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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-228

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Textiles Department

Exhibition Records, circa 2003-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Textiles Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 2003-2009
Quantity: 7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 09-228
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents the development, planning, and execution of exhibitions curated by the Textiles Department during the tenure of Matilda McQuaid, Curator, 2002- , and Susan Brown, Assistant Curator, c. 2001- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance;" "Design Life Now: National Design Triennial;" "Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China;" "Solos: Matali Crasset;" "Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living;" "Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st- Century Design;" "Quicktake: Doshi Levien for Moroso;" "Solos: SmartWrap;" and "Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, label texts, checklists, marketing materials, committee meeting minutes, budgets, digital films, film permissions, publicity information, floor plans, research materials, textile samples, slides of textiles, essay texts, bibliographies, reports, image rights information, graphics, fundraising information, pamphlets, brochures, clippings, postcards, an exhibition catalogue, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession documents the development, planning, and execution of exhibitions curated by the Textiles Department during the tenure of Matilda McQuaid, Curator, 2002- , and Susan Brown, Assistant Curator, c. 2001- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance; Design Life Now: National Design Triennial; Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China; Solos: Matali Crasset; Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living; Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st- Century Design; Quicktake: Doshi Levien for Moroso; Solos: SmartWrap; and Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, label texts, checklists, marketing materials, committee meeting minutes, budgets, digital films, film permissions, publicity information, floor plans, research materials, textile samples, slides of textiles, essay texts, bibliographies, reports, image rights information, graphics, fundraising information, pamphlets, brochures, clippings, postcards, an exhibition catalogue, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 6/12/2009 memoranda, Wright to Brown; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-228, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Textiles Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance, April 8-October 30, 2005

Advisory Committee

Box 1 of 8

Contacts

Box 1 of 8

Image Rights

Box 1 of 8

Film

Box 1 of 8

Proposal

Box 1 of 8

Checklist

Box 1 of 8

Plan

Box 1 of 8

Graphics

Box 1 of 8

Exhibition Labels

Box 1 of 8

Press

Box 1 of 8

Book

Box 1 of 8

Wexner Center

Box 1 of 8

Marketing Package

Box 1 of 8

Advisory Committee Las Vegas

Box 1 of 8

Advisory Committee, April 2004

Box 1 of 8

Cooper-Hewitt Correspondence

Box 1 of 8

Budget

Box 1 of 8

Funding

Box 1 of 8

Education

Box 1 of 8

Symposium

Box 1 of 8

Film/Video

Box 1 of 8

Film/Permissions

Box 1 of 8

Publicity (4 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 8

Installation

Box 1 of 8

Wexner

Box 1 of 8

Travel

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Acorn Cardiovascular

Box 2 of 8

ADA Wheels

Box 2 of 8

Air and Space Museum

Box 2 of 8

Atair Aerospace

Box 2 of 8

BAG Corporation

Box 2 of 8

BMW Formula 1

Box 2 of 8

Body Media

Box 2 of 8

Boston Scientific

Box 2 of 8

Buro Happold

Box 2 of 8

Carbonsports

Box 2 of 8

Cary Wolinsky/Aurora

Box 2 of 8

Celanese

Box 2 of 8

Colbond

Box 2 of 8

Concept 2

Box 2 of 8

Crye Associates

Box 2 of 8

DeSadelier

Box 2 of 8

Edelrid

Box 2 of 8

Ellis Developments

Box 2 of 8

Engel, Beat

Box 2 of 8

Explorer's Club

Box 2 of 8

ET Techtonics

Box 2 of 8

Fabric Development

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Festo (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Foster-Miller

