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January 8, 2015

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the Archives of American Art.

2014

  • September 16, 2014
    The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art presents an intimate look into artists’ lives in the upcoming exhibition “A Day in the Life: Artists’ Diaries from the Archives of American Art.” The exhibition will be open September 26, 2014–February 28, 2015, in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.
  • June 30, 2014
    This Guide to Provenance Research is the result of a project funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to enhance access to the Archives’ World War II era provenance research collections. 
  • June 13, 2014
    The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art invites you to join us for a very special trip to Chicago in spring 2015. Led by art historian Carol Neuberger, the trip will feature the best of Chicago for art lovers: renowned private collections, an architectural tour of the city, curator-led museum visits, a night at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, elegant accommodations, superb dinners, and much more. 
  • May 8, 2014
    A new exhibition, Artists and Their Models, from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art, showcases more than 75 original letters, photographs, cards, sketches and interviews chronicling the interaction between artists and their models. The exhibition will be on view May 15 to August 27, 2014 in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.
  • April 23, 2014
    The Archives is pleased to announce the date and details for its spectacular 2014 Benefit, to be held on October 28, 2014, at 583 Park Avenue, New York City. 
  • February 5, 2014
    The Archives of American Art is pleased to present Diane Zorich’s American Art History & Digital Scholarship New Avenues for Exploration: A Report on the Symposium and Workshop organized by the Archives of American Art and Funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
  • January 30, 2014
    The Archives’ exhibition, “MONUMENTS MEN: On the Front Line to Save Europe’s Art, 1942-1946,” will present original photographs, official military records, and letters that chronicle this extraordinary mission. Also, visitors will be able to hear the voices of Monuments Men through excerpts of interviews from the Archives’ Oral History Collection. The exhibition will be on display from Feb. 7 to April 20 in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.
  • January 24, 2014
    This award is bestowed upon an individual Smithsonian employee or team of employees who excelled at utilizing digital tools to advance the Smithsonian mission of increasing and diffusing knowledge. Through singular acts or consistent activity; commitment to exploring, developing, and implementing innovative approaches; and willingness to collaborate and share innovations across the organization, they made an exceptional contribution to fulfilling one or more priority objectives for the digital enterprise.

2013

  • December 9, 2013
    The Archives of American Art is delighted to announce that the Archives of American Art Journal is moving to a peer-review system starting December 2013. For a debut issue to appear October 2014 we are inviting submissions of either critical research essays of up to 4,000-5,000 words (including endnotes); or short texts of up to 1,500 words (including endnotes) highlighting new acquisitions or noting discoveries in the Archives’ collections.
  • November 25, 2013
    As the holiday season gets underway, the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art will present a private look into the personal holiday correspondence that renowned American artists have sent to friends, family and associates. “Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art,” which will be on view Nov. 27 to Jan. 5, 2014, will feature 60 one-of-a-kind cards in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.

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