Manufacturing Chemists Association Medal for Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching

  • Joseph E. Renier, Medallic Art Company, Manufacturing Chemists Association Medal for Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching, 1957, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier, 1967.93.57

The Manufacturing Chemists Association, known today as the American Chemistry Council, was formed in 1872 and represents the chemical industries to state and federal governments. The obverse and reverse of Joseph Renier’s medal share the imagery of books and beakers, while the figures of a professor and his students on the reverse emphasize the role of teaching in advances in chemistry.

Title
Manufacturing Chemists Association Medal for Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching
Artists
Founder
Date
1957
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
3 in. (7.7 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture Interior – science – laboratory
  • Occupation – education – teacher
  • Occupation – science – chemist
  • Figure group
  • Occupation – education – student
Object Number
1967.93.57
Palette
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