Events  2021

Thursday
June

24

LocalVirtual Book Talk

50 Lessons to Learn from Frank Lloyd Wright

AIANY hosts this talk focusing on a new book that looks at the design tools Wright used to create exceptional architecture, interiors, and landscapes.

Thursday
June

24

LocalVirtual Lecture

Mission for Modernism: Tiki Bars—Kitsch or Cultural Appropriation?

Reflecting the 2021 “Travel and Leisure” theme, Docomomo US is hosting its next Mission for Modernism lecture to examine the history of tiki bars and cultural appropriation.

Saturday
June

19

LocalVirtual Tour

Modern Architecture on the Upper East Side

DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State President John Arbuckle leads this virtual MAS tour of celebrated Modern architecture on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Sunday
June

13

LocalVirtual Tour

The Darwin Martin House: Through the Eyes of an Engineer

The Martin House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as the home for Buffalo executive Darwin D. Martin, is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site. Join docent Rich Beatty on a live, virtual exploration centered around the engineering principles behind the design and construction of the house.

Wednesday
June

09

DOCOMOMO NY/TRIVirtual Lecture

Modernism as Liberation: J. Max Bond, Jr. at Midcentury

For DOCOMOMO US/NY Tri-State’s next Modern Conversations event Brian Goldstein will speak on J. Max Bond, Jr’s engagement with midcentury modernism in the 1950s and 1960s. Bond brought the Civil Rights Movement to bear on architecture and demanded that modernism live up to its social ambitions and extend them to the realm of racial justice.

Tuesday
June

08

LocalVirtual Lecture

Modern Design? You Bet! Life, Ebony and Modernism in 1950s America

If you missed our chapter’s event in April, good news—Kristina Wilson is back in collaboration with the Glass House and the New Canaan Library where she will discuss the presence of modern design in Life and Ebony magazines in the 1950s and how codes of race, gender, and identity influenced—and were influenced by—modern design in these mass media landscapes.

Friday
June

04

LocalTour

Paul Rudolph First Friday Open House

The Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation hosts a monthly open house at the Rudolph-designed duplex within the Modulightor Building—a set of spaces that showcase Rudolph’s mastery of architectural interiors. Explore the space on the first Friday of the month.

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