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The Wolfsonian, Florida International University

1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Permanent galleries at The Wolfsonian

Interior view of part of the permanent galleries at The Wolfsonian.

Photo credit: By Absecon 49 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum, library and research center. The Wolfsonian's two collections comprise approximately 180,000 pieces from the period 1885 to 1945, in a variety of media, including: furniture; industrial-design objects; works in glass; ceramics; metal; rare books; periodicals; ephemera; works on paper; paintings; textiles; and medals. Among the collection’s strengths are: the British Arts & Crafts movement; Dutch and Italian variants of the Art Nouveau style; American industrial design; objects and publications from world’s fairs; propaganda from the First and Second World Wars and the Spanish Civil War; New Deal graphic and decorative arts; avant-garde book design; and publications and design drawings relating to architecture. The Wolfsonian is a division within Florida International University.

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