Terra Foundation-supported Events

Lecture: “The Archives of American Art from A to Z”

For a scholar, there is nothing more exciting than making new discoveries using primary sources.  With more than 5,500 separate collections and some 20 million items, the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art is the world’s largest resource for primary sources documenting the history of the visual arts in the United States. In this talk, Liza Kirwin, Deputy Director of the Archives of American Art, will provide an overview of the types of material available online for research with special attention to research questions and trends in the field of American art history.

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