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Director's Choice - I Baptize Thee by William H. Johnson

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Director's Choice - Elizabeth Winthrop Chanler by John Singer Sargent

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Director's Choice - Hermia and Helena by Washington Allston

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Director's Choice - Flying Dutchman and Jonah by Albert Pinkham Ryder

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Director's Choice - Storm King on the Hudson by Samuel Colman

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René d'Harnoncourt papers

Creator:
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art in America  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Sarah Lawrence College -- Faculty  Search this
United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board  Search this
Alvarez Bravo, Manuel, 1902-  Search this
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Durieux, Caroline, 1896-1989  Search this
Fosado, Víctor  Search this
Klumb, Henry, 1905-1984  Search this
Marriott, Alice  Search this
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys Iola  Search this
d'Harnoncourt, Sarah  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Drawings
Place:
Mexico -- description and travel
Date:
1921-1983
Summary:
The papers of Austrian born curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Austrian-American curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.

Biographical material consists of d'Harnoncourt's official Austrian departure documents for his travel to Mexico in 1925; pages of an appointment book from 1932; and notes on d'Harnoncourt's career that index publications in which he is mentioned amongst other things, prepared by Sarah d'Harnoncourt.

Correspondence and memoranda relate primarily to the Mexican Arts exhibition, (1930-1932) sponsored by the American Federation of Arts; the "Art in America" radio program, organized by the American Federation of Arts with the cooperation of the Museum of Modern Art; d'Harnoncourt's part time teaching position at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville; and his appointment as General Manager of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board. Later correspondence references research on d'Harnoncourt's work for the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, and includes information on d'Harnoncourt, provided in response to inquiries about him.

Writings by d'Harnoncourt include published articles on Mexican and Indian arts and crafts, a 1969 reprint of d'Harnoncourt's and Frederic H. Douglas's expanded version of the catalog for Indian Art of the United States, a foreword, and two seminar/symposium papers. Unpublished writings comprise two typescripts. The series also includes several writings by others.

Printed material includes announcements and exhibition catalogs, documentation of the "Art in America Program," published books belonging to and/or referencing d'Harnoncourt, Department of Interior publications, including some issued by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Museum of Modern art press releases, news clippings relating to d'Harnoncourt and his activities, and miscellaneous printed material.

Additional clippings from a dismantled scrapbook(s) document the Mexican Arts exhibition.

Artwork and artifacts include one original sketch in colored pencil of d'Harnoncourt by Austrian artist, Silverbauer, photocopies of caricatures and doodles by d'Harnoncourt, Miguel Covarrubias, and Caroline Durieux, and two Indian Arts and Crafts Board weaving samples.

Photographs are of d'Harnoncourt, Sarah d'Harnoncourt, and friends and colleagues. They include a photograph of d'Harnoncourt by Manuel Alvarez-Bravo; snapshots of others including Fred Davis; Sarah d'Harnoncourt and folk art specialist, Victor Fosado; fellow Indian Arts and Crafts Board members, architect Henry Klumb, Alice Marriot, and anthropologist, author, and tribal council member, Gladys Tantaquidgeon. Also found are three photographs of Mexican Art exhibition installations; fourteen photographs of Native Americans; three photographs showing covers and/or fronts pieces of d'Harnoncourts books Beast, Bird and Fish, Mexicana, The Hole in the Wall, and The Painted Pig; and photographs of artwork included in the Mexican Art exhibition and an exhibition of Australian Aboriginal Cave Paintings (1947).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as seven series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1925-circa 1978 (5 folders; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence and Memoranda, 1929-1981 (5 folders; Box 1)

Series 3: Writings, 1928-circa 1970s (0.4 linear feet; Box 1, OV 4)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1921-1979 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, OV 4)

Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1930-1933 (0.3 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 6: Artwork and Artifacts, circa 1926-circa 1950s (3 folders; Box 3)

Series 7: Photographs, 1930-1983 (0.25 linear feet; Box 3, OV 4)
Biographical / Historical:
Austrian born curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), was an authority on Native American art and Mexican arts and crafts. He curated and toured with a traveling exhibition, Mexican Art, from 1930-1932, guest curated the exhibition, Indian Art of the United States, for the Museum of Modern Art in 1941, served on the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, and was Director of the Museum of Modern Art from 1949-1968.

