The Great American Hall of Wonders

Using works of art, mechanical inventions, and scientific discoveries, “The Great American Hall of Wonders” exhibit examined… read more

Using works of art, mechanical inventions, and scientific discoveries, “The Great American Hall of Wonders” exhibit examined innovation in 19th century America. The Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit is housed where the patent models were displayed in the historic former Patent Office. "The Great American Experiment" was a program to preview the exhibit to the press. Guest curator Claire Perry talked about the innovative spirit of America in the 19th century and gave a tour of exhibit. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office collaborated with the exhibit. close

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Program ID:
301323-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2011

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  • Oct 02, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2011 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2011 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2011 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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