Telephony Exhibit in Arts and Industries Building, 1957, by Unknown, March 10, 1957, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Telephony Exhibit, part of the Exhibits Modernization Program, opened in the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, on March 10, 1957. A bust statue is on display in the center front as well as exhibit cases on "Early Telephone" on the left and early telephones on the right..