Exhibition Records,
1996-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA12-586
Dates:
1996-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document the Lemelson Center exhibitions Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize and Invention at Play. Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. Invention at Play was structured as an interactive exhibition that examined the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. Opening in 2002, Invention at Play (IAP) was both a traveling exhibition and permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) until it closed in 2011. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, permissions, proposals, publicity records, and clippings.

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Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-586, Lemelson Center, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 8/8/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Oswald; Contact reference staff for details.

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Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Invention at Play (Exhibition) (2002-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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