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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-074

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department

Exhibition Records, 2002-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2002-2009
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-074
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design;" "Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product;" "Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Design USA: Contemporary Innovation;" "Design for a Living World;" and "Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift." Some records document departmental collections in general and outgoing loans. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, object lists, object images, floor plans, architectural drawings, label text, presentations, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design;" "Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product;" "Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection;" "Design USA: Contemporary Innovation;" "Design for a Living World;" and "Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift." Some records document departmental collections in general and outgoing loans. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, object lists, object images, floor plans, architectural drawings, label text, presentations, 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; 10/4/1994 memorandum, Kirby to Watkins; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-074, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Press Office Brochure - Product Design and Decorative Arts (PDDA) Top 5 Objects, 2004

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National Portrait Gallery - Preliminary Request Items, 2004

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Collections Gallery/Campana Brothers - PDDA, 2007-2008

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Chinoiserie - Great Hall Exhibition, 2004

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Looking Forward/Looking Back Exhibition, 2007

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Multiple Choice Exhibition - PDDA Objects, 2004-2008

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Collections Gallery - Shahzia Sikander Selects, 2009

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Collections Gallery - Yinka Shonibare Selects (Conservation), 2005

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Collections Gallery - Yinka Shonibare Selects (Correspondence), 2003-2005

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National Design Awards Tenth Anniversary Exhibition - Design USA, 2008

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Design for a Living World, 2009 (5 folders) (includes electronic records)

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Design for a Living World - Docent Training and Other Information, 2009

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Design for a Living World - Installation Plans, 2009

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Outgoing Loan - Nature of Diamonds, Midland Art Center, 2002

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Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces - Exhibition Labels, 2006-2007

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