Event records

Event records

Collection Overview

Repository:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives.
Creator:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.
Title:
Event records
Call Number:
A0063
Dates:
1961-2012
Volume:
7.4 cubic ft. (22 boxes)
Historical Abstract:
Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. As such, the Museum hosts numerous events unrelated to exhibitions to promote and celebrate the arts and education.
Scope and Content Abstract:
Event records, compiled by archives staff, document one-time events or series unrelated to exhibitions held at the Guggenheim Museum. Such events include award programs, galas, lectures, symposiums, and other public programs. Materials include published announcements, calendar of events, invitations, press clippings, photographs, program listings, and other printed materials.
Location:
CF
Language:
Collection is primarily in English.
Arrangement:
Organized into 3 series: 1. General; 2. Awards and Celebrations; and 3. Public Programs.
Restrictions:
Unless indicated in the folder list, the collection is unrestricted.
Publication Rights:
Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Manager of the Library and Archives.
Preferred Citation:
Event records. A0063. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY.
Subjects:
Art museums--United States--New York.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff in July 2013.

Historical Note

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. As such, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York hosts numerous events and event series unrelated to exhibitions to promote and celebrate the arts and education.

Scope and Content Note

Event records, compiled by archives staff, date from 1961-2012 and measure 7.4 cubic feet. The collection documents one-time events or event series unrelated to exhibitions held at the Guggenheim Museum, such as award programs, galas, lectures, symposiums, and other public programs. The collection is arranged in three series: General; Awards and Celebrations; and, Public Programs.

General contains event-related records spanning many years and which are not specific to a single or a few events, such as published calendar of events and program listings, internal memorandum, and newspaper and magazine clippings related to film screenings, dance performances, lectures, and music concerts.

Awards and Celebrations includes records related to awards programs, corporate events, members receptions, and other invite-only celebrations, such as announcements, invitations, press, and photographs.

Public Programs includes ticketed or free events open for public attendance, including announcements, brochures, postcards, press, and photographs.

In general, events in this collection are unrelated to exhibitions. Materials found in this collection are spotty and do not provide complete documentation of events held at the Guggenheim Museum. Materials continue to be added to this collection.

Series Descriptions

Series 1. General, 1964-2012 (bulk 1970-1990), 1.75 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Summary: General contains event-related records spanning many years and which are not specific to a single or a few events. Records in this series include published calendar of events and program listings, internal memorandum, and newspaper and magazine clippings related to film screenings, dance performances, lectures, and music concerts.
Arrangement: Alphabetical
Series 2. Awards and Celebrations, 1967-2012, 2.45 cubic feet (8 boxes)
Summary: Awards and Celebrations includes records related to awards programs, corporate events, members receptions, and other invite-only celebrations. The bulk of the records within this series include announcements, invitations, press, and photographs.
Arrangement: Alphabetical
Series 3. Public Programs, 1961-2012, 3.175 cubic ft. (10 boxes)
Summary: Public Programs includes ticketed or free events open for public attendance. The bulk of the records within this series include announcements, brochures, postcards, press, and photographs.
Arrangement: Alphabetical