Box 3 of 8

General Dynamics

Box 3 of 8

GenTex

Box 3 of 8

Geissler, Alban

Box 3 of 8

Gill

Box 3 of 8

Gleistein

Box 3 of 8

Glen Raven

Box 3 of 8

Goetz, Eric

Box 3 of 8

Gore

Box 3 of 8

Greenstreak

Box 3 of 8

Held Gloves

Box 3 of 8

Hoyt USA

Box 3 of 8

Ibena

Box 3 of 8

Inbis

Box 3 of 8

ILC Dover

Box 3 of 8

Isotruss

Box 3 of 8

Jet Propulsion Labs

Box 3 of 8

Kennedy, Sheila

Box 3 of 8

KOSA

Box 3 of 8

Lion Apparel

Box 3 of 8

Malden Mills

Box 3 of 8

Maltzan, Michael

Box 3 of 8

Mammut Tec

Box 3 of 8

Marlow Ropes

Box 3 of 8

Mayer, Karl

Box 3 of 8

Mayser

Box 3 of 8

Medtronic

Box 3 of 8

Natick Soldier Center

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Nike

Box 4 of 8

New England Ropes

Box 4 of 8

North Face

Box 4 of 8

North Sails

Box 4 of 8

Offray

Box 4 of 8

Orth, Maggie/International Fashion Machines

Box 4 of 8

Ossur

Box 4 of 8

Palmhive

Box 4 of 8

Preuss

Box 4 of 8

Puget Sound Rope

Box 4 of 8

Radiation Shield Technologies

Box 4 of 8

Riri

Box 4 of 8

Saddleco

Box 4 of 8

Samson Ropes

Box 4 of 8

Sefar

Box 4 of 8

Shoei

Box 4 of 8

Slickbar

Box 4 of 8

Softswitch

Box 4 of 8

Squid Labs

Box 4 of 8

Stonybrook

Box 4 of 8

Swisstulle

Box 4 of 8

SuperFabric

Box 4 of 8

Synthetic Industries

Box 4 of 8

Teijin Twaron

Box 4 of 8

Testa, Peter

Box 4 of 8

Tethers Unlimited

Box 4 of 8

3M

Box 4 of 8

3 Tex

Box 4 of 8

Tokosen

Box 4 of 8

Toho

Box 4 of 8

Toray

Box 4 of 8

University of Ohio, Akron

Box 4 of 8

University of Kentucky

Box 4 of 8

Universitat Kaiserslautern

Box 4 of 8

Ursack

Box 4 of 8

VFG

Box 4 of 8

Van Dusen Racing Boats

Box 4 of 8

Vanguard Vector

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Vertigo

Box 5 of 8

Warwick Mills/Turtleskin

Box 5 of 8

Wildwasser Sport

Box 5 of 8

Woven Electronics

Box 5 of 8

M. Wright and Sons

Box 5 of 8

Yale Cordage

Box 5 of 8

Young, Rich/Wright Glider

Box 5 of 8

Design Life Now: National Design Triennial, December 8, 2006-July 29, 2007

Travel

Box 5 of 8

Pamphlet

Box 5 of 8

ICA Boston

Box 5 of 8

Layout

Box 5 of 8

Graphics

Box 5 of 8

Labels

Box 5 of 8

Loans (3 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Permissions

Box 5 of 8

Brooke Hodge

Box 5 of 8

Acconci

Box 5 of 8

Adler

Box 5 of 8

AlisonBerger

Box 5 of 8

Boeing

Box 5 of 8

Blechman

Box 5 of 8

Browne

Box 5 of 8

Cao Perrot

Box 5 of 8

Jamie Carpenter

Box 5 of 8

Cohen, Scott

Box 5 of 8

Lia Cook (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 8

Feng Han

Box 5 of 8

iRobot

Box 5 of 8

Hanson

Box 5 of 8

Hawkes

Box 5 of 8

Herman Miller

Box 5 of 8

Light Project

Box 5 of 8

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Box 5 of 8

Panelite

Box 5 of 8

Pixar

Box 5 of 8

Planet Propaganda

Box 5 of 8

Ransmeier & Floyd

Box 5 of 8

Readymade

Box 5 of 8

Tom Scott

Box 5 of 8

Tilden, Mark

Box 5 of 8

Trollback

Box 5 of 8

Ujiie, Hitoshi (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Valicenti

Box 5 of 8

Wiseman, David

Box 5 of 8

Yoon

Box 5 of 8

Press

Box 5 of 8

Calatrava, Santiago

Box 5 of 8

Diffrient, Niels

Box 5 of 8

Material Furniture

Box 5 of 8

Emeco

Box 5 of 8

Ron Gilad

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Hoberman, Chuck

Box 6 of 8

Lemur Rover

Box 6 of 8

Michael Meredith

Box 6 of 8

Moorhead & Moorhead

Box 6 of 8

Toshiko Mori Architects

Box 6 of 8

Greg Lynn

Box 6 of 8

Meyerhoffer

Box 6 of 8

Nike

Box 6 of 8

Predock Frane

Box 6 of 8

Sensitile

Box 6 of 8

Shop

Box 6 of 8

Ken Smith

Box 6 of 8

Suzanne Tick

Box 6 of 8

Tschumi

Box 6 of 8

Apple

Box 6 of 8

iRobot

Box 6 of 8

Google

Box 6 of 8

Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China, October 3, 2008-April 5, 2009

Solos Garden Pavilion

Box 6 of 8

Essays

Box 6 of 8

Bibliography

Box 6 of 8

John Friedmann

Box 6 of 8

Wei Wei Shannon

Box 6 of 8

Jiang Jun

Box 6 of 8

Andrew Yang

Box 6 of 8

Advisory Committee

Box 6 of 8

Architect Selection

Box 6 of 8

Budget

Box 6 of 8

Contracts

Box 6 of 8

Curatorial Statement

Box 6 of 8

Development

Box 6 of 8

Ma Qingyun

Box 6 of 8

Urbanus

Box 6 of 8

Tulou Texts

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Solos Tulou (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Song Dong (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

China Trip

Box 7 of 8

Solos: Matali Crasset, May 19-September 24, 2006

Design Development

Box 7 of 8

Plans and Renderings

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence

Box 7 of 8

Press

Box 7 of 8

Fundraising

Box 7 of 8

Contract

Box 7 of 8

Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living, October 1, 2004-February 27, 2005

Albers Foundation

Box 7 of 8

Art Institute of Chicago

Box 7 of 8

Bauhaus Archive

Box 7 of 8

Busch Reisinger

Box 7 of 8

Bauhaus Dessau

Box 7 of 8

Cranbrook

Box 7 of 8

Die Neue Sammlung

Box 7 of 8

Esther English

Box 7 of 8

Metropolitan Museum

Box 7 of 8

Museum of Modern Art

Box 7 of 8

Checklist

Box 7 of 8

Plans

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence

Box 7 of 8

Toshiko Mora

Box 7 of 8

In-house Email

Box 7 of 8

Book

Box 7 of 8

Press

Box 7 of 8

Exhibition Catalogue

Box 7 of 8

Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21rst- Century Design, August 17-October 11, 2007

General

Box 7 of 8

Quicktake: Doshi Levien for Moroso, Summer 2007

General

Box 7 of 8

General, August 2007

Box 7 of 8

Solos: SmartWrap, August 5-October 10, 2003

Exhibition Proposal

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Final Report

Box 8 of 8

General

Box 8 of 8

Kieran/Timberlake (3 folders)

Box 8 of 8

Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer, September 14, 2007-January 27, 2008

General (includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 8