National Calendar of Exhibitions

request for exhibition information to museums



 

Sample email letters:

 

Subject: 650 words request to museum PR staff

Dear

Resource Library <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm> is interested in publishing a comprehensive and educational article and/or essay for the above exhibition.

Texts from your brochure or catalogue, blog, news release, a magazine or journal article, gallery guide, wall panels, labels, audio tour script (cell phone, MP3 player, Acoustiguide), and checklist are all welcome.

Over 650 words of text -- specific to the exhibition and excluding institutional information -- from a combination of any or all of the above texts are needed to enable Resource Library to publish an article. Could you please email them to us as .doc files or by "cut and paste"? Please do not send zip files, .pdf files or .docx files.

Please also send available .jpg images, with captions.

Guidelines for submitting all materials are at <http://tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338d.htm>, including links to examples of published articles and essays.

Best regards,

 

Subject: 700 words request to museum curator

Dear

Resource Library <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm> is interested in publishing a comprehensive and educational article and/or essay for the above exhibition.

Texts from your brochure or catalogue, a magazine or journal article, gallery guide, blog, wall panels, labels, audio tour script (cell phone, MP3 player, Acoustiguide), checklist and news release are all welcome.

Over 700 hundred words of text -- specific to the exhibition and excluding institutional information -- from a combination of any or all of the above texts are needed to enable Resource Library to publish an article. Could you please email them to us as .doc files or by "cut and paste"? Please do not send zip files, .pdf files or .docx files.

Please also send available .jpg images, with captions.

Our guidelines for submitting all materials are at <http://tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338d.htm> including links to examples of published articles and essays.

Best regards,

 

Subject: more text needed

Thank you for sending the news release. Resource Library <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm> is interested in publishing a comprehensive and educational article for the above exhibition.

Over 650 words of text -- specific to the exhibition and excluding institutional information -- from all sources are needed to enable Resource Library to publish an article. Your news release totals less words than are needed. Additional texts from the exhibition's gallery guide, brochure, catalogue, blog, wall panels, labels and checklist are all welcome. Could you please email them along with the original news release to us as .doc files or by "cut and paste"? Please do not send .pdf or .docx files.

If available, please also send .jpg images, with captions.

Complete submission guidelines are at < http://tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338d.htm >.

Best regards,

 

Subject: .jpgs etc. request for unpublished article

Thank you for sending the news release on the above exhibit to Resource Library. Could you please send by email available texts from a gallery guide, member magazine article, brochure, blog, exhibition wall panels, label copy, checklist, etc.? Resource Library will be pleased to add them to the publicity article we are preparing. If you are able to forward available .jpg images, they will also be appreciated.

Complete submission guidelines are at < http://tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338d.htm >.

Best regards,

 

Subject: essay publ. req. to museum - unnamed authors

Dear

Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering education in American art through grants, online publication and research. A special TFAO emphasis is building an archive of material, authored by scholars and other informed individuals, beneficial for the study of art history in the United States. The home page for TFAO is located at <http://www.tfaoi.org>.

As a public service, without charge to readers, TFAO publishes scholarly articles and essays relating to American representational art in its publication Resource Library. For Resource Library's home page please see <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm>.

For essays exceeding 650 words in length, within the catalogue for the exhibit referenced above, TFAO will be pleased to publish them online (without illustrations) in Resource Library. Benefits of this service may be found at <http://www.tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338l.htm>.

If agreeable, please send the essay or essays with accompanying footnotes in .doc file format or as plain text in an email. Please do not send paper-printed catalogues, .pdf files or .docx files.

Please note additionally in your email to us your institution's permission, as copyright owner of each essay, for TFAO to reprint online in Resource Library the corresponding essay. If your organization does not solely own the copyright, please ask other copyright holders to email their approvals to you so that you may send all approvals and essays to us at the same time.

We further invite you to send an author biography to accompany each essay.

Best regards,

 

Subject: essay publ. req. to museum for 1 named author

Dear

Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering education in American art through grants, online publication and research. A special TFAO emphasis is building an archive of material, authored by scholars and other informed individuals, beneficial for the study of art history in the United States. The home page for TFAO is located at <http://www.tfaoi.org>.

As a public service, without charge to readers, TFAO publishes scholarly articles and essays relating to American representational art in its publication Resource Library. For Resource Library's home page please see <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm>.

If the essay by __________________ within the catalogue for the exhibit exceeds 650 words in length, TFAO will be pleased to publish it online (without illustrations) in Resource Library. Benefits of this service may be found at <http://www.tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338l.htm>.

If agreeable, please send the essay with accompanying footnotes in .doc file format or as plain text in an email. Please do not send paper-printed catalogues, .pdf files or .docx files.

Please note additionally in your email to us your institution's permission, as copyright owner, for TFAO to reprint online in Resource Library the corresponding essay. If your organization does not solely own the copyright, please ask other copyright holders to email their approvals to you so that you may send all approvals and essays to us at the same time.

We further invite you to send an author biography to accompany the essay.

Best regards,

 

Subject: essay publ. req. to museum for named authors

Dear

Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering education in American art through grants, online publication and research. A special TFAO emphasis is building an archive of material, authored by scholars and other informed individuals, beneficial for the study of art history in the United States. The home page for TFAO is located at <http://www.tfaoi.org>.

As a public service, without charge to readers, TFAO publishes scholarly articles and essays relating to American representational art in its publication Resource Library. For Resource Library's home page please see <http://tfaoi.org/resourc.htm>.

TFAO will be pleased to publish online essays (without illustrations) exceeding six hundred words of text by _________________________ in Resource Library, Benefits of this service may be found at <http://www.tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa338l.htm> as well as information on additional online publishing options.

If agreeable, please send the essay or essays with accompanying footnotes in .doc file format or as plain text in an email. Please do not send paper-printed catalogues, .pdf files or .docx files.

Please note additionally in your email to us your institution's permission, as copyright owner of each essay, for TFAO to reprint online in Resource Library the corresponding essay. If your organization does not solely own the copyright, please ask other copyright holders to email their approvals to you so that you may send all approvals and essays to us at the same time.

We further invite you to send an author biography to accompany each essay.

Best regards,

Return to Calendars of Exhibitions for an explanation of how these emails are used.


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