traveling exhibitions

Method and Style in Restoration

Preservation, restoration, National Trust for Historic Preservation, traveling exhibitions

The Royal Pavilion at Brighton

This exhibition honors the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II with a celebration of the architecture and design of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, originally commissioned by George IV in the 18th century and completed in the 19th century. The furnishings and designs on display include items  from the Cooper-Hewitt's permanent collection, the Royal Pavilion's collection, and nine items especially chosen by the Queen. Works by architect John Nash, and designers Frederick Crace and Augustus Charles Pugin, are featured.
england, Architecture, furnishings, George IV, traveling exhibitions

Two Hundred Years of American Architectural Drawing

This retrospective surveys two centuries of architectural drawings, including works by Thomas Jefferson, Charles Bullfinch, William Strickland, Richard Morris Hunt, Cass Gilbert, Richard Neutra, and Robert Venturi. Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Architectural League of New York.
Architecture, American, architectural drawings, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349837

Immovable Objects: Subways

Subways of the world are examined in this exhibition, held at the mezzanine level of the 42nd Street Station (Avenue of the Americas Station of the IND line). Posters, maps, graphics, and photographs provide information of the size, capacity, and design of urban subway systems including those in Boston, London, New York, Chicago, Budapest, Glasgow, Paris, Vienna, Tokyo, Berlin, Philadelphia, Hamburg, and Buenos Aires.    Sponsored by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration of the United States Department of Transportation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
transportation, Department of Transportation, New York City, urban, traveling exhibitions

Museum of Drawers

Berne-based artist, Herbert Distel, curated a museum of modern art in the drawers of haberdasher's cabinet. Originally used for storing reels of sewing silk, the chest of drawers now holds artwork that Distel solicited from 500 artists, including Marcel Duchamp, Yves Klein, Joseph Beuys, Roy Lichtenstein, John Baldessari, Andy Warhol, John Cage, Oscar Koloschka, Eduardo Chillida, Sigmar Polke, Donald Judd, Alighiero Boetti, Sol Lewitt, David Hockney, Nam June Paik, Chuck Close, Hans Hollein, Alex Katz, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Josef Albers, Bruno Munari, Jasper Johns, Carl Andre, Cy Twombly, Hannah Höch, Robert Motherwell, Dieter Roth, Jim Dine, Pablo Picasso, Herbert Bayer, and Joan Miró. 
20th century, art, miniatures, traveling exhibitions

Alvar Aalto: 1898–1976

This retrospective of the work of the major Finnish architect features photographs, original drawings, architectural models, furniture, and glassware. Organized by the Finnish Museum of Architecture.
Alvar Aalto, Finland, Architecture, architectural drawings, models, photographs, furniture, glassware, traveling exhibitions

Roma Interrotta

Twelve contemporary architects reimagine Rome, based on Giambattista Nolli's 18th-century urban plan. This exhibition includes the work of Piero Sartogo, Costantino Dardi, Antoine Grumbach, James Stirling, Paolo Portoghesi, Romaldo Giurgola, Robert Venturi, Colin Rowe, Michael Graves, Leon Krier, Aldo Ross, and Robert Krier.
Rome, Architecture, MAPS, urban planning, traveling exhibitions

Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850–1930

An exhibition of illustrated fairies, folk tales, animals, and phantasmagoric scenes as primarily rendered in original drawings, with a selection of books, furniture, ceramics, and other items of decorative art. Some of the artists whose imaginations are on display include Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, Edmund Dulac, Kate Greenaway, Edward Lear, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Beatrtix Potter, Arthur Rackham, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ernest Howard Shepard, and Sir John Tenniel. 
illustration, animals, illustrated books, furniture, ceramics, decorative objects, Britain, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349967

Beach, Boardwalk, Boulevard

A study of the past, present, and future of Atlantic City as projected in the architecture, design, and artifacts of this famed seaside resort town.
Architecture, resort, tourism, traveling exhibitions

Silver Mustard Pots from the Colman Collection

These silver mustard pots, with gilded interior or glass liners, are on loan from the collection of Colman Foods in Norwich, England. The pots date from the 18th century and reflect an evolution of design styles, forms, and production processes.
dining, decorative objects, silver, food, traveling exhibitions