Blogs across the Smithsonian will give an inside look at the Institution’s archival collections and practices during a month long blog-a-thon in celebration of October’s American Archives Month. See additional posts from our other participating blogs, as well as related events and resources, on the Smithsonian’s Archives Month website.
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Read the first-hand perspectives, project reviews, and goings-on from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
September 14, 2015 | Interns
Intern Annie Schweikert details the process of creating our current exhibition, Little Black Books, Address Books from the Archives of American Art, now open at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Guest blogger Deborah Pollack summarizes the career of sculptor Enid Yandell based on research in our microfilm collection.
August 25, 2015 | Interns
Intern Sarah Casto discusses a project to preserve the Macbeth Gallery scrapbooks, which she and intern Marie Desrochers stabilized and prepared for digitization.
Graduate intern Kimberley Henze writes about the pleasures of making order out artists’ papers, and what delighted her in the Robert Ebendorf papers.