Scope and Contents
The scattered records of the Provincetown, Massachusetts cooperative Gallery 256 measure 0.2 linear feet and cover the gallery's brief period of existence from 1953 to 1955. Administrative records include a list of member addresses, a statement of the gallery's legal status, financial records, and an attendance book. Also found are printed material and a several photos of artwork.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Myron Stout, who served as secretary of Gallery 256.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.