January 8, 2015

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



  • November 28, 2012
    The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art presents "Henry Mosler's Civil War Diary," a digital exhibition at launched in recognition of the sesquicentennial of Mosler's diary. Mosler (1841-1920) was a painter and illustrator who worked primarily in Ohio, Kentucky, New York City and Europe. Mosler began his career during the Civil War when he served as an artist correspondent for Harper's Weekly.
  • November 8, 2012
    A special issue of the Archives of American Art Journal will publish several important new finds by scholar Laurette E. McCarthy.  The most significant is her identification and attribution of two seemingly lost installation photographs by Hagelstein Brothers, the official photographers of the Armory Show, which show in vivid detail the infamous Cubist and Matisse rooms.
  • July 13, 2012
    Meredith A. Brown and Jennifer Stettler Parsons were awarded the Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize funded by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc. This prize, in its inaugural year, recognizes compelling original research using the resources of the Archives of American Art as primary evidence and celebrates scholarship that lends itself to innovative online presentations. The annual competition is open to anyone enrolled in a graduate program in art history, visual culture, American studies or related fields.