Scope and Content Note


As testament to the diversity and breadth of the Museum's special exhibitions are those documented in this record group. Some of the more extensively documented include: "Henry Ossawa Tanner" (Jan. 20-Arp. 14, 1991); "Constantin Brancusi 1887-1957" (Oct.-Dec. 1995); "Best Dressed: 250 Years of Style" (Oct. 21, 1997-Jan. 4, 1998); "Degas and the Dance" (Feb. 12-May 11, 2003); and "African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never Broke a Back" (Oct. 2, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005). Indicative of the department's operations are file topics created for almost every exhibiton; namely, contracts, funding, opening events and public relations.

Folder-level inventories are available in the Archives.