Artifacts contain small handmade items including a potholder and a porcelain bowl, probably created by artists. Correspondence is scattered and contains letters from friends, museums, and institutions. Four volumes of L.A. Artists' Publication contain printed material, writings, and other assembled items by artists sent to subscribers. Also found is a subject file for the Troja Foundation in the Czech Republic. Printed materials include gallery calendars and schedules, clippings, and extensive exhibition announcements and catalogs from the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design. Writings consist of manuscripts for lectures.
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Anne Ayres papers, 1972-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.