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Critique and creativity [sound recording] : women artists in contemporary Africa and the African diaspora / sponsored by the College Art Association

Title:
Women artists in contemporary Africa and the African diaspora
Author:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Physical description:
2 sound cassettes : analog, 1 7/8 ips
Type:
Sound recordings
Congresses
Place:
Africa
Date:
1995
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Women artists, Black  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000103
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_477117

Notes on an unpublished article on black women artists for Essence

Creator:
Wilson, Judith  Search this
Subject:
Wilson, Judith  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
circa 1980
Citation:
Judith Wilson. Notes on an unpublished article on black women artists for Essence, circa 1980. Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18716
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Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18716
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Bearing Witness: Contemporary Works by African American Women Artists (1996)

Collection Creator:
Carter, Nanette  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1997-1998
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nanette Carter papers, 1972-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nanette Carter papers
Nanette Carter papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92bb50dc6-2b37-43d7-a45e-16fa05ff231d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cartnane-ref96

Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Extent:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes, 1 binder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Color slides
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Color transparencies
Photographic prints
Exhibit scripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995-03-04 - 1995-05-28
Summary:
An exhibition on selected works created by Georgette Seabrooke Powell. The show was curated by Michelle Black Smith, and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from March 4, 1995 to May 28, 1995. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, education packets, floor plans, audiovisual materials and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Color slides
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Color transparencies
Photographic prints
Exhibit scripts
Citation:
Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa775a09d56-e84d-493f-8508-d411d19a6d3d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-007

Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell audiovisual records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Powell, Georgette Seabrooke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
4 Video recordings (VHS 1/2" video recordings)
1 Sound recording (Audio cassette sound recording)
3 Video recordings (U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
0.75 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1986-1995
bulk 1994-1994
Scope and Contents note:
An exhibition on selected works created by Georgette Seabrooke Powell. The show was curated by Michelle Black Smith, and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from March 4, 1995 to May 28, 1995. This collection contains the audiovisual materials related to the exhibit, including video featured in the exhibition, recordings of exhibit tours, and an interview with Ms. Powell.
Related Archival Materials note:
Anacostia Community Museum. Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007, Series ACMA AV03-007
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7d0afd48b-0f63-4a53-a069-4762a059202f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-007-ref508

Art Changes Things: Interview with Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Seabrooke, Georgette, 1916-2011  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
3 Video recordings (U-matic, 3/4")
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1994
Scope and Contents:
Georgette Seabrooke Powell talked about her life in Charleston, South Carolina, New York City, and Washington, D.C.; her educational experience at Washington Irving High School and Cooper Union School of Art; her involvement in the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the murals she painted as part of the project; her family, particularly her children and her husband; her community activism when she lived in the Bronx; and her work as an art therapist and with community art programs in Washington, D.C.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' AV000846: master, dated 19941205. AV000847: dated 19941214. AV000848: dated 1994. AV002168: edited version, dated 19941116. AV002645: dated 19941116.
Biographical / Historical:
'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell' was a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from March 4, 1995 - May 28, 1995.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000847

ACMA AV000848

ACMA AV002168

ACMA AV002645
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Activists  Search this
Community activists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Art Changes Things: Interview with Georgette Seabrooke Powell, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007, Item ACMA AV000846
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records / Series ACMA AV03-007: Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa769272d5c-3584-4239-a06d-3889e63c2913
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-007-ref509

Art Changes Things: Exhibition Opening and Reception

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Seabrooke, Georgette, 1916-2011  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Georgette Seabrooke Powell discussed her work and her life as an artist and as a community activist. After a slideshow presentation, Powell led a tour through the exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' The exhibition tour was followed by a reception where Powell was presented with an award for over sixty years of outstanding contributions to the arts by the Women's Caucus for Art. The event was held on March 4, 1995.
Presentation and exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' Dated 19950304.
Biographical / Historical:
'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell' was a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from March 4, 1995 - May 28, 1995.
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on transcription from physical asset, contents of recording, and title of exhibition.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Human rights workers  Search this
Communities  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Art Changes Things: Exhibition Opening and Reception, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007, Item ACMA AV002167
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records / Series ACMA AV03-007: Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa79a41d4c6-b174-45dd-bbc7-0ed7f5ad30ad
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-007-ref510

