Set Decorators at Work opened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on May 13, 2004, with a reception for industry insiders. The SDSA organized the exhibition with the Academy, aided by a generous grant from Architectural Digest and support from the various studios represented.
The work of twenty-three set decorators was
featured in a combination of three-dimensional vignettes and two-dimensional hanging displays highlighting the process of set
decoration. Segments on history and A Day in the Life of the Set Decorator rounded out the display.
Now on the road, the show
opened in Toronto at the CN Tower on September 8th, coinciding with the Toronto Film Festival and will travel to Chicago and New York through
May of 2005.