Additional Resources

Learn more through additional content developed by the Archives. Resources include curated groupings of collection materials and surveys of the art-related archival materials held by other repositories. 

The Archives of American Art is pleased to make this new resource available for download. 

With contributions by Rayna Andrews, Thomas Edwards, Erin Gilbert, Erin Kinhart, Liza Kirwin, Mary Savig, and Emily Shapiro this comprehensive guide provides collection descriptions about these significant resources for the study of African American art.

Listen to podcasts of oral history interviews produced by the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art.

Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.

 

Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.