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    Patent Models

    Alan Rothschild showed images of his collection of patent models and talked about the book he and his wife co-authored, Inventing a Better Mousetrap: 200 Years of American History in the…

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    The Great American Hall of Wonders, Preview

    Using works of art, mechanical inventions and scientific discoveries, “The Great American Hall of Wonders” exhibit examines innovation in 19th century America.  American…

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    White House Decorative Arts Exhibit, Part 2

    White House Curator William Allman gave a tour of the “'Something of Splendor': Decorative Arts from the White House” exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s…

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    White House Decorative Arts Exhibit, Part 1

    White House Curator William Allman gave a tour of the “'Something of Splendor': Decorative Arts from the White House” exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s…

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    The Great American Hall of Wonders

    Using works of art, mechanical inventions, and scientific discoveries, “The Great American Hall of Wonders” exhibit examined innovation in 19th century America. The…

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    Early Female Inventor

    Using works of art, mechanical inventions, and scientific discoveries, “The Great American Hall of Wonders” exhibit examines innovation in 19th century America. "The Great…

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    Japanese-American Internment Camp Art

    Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946 and the exhibit based on it held at the Smithsonian’s…

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    Art Center Dedication Ceremony

    A dedication ceremony was held for the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, home to the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum. The ribbon…

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    Book Discussion on Columbus in the Americas

    William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes the case that Columbus' interaction with the…

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