Series II. Exhibitions and installations


5.4 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Records of the 1970 exhibition "Made in Philadelphia" begin the series, and other major exhibitions documented include "Three Centuries of American Art," held in 1976 and "Henry Ossawa Tanner," an eponymous retrospective of the 19th century African American artist held in 1991. Also included are craft-related exhibitions, such as "Contemporary American Crafts (1991), "Rudolf Staffel: Searching for Light; Ceramics, 1936-1996" (1997), "The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks" (1999), "Crafting a Legacy" (2004), and "Contemporary Crafts from the Collection" (2005). Other exhibitions documented include an exhibit of recent acquisitions in 1974, followed by "American Family Portraits" (1976), "American Presidential China" (1977), "Winslow Homer Watercolors" (1978), "Currier and Ives Lithographs" (1978), "Thomas Eakins Memorabilia" (1978), and "The University of Pennsylvania: Collector and Patron of Art, 1779-1979" (1979). Additional exhibitions include "Copley from Boston" (1980), "American Presidential China" (1981), "100 Years of Acquisitions" (1983), and "Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology" (1998). The series also includes of the records of various craft installations (1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998).

See Also:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Department Records / I. Exhibition records / A. "Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art." Apr. 11-Oct. 10, 1976