The International Museum of Dinnerware Design

The International Museum of Dinnerware Design The Dinnerware Museum celebrates a significant aspect of our daily lives. Collections include dinnerware and non-functional art referencing dinnerware.
The Dinnerware Museum celebrates a significant aspect of our daily lives. The Museum collects dinnerware which includes industrially designed and manufactured as well as one-of-a-kind dinnerware and accessories created from ceramics, glass, metal, paper, plastic, lacquer and wood and related archival materials from individual artists, designers, and companies, including photographs, advertisements, personal and company records, equipment, and research materials. The Museum additionally collects non-functional sculpture and artwork referencing dinnerware.
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05/04/2019
Washtenaw County Historical Society

Washtenaw County Historical Society

WHAT DOES (DID) IT TAKE TO PUT BUTTER ON THE TABLE? Well, it took a number of tools, beginning with a churn, dash and ladles. To find out more about producing butter on the homestead, visit the current exhibit, BUTTER, curated by the International Museum of Dinnerware Design at the Museum on Main Street. Located at 500 North Main Street in Ann Arbor it is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Parking is free in the adjoining lot. To schedule a group visitation, call 734-662-9062. The exhibition runs through August 25.

What is your favorite story that was made into dinnerware?
12/10/2018
What is your favorite story that was made into dinnerware?

What is your favorite story that was made into dinnerware?

  Tabletop Stories December 3, 2018 - January 26, 2019 Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, Lower Level 343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan This exhibition curated by the International Museum of Dinnerware Design in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, pairs memorable s...

Call me IMoDD
11/26/2018
Call me IMoDD

Call me IMoDD

 Tabletop Stories December 3, 2018- January 9, 2019 Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, Lower Level 343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan This exhibition curated by the International Museum of Dinnerware Design in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, pairs memorable stor...

It's no mystery!
11/08/2018
It's no mystery!

It's no mystery!

 Tabletop Stories December 3, 2018- January 9, 2019 Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, Lower Level 343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan This exhibition curated by the International Museum of Dinnerware Design in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, pairs memorable stor...

no ice storm is going to postpone "Well of the Sea" this time!
10/12/2018
no ice storm is going to postpone "Well of the Sea" this time!

no ice storm is going to postpone "Well of the Sea" this time!

The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor present:  Well of the Sea A lecture by IMoDD Director Margaret Carney Sunday, October 21, 2018  3:00 - 5:00 pm Arbor District Library - Malletts Creek Branch 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108  Margaret Carney, a member of the Culinary Historians ...

"Unapologetic Dinnerware: a brief history of disposable dinnerware" reception and gallery talk last Friday.  The exhibit...
09/12/2018

"Unapologetic Dinnerware: a brief history of disposable dinnerware" reception and gallery talk last Friday. The exhibit remains open at Concordia University through October 12th. To see the exhibit uncluttered with human beings visit our website.

http://dinnerwaremuseum.org/main/index.php/unapologetic-dinnerware/

#dinnerwaremuseum #unapologeticdinnerware #IMoDD #ConcordiaUniversity #KreftGallery #driedsquidediblesakebottle #WASARA #edibledinnerware

Hall China Refrigerator Ware in a 1948 FrigidairePart of our special exhibitionDining In Dining Outat the Stone Chalet, ...
04/14/2018

Hall China Refrigerator Ware in a 1948 Frigidaire

Part of our special exhibition
Dining In Dining Out
at the Stone Chalet, 1927 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Open Friday, April 13 5:50-7:30; Saturday, April 14, 10:00-5:00 and Sunday, April 15, 11:00-5:00.

#hallchina #refrigeratorware #frigidaire #dinnerewaremuseum #artdeco #imodd #stonechalet #delphiniumblue

The Well of the Sea was an acclaimed seafood restaurant in Chicago's downtown loop from 1948 to 1972.  The interior was ...
04/14/2018

The Well of the Sea was an acclaimed seafood restaurant in Chicago's downtown loop from 1948 to 1972. The interior was designed to evoke the experience of dining under the sea. This vignette from out special exhibition Dining In Dining Out with dinnerware was by Shenango China, original menus and a reproduction of one of Richard Koppe's murals memorialized the magic of dining at the Well of the Sea.

Dining In Dining Out is on display this weekend at The Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Friday April 13, 5:30 - 7:30
Saturday April 14, 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday April 15, 11:00 - 5:00

#wellofthesea #chicago #midcentury #midcenturymodern #shenangochina #dinnerware #restaurantware #hotelchina #imodd #dinnerwaremuseum #stonechalet #hotelsherman

Raffia ware, also called Thermo Ware or Thermo-Temp on a rattan Tropitan bar car by Ritts of Los Angeles.Part of our spe...
04/14/2018

Raffia ware, also called Thermo Ware or Thermo-Temp on a rattan Tropitan bar car by Ritts of Los Angeles.

Part of our special exhibition
Dining In Dining Out
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Open Friday 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

#midcenturymodern #midcentury #raffia #thermoware #ritts #rittsoflosangeles #imodd #dinnerwaremuseum #rattan #stonechalet

1950s Diner with Tepco restaurant warein our special exhibitionDining In Dining OutFriday 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.Saturday...
04/14/2018

1950s Diner with Tepco restaurant ware
in our special exhibition
Dining In Dining Out

Friday 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michgan

#tepco #diner #restaurantware #midcentury #imodd #dinnerwaremuseum

Union Pacific Winged Streamliner China in our special pop-up exhibition Dining In Dining Out open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m....
04/14/2018

Union Pacific Winged Streamliner China in our special pop-up exhibition Dining In Dining Out
open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan

#unionpacific #railroad #streamliner #wingedstreamliner #imodd #dinnerware #museum #stonechalet

Russel Wright children's toy plastic American Modern dinnerware set in our special exhibition Dining In Dining Out.Speci...
04/14/2018

Russel Wright children's toy plastic American Modern dinnerware set in our special exhibition Dining In Dining Out.
Special pop-up exhibition open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan

#russelwright #midcentury #midcenturymodern #dinnerware #imodd #dinnerwaremuseum #stonechalet

Dining In Dining OutSpecial pop-up exhibition open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Sunday 4/15/18 1...
04/14/2018

Dining In Dining Out
Special pop-up exhibition open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan

#dinnerware #dinnerwaremuseum #stonechalet #midcenturymodern #dinnerware #midcentury #midcentury

Mid-Century Modern Dining: Glidden Pottery Alfred Stoneware/Buffetware in Saffron, Cayenne and ParsleyPart of our specia...
04/14/2018

Mid-Century Modern Dining: Glidden Pottery Alfred Stoneware/Buffetware in Saffron, Cayenne and Parsley

Part of our special exhibition Dining In Dining Out
open 4/13/18 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 4/14/18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 4/15/18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
at the Stone Chalet, 1917 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan

#midcentury #midcenturymodern #gliddenpottery #dinnerware #dinnerwaremuseum #imodd

Eva Zeisel's Schramberg Liqueur Set, ca. 1929-1932 at the International Museum of Dinnerware Design's special exhibition...
04/14/2018

Eva Zeisel's Schramberg Liqueur Set, ca. 1929-1932 at the International Museum of Dinnerware Design's special exhibition "Dining In Dining Out". #evazeisel #schramberg #dinnerwaremuseum #imodd

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