The Museum has created online versions for some important past exhibitions. 

Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe

Alexander Girard was one of the most influential interior and textile designers of the 20th century. Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe is the first major retrospective on Girard’s work, organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. With this new VIRTUAL TOUR open a door to his creative universe and shows his close relationships with contemporaries such as Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Andy Warhol, Rudi Gernreich, and many others. Featured are Girard’s designs in textiles, furniture, and sculptures, as well as numerous sketches, drawings, and collages never shown before.

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Yokai: Ghosts and Demons of Japan

Yokai is a catchall Japanese word for ghosts, demons, monsters, shapeshifters, tricksters, and other kinds of supernatural beings and mysterious phenomena. In this online exhibition complementing the exhibition of the same name, explore all kinds of yokai and the ways that they became pop-culture sensations in Japan!

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

Dancing Shadows, Epic Tales: Wayang Kulit of Indonesia (2009)

The exhibition presented an introduction to the cultural context of Indonesia, interpretation for the basic elements of performance including gamelan, the stories and characters presented in classic wayang performance, aspects of contemporary performance, various forms of wayang found in Indonesia, and the incredible, labor-intensive process of making wayang kulit. The exhibition won an award from the American Association of Museums for Overall Excellence in Exhibitions, 2010.

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

‌‌¡Carnaval! (2005)

This major exhibition re-creates the dazzling sights, sounds and the pageantry of Carnival celebrations around the world today. The exhibit transports viewers to eight rural and urban locations in Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and North America, where Carnival is among the most important occasions of the year.

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayolica (2002)

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica tells us a story about mayólica, for a time, one of the world's most coveted ceramics. We learn about the Islamic origins of Spanish mayólica as well as the role that trade played in the history of Spanish and Mexican mayólica. We also discover interesting facts about Spanish daily life through the forms and imagery depicted on mayólica vessels. Finally, we learn about the traditional mayólica process and the efforts by contemporary potters to keep it alive. Each piece of pottery in this on-line exhibit forms a part of this story; together they take us on an intriguing journey. Bilingual exhibition available in English and Spanish.

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

100 Aspects of the Moon (2001)

Yoshitoshi’s series, One Hundred Aspects of the Moon, completed shortly before his death in 1892, epitomizes the restraint and subtlety that define his later work. Published between 1885 and 1892, this series of 100 individual woodblock prints depicts figures from Japanese and Chinese legend, history, literature, folklore and theater.

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

Sin Nombre: Hispana and Hispano Artists of the New Deal Era (1999)

Hundreds of Hispana and Hispano artists created art for the various New Deal programs during the 1930s and 1940s under the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Sin Nombre (Without Name) presents the work of these artists, who have been almost completely undocumented during this important period. Bilingual exhibition available in English and Spanish.

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A screen shot from the online exhibition.

Paño: Art from the Inside Out (1996)

Whether intensely spiritual or brazenly secular, paño art draws on the deepest emotions of prisoners whose artistic expression is limited only by the materials at hand. The word paño (Spanish for cloth or handkerchief) has come to mean the art form itself -- a ball point pen or colored pencil drawing on a handkerchief.

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Community through Making: From Peru to New Mexico. Visit VIRTUAL Exhibition.   See Objects from the Exhibition.