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IMMEDIATE Preservation support needed to save the Municipal Center in Washington, DC where Hildreth Meière designed the frieze "Health and Welfare" (1941) in an interior courtyard.

The building is a candidate for deaccession and possible demolition.

View an example sample support letter here

SEND YOUR LETTER via EMAIL before Thursday, February 22nd, 2018:
Send your email to: historic.preservation@dc.gov
cc: info@dcpreservation.org
Subject line: Case 14-02, Municipal Center Letter of Support

Thank you!

Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

June 5, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Early Women of Architecture in Maryland

Organized by AIA Baltimore, Baltimore Architecture Foundation, and Morgan State University Traveling group exhibition throughout Maryland

April 7 - August 20, 2017

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

Group exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

March 18-20, 2016

Built x Women DC

Organized by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation
Exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC
Hildreth Meière, winner of competition for her 1924 design of the Great Hall, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

September 1 - October 30, 2015

A Photographic Odyssey Through Hildreth Meière’s Decorative Designs

Photographs by Hildreth Meière Dunn
Exhibition at AIA Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

March 16, 2013 - January 20, 2014

Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America’s Great Public Spaces

Exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC

September 12, 2012 - January 13, 2013

Her Own Style: An Artist’s Eye with Judith Shea

Group exhibition at the National Academy Museum, New York, NY

February 3 - May 20, 2012

Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière

Exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY

March 19, 2011 - January 2, 2012

Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière

Exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC

September 4, 2009 - June 13, 2010

Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière

Exhibition organized by the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY

January 7 - February 22, 2008

Hildreth Meière: Art Deco Designer

Exhibition at Cora E. McLaughlin, RSCJ, Art Gallery
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT

September 9 - October 20, 2007

Hildreth Meière: Designs for Murals

Exhibition at Our World Gallery, Stamford, CT

April 22 - July 31, 2003

Hildreth Meière: A Profile of the Artist

Exhibition at the Saint Louis University Archives, Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis, MO

April 1984

Hildreth Meière

Exhibition at Bartholet Gallery, New York, NY