Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Exhibition Records, circa 2006
This accession consists of records documenting the development and installation of the exhibition, "Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005" as well as the creation of a book of the same name. The exhibition ran from May 5 through October 29, 2006 and was organized by Sarah Coffin, Curator of 17th and 18th Century Decorative Arts; Ellen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design; and Darra Goldstein, Guest Curator. Materials include correspondence, essay texts, installation drawings, floor plans, checklists, label copies, press information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 10/4/1994 memorandum, Kirby to Watkins; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Coffin, Sarah
- Lupton, Ellen
- Goldstein, Darra
- Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005 (Exhibition) (2006: New York, N.Y.)
- Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005 (Monograph : 2006)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-076, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Exhibition Records