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Ted Muehling and Sarah Coffin: Gallery Walkthrough


Watch designer Ted Muehling and curator Sarah Coffin as they discuss highlights from the exhibition, "Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection" in this 5 minute gallery walkthrough.
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Nancy and Edwin Marks Collection Gallery: Treasures from the Collection


The inaugural exhibition in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Collection Gallery examines the range of the Museum’s collection, which spans 23 centuries and five continents.
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Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: Revolutions of 1848


As the first guest curator of an installation in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, renowned writer, critic, and radio show host, Kurt Andersen, assembled a diverse array of artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collection to illustrate the rapid political, technological, and social changes which burst forth around the pivotal year of 1848. 
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Hella Jongerius Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection


As the second guest curator of an installation in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, leading Dutch designer Hella Jongerius focused on the Museum’s unparalleled collection of samplers—embroidered notes made by needlewomen used as means of recording and transmitting designs, knowledge, and skills.
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Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection


In the third guest-curated exhibition in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, renowned British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE has mined Cooper-Hewitt’s permanent collections to create an installation that addresses themes of transportation, imperialism, tourism, and cultural exchange.
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Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces—The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift


In the fifth exhibition in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, Cooper-Hewitt will present Eugene and Clare Thaw’s collection of staircase models—the largest known holding of these works outside of France—which will be accessioned into the museum’s permanent collection. Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces—The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift, is the first museum exhibition in the United States focused on staircase models.
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IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection


IDEO, a leading innovation and design firm for more than 20 years, is the fourth guest curator in the exhibition series presented in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery.
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Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection


Internationally acclaimed artist, Shahzia Sikander, will serve as the ninth guest curator of the Selects exhibition series in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, devoted to showing the museum’s permanent collection. Sikander will mine and interpret the museum’s collection and produce an installation of selected work.
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