Folder List

Series 1. General, 1964-2012 (bulk 1970-1990), 1.75 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
BoxFolderTitleDate
20551Announcements1964
2055,
2056,
2057,
2058
2-13, 1-5, 1-4, 1-5Calendar of Events (26 folders)1966, 1970-1990
20586Memorandum1975-1984, 1992
20587-10Newspaper and Magazine Clippings (4 folders)1971-1974
20591-13Program Listings (13 folders)1998-2012
Series 2. Awards and Celebrations, 1967-2012, 2.45 cubic feet (8 boxes)
BoxFolderTitleDate
Awards
20601American Institute of Architects Award: Reception for IM Pei: Photographs1979
20602-3Brandeis University Creative Arts Awards (2 folders)1976-1980
20604Citibank Children's Awards: Photographs1985
20605Manhattan Cultural Awards: Program1980
20606Pritzker Architecture Prize: Richard Meier1978, 1984
20607Preservation League of New York State's 2009 Annual Meeting and Awards2009
20608Robert Pruitt's Art Awards (2009): Invitations and Programs2009
20609Robert Pruitt's Art Awards (2010): Newspaper and Magazine Clippings2010
206010Robert Pruitt's Art Awards (2010): Programs2010
206011Benefactor's Receptions2006-2011
Collection
Jenny Holzer for the Guggenheim
206012Invitation2008
206013Photograph: Signed2008
206014The Knife Ship by Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen and Frank Gehry: Invitation1986
206015Local Report: An Artwork By Robert Whitman: Invitation2005
206016Presentation of a Ceramic Mural by Joan Miro: Invitation1967
206017Three Irons (Iru Burni), Eduardo Chillida: Invitation1985
206018Zidane, A 21st Century Portrait by Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno: Invitation2007
206019-20Community Events (2 folders)1972, undated
2060,
2061
21-29, 1-3Corporate Events (12 folders)1972-1998, undated
Film Shoots
20614Blue Moment / Louva, Elizabeth Irvine: Press Kit1976
20615Such Good Friends / Preminger, Otto: Newspaper and Magazine Clippings1971
20616White Lies: Memorandum1993
Galas
20617-8Associate's Committee (2 folders)1987, 1990
20619Benefit for Photography at the Guggenheim Museum1993, undated
206110Benefit for the Film and Media Arts Program2000
206111Benefit for the Fortieth Anniversary of Learning Through Art at the SRGM2011
206112A Celebration of Style1998
206113Director's Annual Reception2010-2011
206114Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum2009
206115Fiftieth Anniversary Gala of Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation1987
206116Fortieth Anniversary Gala (of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Building)1999
206117Gala Benefit: Invite List (restricted)1981
206118A Gala Celebration1996
2061,
2062,
2063
19-21, 1-11, 1-3Guggenheim International Gala (17 folders)2005-2012
20634Guggenheim Style: An Evening Honoring Azzedine Alaia2004
20635-6International Ball (2 folders)1983
20637A Night for the Arts1999
20638The Nutcracker Sweet: A Family Holiday Benefit2006
20639Partners in Education2002
20641Pop Art Ball2003
20642Sackler Benefit2002
20643Salzburg Festival in New York1997
20644Viennese Opera Ball2002
20645Unidentified: Envelopeundated
20646-7International Director's Council (2 folders)2002, undated
2064,
2065,
5050
8-12, 1-13, 12Member's Parties (19 folders)1978-2012, undated
206514Museum Mile1981, 1993, 2009-2010
People
206515Abramovic, Marina: 60th Birthday2007
206516Beatrix, Princess of Netherlands: Tour1978
2065,
5050
17-22, 13Carter, Roselynn: White House Luncheon (7 folders, 1 folder restricted)1977-1978
206523Demichev, Cultural Minister of Russia: Tour1979
206524Dunker, Ted: Cocktailscirca 1991
206525Iglesias, Christina: Dinner1997
206526Kohn, Hannah: 100th Birthday2002
206527Mack, William L. and Jennifer Blei Stockman2005
206528Paik, Nam June: Memorial2006
20661Pataki, George: Asian American Heritage Month1998
20662Potanin, Vladimir: Dinner2004
20663Rea, Michael: Memorial1996
20664Rich, Daniel Catton: Memorial1976
20665Rickey, George: Memorial2002
20666Rosenblum, Robert: Memorial2007
20667Scotti, Vincenzo [Italian Minister of Cultural Affairs]: Lecture1982
20668Sharp, Willoughby: Memorial2009
20669Waldman, Diane: Dinner1997
206610Unidentified: Photographscirca 1996
206611-17Young Collectors Council / Patron's Circle (7 folders)1994-2007, undated
Series 3. Public Programs, 1961-2012, 3.175 cubic ft. (10 boxes)
BoxFolderTitleDate
A. Event Series
20671-7Academy of American Poets Poetry Readings (7 folders, 1 restricted)1965-1980
20678-15Art Tours (8 folders)1985-2008, undated
206716-17Behind the Scenes With the New York Art World (Sponsored by Art Dealers Association of America) (2 folders)1982-1986, 1988-1989
206718Chamber Music at the Guggenheim1975
20681CineKids2001
20682City Opera New Visions at the Guggenheim1997-1998
20683Contemporary Music Society1964-1970
20684-5Conversations With Contemporary Artists (2 folders)2000-2008
20686Good, Better, Best: Perspectives in Connoisseurship2002-2006
20687-9Helena Rubenstein Concert Series (3 folders)1977-1980
206810-14Hilla Rebay Lecture Series (5 folders)1986-2012, undated
206815Kool Jazz Festival1981-1982
206816Lecture Series: Schedules1961-1968
206817Reelabilities: New York Disabilities Film Festival: Third Annual2011
206818Robert Rosenblum Lecture Series2012
206819Salon Series1994-2001
206820WNYC Round and About the Guggenheim1972-1974
