Installation view of Product Environment, 1970. Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and Archives: Rights and Reproductions Photograph Collection
Past Futures: Innovative Design and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
November 5, 2019–April 10, 2020Explore the rich history of design at the museum from its beginnings to the present day. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Designs for Different Futures, this installation showcases design-related materials from the museum’s Library and Archives. A particular emphasis is placed on historical exhibitions and projects that display the themes of innovation and social engagement present in today’s cutting-edge design.