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The Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Silver


This exhibition showcases the Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s permanent historic silver collection. Featured in the exhibition are a seventeenth-century Augsburg German charger, a mid-eighteenth-century French candelabra, and three centuries of English silver—including a tea urn by Thomas Heming, the royal goldsmith to King George III.
silver, silverwork, metal, decorative arts, artisans, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350781

Gardens of Delight


In celebration of summer, two floors of the Museum are devoted to a major exhibition on horticulture and its many reflections in art. Apart from a number of important loans, the show is drawn primarily from the Museum's permanent collection. Nearly 500 decorative objects, furnishings, paintings, prints, drawings, books, and textiles with floral motifs are included. The museum's conservatory and garden are specially planted for the occasion.
gardens, landscape design, furniture, architectural drawings, ceramics, Glass, silver, wallpaper, textiles, metalwork, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349683

City Dwellings and Country Houses: Robert Adam and His Style


The first major American exhibition of the 18th-century Scottish architect and designer, Robert Adam, and his circle. Selected from public and private collections in Scotland, England, and the United States, this exhibition surveys Adam's extraordinary accomplishment through a selection of more than 100 drawings, furniture, silver, ceramics, and decorative objects.
Robert Adam, 18th century, Architecture, architectural drawings, furniture, silver, exhibitions

Tiffany Studios: Metalwork and Other Decorative Arts


A comprehensive exhibition of both rare and mass-produced Tiffany metalwork from the late 19th and early 20th century. The 75 objects on display include desk accessories, candlesticks, boxes, jewelry, and lamp bases in gold, silver, bronze, and enamel on copper.
Louis Comfort Tiffany, metalwork, gold, silver, decorative objects, jewelry, exhibitions

The Art of the European Goldsmith: From the Schroder Collection


Consummate craftmanship and artistry are on display in this selection of silver and silver-gilt from the Schroder Collection. The chalices, tankards, ewers, bowls, utensils, and figures included in the exhibition were created between the 13th to the 19th century.
silver, metalwork, decorative objects, exhibitions

Finished in Beauty: Southwest Indian Silver


From the Virginia Doneghy Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, several hundred masterworks of silver are on view. Works by Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi tribes includes necklaces, rings, bracelets, horse bridles, and concha belts.
Native American, silver, jewelry, accessories, traveling exhibitions

Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907) in American Collections


Rare and precious metalwork from China’s Tang Dynasty are on display. This exhibition includes Buddhist statues, vases, ladles, scissors, cosmetic boxes, and jewelry from the 7th to the 10th century.
China, decorative objects, metalwork, gold, silver, jewelry, exhibitions

Berlin 1900–1933: Architecture and Design


The architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and decorative arts of Berlin, created between 1900 and 1933, are on display. Objects include handmade silver, textiles, inexpensive colorful household ceramics, Peter Behrens's electrical appliances for Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG), Jugendstil glass, porcelain by Marguerite Friedlaender Wildenhain, tubular steel furniture by Marcel Breuer and Mart Stam, and architectural drawings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Berlin, 20th century, Architecture, Industrial Design, graphic design, decorative arts, silver, textiles, ceramics, Porcelain, Glass, furniture, drawings, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350017

Treasures from Hungary: Gold and Silver from the 9th–19th Centuries


A thousand years of Hungarian metalwork is on display. The exhibition features items from the Hungarian National Museum and the Esztergom Basilica.
Hungary, gold, silver, metalwork, decorative objects, jewelry, traveling exhibitions

The Art that is Life: The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920


This exhibition explores the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement on American life at the turn-of-the-century. The movement's philosophy is represented through the craftsmanship of stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, and illustrated books. Works of John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, and Frank Lloyd Wright are on view.
Arts and Crafts, 19th century, 20th century, craftsmanship, stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, books, John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner Greene, Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, Frank Lloyd Wright, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350143

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