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Records, 1970-2002.

Author/Creator:
Painted Bride Art Center.
Publication:
1970-2002.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
217 boxes.
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Alternative spaces (Arts facilities) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Arts centers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Artists -- Middle Atlantic States.
Arts -- Middle Atlantic States.
Cultural programs -- Middle Atlantic States.
Form/Genre:
Video cassettes.
Sound recordings.
Photographs.
Biography/History:
Established in Philadelphia in 1969 as a cooperative gallery of painters, the Painted Bride Art Center has developed into the primary venue for the emerging, independent, visual and performing artists in the greater Philadelphia region.
Summary:
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
Finding Aid/Index:
Register and container list available through Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.
Penn Provenance:
Purchased from Painted Bride Art Center, 2003.
OCLC:
155862666