records, 1964-2006

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
8.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Floor plans
Sketches
Ephemera
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Date:
1964
1964-2006
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01455
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1964-2006 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287092

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