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21st Century Voices Oral History Project, 2011-2015

Meredith, Janet

Directors (performing arts)

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Item computer disk

Summary: Interviews (audio and transcripts) of thirteen retired art museum directors conducted by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield, 2011-2013, as part of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. The project, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, was designed to record the perspectives, reflections, and experiences of art museum directors. Interviewees include Rick Brettell, Jim Demetrion, Alan Fern, Tom Freudenheim, Jack Lane, Arnold Lehman, Philippe de Montebello, Bonnie Pitman (transcript only), Joan Rosenbaum, Harry Parker, Anne Poulet, Andrea Rich, Lewis Sharp, and John Walsh. Also included are release forms for each interviewee and a description of the project. The entire collection is in electronic form.

Biographical/Historical Note

Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield were co-directors of the project.

Provenance

Donated 2016 by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield, co-directors of the project.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

21st Century Voices Oral History Project, 2011-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.