The Madsonian has a blog!This page will keep you up to date on the happenings at Waitsfield’s Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design What is INDUSTRIAL DESIGN? Our museum celebrates the beauty and thoughfulness in everyday things. We will showcase the best mixers of all time, the best toys, tools, cars, boats, planes… you get the idea. Sign up at our main website (link above) to get on the mailing list, and to be the first to hear about openings, exhibits, and events!
Monthly Archives: January 2011
“The molten curves of the Wiggle Chair not only display Frank Gehry’s highly sculptural and expressive use of form but also his humor in reworking historical themes and references — in this case he pays homage to Gerrit Reitveld’s Zig … Continue reading
We gave the Madsonian a test run in celebration of the hard work of those who have transformed the space, as well as the Bridge St. neighbors. Some exhibits are in place, but there’s still work to be done.
We will periodically post items that we love and want to honor in the Madsonian. Do you know where to find this fan? Do you have one that you would like to donate or loan to the museum?
Electricians are installing LED bulbs for all of our lighting this week. As a museum, we require a lot of lighting so this is an important move. LED bulbs use a fraction of the energy of halogen and even fluorescent … Continue reading
We ordered up a set of one of a kind Madsonian Tee Shirts from Unknown Arts in Burlington. These will be a limited edition design. Check out the shirts below. They are available for a $25 donation.
Here are some photos from the past few months at the Madsonian job site.