D'Harnoncourt was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1901. He left Austria for Mexico in 1925, and began working for American, Frederick Davis, who owned a shop that sold Mexican antiquities and folk art in Mexico City. At this time, d'Harnoncourt made many important connections, including meeting American Ambassador to Mexico, Dwight Morrow, and his wife, Elizabeth Morrow. D'Harnoncourt illustrated several books in the early 1930s, including The Painted Pig (1930) and Beast, Bird and Fish (1933), both written by Elizabeth Morrow, and The Hole in the Wall (1931) and Mexicana: A Book of Pictures (1931). According to Sarah d'Harnoncourt, her husband considered himself an amateur in the field of book illustration, which he enjoyed as a means of self-amusement.

In 1929, d'Harnoncourt was asked to curate an extensive exhibition of Mexican art to travel to major cities in the United States, sponsored by the American Federation of Arts. D'Harnoncourt toured with this exhibition, Mexican Art, for two years, beginning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in October, 1930.

D'Harnoncourt visited Austria briefly in 1932, then returned to the United States in 1933 and married Sarah Carr the same year. He became a naturalized United States citizen in 1939.

Between 1933 and 1944, d'Harnoncourt directed the radio program "Art in America," organized by the American Federation of Arts in cooperation with the Museum of Modern Art. He also taught art history at Sarah Lawrence College from 1934-1937. In 1936 he began working for the Indian Arts and Crafts Board of the Department of the Interior, becoming General Manager in 1937, and the Board's Chairman in 1944. As General Manager he curated an exhibition on Indian art for the San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939, and installed an expanded version of the exhibition, Indian Art of the United States, as guest curator for the Museum of Modern Art in 1940-1941.

In 1944, d'Harnoncourt joined the Museum of Modern Art as Vice President in charge of Foreign Activities, focusing his work on Latin America, and as Director of the Department of Manual Industries, responsible for the preservation of Native American art and culture. In 1949 he was appointed Director of the Museum of Modern Art, and served in this capacity until his death in an automobile accident in 1968.
Related Materials:
An oral history of René d'Harnoncourt, interviewed by Isabel Grossner in 1968, can be found at Columbia University, Oral History Research Office, 801 Butler Library, 535 West 114 Street, New York, NY 10027.
Separated Materials:
The bulk of René d'Harnoncourt's papers are in the Museum Archives of the Museum of Modern Art. The Museum's 59.25 linear feet document, in particular, d'Harnoncourt's years with the Museum from 1944-1968. That collection also includes papers donated by Sarah d'Harnoncourt which relate to d'Harnoncourt's time in Mexico, from 1925-1932, and his work in the United States from 1933-1944. While these holdings may overlap occasionally with the papers in the Archives of American Art (some items at the Archives of American Art, for instance, may be photocopies of originals at the Museum), the bulk of the Archives' d'Harnoncourt papers appear to be distinct from those at the Museum.

The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reels 2919-2931) including papers generated by d'Harnoncourt during his professional affiliation with the Museum of Modern Art, such as, personal files, three appointment notebooks, professional files including Latin American correspondence, exhibition files, files documenting outside affiliations, and departmental and special event files. Loaned materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
D'Harnoncourt's widow, Sarah d'Harnoncourt, donated the René d'Harnoncourt papers to the Archives of American Art in 1975, 1981, and 1984. An additional eleven linear feet of material was lent by the Museum of Modern Art's for microfilming in 1983.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
Reels 2919-2931: Authorization to publish requires written permission from Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y. MoMA requires full citation to include microfilm reel and frame numbers, and reference to MoMA as the owner of the Rene d'Harnoncourt papers. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Topic:
Art museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Mexican  Search this
Art, Aboriginal Australian  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Indian art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Cave paintings -- Austrailia  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
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Function:
Art museums -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sketches
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Citation:
René d'Harnoncourt papers, 1921-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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AAA.dharrene
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Janet Kardon papers

