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Spokane Art Center records, 1939-1952

Spokane Art Center records, 1939-1952

Spokane Art Center

Collection Information

Size: 11 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A typescript "The Spokane Art Center-Notes on its History," by Jane Baldwin; 2 copies of the Art Center's bulletin, "Art Horizons"; a list of contributors to exhibitions; fund raising committee notes; clippings; and a reproduction of a lithograph by John Davis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art school and gallery; Spokane, Wash. Created in 1937 under State of Washington Federal Art Project, the Art Center offered free classes to the community, and displayed travelling WPA exhibits. It closed in 1942 as a result of lack of support due to wartime economies.

Provenance

Provenance unknown.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Spokane Art Center records, 1939-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.