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James Lawrence Claghorn papers, 1849-1882

Creator:
Claghorn, James Lawrence, 1817-1884  Search this
Subject:
Durand, Asher Brown  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick  Search this
Powers, Hiram  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Goupil & Cie  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
James Lawrence Claghorn papers, 1849-1882. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9986
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212721
AAA_collcode_clagjame
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212721

Bernhard H. Berntsen papers, 1931-1987

Creator:
Berntsen, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Hilmar), 1900-1992  Search this
Subject:
Suzuki, Sakari  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Norwegian Art and Craft Club (Brooklyn, N.Y.)  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Willard Parker Hospital (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Citation:
Bernhard H. Berntsen papers, 1931-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Art museum attendance -- Pictorial works  Search this
Norwegian American artists  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6423
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215507
AAA_collcode_bernbern
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215507

Visitors at a gallery

Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1935
Citation:
Visitors at a gallery, ca. 1935. Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art museum attendance  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12007
See more items in:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12007
Online Media:

Bernhard H. Berntsen papers

Creator:
Berntsen, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Hilmar), 1900-1992  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Faculty -- Photographs  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students -- Photographs  Search this
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Norwegian Art and Craft Club (Brooklyn, N.Y.)  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Willard Parker Hospital (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Kahlo, Frida -- Photographs  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 -- Photographs  Search this
Suzuki, Sakari, 1900- -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((60 items partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1987
Scope and Contents:
Sketches, photographs, notes, a scrapbook, and printed material.
REEL 2787: A notebook containing sketches and notes on the completion of the Willard Parker Hospital mural, New York City, which Sakari Suzuki painted with the assistance of Berntsen for the Federal Arts Project in 1936-1938; and 9 photographs of the Willard Parker mural, 2 of which show Suzuki and 2 of Suzuki and Berntsen at work. The Willard Parker Hospital was later demolished.
UNMICROFILMED: A chronology of Berntsen's career; 24 sketches in pencil and in pen and ink of ironworkers and construction workers, ca. 1933-1934, and of visitors to the National Gallery where Berntsen was a guard, ca. 1966-1971; three letters from Bernsten to his wife Alma, 1947-1952; loose newspaper clippings, ca. 1933-1985, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings (in Norwegian and English) concerning Berntsen's involvement with the Norwegian Art and Craft Club, and his paintings and sketches of workers at construction sites where he worked as an ironworker, ca. 1931-1976; two exhibition announcements, 1964 and 1986; photographs, ca. 1933-1987, mostly snapshots, include Berntsen painting, Bernsten in his National Gallery of Art guard uniform with Chief Justice Earl Warren, one of students and faculty of the Art Students League (ca. 1933-1934), one of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in New York, several of Berntsen and Suzuki at work on the Willard Parker Hospital mural, ca. 1938, of events sponsored by the Norwegian Art and Craft Club, and of works of art. Also included are photocopies of works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, mural painter, ironworker; Chicago, Ill., New York, N.Y. and Va. Born in Oslo, Norway. Berntsen also was the model for the laborer who stands behind Lenin in the controversial Diego Rivera mural for Radio City Music Hall.
Provenance:
Material on reel 2787 transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts, who received it from Berntsen, 1975. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1993 and 2002 by Berntsen's great-grandson, Cliff Miller.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Art museum attendance -- Pictorial works  Search this
Norwegian American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bernbern
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98697768e-73c8-4ead-b969-5b083e010f54
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bernbern

An analysis of existing data on visitors to the Freer and Sackler Galleries / Office of Policy and Analysis

Author:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Policy and Analysis  Search this
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art Exhibitions Evaluation  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Exhibitions Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Interviews
Statistics
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Art museum visitors  Search this
Art, Asian--Evaluation  Search this
Art, African--Evaluation  Search this
Art museum attendance--Evaluation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_913379

The J. Paul Getty Museum : a visitor profile / Randi Korn

Author:
Korn, Randi  Search this
Subject:
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
x, 82 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Museum attendance--Evaluation  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
N582.M25 K84 1989
N582.M25K84 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_379169

Visitors to museums & galleries in the UK : research findings / study conducted for the Museums & Galleries Commission [by] MORI

Title:
Visitors to museums and galleries in the UK
Author:
Market & Opinion Research International  Search this
Great Britain Museums and Galleries Commission  Search this
Physical description:
35, 9 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1999
Topic:
Museum attendance  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .V84 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741462

The visitor and the Denver Art Museum : learning about the Denver Art Museum audience : a survey of surveys / [Ross J. Loomis]

Title:
Learning about the Denver Art Museum audience : a survey of surveys
Author:
Loomis, Ross J  Search this
Denver Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Denver Art Museum Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
35 leaves
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Denver
Date:
1982
1982?]
Topic:
Art museum attendance--Evaluation  Search this
Art museum visitors  Search this
Art exhibition audiences--Evaluation  Search this
Call number:
N559.D4 L66 1982a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746788

Splendor in the gallery : what visitors said about the newly reopened National Portrait Gallery

Author:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Policy and Analysis  Search this
Subject:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 33 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Interviews
Statistics
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Art museum visitors  Search this
Art museum attendance--Evaluation  Search this
Call number:
AM101.W3 S6575 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_914976

Insights : museums, visitors, attitudes, expectations : a focus group experiment

Author:
Getty Center for Education in the Arts  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
180 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
Art museum attendance  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Call number:
N435 .I814 1991
N435.I814 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_433669

