Recreation of "1876: A Centennial Exhibition" in A&I, by Unknown, 1976, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, The "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," a recreation of the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition in 1876, in the Arts and Industries Building and opened May 10, 1976. This section displays industrial wares by such companies as Reed & Barton, Doulton & Co., and Meriden Britannia Co..