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January 8, 2015

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  • July 21, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce Between Artists: In Conversation with History, a six-episode series from its podcast ARTiculated: Dispatches from the Archives of American Art. This special series presents significant intergenerational dialogues between artists of the present and voices from the past.

  • July 21, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art is pleased to invite applications from college-level art history faculty to participate in a six-month virtual teaching fellowship that will run from October 2022 through April 2023. Anyone teaching art history at the college or university level, including part-time and adjunct instructors, is invited to apply. The fellowship will support the development of course syllabi and assignments that make central use of primary sources for teaching undergraduate art history.

  • March 16, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the papers of noted critic, writer, and broadcaster Robert Hughes. Measuring approximately 28 linear feet, the collection documents Hughes’s life and multifaceted career through extensive personal and professional correspondence; notebooks; drafts of articles, lectures, documentaries, and book projects; audio and video recordings; photographs; press clippings; and other personal records.

  • March 1, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce the election of George Frederick Mead Merck as the new chair of the Archives’ Board of Trustees, effective March 1, 2022.  Merck will succeed Bridget Moore, who served as chair of the board since October 2018 and has been named trustee emerita, also effective March 1.

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