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- May 8, 2014A 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, 2014The 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, 2014The 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, 2014The 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, 2014This 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.
- December 9, 2013The 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, 2013As 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.
- September 19, 2013 | Press ReleaseKatherine Jentleson, a doctoral candidate in art history at Duke University, was awarded the Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize funded by the Dedalus Foundation Inc.
- August 7, 2013Artists, think your dog is cuter than Slipper the Dachsund? Send us a photo of you posing with your furry friend and we will post it to the Archives of American Art’s “Dog Days of Summer” Flickr set.
- June 27, 2013The Archives of American Art announces an upcoming symposium, American Art History and Digital Scholarship: New Avenues of Exploration, to be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, November 15, followed by a one-day workshop at the Archives of American Art on Saturday, November 16.
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