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Optica Art Gallery fonds
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Accounting records

The sub-series provides information on the gallery’s accounting activities.

The sub-series contains account books, cheques, cheque stubs, bank books, invoices, and receipts.

Activities

The sub-series provides information on the agreements and preparations surrounding the activities of the gallery.

The sub-series contains documents related to the presentation of all these activities, such as contract agreements, correspondence, posters, photographs, audiovisual materials, and exhibition catalogues.

Administration

The series gives information on the administration of the Optica Gallery.

The series contains the charter, a historical sketch, the organization chart, leases, insurance contracts, and correspondence.

The series is organized into the following four sub-series :
P0056/2A Incorporation
P0056/2B Physical facilities
P0056/2C External relations
P0056/2D Reports of activity, schedules

Event organization

The sub-series relates to the organization of the gallery’s exhibitions and its other activities.

The sub-series includes permits, mailing lists, directories, correspondence, event calendars, publicity materials, and contracts with external publications.

Exhibition requests

The sub-series gives information on requests by artists to exhibit their work at the gallery.

The sub-series includes exhibition requests, jury criteria, and lists of exhibitions that were rejected or never presented.

Exhibitions

The sub-series documents agreements and preparations for exhibitions.

The sub-series includes contracts of agreements, correspondence, posters, photographs, (prints, slides, negatives), audiovisual documents, and exhibition catalogues.

Exhibitions and activities

The series documents exhibitions and other activities that took place at the Optica Gallery or with the gallery's collaboration.

The series includes documents concerning each one of the exhibitions and activities that took place over the years, including : posters, photographs, audio tapes, exhibition and artist files, exhibition catalogues, and visitors' registers.

The series is organized into the following two sub-series :
P0056/5A Exhibitions
P0056/5B Activities

External relations

The sub-series provides information on the relations between Optica and other organizations and persons.

The sub-series contains correspondence with government organizations, other galleries, artists, and associations.

Financial records

The series provides information on the financial administration of Optica.

The series contains account books, bank books, cheque stubs, cheques, and grant reports. The series is organized into the following sub-series :
P0056/1A Accounting records
P0056/1B Financial statements
P0056/1C Grant applications
P0056/1D Special events and fund-raising

Financial statements

The sub-series gives information on the yearly financial operations and activities of the gallery.

The sub-series contains financial statements.

Grant applications

The sub-series gives information on the funding of the gallery.

The sub-series contains grant applications and correspondence with granting bodies.

Human resources

The series relates to Optica Gallery's personnel management.

The series contains payroll books, job offers, members' and directors' lists, employee files, financial statements, and correspondence.

Incorporation

The sub-series provides information on the gallery’s incorporation and on its history.

The sub-series contains the charter, a historical sketch, and an organization chart.

Optica Art Gallery fonds

  • P0056
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1996

The fonds provides information on the administration and activities of the Optica Gallery from its beginning in 1972 to 1992.

The fonds contains such documents as exhibition programs, artists' curricula vitae and portfolios, audiovisual works from exhibitions, personnel and financial records, grants applications, and correspondence.

The fonds is organized according to the following series :
P056/1 Finances
P056/2 Organization
P056/3 Human resources
P056/4 Programming
P056/5 Exhibitions and activities

Optica Art Gallery

Physical facilities

The sub-series gives information on the rental and management of gallery spaces.

The sub-series includes leases, insurance contracts, installation plans, and legal notices.

Programming records

The series provides information on various aspects of the gallery's program.

The series contains correspondence, artists' portfolios, event calendars, permits, and mailing lists.

The series is divided into the following sub-series :
P0056/4A Exhibition requests
P0056/4B Event organization

Special events and fund-raising

The sub-series gives information on the gallery’s fund-raising activities, including special events and campaigns.

The sub-series contains permits, correspondence, lists of potential donor organizations, receipts, registrations, programs, information bulletins, and invitations.