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Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts records

Creator:
Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts  Search this
Names:
Laky, Gyöngy  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1973-2005
bulk 1974-1987
Summary:
The Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts records measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1973-2005, with the bulk of the records dating from 1974-1987. The collection documents the textile arts school, gallery, and studio through administrative records, photographs, printed matter, and audiovisual material. Records include meeting minutes; photographs of artwork, events, and the Fiberworks community; brochures, announcements, newsletters, and clippings; and sound and video recordings from symposiums, lectures, and interviews.
Scope and Contents:
The Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts records measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1973-2005, with the bulk of the records dating from 1974-1987. The collection documents the textile arts school, gallery, and studio through administrative records, photographs, printed matter, and audiovisual material. Records include meeting minutes; photographs of artwork, events, and the Fiberworks community; brochures, announcements, newsletters, and clippings; and sound and video recordings from symposiums, lectures, and interviews.

Administrative records include meeting minutes from the board of trustees and advisory committee as well as an exhibition file. Printed material includes exhibition announcements, posters, and catalogs; event posters and schedules; Fiberworks course catalogs and brochures; publications; and clippings. Photographs and slides depict artwork, exhibition installations, and events. Also included is a series composed of papers, photographs, video, and sound recordings from Fiberworks symposiums as well as recordings of interviews and lectures hosted by the organization.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series.

Series 1: Administrative Records, 1974-1987

Series 2: Symposiums, Lectures, and Interviews, circa 1978-1989

Series 3: Printed Material, 1973-2005, bulk 1974-1987

Series 4: Photographs, 1974-1987
Biographical / Historical:
Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts was a textile arts school in Berkley, California, established in 1973 by artist Gyöngy Laky. Fiberworks operated a studio, a gallery, and a school until 1987.

Fiberworks held exhibitions and symposiums, housed resident-artists, and organized workshops, adult education classes, and trips all over the world for interested textile artists. Additionally, Fiberworks partnered first with Lone Mountain College in San Francisco, California, and then with John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, California, to provide an M.F.A. degree.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Gyongy Laky, founder of Fiberworks, in 2006.
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.
Topic:
Fiber artists -- California  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- California
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts records, 1973-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.fibecenf
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Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fibecenf

Program Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History  Search this
Extent:
1.93 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 12 x 17 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Date:
1976-2009
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of program records created and maintained by Gary Sturm, Assistant Chair, Division of Cultural History, that document his work on the planning and execution of programs, concerts, festivals, symposiums, workshops, and performances at the National Museum of American History and other venues. Sturm studied mathematics at Beloit College and pursued European Studies at the University of Copenhagen before joining the Smithsonian in 1975. In 1981 Sturm helped the Smithsonian acquire its first Stradivarius, the 1701 Servais cello. As the Assistant Chair, Sturm was responsible for the preservation and study of some 5000 musical instruments. Sturm also served as Executive Director of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society. Included are records from when the division was known as the Division of Musical Instruments and subsequently the Division of Musical History, and Office of Cultural History. Also some materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, programs, brochures, invitations, proposals, images, a videotape, and clippings.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Performances  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Concert tours  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-081, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-081
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-081

Program/Project Records

Creator::
Lemelson Center  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Date:
1995-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the development and execution of educational programs, special events, seminars, workshops, and symposia. Materials include correspondence, tour information, lecturer papers, announcements, handouts, agendas, research information, planning group notes, participant lists, and survey data.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-114, Lemelson Center, Program/Project Records
Identifier:
Accession 03-114
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Program/Project Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa03-114

Audiovisual Records

Creator::
Lemelson Center  Search this
Extent:
29 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Electronic records
Compact discs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Middle East -- Social conditions
Date:
1995-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of Lemelson Center special events, exhibitions, symposia, and general activities used for broadcast. Major programs documented within this collection include "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize;" "Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man;" "Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle;" "Crossroads: Historical Perspectives on Topics Related to September 11;" "Invention at Play;" "Inventing for the Environment;" "The Inventor and the Innovative Society;" "The Colors of Invention: An Exploration of Color, Technology, and Culture;" "Cultures of Innovation;" "Sound, Light, Edison! Celebrating 150 Years of Invention;" "She's Got It! Women Inventors and Their Inspirations;" "Mind's Eye, Mind's Invention: Chuck Hoberman's Unfolding Structures and the Math Behind Them;" "Electric Guitar: Its Makers and Its Players;" "The Copenhagen Interpretation: Science and History on Stage;" and "From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar." Materials include participant releases, color photographs and transparencies, audio and video recordings, transcripts, agendas, flyers, and program brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Conference proceedings  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Nobel prizes  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects  Search this
Islam  Search this
Flags -- United States  Search this
Epidemics  Search this
Inventions -- United States -- History  Search this
Technological innovations  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Electric guitar  Search this
Color  Search this
Women inventors  Search this
Racial profiling in law enforcement  Search this
Quantum theory  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Electronic records
Compact discs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-092, Lemelson Center, Audiovisual Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-092
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Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-092

How to develop and promote successful seminars and workshops : the definitive guide to creating and marketing seminars, workshops, classes, and conferences / Howard L. Shenson

Author:
Shenson, Howard L  Search this
Physical description:
x, 275 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Seminars  Search this
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Call number:
AS6.S49 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_442871

Photography & travel workshop directory

Title:
Photography and travel workshop directory
Physical description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Travel photography--Study and teaching--Directories  Search this
Photography--Study and teaching--Directories  Search this
Workshops (Adult education)--Directories  Search this
Call number:
AP1 .P5632
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_455018

The artist's craft : methods and materials of the artist : an outline of museum studio workshops / Suzanne Geller

Author:
Geller, Suzanne  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .G318
AM7.G318
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_147140

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