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Title:African American Master Artists-in-Residence Program records
Dates:1976-2003 (bulk 1977-1988)
Call Number:A80

Scope and Content Note

This collection documents many of the art exhibitions and activities hosted by the African American Master Artists-in-Residence Program in its first decade. It contains administrative documentation such as memoranda to resident artists, correspondence, exhibition publications, slides and information about resident and affiliated artists, press, and newsletters. The newsletters include information about events, promotions and appointments, awards and grant, and photos of artists at various exhibitions. Other publications include flyers, posters, invitations to events, descriptive brochures, and schedules. There are also certificates from the Mayor of Boston, the Boston City Council, and the Governor of Massachusetts. The Exhibitions files include materials from AAMARP exhibitions and other exhibitions featuring AAMARP artists. The Press files contain exhibition advertisments, newspaper articles about the program and resident artists, and reviews of AAMARP exhibitions.