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Inventory of the Open Ring Galleries Records
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  • Creator: Open Ring Galleries
    Title: Open Ring Galleries Records
    Date (inclusive): 1975-1982
    Extent: 0.8 linear feet
    Abstract: Open Ring Galleries, a not for profit corporation for the arts, was established in Sacramento, California in 1975 upon the receipt of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. Its purpose was to provide a space for exhibitions for professional artists in a non-competitive, supportive environment. The collection contains exhibition announcements, slides of artists' work, and a run of the newsletter, Inside Art, published by the Open Ring Galleries.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-477
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Administrative History

    Open Ring Galleries, a not for profit corporation for the arts, was established in Sacramento, California in 1975 upon the receipt of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. Its purpose was to provide a space for exhibitions for professional artists in a non-competitive, supportive environment. D.R. Wagner founded the Open Ring Galleries and served as director for six years.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains exhibition announcements, slides of artists' work, and a run of the newsletter, Inside Art, published by the Open Ring Galleries.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Materials By or About Open Ring Galleries, 2. Correspondence, and 3. Photographic Materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Open Ring Galleries--Archives
    Wagner, D. R. (Donald R.), 1943--Correspondence
    Alternative spaces (Arts facilities)--California--Sacramento
    Art centers--California--Sacramento

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of D.R. Wagner in 2008.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Open Ring Galleries Records, D-477, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.