Different voices : a social, cultural, and historical framework for change in the American art museum / contributors, Carol Becker [and others]

Author:
Becker, Carol  Search this
Association of Art Museum Directors  Search this
Physical description:
148 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
©1992
Topic:
Art museums--Management  Search this
Art museums--Political aspects  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Art museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Call number:
N510 .D54 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_423234

Insights [videorecording] : museums, visitors, attitudes, expectations : a focus group experiment

Author:
Getty Center for Education in the Arts  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Art museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
video 118
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_416272

What visitors want to see

Author:
Wildung, Dietrich  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1995
Topic:
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Art exhibition audiences  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
AM1 .M68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_499895

Civilizing rituals : inside public art museums / Carol Duncan

Author:
Duncan, Carol  Search this
Physical description:
x, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Topic:
Art museums--Social aspects  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_470069

A study of visitors to the Van Gogh in Arles exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / conducted for the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Clarke, Martire & Bartolomeo, Inc

Author:
Clark, Martire & Bartolomeo, Inc  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
85, [8] leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Topic:
Art museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
N610 .C592 1985
N610.C592 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405645

The audience for American art museums / J. Mark David Schuster

Author:
Schuster, J. Mark Davidson 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
Art museum attendance  Search this
Call number:
N510.S3 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_411560

Diaries

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1920-1972, 1976-1983
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the daily number of visitors to and events and other happenings at the museum. Materials consist of visitor attendance diaries and Freer Gallery of Art diaries.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-041, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Diaries
Identifier:
Accession 02-041
See more items in:
Diaries
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-041

James Lawrence Claghorn papers

Creator:
Claghorn, James Lawrence, 1817-1884  Search this
Names:
Goupil & Cie  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1849-1882
Scope and Contents:
Letters (1849-1856), business records (1849-1856), a visitors' register (1873-1885), and a scrapbook (ca. 1866-1885) concern the acquisition of paintings and prints for Claghorn's collection.
REEL 3580: 37 letters (1849-1882) to Claghorn regard his art collection and dealing activities and include letters from Goupil & Cie., J. Crumby, who served as a purchasing agent, Frederic Edwin Church, John Frederick Kensett, Hiram Powers, Thomas Buchanan Read, Peter F. Rothermel, and Thomas Worthington Whittredge.
REEL 4131: Visitors Register, March 18, 1873-Jan. 1885, containing names and addresses of those who viewed the Claghorn Collection; many artists, local art students and instructors, and foreign visitors are listed. Scrapbook, most likely compiled by Claghorn with posthumous entries added by family, contains mainly newspaper clippings concerning Claghorn, his collections, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, art activities in Philadelphia, and artists (particularly printmakers); also includes photograph of Seymour Haden, catalogs of the Claghorn Collection, admission tickets, reprints of lengthy articles about Claghorn and his collections, and a few letters to J. Raymond Claghorn [son of James L.] regarding the disposition of the collection and its sale to Thomas Harrison Garrett.
REEL 4152: 88 letters (1848-1864) from various agents in New York and Europe regard purchases of paintings, prints and sculpture by artists, including Asher B. Durand and Worthington Whittredge. Four letters regard paintings to be exhibited at the Great Sanitary Fair. Nine letters (1855-1864) from Thomas Buchanan Read regard his activities in England. Read's letters from Cincinnati discuss his poetry and commissions for his paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector and art patron; Philadelphia, Pa. Claghorn was an officer of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Best known for his print collection, he began by collecting paintings by American artists, ca. 1840. In 1877, he sold his painting collection in order to devote his efforts to his print collection. His private gallery in Philadelphia was open to visitors, and selections from the Claghorn Collection were exhibited in other cities. After his death, his print collection was purchased by Thomas Harrison Garrett, and thereafter was known as the Garrett Collection. After being on long-term loan to the Library of Congress between 1904 and 1930, the collection is now owned by the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives on microfilm only are papers lent for microfilming by the Philadelphia Maritime Museum (reel 3581), including: letters and receipts addressed to Claghorn document the purchase and sale of American and European paintings and prints (1849-1856). There are also inventories of shipments. Letters frequently include titles and prices.
Provenance:
Materials on reel 3581 were borrowed for filming from Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Materials on reel 3580 were borrowed for filming from John W. Claghorn on July 16, 1985, and were later donated to the Archives of American Art by his descendant Frederic S. Claghorn along with additional letters appearing on reel 4152. Material on reel 4131 was donated by Mabel Claghorn Bulkeley, granddaughter of James L. Claghorn.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.clagjame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9df2290d3-d1a0-4a16-b9e3-04c0224957d2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-clagjame

Letters of Appreciation/Complaint/Sympathy

Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1974-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting visitor complaints, comments, and support. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and comment forms.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-147, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Letters of Appreciation/Complaint/Sympathy
Identifier:
Accession 04-147
See more items in:
Letters of Appreciation/Complaint/Sympathy
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-147

Is the price right? [electronic resource] : Admission fees and free admission in American art museums / by Gypsy McFelter

Author:
McFelter, Gypsy  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 102, 2 (i.e., 11) leaves : ill., digital, PDF file
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
2006
Topic:
Museums--Admission fees  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Art museum attendance  Search this
Art museums--Management  Search this
Call number:
N470 .M34 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_837817

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