Molecules That Matter

Molecules that Matter explored ten organic molecules that profoundly altered the twentieth century. The molecules were juxtaposed with contemporary art works and a wide range of objects and ephemera. Organized in collaboration with the Chemical Heritage Foundation of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Traveled to Chemical Heritage Foundation, College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, Ohio, and Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.
Tang, co-published with the Chemical Heritage Foundation
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Barbara Glauber, Hilary Greenbaum, and Erika Nishizato / Heavy Meta
Editors and Authors
Edited by Raymond J. Giguere; Essays by Mary Ellen Bowden, Raymond J. Giguere, Daniel R. Goldberg, Neil Gussman, Robert J. Hargrove, Hassan H. López, Mary 
C. Lynn, Jeffrey Meikle, Cyrus Mody, Vasantha Narasimhan, and Audra J. Wolfe
John Weber, the Tang Museum’s Dayton Director, and Raymond J. Giguere, Class of 1962 Term Professor of Chemistry, Skidmore College


Pattern by Jonnea Herman ’18
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
The Tang Pattern Project began in 2017 with research on cultural institutions’ branding by Design Intern Mallika Acharya ’18. It progressed into a collaboration organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger with past and current Tang Design Interns to propose a Tang Museum branding refresh. Their new patterns draw inspiration from the Museum’s exhibition history.