A Tour of Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America

InHaus Presents A Tour of  Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas to the American home, children’s toys and play spaces, and corporate identities.

When: Wednesday, August 21st

More Information To Come!

Herbert Bayer’s Kaleidoscreen installed in Aspen, Colorado, about 1957. Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive, Denver Art Museum. Photograph courtesy Denver Art Museum

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America is co-organized by the Denver Art Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum. It is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Melinda and Ken Krei are supporting sponsors of Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America in Milwaukee. The presentation in Denver is generously supported by the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support at the Denver Art Museum is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, Comcast Spotlight, and The Denver Post.