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July 1, 2015 – Ongoing
Museum: American History Museum
Sponsor: Lemelson Center
Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Lemelson Center Gallery
What kind of place stimulates creative minds and sparks a surge of invention and innovation? The answer may surprise you. Journey through time and place to discover the stories of people who lived, worked, played, collaborated, adapted, took risks, solved problems, and sometimes failed—all in the pursuit of something new. The exhibition examines what can happen when the right mix of inventive people, untapped resources, and inspiring surroundings come together.
Case studies include:
Mayo-Gibbon Heart-Lung Machine, about 1957