OTC's "Sense of Discovery" Wins Emmy

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An Emmy for excellence in cinematography is presented by the Washington Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to the Smithsonian in honor of "A Sense of Discovery," the film on the National Museum of American Art produced by the Office of Telecommunications. The film "A Sense of Discovery" also wins a Golden Eagle award from the Council on International Non-theatrical Events.


  • CINE Golden Eagle Award
  • Council on International Nontheatrical Events
  • A Sense of Discovery (Film)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Office of Telecommunications
  • National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," June 1981, p. 3.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1981. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 353.

Contact information

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


June 6, 1981


  • Honor
  • Awards
  • Television
  • Emmy Awards
  • Motion pictures
  • Television broadcasting


  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)

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