Art Changes Things: Exhibition Tour led by Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Seabrooke, Georgette, 1916-2011  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Artist Georgette Seabrooke Powell led tour of exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell' to students of the Marie H. Reed Language Center; she also shared her memories with the students. After the tour, the students asked questions to Powell about art, and her work and life.
Exhibition Tour. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' Dated 19950308.
Biographical / Historical:
'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell' was a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from March 4, 1995 - May 28, 1995.
General:
Title created by ACM staff based on transcription from physical asset and title of exhibition.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Art Changes Things: Exhibition Tour led by Georgette Seabrooke Powell, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-007, Item ACMA AV002174
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Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records
Art Changes Things: the Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell Exhibition Records / Series ACMA AV03-007: Art changes things: the art and activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7609361cc-32c7-475b-9ff9-4522cbe9df1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-007-ref511

Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists (1990-1991), Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
Snowden, Sylvia  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990-1992
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Sylvia Snowden papers, 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Sylvia Snowden papers
Sylvia Snowden papers / Series 3: Professional Activities
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f2bce575-d32c-49a1-bdea-19952b3cd8f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-snowsylv-ref27

Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photocopies
Exhibition records
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Brochures
Date:
1998
Summary:
An exhibition of sculpture and installation art featuring eight women artists, the show sought to decode the social imagery of black women's representation and experiences. Curated by Deborah Willis, the exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, South Gallery from April 13, 1998 to September 30, 1998. Artist featured included: Denise Ward Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Carole Byard, Rashida Ferndinand, Kira Lynn Harris, Valerie Maynard, and Renée Stout, and Eve Sandler.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, research files, artist lists, administrative records, exhibit layouts and brochures.
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
African American women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photocopies
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Brochures
Citation:
Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-006
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa79d94d675-c764-4927-ad6e-a0100f70cff9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-006

Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hall, Robert L., 1950-  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Summary:
An exhibition on contemporary African American women artists curated by Robert L. Hall and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from November 1990 to April 1991. Artists included are: Erlena Chisolm Bland, Lilian Thomas Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Margo Humphrey, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Viola Burley Leak, Winnie Owens-Hart, Stephanie E. Pogue, Malkia Roberts, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Sylvia Snowden, Renée Stout, Denise Ward-Brown, Joyce E. Wellman, and Adell Westbrook.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
African American women artists -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Citation:
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73bb700cd-9866-48a6-983b-b0ba52e1913b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-044
Online Media:

Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hall, Robert L., 1950-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
4 Sound recordings (4 audio cassette sound recordings)
7 Video recordings (7 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1990
Scope and Contents note:
Audiovisual materials related to an exhibition on contemporary African American women artists curated by Robert L. Hall and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from November 1990 to April 1991. Artists included in the exhibit were: Erlena Chisolm Bland, Lilian Thomas Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Margo Humphrey, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Viola Burley Leak, Winnie Owens-Hart, Stephanie E. Pogue, Malkia Roberts, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Sylvia Snowden, Renée Stout, Denise Ward-Brown, Joyce E. Wellman, and Adell Westbrook.This collection contains the audiovisual materials related to the exhibit, including artist interviews, exhibit tours and docent training recordings.
Related Archival Materials note:
Anacostia Community Museum. Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Series ACMA AV03-044
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73a4c4f0f-7faa-4748-8c02-4d9c8e247fba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref606

Gathered Visions: Exhibition Audio Tour in Espanol

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (audio recording , audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1990
Scope and Contents:
Audio tour for the exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists' in Spanish. Narrator described the artists, their lives, and their works throughout the exhibition.
Audio tour. Sound only, Spanish. Related to exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists' included fifteen individuals whose creative efforts reflect a multitude of experiences and universal concerns. Among the works on display were prints that comment on contemporary living, mixed-media sculptures that explore social and historical questions, and paintings that address women's issues. The exhibition presented the richness of the African American artistic traditions in the greater Washington area. It was held from November 18, 1990 to April 28, 1991 at the Anacostia Museum
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Series Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Item ACMA AV001390
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-044: Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7a5d9cc14-a155-4f08-9ee2-783fca168ca8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref607

