Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture
SOS volunteers collected data on more than 32,000 publicly accessible outdoor sculptures across the United States. The information they gathered has been added to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, a database of over 400,000 artworks, including indoor and outdoor sculpture.
To search the Inventories database for outdoor sculpture online, visit http://americanart.si.edu/research/.
- Click on "Save Outdoor Sculpture!"
- Click on the second bullet "Search Save Outdoor Sculpture..."
- This list has been pre-searched by "outdoor sculpture."
- You can narrow your search by using the filters listed on the left side of the page. To expand your search options, select "expand filter list" under the list you wish to use. Notice that your filter options can be further refined as you narrow your search.
To visit the entire Inventories database online, go to http://www.siris.si.edu.
You may also search the Inventory of American Sculpture (IAS) database for artworks that have received conservation treatment.
New works: To report a work to the Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s web site at http://www.americanart.si.edu/research/programs/ – click on “Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture” and then click on “Report Artworks.”
Conservation treatment of a work: IAS will update records for sculptures that have been conserved. Complete a Conservation Treatment Notification Form, available on the SAAM Web site at www.americanart.si.edu/art_info/sos-getinvolved.cfm
Contact staff at the Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture by e-mail at email@example.com or call 202-633-8380.