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Note: some material may be restricted or offsite
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At a Glance
The files are arranged in 3 series: I. Exhibition Files, 1986-2012, II. General Operations Files, 1985-2012, III. Exhibition Catalogs, 1986-2017.
This collection consists of exhibition and administrative files of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery. Materials include correspondence, reports, promotional materials, exhibition catalogs, photographs, meeting minutes, installation files, loan agreements, budgets, proposals, and checklists.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
All administrative records of the University are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation.
The RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Wallach Art Gallery Records, Box and Folder Number; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
Selected Related Material at Columbia
Additions are expected
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Processed by Kelly Powers (CC 2019) November 2017-January 2018. Finding aid written by Jocelyn Wilk in July 2018.
2018-08-08 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery advances Columbia University's historical, critical, and creative engagement with the visual arts. Serving as both a laboratory and a forum, The Wallach Art Gallery offers opportunities for curatorial practice and discourse, while bridging the diverse approaches to the arts at the University with a welcome broader public. They present projects that are organized by graduate students and faculty in Art History & Archaeology or by other Columbia scholars; focus on the contemporary artists of our campus and communities; offer new scholarship on University special collections. Established in 1986, The Wallach Art Gallery is the University's premier visual arts space. They are a platform for critically acclaimed exhibitions, a dynamic range of programming, and publications that contribute to scholarship. The Wallach Art Gallery also animates other university spaces as opportunity arises. They operate in close relationship to the Department of Art History and Archaeology, School of the Arts, and the university Libraries, particularly Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.