Thursday, February 10, 2011

Slipstreaming Through History

Philbrook's latest exhibit was scheduled to open last week, but a record-breaking snowstorm changed that plan. So if you're a procrastinator, or didn't even know about this exhibit, consider yourself lucky! American Streamlined Design will open on Sunday, February 13 at Philbrook.

The exhibit features streamlined objects that exemplify the Golden Age of Aerodynamics, from the Twenties through the Fifties. Many of the objects on display are household items that borrow from the flowing lines of period aircraft, automobiles- even locomotives. This style celebrated the vision of a technological future where industry and science could overcome any obstacle- and do it with class.

So hop in the De Soto, or gas up the dirigible, and join us in the world or tomorrow!


American Streamlined Design
February 13 - May 15, 2011
Philbrook Museum of Art
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