Join the Fairfield Museum and History Center’s Spring Speaker Series for a talk by William D. Earls covering the history of the area and how New Canaan came to be the locus of the modern movement’s experimentation in materials, construction methods, space, and form.
Join Cooper Hewitt’s curator tour of Hector Guimard: How Paris Got Its Curves. The exhibition provides context for some of France’s most famous art nouveau architecture and Guimard’s full range of design work, processes, and marketing strategies.
Art History Professor Kristina Wilson will investigate how race and gender influenced—and were influenced by—the development and marketing of midcentury Modern decor in postwar America, presenting a striking counter-narrative to conventional histories of design. Presented by Preservation League of New York State.
DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State’s first Modern Conversations series presentation of 2023 brings authors Angelo Maggi and Michelangelo Sabatino and graphic designer Neil Donnelly together to discuss their book project G.E. Kidder Smith Builds: The Travel of Architectural Photography and Kidder Smith’s distinctive contribution to North American architectural photography and advocacy in the second half of the twentieth century.