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Guide to the CITYarts Inc. Records
1969-2016
 MS 3096

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Sydney Bebon and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 04, 2021
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Container List

Series II. Pieces for Peace Project, 2004-2016. 8 Linear feet in 8 cartons + part of an oversize box

Scope and Contents

The series includes some administrative files concerning arrangements for the various aspects of the Pieces for Peace project, including solicitation of school/children participants, traveling exhibition of samples, and mosaic Peace Walls in various locations; photographs of the artworks and related events; and Pieces for Peace original artwork submissions (drawings on paper) from around the world.

Arrangement

The series is arranged by document type/format.

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 23 Project administration files

Scope and Contents

Includes files on general administration of the project and some country specific files. Includes some files on the iEARN conferences in Egypt and Uzbekistan.

2005-2010
Offsite-Box: 24 Project administration files

Scope and Contents

Includes a set of country-specific files in alphabetical sequence concerning potential and actual participants in the program, and a set of files related to the project's Peace Wall in Israel (2010-11).

2007-2011
Offsite-Box: 25 Project administration binders

Scope and Contents

Box holds 6 binders related to the Pieces for Peace traveling exhibition (contact lists, press information, sponsors, fliers/publicity, budgets/expenses, venue lists, thumbnail photos of some exhibitions, copies and some originals of letters of support (original signed letter from Israel President Shimon Peres); and 2 binders related to the international Peace Walls in Karachi, Pakistan and, especially, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2005-2016
Offsite-Box: 26 Project photograph binders

Scope and Contents

Includes 4 binders: New York City Peace Wall in Jacob H. Schiff Park in Harlem, 2004-05 (CDs of photos with print-outs of thumbnails, some snapshots, publicity); thumbnails of photos of works used in the traveling exhibition and images originally submitted by various countries (with some CDs of images and some background information); DVDs of London Project (no thumbnails/prints); and photographs of the Pieces for Peace exhibition and opening reception at the Gabarron Foundation-Carriage House Center for the Arts in New York (2007).

2004-2008
Offsite-Box: 27 Artwork

Scope and Contents

Original Pieces for Peace drawings from children, filed in alphabetical sequence by country. This box holds countries Belarus to Iraq.

circa 2009-2010s
Offsite-Box: 28 Artwork

Scope and Contents

Original Pieces for Peace drawings from children, filed in alphabetical sequence by country. This box holds countries Mexico to the United Kingdom. United States then starts, foldered by specific school/location.

circa 2009-2010s
Offsite-Box: 29 Artwork

Scope and Contents

Original Pieces for Peace drawings from children, filed in alphabetical sequence by country. This box continues from above with the United States, foldered by specific school/location.

circa 2009-2010s
Offsite-Box: 30 Artwork

Scope and Contents

Original Pieces for Peace drawings from children, filed in alphabetical sequence by country. This box continues from above with the remaining United States submissions, foldered by specific school/location. The sequence then concludes with folders of artwork for the exhibition at the United Nations, 2010. The box then includes a few "out of order" country artwork folders: France, Ghana, Israel, and Campion School in London.

circa 2009-2010s
Offsite-Box: 58 Artwork (oversize flat box)

Scope and Contents

Includes oversize artwork from P.S. 328 and various textured collages with glitter

undated

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