Readers of all ages can delight in the wonderful arrangement of pop-ups, a few of which are featured in the Libraries’ exhibition, Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop and Turn.
Movable, pop-up, folding, and multiple-construction books from the year 1570 to the present day comprise this Smithsonian Institution Libraries’ exhibition highlighting innovative book design,which is on display in the Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition Gallery, National Museum of American History, First floor west, through September 1, 2011.
The fascinating art of paper engineering is the focus of a new exhibit that is on display in the Libraries’ gallery at the National Museum of American History, Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop, and Turn.
In Dean’s New Book of Dissolving Views, the scene changes on the page surface as a venetian blind slat mechanism moves into place as the tab is activated.
The first week of August is National Clown week. The Libraries ran a post last year about harlequinades, which are featured in its current exhibition, Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop more »
Here are some of the creations that came out of last Sunday’s Family Activity at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. More can be viewed on the Libraries' Flickr page. The purpose more »