Las Casitas Exhibit

ID: 91-3653-27

Creator: Vargas, Rick

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1991

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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Summary

"Las Casitas: An Urban Cultural Alternative" taught viewers about the vernacular architecture of Puerto Rico. The exhibit, located in the Arts and Industries Building, opened to the public during the first year of the Experimental Gallery's first year of operation. A visitor can be seen viewing the exhibit.

Author

Vargas, Rick

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Experimental Gallery
  • Las Casitas: An Urban Cultural Alternative (Exhibition) (1991: Arts and Industries Building)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The Gallery opened of February 1, 1991 for the purpose of giving museum professionals a "laboratory" to explore exhibition development, context and design, marketing and accessibility strategies and closed on March 25, 1994.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1991

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Puerto Rico
  • Museum visitors

Place

Puerto Rico

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit
  • Negative

ID Number

91-3653-27

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 9w x 6h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photo negative

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