Gathered Visions: Docent Training with Robert Hall

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1990
Scope and Contents:
Curator Robert Hall led docent training for the exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists.' Hall introduced the docents to the various art forms and media used by artists. With a slide presentation, he explained, in detail, the specific artworks displayed throughout the exhibition.
Related to exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists.' Dated 19901108.
Biographical / Historical:
Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists' included fifteen individuals whose creative efforts reflect a multitude of experiences and universal concerns. Among the works on display were prints that comment on contemporary living, mixed-media sculptures that explore social and historical questions, and paintings that address women's issues. The exhibition presented the richness of the African American artistic traditions in the greater Washington area. It was held from November 18, 1990 to April 28, 1991 at the Anacostia Museum
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Item ACMA AV002056
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-044: Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73fffcdac-6ee1-46eb-ad8c-ae1a2250ab21
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref608

Gathered Visions: Docent Training with Malkia Roberts

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1990
Scope and Contents:
Artist Malkia Roberts led docent training for the exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists.' Roberts talked about docent techniques to reach museum visitors. With a slide presentation, she discussed art created by Black artists, not in the exhibition. Roberts also showed her two works, which would be in the exhibition, and explained them.
Related to exhibition 'Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists.' Dated 19901025.
Biographical / Historical:
Gathered Visions: Selected Works by African American Women Artists' included fifteen individuals whose creative efforts reflect a multitude of experiences and universal concerns. Among the works on display were prints that comment on contemporary living, mixed-media sculptures that explore social and historical questions, and paintings that address women's issues. The exhibition presented the richness of the African American artistic traditions in the greater Washington area. It was held from November 18, 1990 to April 28, 1991 at the Anacostia Museum
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Item ACMA AV002148
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-044: Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7ac2e8932-01b2-4013-a0ee-1a1729018ea4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref609

Gathered Visions Artist Interview with Winnie Owens-Hart

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1990
Scope and Contents:
At the Anacostia Museum, Robert Hall interviewed artist Winnie Owens-Hart, who spoke of her work as a ceramist. Owens-Hart provided detailed description about two of her works: 'Trimesters' and 'Four Star Water Jar;' both works of art are part of the recording. She also spoke of her experience learning how to make traditional Nigerian pottery.
Interview. Dated 19901024.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Item ACMA AV002129
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-044: Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7f2e77b56-dc5c-4555-a439-ae505aedc7b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref610

Gathered Visions: Artist Interviews

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
4 Video recordings (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1990
Scope and Contents:
African American women artists talked about their artwork in-detail, including technique and meaning of work; the various types of media and tools they use to produce their work; their creative and work processes; and when and how they became interested in the media they are working. Additionally, Gail Shaw-Clemons spoke of her Anacostia roots. Most of the interviews took place in the artists' studios; and some of the artists, such as printmaker Stephanie Pogue, demonstrated part of their work process. All interviews included samples of the artists' work. The painters, sculptors, printmakers, mixed media, and performance artists included Viola Burley Leak (7-25-90), Erlena Chisolm Bland (7-27-90), Joyce Wellman (7-31-90 and 9-22-90), Malkia Roberts (8-1-90), Stephanie Pogue (8-3-90), Renee Stout (8-6-90 and 9-5-90), Gail Shaw-Clemons (8-7-90), Lilian Thomas Burwell (8-8-90), Adell Westbrook (8-10-90), Margo Humphrey (8-15-90), Yvonne Pickering Carter (8-17-90), Martha Jackson Jarvis (8-20-90), Denise Ward-Brown (9-7-90), and Sylvia Snowden (9-22-90).
Interview. AV002070: dated 19900725, 19900727, 19900731, 19900801. AV002071: dated 19900803, 19900806, 19900807, 1990808. AV002072: dated 19900810, 19900815, 19900817, 19900820. AV002073: dated 19900820, 19900905, 19900907, 19900922.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002071

