Newark Museum of Art
Research files and curatorial notes assembled for the 1990 exhibition titled, "Against the Odds: African American Artists and the Harmon foundation.". -- Conceived of by painting and sculpture curator, Gary A. Reynolds, with the assistance of Beryl J. Wright, the exhibition and accompanying catalog explored the role of the Harmon Foundation (1928-1967) in the professional lives of promising young artists. Records comprise of research notes, studies of past Harmon Foundation exhibitions, artist files, correspondence with related individuals and insitutions, research photographs, and other materials created in preparation of the exhibition. Artists represented include Charles Henry Alston, William E. Artis, Richmond BartheĢ, Leslie Garland Bolling, Samuel Joseph Brown, Eugene Alexander Burkes, Allan Rohan Crite, Charles C. Dawson, Beauford Delaney, Frank J. Dillon, Aaron Douglas, Meta Warrick Fuller, John W. Hardrick, Edwin Augustus Harleston, Palmer C. Hayden, May Howard Jackson, ... Read More
Newark Musum of Art
Includes photographs taken by museum staff, primarily of portable exhibits at branches located in the Newark area
Newark Museum of Art
Materials comprising nearly three decades of paper and photographic documentation of the country's longest continuously run exhibition of African American cinema -- Includes committee meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, financial records, final reports, and material relating to the festival's individual films presented (since 1988), film bookings, guest speakers, and public relations
Newark Museum of Art
Newark Museum staff working papers relating to the research, design, and assembling of exhibitions, related programs, and events including correspondence, exhibit catalogs, photographs, financial records, annual reports, research materials, planning and exhibit design notes, loan agreements, object lists and reports, label and catalog copy, records of lenders and loan requests, and various administrative documents -- Includes materials on artists from the United States in the fields of painting, sculpture, printing, photography, as well as works in the folk, decorative, and industrial arts; exhibits relating to the museum's permanent collection or on loan from private art collections; art from Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; exhibits showing local artists from Newark, New Jersey; and the Ballantine House, a part of the Newark Museum. Persons represented include Childe Hassam, Max Weber, Joseph Pennell, Stuart Davis, George Benjamin Luks, Anna Hyatt ... Read More
Newark Museum of Art
Materials documenting the history of Newark Museum's cultural and educational public programs including lectures, conferences, dance productions, concerts, plays, and film screenings -- Includes planning and meeting notes, correspondence with artists and performers, press releases, departmental reports, budgetary information, and photographs
Newark Museum of Art
Curatorial materials assembled in preparation for an exhibition celebrating the Newark Museum's ninetieth anniversary -- Chiefly items relating to librarian William A. Peniston, who curated this exhibition and was responsible for several related activities, including organizing a panel discussion at Rutgers University. Dr. Peniston also secured a New Jersey Historical Commission grant to process archival materials related to John Cotton Dana and the Museum's history, as well as edited a collection of Dana's early writings, which was published to coincide with the anniversary
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
15 volumes of scrapbooks containing correspondence, extracts from minutes, catalogs, press clippings and publicity material relating to the founding of the Newark Museum and its subsequent activities
Newark Musum of Art
Includes photographs of class visits, children's exhibit, special events, and school tours at the Newark Museum