Hayes, Bartlett H.
Educator, Art historian, Arts administrator
Active in Rome, Italy; Andover, Mass.
Transcript: 230 pages
Sound recording: 10 sound files (8 hours, 30 min.) : digital, wav file
Collection Summary: An interview of Bartlett H. Hayes conducted 1974 July-1975 May 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Hayes recalls his career as administrator and educator at the Addison Gallery of Art at Andover Academy. He uses museum files and publications throughout to guide the direction of the interview, reading from letters and essays.
Biographical/Historical Note: Bartlett H. Hayes (1904-1988) was a museum director and art administrator from Boston, Mass.
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.