The Great American Experiment with Curator Claire Perry

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  • The Great American Hall of Wonders exhibition curator Claire Perry discusses the idea of the United States as a “great experiment” and how inventive energies in art, science, and technology shaped the nation during the 19th century. Exploring 19th-century citizens' belief in the transformative power of American ingenuity, Perry poses questions that resonate with current impulses to innovate and explore.