(STL.News) – The United States Diplomacy Center at the U.S. Department of State today announces the donation of sets and prop material from Revelations Entertainment, the independent movie production company founded by Lori McCreary and actor Morgan Freeman, and CBS Television Studios show Madam Secretary to the nation’s first-ever museum and educational center dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy.
The donation includes iconic pieces from the title character’s State Department office set, costumes, and other props. The items will become part of the museum’s permanent collection and will be showcased in the popular culture exhibition. Over the past five seasons, Madam Secretary has brought to life the important and tireless work of dedicated American diplomats who represent our nation around the world and in Washington, DC. The U.S. Diplomacy Center features this successful show by including artifacts from the production as part of the permanent collection. These items will become a focal point of the U.S. Diplomacy Center’s popular culture exhibit, providing a compelling and dynamic way to engage audience members who may have been introduced to the work and language of diplomacy through this television show. Madam Secretary’s sixth and final season premiered on the CBS Television network on Sunday, October 6, 2019.
The U.S. Diplomacy Center is the nation’s first museum and educational center on American diplomacy, and is located just blocks from the National Mall. Once fully opened, the museum will highlight stories of how diplomacy has played a pivotal role in promoting American national security, prosperity, and global leadership around the world. The museum has a collection of over 9,000 unique objects related to diplomatic history, tools of the trade, and gifts to Secretaries of State.