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.
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).
Register and container list available through Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.