Exhibitions Archive

2014

Artists and Their Models
Monuments Men: On the Front Line to Save Europe's Art, 1942–1946
Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art

2013

The Story of the Armory Show
The Art of Handwriting
Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
A Day at the Museum

2012

Six Degrees of Peggy Bacon
Memories Arrested in Space: a centennial tribute to Jackson Pollock from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art

2011

Words Cannot Express: Death in the Archives
Little Pictures Big Lives: Snapshots from the Archives of American Art
SPANS: Photographs from the Esther McCoy Papers at the Archives of American Art
From Homer to Graffiti: Recent Notable Acquisitions
Lost and Found: The Lesbian and Gay Presence at the Archives of American Art

2010

Hard Times, 1929-1939
Season's Greetings: Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art
Winter Wonderland: Holiday Cards from the Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers

2009

Of the Moment: A Video Sampler from the Archives of American Art
A Thousand Kisses: Love Letters from the Archives of American Art
Speaking of Art: Selections from the Archives of American Art’s Oral History Collection, 1958-2008

2008

Media Utopia: Art and Advocacy of Paul Ryan
Staff Favorites from the Archives of American Art
Summer School: Selections from the Archives of American Art
Recent Acquisitions: The James Graham & Sons Gallery Records
Manhattan Modern: The Life and Work of Charles Green Shaw
Sketchbooks from the Archives of American Art

2007

More Than Words: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
Recent Acquisitions: Selections from the papers of Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman
Wish You Were Here: Artists on Vacation
Anatomy of a Painting: Honoré Sharrer's Tribute to the American Working People
Exquisite Surprise: The Papers of Joseph Cornell
Art and Space: Park Place and the beginning of the Paula Cooper Gallery

2006

Artists in Their Studios
Recent Acquisitions Spring 2006
Fifty Documents from the First Fifty Years of the Archives of American Art, 1954-2004
Season's Greetings from Werner Drewes

2005

Sketchbooks: Curators' Choice
Erle Loran 1905-1999, A Centennial Celebration

2004

Metal Matters: Selections from the papers of Metalsmiths
Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944
No Day Without a Line: Whistler in the Archives of American Art

2003

Digging for Clay in the Archives of American Art
André Emmerich: A Documentary Portrait

2002

Selections from the George Catlin Papers
Fiber Art: Following the Thread
Marcel Breuer: A Centennial Celebration
American Traditions: A Taste for Folk Art
Wayne Thiebaud : Memories and Delights

2001

Frida Kahlo: Notas Sobre una Vida / Notes on a Life
Craft and the Creative Process
A Celebration of the Piano: Selections From the Archives of American Art
Treasures from the Archives of American Art

2000

The Artful Presidency: Selections from the Archives of American Art
Selecciónes Cubanas: Selections from the Papers of Cuban American Artists at the Archives of American Art
Selections From The Fairfield Porter Papers

1999

The American Indian Observed: Selected Sketches and Documents from the Collections of the Archives of American Art
Giulio V. Blanc papers, 1920-1995
In Sight: Portraits of Folk Artists by Chuck Rosenak
The Critic Sees: A Century of Art Criticism From the Archives of American Art

1998

Tomás Ybarra-Frausto Research Material on Chicano Art

1993

The Telling Image