Program Records, 1974-2015

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Consists of records documenting the development, administration, and evaluation of educational and outreach programs. The museum changed its name from Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in 2014. Materials include exhibition committee files, exhibition proposals, articles, project outlines, correspondence, exhibition scripts, project narratives, audiotapes, surveys, lectures, brochures, calendars, mailings, event programs, photographs, releases, agreements, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Education Department


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Chronologic, alphabetic, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1974
  • 1974-2015


  • Art museums
  • Art and design
  • Education
  • Intellectual property
  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Museums--Educational aspects


  • Manuscripts
  • Color transparencies
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Audiotapes
  • Color photographs
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Digital images
  • Color negatives

Local number

SIA RS00879

Physical description

37.66 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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