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Posts tagged ‘Century of the Child’
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September 21, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: School Desks Do Not a Prison Make

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection.

Labor Day is in the rear-view mirror, and millions of children have been forced to say goodbye to the halcyon days of summer and trudge listlessly back to school. Read more

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September 20, 2012  |  Library and Archives
The Tyranny of the Alphabet Book

Mary Mills Lyall and Earl Hargvey Lyall. The Cubies’ ABC (New York: Putnam, 1913. Reprint, 2010)

A is for A show I just Assembled About Artists’ Alphabet books. Read more

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September 11, 2012  |  Events & Programs
Pop-Up Play @ MoMA

Pop-Up Play @ MoMA. Photo: Kirsten Schroeder

How often do kids get to hear, “You can do whatever you want with any of the materials you see”? Well that was the case one Friday in August for visitors to Pop-Up Play @ MoMA. Read more

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August 14, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Publications
Space-Hoppers in Glasgow: Century of the Child Book

Cover of the Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000 publication

On the cover of MoMA’s new book, Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000, two boys decked out in astronaut suits hold onto their Space Hoppers. Read more

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July 31, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Publications
MoMA’s First Enhanced Digital Publications

From left: cover of the digital edition of Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000; cover of the digital edition of MoMA Collection Highlights

The Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Publications has launched its first two enhanced digital books for the iPad, Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000 and MoMA Collection Highlights, both now available on Apple’s iBookstore. Read more

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Century of the Child Online

Screenshot of Century of the Child exhibition website

Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000 is an exploration and celebration of modern design for children in the 20th century, bringing together designers and artists from around the world. Read more