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Into the Open is organized by Slought Foundation and PARC Foundation.

The exhibition was commissioned by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S, Department of State, Washington, D.C. for the 11th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia, in cooperation with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The exhibition was the official United States representation at La Biennale di Venezia and opened in the US Pavilion in September 2008.

The exhibition was presented in New York by Parsons The New School for Design and opened in April 2009. It was presented in Philadelphia by the National Constitution Center and opened in July 2009.

National Media Partner: The Architect's Newspaper
Local Print Partner: Philadelphia Weekly

Public Programming Partner in Philadelphia:
Community Design Collaborative

Generous support for the project has been received from:

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
Robert Rubin and Stephane Samuel

Oldcastle Glass

inSite San Diego/Tijuana
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Philadelphia Eagles (Vegetable Garden in Philadelphia)
Abe and Pat Levy

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Thornton Tomasetti
FXFOWLE Architects
Gwathmey Siegel and Associates Architects
Perkins Eastman
Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts
Samuel S. Fels Fund
Larry Levy, Deborah Levy
Weidlinger Associates
Jack Stern
Jack and Bea Morton
Bernice Gersh Foundation
Pilkington and Leggett
Shimkin Foundation
Michele Richman

Special thanks to Duggal Visual Solutions for generous assistance in the design and fabrication of exhibition display materials in Venice, and to Kartell for exhibition materials

Special thanks to Digital Plus, DuPont Building Innovations, International Building Products, inc., GreenDepot, WORKac, Illy, ABC Carpet & Home, Contaminatenyc, and viawines.com for exhibition materials at Parsons

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