ACMA AV002072

ACMA AV002073
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Performance artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Mixed media (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-044, Item ACMA AV002070
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Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records
Gathered visions: selected works by African American women artists exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-044: Gathered Visions: selected works by African American women artists audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7bd21f11e-ebe0-4da3-999c-b07a1b9bed1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-044-ref611

Edith T. Martin papers

Creator:
Martin, Edith T.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Renwick Gallery  Search this
Extent:
11.16 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961-2004
bulk 1970-2000
Summary:
The collection, which dates from 1961 to 2004 and measures 11.16 linear feet, documents the career of artist, curator, and museum technician Edith T. Martin. The papers in the collection include education documents, professional correspondence, sketches, promotional material, news clippings, newsletters, catalogues/magazines from exhibits and arts organizations, and exhibit photographs and slides.
Scope and Contents note:
1. Biographical: The series is mostly comprised of curriculum vitae, artist statements, writings, memberships and materials related to her continued education while employed at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Renwick Gallery. Box 2 consists of sketches and photographs.

2. Memberships: The series contains materials from several of the organizations Edith T. Martin was a member of from circa 1970s thru 2004.

3. Correspondence: Arranged chronologically by year consisting primarily of correspondence from 1997-2004, either generated by Edith T. Martin or addressed to her relating to exhibitions, memberships, as well as organizations, which promoted the visual arts.

4. Exhibitions: The series consists of art exhibitions and related materials, which Edith T. Martin either participated in and/or organized over the span of her career to include: Association for the Study of American Life and History, National Conference of Artists, District of Columbia Art Association, as well as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.

5. Printed Material: Arranged chronologically by year and material type. The series consists primarily of newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, magazines, articles, clippings, as well as miscellaneous materials collected throughout her career in the visual arts.

6. Artist Files: Folders are arranged in alphabetical order from A thru Y consisting primarily of resumes, biographies, and artist statements. Folders include correspondence related to exhibitions, slides and photographs of art.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged into six main categories: Biographical, Memberships, Correspondence, Exhibitions, Printed Materials, and Artist Files.
Biographical/Historical note:
Edith T. Martin was born in Caroline County, Virginia. She relocated to Washington D.C. and joined the staff of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery were she served as a Museum Technician until her retirement. She attended American University in Washington, D.C. where she received a degree in the Fine Arts and continued her education at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Martin was affiliated with a host of organizations during her career, such as the D.C. Art Association, Smithsonian Institution's Women's Council, National Conference of Artists, and the Washington Women's Art Center. As an accomplished artist her work is a part of several permanent collections throughout the nation. She was a participant in, and curator of countless exhibitions over the years, which includes the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Smith-Mason Gallery, and American Art League. In an effort to share the talents and creativity of African American artists she partnered with many organizations during the span of her career to promote the strengths and accomplishments of her fellow artists through active community involvement.
Provenance:
The Edith T. Martin papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in 2006 by Edith T. Martin.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Edith T. Martin papers, 1961–2004 are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Nonprofit organizations  Search this
Citation:
Edith T. Martin papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Edith T. Martin.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-050
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Edith T. Martin papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa72563a039-3852-4932-aecb-71ab0eb2b95e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-050

Miss Lois [Mailou] Jones [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 47
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1935-1937]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 29403
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Portraits -- African American women -- 1930-1940  Search this
African American women artists -- 1930-1940  Search this
African American teachers  Search this
African American painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep842765c3d-4218-4f7c-a8fd-b67696b3d698
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1369

Miss Lois [Mailou] Jones [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 47
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Portraits
Date:
[ca. 1935-1937]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 29403
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
African American women artists -- 1930-1940  Search this
African American teachers  Search this
African American painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Portraits -- African American women -- 1930-1940
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep893b21fc0-00c4-4b35-b723-2be14f7c574c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1387

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