Home    |    About Diana Friedberg    |    Film Awards & Recognition    |    Buy the Film Series    |    Buy the Book    |    Contact Us

LACMA Los Angeles
October 2004
World premiere of World on a String - Part One -The Eternal Bead
Gala event sponsored by the Los Angeles Bead Society,
The Decorative Arts Council of LACMA and the Lucy Gonda Foundation

The Bead Museum, Washington D.C.
December 2004 through September 2005
Exhibition: The Eternal Bead based on Part One -The Eternal Bead
Film had a gala premiere at the U.S. Naval Heritage Center
Sponsored by the Bead Society of Greater Washington

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California
September 2005
World Premier of World on a String Part Two - The Tiny Mighty Bead

The Bead Museum, Washington D.C.
June 2006 - August 2007
Exhibition: Sacred Beads and Symbols of Faith based on Part Three – The Sacred Bead
Film had a gala East Coast premiere at the U.S. Naval Heritage Center

The Bead Museum, Washington DC
Oct 2007 - Oct 2008
Exhibition: Earth’s Treasures based on Part Four -TheTreasured Bead
East Coast premiere at the U.S Naval Heritage Center

Tropen Museum – Amsterdam
Exhibition: Pracht en Kraal – van Madonna tot de Masai.
(Beauty and the Bead - from Madonna to the Masai)
December 2006 – May 2007
Parts One, Two and Three included as part of the exhibition

"We are honoured and grateful to be able to include parts of your wonderful dvds in our exhibition and publication."
Loan Oei, guest curator.
Izoko National Museum of Art - Cape Town, South Africa
June 2005
Part Two – The Tiny Mighty Bead screened as part of South African beadwork exhibition

International Bead and Beadwork Conference - Istanbul
November 2007
Part Four - The Treasured Bead, screened as opening night gala celebration

Bowers Museum
October 2007
Premiere screening of Part Four – The Treasured Bead
sponsored by the Bead Society of Los Angeles and the Orange County Bead Society

The Bead Museum, Washington D.C.
September 2008
Exhibition: Passion for Beads based on Part Five – A Passion for Beads
Film had a gala East Coast premiere at the U.S. Naval Heritage Center.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2011
Exhibition on seed beads included extracts from The Tiny Mighty Bead

Glendale Bead Museum, Phoenix Arizona.
Series played continuously in the museum as part of their permanent exhibition.

The Corning Museum of Glass - Life on s String exhibition - May 24, 2013 to September 2, 2013.
Videos and images from WOAS are featured in the exhibition’s video which can be seen on YouTube.

“On behalf of everyone here at the Museum, I’d like to thank you again for so generously sharing
your videos and images. Everything you shared with us has enhanced our visitors’ understanding of beads.”
Mary C. Mills, the Corning Museum of Glass

Click Here to view the Corning Museum video.