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Creator:
High Museum of Art  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Chin, Mel, 1951-  Search this
Jaar, Alfredo  Search this
Extent:
2.42 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibition records
Brochures
Catalogues
Correspondence
Compact discs
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Photographs
Slides
Transcripts
Videotapes
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art and the National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta Georgia and presented to the Washington, D.C. area by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture. The exhibit was held at the Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution September 22, 1995 through March 03, 1996 and featured contemporary artwork inspired by the events and history of the Civil Rights Movement. Artists of the exhibit include: Radcliffe Baily, Mel Chin, Marie Cochran, Ellen Driscoll, Alfredo Jaar, Jin Soo Kim, Joe Lewis, Glenn Ligon, May Sun, Frances Torres and Carrie Mae Weems.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts, brochure, Interview transcripts, press releases, and grant proposals.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Catalogues
Correspondence
Compact discs
Exhibit scripts
Photocopies
Photographs
Slides
Transcripts
Videotapes
Identifier:
ACMA.03-034
See more items in:
Equal Rights and Justice: Reflections on Rights exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-034