Monthly Archives: December 2010

Designing Tomorrow on the BBC

Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s was featured on BBC World and BBC America on December 22. Check out the video, featuring co-curator Laura Schiavo on the BBC’s site. The exhibition title is incorrect on their site – … Continue reading

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What made these fairs “international”?

If you come to view Designing Tomorrow at the National Building Museum, you will not see very many examples of international pavilions on display. So you may wonder, like other visitors before you, why some of the world’s fairs of … Continue reading

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