The 'Miracle' of Cooper-Hewitt

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Summary

Article discusses the re-opening of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in the Carnegie Mansion under the care of the Smithsonian Institution. Describes the history of the Mansion, its restoration, the museum, and its collections and exhibitions.

Subject

  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • National Museum of Design
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The New York Times (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

October 3, 1976

Topic

  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Restoration
  • Openings
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Exhibitions
  • New Museums
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Buildings
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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