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Organization name: National Building Museum
Key words: Designing (ANY of these words -- matching substrings)
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National Building Museum (Washington, DC 20016)
Cathy Frankel (Project Director, 01/29/2009 - present)
GI-50104-09
Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s

Implementation of a traveling exhibition exploring how the modern architectural and industrial design displayed at the 1930s world's fairs articulated a unique American modernism and laid the groundwork for post-World War II consumerism.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $380,000 (approved); $380,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2009 – 8/31/2012

National Building Museum (Washington, DC 20016)
Howard Decker (Project Director, 09/17/2002 - present)
GM-50051-03
Designing the World of Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s

Planning for a traveling exhibition, catalog, website, and related public programs examining the design and cultural impact of the World's Fairs of the 1930s.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2003 – 12/31/2004

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