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Pipe bowl, stems and mouthpieces

Maker:
Shilluk artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment, gourd, reed, leather, bottlecap
Dimensions:
H x W x D (pipe bowl): 15.2 × 6 × 12.1 cm (6 × 2 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan
Chad
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
hyena  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-735
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7802d31e1-f122-4987-b65d-fc0f7cac9d28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-735

Figure of a mudfish

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 × 17.1 × 5.1 cm (2 1/2 × 6 3/4 × 2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-16th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ade35939-6ea8-4280-82cf-868de2fbf8d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-8
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Sixth Anniversary Seminar: The Relevance of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anderson, Stanley J.  Search this
Challinor, David, 1920-2008  Search this
Gaither, Edmund B.  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Jones, Theresa  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Reynolds, Greg  Search this
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
5 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Conferences
Museum records
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
John Kinard provides an introduction to the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) and the Sixth Anniversary Seminar. As the keynote speaker, Edmund Barry Gaither provides his thoughts on museums: the concept of the museum and its intentions, particularly the roles of specialty museums; the desirable museum scene; and neighborhood museums and their unique potential. Louise Hutchinson, ANM historian, presents the history of Anacostia with a slideshow. Zora Martin-Felton, ANM education specialist, talks about the importance of community engagement in the evolution of a museum and its exhibits, working with children in the community, working with docents, and the current ANM exhibit about Africa. Gregory Reynolds, former member of ANM's Youth Advisory Council, provides his thoughts on the evolution of ANM and the Youth Advisory Council; ANM staff and board of directors; and the relationship of ANM to the community of Anacostia. Warren M. Robbins, founder of Museum of African Art, discusses the functions of museums; and museums' past preoccupation with objects and current preoccupation with public interest. Theresa Jones talks about the relevancy of ANM to community action agencies, and how ANM has served community action agencies. Finally, David Challinor talks about traditional museums, and Stanley J. Anderson speaks about the community based, or neighborhood, museum. A question and answer session follows each group of speakers.
Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. AV003071: part 1. AV003056: part 2. AV000792: part 3. AV000788: part 4. AV003054: part 5. Presentations often continue onto the following recording. Dated: 19730921 and 19730922. AV003054: undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003056

ACMA AV000792

ACMA AV000788

ACMA AV003054
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Collection 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:
African Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Communities  Search this
African American neighborhoods  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Conferences
Museum records
Citation:
Sixth Anniversary Seminar: The Relevance of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003071
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Conference Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa79d53ebf5-4b4b-4f0c-be63-701d756dc226
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-021-ref505

Bernarda Bryson Shahn papers, 1872-2004, bulk 1904-2004

Creator:
Bryson, Bernarda, 1903-2004  Search this
Subject:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley  Search this
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Shahn, Jonathan  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Lionni, Leo  Search this
Knight, Gwendolyn  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Javitz, Jacob  Search this
Hayes, Helen  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Diaries
Photographs
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Watercolors
Citation:
Bernarda Bryson Shahn papers, 1872-2004, bulk 1904-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5712
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208550
AAA_collcode_brysbern
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208550
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Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004

Creator:
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991  Search this
Subject:
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Grooms, Mimi Gross  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Jewish artists  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8992
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211180
AAA_collcode_groschai
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211180
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Commemorative trophy head

Maker:
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.9 × 16.2 × 19.4 cm (8 5/8 × 6 3/8 × 7 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Benin, Edo State, Nigeria
Date:
Late 15th-early 16th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
foreigner  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and Monuments
Object number:
2-2022-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71e1c3cda-0eda-42d9-9f04-3944c5999481
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2-2022-1

Figure of a rooster

Maker:
Edo artist  Search this
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 54.6 × 19.1 × 45.7 cm (21 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 18 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
chicken  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and Monuments
Object number:
2-2022-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72407cd59-e91c-4bb0-b79b-e53fa491c54e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2-2022-7
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Robbins, Warren M.

Collection Creator:
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Kainen, Ruth Cole.  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1994, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2008, bulk 1940-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacob Kainen papers
Jacob Kainen papers / Series 2: Correspondence/Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9410b126f-e620-4641-be84-d0f2aa3f1813
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kainjaco-ref343

Joan Mondale Playing Drums

Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Boggs, Lindy 3/13/1916-7/27/2013  Search this
Mondale, Joan  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Anderson, Wendell  Search this
Fauntroy, Walter E  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Senator  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Celebrities  Search this
Drums  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Politicians' spouses  Search this
Representatives  Search this
Women  Search this
Standard number:
78-1634-11
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8604

Face mask

Object Name:
mmuo
Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, textile, plant fiber, glass beads, metal, buttons, kaolin, encrustation
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47 x 30 x 23 cm (18 1/2 x 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Geraldine Dimondstein and museum purchase
Object number:
2004-11-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ab5def84-dd86-4e85-b0e4-7c3a9cc0b531
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2004-11-2
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Door

Maker:
Tsogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, iron nails, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 147.3 x 66 x 3.8 cm (58 x 26 x 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-100
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys787f1c6d3-61b0-4eca-9202-ce0a05e80991
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-100
Online Media:

Double figure

Maker:
Kuyu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 81.9 x 15.2 x 15.2cm (32 1/4 x 6 x 6 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
cat  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78d272385-2215-4d56-ab90-31ee31bac230
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-103
Online Media:

Cup

Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Kete artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, conus shell
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.8 x 8.5 x 11.2 cm (5 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-118
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74e991da0-6c1b-4901-b49c-fdbfc965f807
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-118

Female figure

Object Name:
blolo bla
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, carnelian stone beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 44.2 x 10.2 x 10.9 cm (17 3/8 x 4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Male use  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys701b6494b-fee4-4779-846e-fe3de4999bcd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-14

Male figure

Object Name:
mma
Maker:
Anyi artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.6 x 14 x 22.2 cm (15 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-162
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72762eee2-1feb-47c5-acad-2297ad8f69f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-162
Online Media:

Vessel

Object Name:
kurowa
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21 x 30.4 x 29.4 cm (8 1/4 x 11 15/16 x 11 9/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Status  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Human  Search this
snake  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
mudfish  Search this
star  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-164
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73b798ef6-6ccc-4b97-91e3-96bd2aa7cf3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-164
Online Media:

Spoon

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48.3 x 21.9 x 4.4 cm (19 x 8 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-176
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys784bb1f43-ff5a-4540-8d32-a9721334ca9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-176

Pipe

Maker:
Ovimbundu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.8 x 4.5 x 7.3 cm (10 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Angola
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-184
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70b979302-9af2-4072-b6b0-ceca7cd979f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-184
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Crest mask

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 71.1 x 24.1 x 22.3cm (28 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
snake  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ad8b799e-3dd0-457e-a9ee-61f5958fbb89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-2
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Staff finial

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19 x 5.5 x 6 cm (7 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Mayombe region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
cat  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-33
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e402558c-266d-4d1d-8a62-e38b70f8c312
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-33
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