Anne Helmreich has been named the director of the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art, effective Feb. 27, 2023. Helmreich is currently the associate director of grants programming at the Getty Foundation and brings 35 years of experience in higher education and arts administration to this new role.
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Matthew Simms, the Gerald and Bente Buck West Coast Collector for the Archives of American Art, takes a look at the papers of two California artist that were recently donated.
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