Works and Process
206821Generalundated
206822-26Brochures (5 folders)1985-2012
20691-2Newspaper and Magazine Clippings (2 folders)1989-1990
2069,
2070
3-42, 1-24Performances (65 folders)1984-2011, undated
207025Press Kits1991, 1999
207026Publicity1989
207027-28Schedule of Events (2 folders)2011-2012
20751Scrapbook 1984-1988
B. Individual Events
207111962: Symposium: Problem with Junk Sculpture 1962
1969
20711bFilm Retrospective: Norman McLaren1969
20712Meredith Monk Dance Program1969
1970
20713Conference on Arts Criticism and Arts Education1970
20714-7Live Electronic Music: Philip Glass, Sonic Arts Group, Steve Reich (4 folders)1970
20718Mabou Mines / Red Horse Animation1970
20719Moog Synthesizer at the Guggenheim Museum1970-1971
505014Six Films by Moholy-Nagy1970
1971
207110Artist Action Vietnam: Notice to Public1971
207111-12Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Guggenheim Museum (2 folders, 1 restricted)1971
207113Film Premieres: Adrift / Jan Kadar, First Class / Chester Fox1971
2071,
5050
14, 15-16James Joyce Memorial Liquid Theater (3 folders)1971
207115Joffrey Ballet1971
1972
207116Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble / Masks in Brown1972
2071,
5050
17-18, 17Mother of Us All (23 folders)1972
207119Murray Louis Dance Company1972
207120-24Summer Arts Festival (5 folders)1972
1973
207125End of Summer Festival1973
207126Erick Hawkins Dance Company1973
207127Lecture: The Russian Avant-Garde in the Costakis Collection1973
2071281974: Darling, Poor Darling by Ilya Bolotowsky1974
1975
207129Concert of Contemporary Music1974
1976
20721Lecture: Problems in Early 20th Century Art1976
20722-3Multigravitational Aerodance Group1976
20724Pair Behavior Tableaux by Scott Burton1976
1977
20725Bronx Arts Ensemble1977
20726Princeton Ensemble 1977
20727Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal of Belgium1977
207281978: Learning to Read Through the Arts Program Presents "A Space in Spring"1978
1979
20729Alvar Aalto Symposium1979
207210Criterion Concert Series1979
207211Film Screening: Masters of Art [Noguchi photograph]1979
207212-13South / Sylvia Whitman1979
1980
207214Concert in the Galleries1980
207215-16First Intermedia Art Festival (2 folders)1980, 2012
1981
207217Magnanimous Cockold1981
207218Roulette / Darryl Sapien1981
1982
207219Concert: Peggy Guggenheim Award1982
207220Film Premiere: Alfred Stieglitz in New York1982
207221Symposium: Avant-Garde German Photography 1919-19391982
1983
505018American Wind Chamber1983
207222New York State Music Network1983
207223Orchestra In Our Time1983
207224Ron Rocco1983
1984
207225Joel Thome's World Sound / Satyavan: Dream Twilight1984
Lectures
207226Location / Dislocation1984
207227Richard Meier1984
207228[Unidentified Music Concert]1984
1985
207229An Die Musik1985
207230Film Premiere: Francis Bacon and the Brutality of Fact / Michael Blackman1985
2072311986: Maurice Maeterlinck's The Intruder1986
1987
207232The Golden Age of Artistic Collaboration1987
207233Learning To Read Through the Arts1987
207234"Murderer Hope of Women," a play by Oskar Kokoschka1985
2072351989: A Day Without Art1989
2072361990: Lecture: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: A History of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum1990
2072371992: A Day Without Art1992
1993
207238In ANY Event: Electrotecture1993
207239Symposium: Virtual Reality: An Emerging Medium1993
1994
207240[Jazz at the Café]1994
207241Second Helpings: St. Lukes' Chamber Ensemble at the Guggenheim1994
2072421997: Salzburg Festival in New York1997
1998
207243Film Premiere: Frank Lloyd Wright / Ken Burns, Lyn Novick1998
207244International Puppet Film Festival1998
Lectures
207245Digi Gender, Social Body1998
207246The Media Arts: A History1998
207247Speaking Digital: The Space Inbetween1998
207248Show: A Performance by Vanessa Beecroft1998
2000
207249The Pulse of Contemporary America2000
2001
20731Conference: Preserving the Immaterial: Variable Media2001
20732Film Screening: Bullets Over Broadway / Woody Allen, Carlo Di Palma2001
Lectures
20733Nazi Collecting and The Aftermath2001
20734Junot Diaz2001
20735Program: Drama Queens: Women Behind the Camera2001
2002
20736Lectures: The Total Work of Art2002
20737Symposium: The Museum as Medium2002
207382005: "Songs for the Poets:" DVD2005
2006
20739Martha Graham Dance Company2006
207310Lecture: Education Panel Shifts: DVD2006
207311Symposium: Contamination: DVD2006
2009
207312Film Premiere: The International2009
207313It Came From Brooklyn2009
2010
207314-15Animal Collective and Danny Perez, Transverse Temporal Gyrus (2 folders)2010
207316Dark Sounds2010
20741-3YouTube Play (3 folders)2010
2011
20744Asian Contemporary Art Week2011
20745Film Screening: Ten Years of Terror2011
20746"Reigen ad Lib," Dood Paard2011
20747Roundtable for Provenance Research (restricted)2011
20748T-12 / Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster2011
20749A Unique Musical Performance by MGMT2011
Undated
20741020th Century Chamber Musicundated
207411Curating in the 21st Centuryundated
207412Noon Concert Seriesundated
207413Oscar Wilde's Salomeundated
207414Sculpture in Mimeundated
207415Weekend Film Series: American Art and Artistsundated