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Arts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Community Programs and Urban Outreach Records

 Collection
Identifier: COM
Abstract The Department of Urban Outreach of the Philadelphia Museum of Art was established in 1970 as an effort to reach new audiences by bringing art and art programs directly into Philadelphia neighborhoods. In 1977, it became the Department of Community Programs, hereafter referred to as the Department. This collection documents the activities of the Department. The records date from 1951 to 1984, the bulk dating from 1970 to 1980, and include correspondence, exhibit planning documentation,...
Dates: 1951-1984; Majority of material found within 1970-1980

Evan H. Turner Records

 Collection
Identifier: TUR
Abstract Evan H. Turner was an art historian, scholar, and Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) from 1964 to 1978. A mix of correspondence, inter-office memoranda, reports, minutes and other records document Turner’s role in the museum’s growth and transformation during that time, as well as exhibition and event planning, and the daily operations of the museum. The collection also reflects Turner’s work with professional organizations, his efforts to help the city of Philadelphia to plan the...
Dates: 1964-1978

FOCUS Archives

 Collection
Identifier: FOC
Abstract This collection documents the activities of FOCUS: Philadelphia Focuses on Women in the Visual Arts, a city-wide arts program that occurred in April and May of 1974. The records in the FOCUS collection date from 1972 to 1975 and include meeting minutes from various FOCUS committees, outreach and advertising documents, correspondence, and records of the grant application process.
Dates: 1972-1975

Julien Levy Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: JLP
Abstract Julien Levy (1906-1981) was a pioneering New York art dealer of the 1930s and 1940s. The records date from 1857 to 1983 and include correspondence, exhibit announcements and invitations, scrapbooks, gallery financial ledgers, audio-visual materials, and personal papers such as letters, diaries, appointment books and calendars. The material in this collection reflects the course of Levy’s life, beginning with childhood letters and elementary school papers, and ending with Levy’s obituary and...
Dates: 1857-1982

Marketing and Public Relations Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: MPR
Abstract The Marketing and Public Relations Department records houses photographs and documents created and used by the marketing team at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to promote exhibits, events and other activities of the Museum and its various departments. The records were used for external advertising as well as for publication in the Museum’s internally produced and distributed publications, like the annual report or the Bulletin. The collection includes a wide...
Dates: 1927-2006; Majority of material found within 1960-1995

Stella Kramrisch Papers

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Identifier: SKP
Abstract As a teacher, lecturer, curator and prolific writer, Dr. Stella Kramrisch (1898-1993) devoted nearly 70 years to the study and appreciation of Indian art. She served as the curator of Indian art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1954 until her death in 1993. The Stella Kramrisch papers document her activities, correspondence and publications as a collector and historian of Indian art. The records in this collection date from 1921 to 1998 and contain information about the art objects in...
Dates: 1921-1998