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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-188

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs

Exhibition Records, 1989-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1989-2000
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 01-188
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Exhibits documented in these records include "Angles of Repose: A Garden Exhibition of Central Park Benches," "Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light," "Design for Life: A Centennial Celebration," "Power of maps," "Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard," "El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino L.A.," and "Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and materials, grant applications, sponsors' product descriptions and promotional materials, exhibit design drawings and specifications, object and object source lists, catalogue copy, floor plans, press releases, press kits, and published promotional materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Exhibits documented in these records include Angles of Repose: A Garden Exhibition of Central Park Benches, Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light, Design for Life: A Centennial Celebration, Power of maps, Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard, El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino L.A., and Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and materials, grant applications, sponsors' product descriptions and promotional materials, exhibit design drawings and specifications, object and object source lists, catalogue copy, floor plans, press releases, press kits, and published promotional materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-188, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Angles of Repose Exhibition of Central Park Benches, 1994

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Under the Sun: SEF, 1996

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National Design Museum (NDM) Collections show/Special Exhibition Fund (SEF) application, 1995: "Designing the World" (preliminary to the exhibition called "Design for Life")

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NDM Collections show/SEF application, 1996: "Celebrating Design" (preliminary to the exhibition called "Design for Life")

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NDM Collections show/Furthermore application, 1996

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NDM Collections Show/Sites, 1995

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NDM Collections Show/Sites Memos, 1995

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NDM Collections Show/Sites Budget, 1995

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MAPS/DC: International Gallery, 1993-1994

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MAPS/DC: Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) DESIGN, 1993

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MAPS/DC: Signage Program/mall, 1993

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MAPS/DC: Activity guide, 1993

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MAPS: Lender Cooper-Hewitt Museum D&P Research Notes, 1989-1992

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MAPS: Lender Cooper-Hewitt Museum Textiles, 1989

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MAPS: Lender Cooper-Hewitt Museum Research, 1992

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MAPS: EDUCATION School Programs, 1992

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MAPS: SI Material Culture Forums, 1991-1993

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MAPS: Video, 1992-1993

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Permission - Power of Maps Video, 1992

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MAPS: Budget, 1992-1993

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MAPS: Design, R. Rabinowitz, 1991

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MAPS: DESIGNERS Pentagram, 1992-1993

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Power of Maps: Focus Group, 1992

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MAPS: FUNDING Proposals, New York City, 1992-1993

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MAPS: Coverage SI Magazine, 1992-1993

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MAPS: Press - Copies, 1992

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MAPS: Press - In House Correspondence, 1992

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MAPS: PR SI News Service, 1992

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MAPS: Coverage - New York Times, Power of Maps Exhibition, 1993

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MAPS: AMEX/ACC Power of Maps Sponsor: American Express, 1992

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MAPS: SEF, 1992

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MAPS: SEF, 1991 - Final

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MAPS: SEF Planning Grant, 1990

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Exhibition: Central Park Benches, 1994

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Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard Research and Correspondence, 1994-2000

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Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard Research, 1999

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Under the Sun Exhibition Research: EPA/Climate Change, 1996-1997

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Under the Sun Exhibition Research: EPA, 1996-1998

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Under the Sun Exhibition Sponsor Correspondence: U.S. Department of Energy, 1997

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Under the Sun: Electric Contracts, 1997-1998

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El Nuevo Mundo Exhibition Content: Images, 1999

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El Nuevo Mundo Exhibition, 1998-1999

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Masterpieces From Vitra, 1999 (2 folders)

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