Events  2021

Tuesday
October

26

LocalLecture

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Origins and Evolution

New Canaan architect, Mark Markiewicz, AIA, will close out October4design program with a lecture about the Bauhaus movement’s influence on art, architecture and design.

Sunday
October

24

LocalSite Tour and Talk

Hotel Marcel Lecture and Hard Hat Tour in New Haven, CT

October4design is winding down with this hard-hat tour of the Pirelli Tire Building turned hotel—”the Marcel,” after its original architect—in New Haven, CT.

Friday
October

22

LocalSymposium

New Canaan Modern House Day + Symposium

The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society’s two-day Modern House Day Tour + Symposium returns this October with modern house tours and symposium and parties.

Sunday
October

17

LocalRecorded Program and Film Viewing

Modern New Canaan: Evolution of Design + Three Iconic Houses

Join the New Canaan Museum & Historical society for a presentation looking at how New Canaan, CT, became a mecca of midcentury Modern along with a film exploring several iconic houses—all part of the October4design.

Wednesday
October

13

LocalConference

Interpreting Wright: Visitor Centers and Public Education Programs

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy’s 2021 conference is scheduled in person and in Buffalo, NY this fall. Donate items to the annual silent auction before summer ends.

Saturday
October

09

LocalTour

Returning! Docomomo US Tour Day

Docomomo US Tour Day 2021’s thematic focus is Travel & Leisure. A sneak peek of tours occurring around the country during October will be out in August and a full list of participating tours will be announced in early September.

Tuesday
October

05

LocalLecture

Eliot Noyes Family Legacy of Design

Continuing October4design, New Canaan Museum & Historical Society hosts Fred Noyes for a talk focusing on the Noyes family and their contributions to architecture and industrial design.

Saturday
October

02

LocalEvent

Reception at Noyes ll House in New Canaan, CT

Fred Noyes will open his family’s home, the Noyes ll House, for cocktails and conversation as part of New Canaan Museum & Historical Society’s October4design Celebration.

Saturday
October

02

LocalTalk

Keep It Modern: A Talk by Bob Gregson

Up next in New Canaan’s October4design event is a talk by artist/educator Bob Gregson who looks at “Modern” over the course of the 20th century in bold and playful ways.

Friday
October

01

LocalPanel Discussion

Landis Gores, Growing Up Modern

October4design is New Canaan, Connecticut’s, celebration of architecture, art, design organized by the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society. The first program is a panel discussion on the life and accomplishments of Landis Goris, one of the “Harvard Five” architects.

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