The exhibition Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts At The World’s Fairs, 1851-1939 will be on view at NOMA April 12 through August 4, 2013.

Check out this link from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art that discusses the exhibition.

In this video, WDSU-TV celebrates the World’s Fair in New Orleans in 1984. (By Steve Griggs)