Creator:
Kardon, Janet  Search this
Names:
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Grooms, Red  Search this
Mapplethorpe, Robert  Search this
Extent:
6.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1905
circa 1950-1995
Summary:
The Janet Kardon papers measures 6.7 linear feet and date from 1905, and circa 1950-1995, with the bulk of the records dating from 1975-1991. Papers include exhibition files, professional records, legal records, photographs, printed material, and some audiovisual material. The collection primarily documents Kardon's work on various exhibitions during her time at the Philadelphia College of Art (PCA) and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania.
Scope and Contents:
The Janet Kardon papers measures 6.7 linear feet and date from 1905, and circa 1950-1995, with the bulk of the records dating from 1975-1991. Papers include exhibition files, professional records, legal records, photographs, printed material, and some audiovisual material.

The collection primarily documents Kardon's work on various exhibitions during her time at the Philadelphia College of Art (PCA) and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania. The files include photographs of artwork, correspondence, audiovisual material, some insurance information, photographs of exhibitions, printed material, and ephemera. Notable people represented include David Salle, Robert Mapplethorpe, Alice Aycock, and Red Grooms.

Professional records consist of papers related to Kardon's administrative duties while at ICA, PCA, and the American Craft Museum, as well as a few panels and review boards that Kardon served on. The records consist of correspondence, printed material, a resume, audiovisual material, and some artist files.

Printed Material consists of clippings and periodicals, artist books, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and event pamphlets.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 3 series.

Series 1: Exhibition Files, circa 1950-circa 1995

Series 2: Professional Files, 1970-1993

Series 3: Printed Material, 1905, 1967-1991
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum director and curator Janet Kardon, curated multiple exhibitions at the Philadelphia College of Art and then served as director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, before her appointment as director of the American Craft Museum in New York City.

Kardon received her B.S. in education from Temple University in 1955, and her M.A. in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1966. In 1984 she received an honorary Doctor of Humanities from Moore College of Art.

Kardon was a lecturer at Gwynedd Mercy College (1967) and the Philadelphia College of Art (PCA), from 1968 to 1975, and was hired by the PCA in 1975 as director of exhibitions. While at PCA, Kardon curated fifteen exhibitions including Labryinth (1975) Time (1977), Projects for PCA (1976-1978), and Artists' Sets and Costumes (1977). In 1979 Kardon accepted a position at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania (ICA).

During her decade-long career at ICA, Kardon curated twenty-three exhibitions including Urban Encounters: Art Architecture Audience (1980), Machineworks: Vito Acconci, Alice Aycock, Dennis Oppenheim (1981), Red Grooms' Philadelphia Cornucopia and Other Sculptopictoramas (1982), Siah Armajani (1985), David Salle (1986), and Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment (1988). Kardon's traveling Mapplethorpe exhibition made national headlines in 1990 when Ohio prosecutors charged ICA Director Dennis Barre with obscenity due to the graphic nature of Mapplethorpe's photographs. Kardon was brought into court as an expert on the topic of photographic art and curation. The charges were ultimately dropped.

In 1989 Kardon became the director of the American Craft Museum.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Janet Kardon in 2005.
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 References Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Art museum curators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art museum directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Janet Kardon papers, 1905, circa 1950-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kardjane
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bfbd3c18-a052-4186-b9ed-86b5c6d33c97
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-kardjane
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Director's Choice - Interior With Portraits by Thomas LeClear

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Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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William Henry Fox

Artist:
Violet Oakley, 10 Jun 1874 - 25 Feb 1961  Search this
Sitter:
William Henry Fox, 1858 - 1952  Search this
Medium:
Black, red and white chalk on brown laid paper
Dimensions:
58.7cm x 48.5cm (23 1/8" x 19 1/8"), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1942
Topic:
Interior  Search this
William Henry Fox: Male  Search this
William Henry Fox: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum director  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1984.7.95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm410978149-df9e-4232-bb1d-11f145ccf1cb
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Edith Emerson Lecturing

