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Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967

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Series 3: ICA Program Files , circa 1947-1968
5.2 Linear feet
Boxes 8-13, 27

Program Files contain materials regarding the organization of exhibitions, performances, symposiums, and other programs organized by ICA, including the annual Congress of Artists and Writers, and University Consortium. Materials include correspondence with artists and galleries, press releases, shipping records, financial records, printed materials, photographs, inventory and price lists. There is extensive material regarding Bernard Leach's traveling exhibition and publication "A Potter's Portfolio."
Folders are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Description Container Select
1951-1952 Films, Chamber Concerts, Dances (Limón, Dean, Destine), 1951-1952
8
23
1952-1953 Series, 1952-1953
8
24
Abstract Art in Ancient Textiles, 1948, undated
8
25
American Indian Show, 1965-1966
8
26
[American Indian Show?], Department of Interior, Lee Udall, 1965-1966
8
27
American Indian Sipapu Exhibition, 1965-1967
8
28-31
"American Painting - Survey 1964" Exhibition, 1963-1965
8
32-33
"Art Books From Italy" Exhibition, 1957
8
34
"Art in Washington 1964" Exhibition (Jan. 29 - Mar. 1, 1965), 1964-1965
8
35-36
Asian Paintings Exhibition, 1964-1965
9
1-2
Balasarasvati, 1965, undated
9
3
Bertoia, Harry, Recent Works Exhibition, 1957, 1967
9
4
Burundi Royal Drummers and Dancers, 1964-1966
9
5
Burundi Royal Drummers and Dancers (Oct. 19-20, 1964), 1964-1965
9
6
Chile Ballet, 1963
9
7
The Classics in 1960 Symposium, 1959-1960
9
8
Cocteau, Jean, Exhibition, 1962-1963
9
9
Congress for Cultural Freedom, Stephen Spender, 1958
9
10
Congress of Artists and Writers (1st-4th: 1959-1962), 1959-1962
9
11
Congress of Artists and Writers (1st: 1959), circa 1958-1960
9
12-24
Congress of Artists and Writers (2nd: 1960), 1959-1960
9
25-30
Congress of Artists and Writers (3rd: 1961), 1956, 1960-1961
9
31-32
Congress of Artists and Writers (4th: 1962), 1962
9
33
Congress of Artists and Writers (5th: 1963), 1959-1963
9
34
Crafts Project Proposal, circa 1947-1950s
9
35
Cravo, Mario, 1965
9
36
Cravo, Mario (Fall 1964), 1964
9
37
Cravo, Mario, Traveling Exhibition, 1965-1967
9
38-42
Cravo, Mario, Traveling Exhibition, 1964-1967
10
1-9
"The Dance in Contemporary American Indian Art" Exhibition, 1967
10
10
Dancers of Uganda, 1967
10
11
"Dutch Art, 1945-1955" (Jan. 4 - Feb. 2, 1958), 1957-1958
10
12
Dutilleux, Henri (Mar. 4, 1965), 1964-1965
10
13
T.S. Eliot Memorial Service (Feb. 1965), 1964-1965
10
14
Engraver's Workshop, circa 1950-1951
10
15
Eto, Kimio (Oct. 1963), 1963
10
16
Exhibitions (1952), 1952
10
17
Exhibitions and Programs (1953), 1953
10
18
Exhibitions, 1956-1960
10
19
Exhibitions, Miscellaneous Empty Folders, circa 1950s-1960s
10
20
[Film Series?], 1961 January
10
21
"From Latin America" Exhibition (Dec. 16, 1956 - Feb. 17, 1957), 1956-1957
10
22
"From Peru" Exhibition (Jan. 20 - Mar. 4, 1956), 1955-1956
10
23
Georgetown University 175th Anniversary, 1963-1964
10
24
"German Painting Today" Exhibition (1956), 1955-1956
10
25
Ginestera, Alberto, 1965-1966
10
26
Ginestera, Alberto and Manuel Mujica Lainez (1967), 1965-1967
10
27
"Handmade in India Today", 1955-1956
10
28
Harkness Ballet (Feb. 1, 1967), 1967
10
29
