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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute:

A Guide to Exhibition Records, 1994 - Present

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA, 01267

March 31, 2009

Profile Description

Creation: Finding aid prepared by Lacy Schutz
Language: Finding aid written in English

Repository: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library
Creator:Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1994 - Present
General Physical Description:110 boxes
Abstract:These are files relating to exhibitions and installations at the Clark from 1994 onwards.
Identification: CAI ARC 2008.11
Language: English

Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents of the Records

These are the records of exhibitions at the Clark from 1994 to the present. The Archive is in the process of building the historical record of exhibitions at the Clark and some exhibitions have more materials associated with them than others. Materials include working and final checklists; proposals and planning materials; formal and informal photography; correspondence; press materials; records of related events; ephemera; budgets; and other records. The collection will continue to grow.

History of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

In 1950 Sterling and Francine Clark chartered the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute as a home for their extensive art collection. Opened to public in 1955, the Institute has built upon this extraordinary group of works to become one of the most beloved and respected art museums in the world, known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment. One of the few institutions in the United States that combines a public art museum with a complement of research and academic programs, including a major art history library, the Clark is now a leading international center for research and discussion on the nature of art and art history. Building upon the founders' legacy, the Institute has recently unveiled its master plan for the twenty-first century, which fosters the Clark's commitment to providing space for its expanding research and museum programs while maintaining the unique character of its beautiful rural setting.

Index Terms

Academie Julian
Ando, Tadao, 1941-
Apocalypse in art
Art Collectors and collecting
Art Conservation and restoration
Art museums -- Exhibitions
Art on postage stamps
Art, Arctic
Attendance records
Aubry, Etienne, 1745-1781
Baldus, Edouard, 1813-1889
Berkshire Hills (Mass.)
Bradford, William, 1823-1892
Breastfeeding in art
Brer Rabbit (Legendary character)
British Museum
Brooke, David S.
Bruyas, Alfred, 1821-1877
Calame, Alexandre, 1810-1864
Campbell, David M.
Campbell, Vivian
Cate, Phillip Dennis
Champion, Marge
Chapin Library
Clark, Francine, d. 1960
Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956
Classicism in art
Color slides
Commemorative postage stamps
Condition reports
Conforti, Michael
Constable, John, 1776-1837
Contact sheets
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877
Cowling, Elizabeth
Dalou, Jules, 1838-1902
Dalzell, Lee Baldwin
D'Arcy, David
David, Jacques Louis, 1748-1825
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1911
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917. Little dancer
Delacroix, Eugene, 1798-1863
Donor lists
Dore, Gustave, 1832-1883
Drawing Exhibitions
Dreyer, Peter
Durer, Albrecht, 1471-1528
Emerson, P. H. (Peter Henry), 1856-1936
Etching -- American
Fels, Thomas Weston
Fenimore Art Museum (Cooperstown, N.Y.)
Fernandez, Rafael, 1927-
Folk art
Fragonard, Jean-Honore, 1732-1806
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928
Gade, Daniel W., 1936-
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788
Ganz, James A.
Garrett, Elisabeth Donaghy
Garrick, David, 1717-1779
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903
Goltzius, Hendrik, 1558-1617
Goodin, Alexis
Gosnell, Jonathan K. (Jonathan Keith)
Graphic design
Haverkamp Begemann, Egbert
Haworth-Booth, Mark
Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-
Hoffmann, Josef Franz Maria, 1870-1956
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910
Impressionism (Art)
Impressionism (Art)--France
Impressionist artists
Inness, George, 1825-1894
Installations (exhibitions)
Insurance claims
Insurance policies
Insurance records
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906
Kallir, Jane
Kendall, Richard
Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918
Kuzma, Sue Ellen
Labels (identifying artifacts)
Little, Bertram K., 1899-
Little, Nina Fletcher, 1903-
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682
Maeder, Edward
McCauley, Anne
Merchandise inventories
Mezzotint engraving, British
Millet, Jean Franccois, 1814-1875
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926
Montjoye, Irene, 1935-
Munch, Edvard, 1863-1944
Mural painting and decoration, American
Musee Fabre
Nature in art
Neff, Evelyn
Nylander, Jane C., 1938-
Oberhuber, Konrad
Orientalism in art
Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere
Pastel drawing
Photography Exhibitions
Photography--Early works to 1850
Pictorialism (Photography movement)
Pollock, Griselda
Portraits, French
Portraits, Victorian
Post-impressionism (Art)
Press kits
Press releases
Prints -- French
Prints Exhibitions
Prodigal son (Parable) in art
Prostitution in art
Public art
Pynacker, Adam, ca. 1620-1673
Ramsden, Omar, 1873-1939
Reff, Theodore
Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919
Resick, Georgine
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
Sculpture, French -- 19th century
Seeley, George H., 1880-1955
Self-portraits, French
Shearer, Linda
Shipping records
Sievers, Ann H.
Silverwork, Colonial
Silverwork--United States
Smith College. Museum of Art
Stevens, Alfred, 1817-1875
Stockbridge (Mass.)
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938
Szarkowski, John
Tapestry, Medieval
Tetrode, Willem Danielsz. van, ca. 1525-ca. 1580
Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902
Torf, Lois
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901. Elles
Tunick, Beth
Tunick, David P.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851
United States. Work Projects Administration
Victoria and Albert Museum
Vollard, Ambroise, 1867-1939
Wees, Beth Carver
Weisberg, Gabriel P.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
White, Charles, 1918-1979
Williams College. Museum of Art
Williamstown (Mass.)
Williamstown Theatre Festival
Witt-Dorring, Christian
Wittgenstein family
Women artists


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Administrative Information

Custodial History

These records have been gathered from a variety of departments.

Preferred Citation

[Cite the item (as appropriate)], Exhibition Records, 1994 - Present, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Records, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Acquisition Information

Most of the material dating from 2008 and earlier was collected out of other records series, applying the records management schedule created in 2008 to all materials that were transferred to the Archives. Other materials were obtained by asking departments for all exhibition-records. As the Curatorial department continues to address its backlog of records, more older materials will come to the Archives. Beginning in 2008, the Clark implemented a records management schedule that is designed to ensure the timely transfer of exhibition related materials from the appropriate department of record.

Processing Information

These materials are organized by exhibition and placed in acid-free folders and boxes.

Related Material

Related material may be found in the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Records: Curatorial Office Records of Thomas Weston Fels, 1994-1996; Curatorial Office Records of Brian T. Allen, 1997-2004; Curatorial Office Records of Jennifer Gordon Lovett, 1983-1995; Curatorial Office Records of Lisa A. Jolin, 1987-1995; Curatorial Office Records of Steven Kern, 1987-1996; Curatorial Office Records of the American Paintings Catalogue, 1985-1999; Curatorial Office Records of the Prints and Drawings Department, 1952-1996; Director's Office Records of Exhibitions, 1980-1999..

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