Artist:
Violet Oakley, 10 Jun 1874 - 25 Feb 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Edith Emerson, 1888 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
88.9 × 114.3cm (35 × 45")
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Edith Emerson: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Edith Emerson: Female  Search this
Edith Emerson: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Edith Emerson: Visual Arts\Designer  Search this
Edith Emerson: Visual Arts\Curator  Search this
Edith Emerson: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum director  Search this
Edith Emerson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Woodmere Art Museum
Object number:
PA400096
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Subject Files

Extent:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1958-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenure of Director Marc Pachter (2000-2007), but also includes records from the tenures of Directors Charles Nagel (1964-1969), Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981), and Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Topics covered include cultural affairs, exhibitions, legislation, strategic planning, the Patent Office Building, budget, donors, management, education, and grants. The records also document NPG's interactions with other Smithsonian Institution (SI) bureaus, professional associations, and museums. A small portion of the records predate the formation of NPG. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; budget records; grant proposals; color photographs and negatives; black-and-white photographs and negatives; brochures; reports; resumes; VHS tapes; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Boxes 2, 13-14 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 06/05/2008 memorandum, Toda to Drummond; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Budget  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Videotapes
Electronic records
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-092, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Office of the Director, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 08-092
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Association of Art Museum Directors, 1976-1981

Container:
Box 52 of 87
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-001, Warren M. Robbins Papers
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Warren M. Robbins Papers
Warren M. Robbins Papers / Series 7: Museum of African Art, 1961-1981 / Box 52
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-001-refidd1e22574

Association of Art Museum Directors, 1976-1982

Container:
Box 27 of 87
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-001, Warren M. Robbins Papers
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Warren M. Robbins Papers
Warren M. Robbins Papers / Series 5: Subject and Information Files, 1927-2005 / Box 27
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-001-refidd1e12788

Correspondence

Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1964-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes records primarily documenting the professional activities of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Included is correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Also includes some early correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, pertaining to artifact collecting.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-009, National Museum of African Art, Office of the Director, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 04-009
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-009

Board of Trustees Files

Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1970-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984, and James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting the interaction between the Office of the Director and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Board (HMSG) of Trustees and its committees. Materials include correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, biographies, and related materials.
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-141, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Office of the Director, Board of Trustees Files
Identifier:
Accession 04-141
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Board of Trustees Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-141

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Survey

Container:
Box 1 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 10/22/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Laffoon; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-096, National Museum of African Art, Office of the Director, Correspondence
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Correspondence
Correspondence / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-096-refidd1e214

Correspondence

Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Compact discs
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1963-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes the correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, and individuals in the field of African art and related studies. Materials also include photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, photographs, and slides. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 10/22/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Laffoon; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Compact discs
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-096, National Museum of African Art, Office of the Director, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 10-096
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-096

1/25/2001 - Afternoon Staff Break Hosted by the Director for the International Art Museums Director

Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-061, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events and Protocol, Event Files
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Event Files
Event Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-061-refidd1e5329

Director's Choice - The Sick Child by J. Bond Francisco

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_YLaibjI-cmQ

21st Century Voices Oral History Project Interviews

Interviewer:
Meredith, Janet  Search this
Westerfield, Liz  Search this
Extent:
0.98 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2011-2016
Summary:
The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews with fourteen retired art museum directors, and measures 0.980 GB. The interviews were conducted by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield in 2011-2013 as part of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. Each audio interview is accompanied with a transcript.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews with fourteen retired art museum directors, and measures 0.980 GB. The interviews were jointly conducted by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield in 2011-2013 as part of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. The project, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, was designed to record the perspectives, reflections, and experiences of art museum directors. Each audio interview is accompanied with a transcript.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the materials are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield were co-directors of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. Janet Meredith consults on projects related to audience development and non-profit management, and has previously worked as Senior Director of Marketing and Audience Development at Denver Art Museum. Liz Westerfield is a community organizer and has worked as a consultant to Denver Art Museum.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield, co-directors of the project.
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 References Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Art museum directors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
21st Century Voices Oral History Project interviews, 2011-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.merejane
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21st Century Voices Oral History Project Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9016ee9d9-e632-4c94-bb92-61bb19a5a0fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-merejane

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