Hepworth, Barbara, Exhibition, circa 1954-1956
10
30-31
Paul Hindemith Opera and Ballet Production (Mar. 17-18, 1963), 1962-1963
10
32
Homage to E.M. Forster, 1959
10
33
ICA Artists Tape Recordings, circa 1947-1967
10
34
"Image of Chile" (Oct. 13, 1963), 1963
10
35
Index Cards, 1950s-1960s
Index cards housed in shoebox in Box 27
10
36
International Cultural Exchange Program, 1958
10
37
José Limón Dance Company (Feb. 9, 1966), 1965-1966
10
38
José Limón Dance Company, 1968
10
39
José Limón Dance Company (Feb. 21-24, 1968), 1968
10
40
Finn Juhl Exhibition (Dec. 3, 1955 - Jan. 8, 1956), 1947-1960
10
41-42
Julliard School of Music, "Elegy for Young Lovers", 1965-1966
11
1
Korean Dancers, 1963-1964
11
2
Kyogen Drama (Feb. 1-2, 1964), 1963-1964
11
3
"Latin American Painting - USA 1963" Exhibition, 1963-1964
11
4
Leach, Bernard, Pottery Exhibition, 1949-1955
11
5-21
Leach, Bernard, "A Potter's Portfolio", 1949-1953
11
22-24
Leach, Bernard, U.S. Visit (Mar. 15 - May 15, 1960), 1959-1960
11
25-26
Lisner Auditorium Dance Performances Ticket Requests [Limón, Graham and others], 1949-1950
12
1-2
Lisner Auditorium Series, 1948-1951
12
3
Litvin, Natasha, Concert, 1953-1957
12
4
Magazine Proposal, 1958
12
5
Martha Graham Dance Company, 1949-1950
12
6
Martha Graham Dance Company (Oct. 10-11, 1966), 1966-1967
12
7-8
Miscellaneous, 1948-1960s
12
9-11
Moore, Henry (General), 1965
12
12
Moore, Henry, Traveling Exhibition, 1959, 1964-1966
12
13-21
Morris, George L.K., Exhibition, 1958
12
22
Muir, Edwin, 1955-1959
12
23
Munakata/Hamada Exhibition, 1952-1953
12
24
Nabokov, Nicholas, 1964-1965
12
25
Noguchi, Isumi, Exhibition (Fall 1955), 1955-1956
12
26
Okada, Kenzo, 1955-1956
12
27
Old Lyme Exhibition, 1966-1967
12
28-30
Paul Taylor Dance Company (1967), 1965-1967
12
31
"The Play of Daniel" and "The Play of Herod", 1964-1967
12
32
"The Play of Daniel" (Dec. 1964) and "The Play of Herod" (Jan. 1965), 1964-1965
12
33
"The Play of Daniel" (Dec. 1966) and "The Play of Herod" (Jan. 1967), 1966-1967
12
34-35
Poetry and Play Readings (1951-1952), 1950-1952
12
36
"Pottery, Calligraphy and Shaker Arts" Exhibition (Feb. 9 - Mar. 13, 1966), 1965-1966
12
37-38
"Pottery From Vallauris" Exhibition, 1950-1958
12
39-42
Rao, Shanta, 1963
13
1
Richter, Hans, 1947-1960
13
2-3
Seferis, George, 1963-1965
13
4
"Six Japanese Painters," Paintings from Japan Today (June 10 - Sept. 1, 1957), 1957
13
5
Spanish Painting Exhibition (Aug. 11 - Sept. 12, 1964), 1964
13
6
Subbulakshmi, M.S. (Oct. 21, 1966), 1965-1966
13
7-8
Tomlin, Bradley, Exhibition, 1957
13
9
Translation Program, 1959-1961
13
10-15
University Consortium, 1959-1967
13
16-21
Vedova, Emilio, 1965-1966
13
22-23
Visiting Artists, early 1960s
13
24
Washington Watercolor Association (Apr. 30 - May 27, 1967), 1967
13
25
West African Dance (Oct. 1964), 1964-1965
13
26
Wright, Frank Lloyd, Exhibition (1957), 1957-1959
13
27
Wright, Frank Lloyd, Lectures (Oct. 14, 1957 and Oct. 3, 1958), 1956-1959
13
28-30
"Young British Painters" Exhibition, 1957-1958
13
31
Young Ireland Theater Company Tour, 1951-1952
13
32
"Younger American Painters" Exhibition, 1956-1957
13
33
Index Cards, ICA Appearances of Foreign Artists (1958-1967), 1950s-1960s
Index cards from Box 10, Folder 36 in shoebox
27
1
Index Cards, Potential Lecturers , 1950s-1960s
Index cards from Box 10, Folder 36 in shoebox
27
1

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