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  1. Annual Morel Hunt and Lunch

    Annual Morel Hunt and Lunch

    Join mycologist Leon Shernoff and Slow Food Chicago for a guided hunt for morels.  Leon is the editor of  Mushroom The Journal of Wild Mushrooming, the only North American consumer...

    04.20.09

  2. Project Earth Day Fashion Show and Design Competition

    Project Earth Day is dedicated to green design principles and sustainability, and to providing a platform for environmental responsibility and innovation within the fashion industry. Brought to you...

    04.20.09

  3. MOBIUS LA

    MOBIUS LA is the AIA Los Angeles' design conference. The conference is a multi-day event featuring professional development seminars, lectures, panel discussions and various other special events....

    04.20.09

  4. Arthur Q. Davis: Legacy of a Modern Architect

    Arthur Q. Davis: Legacy of a Modern Architect

    In 1947, a time in which few New Orleans-based architects were advancing modern architecture, Arthur Q. Davis and his partner, Nathanial C. Curtis, established their practice in the city. The...

    04.20.09

  5. Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    This exhibition features a selection of travel sketches, figure drawings and building renderings by one of modernism’s most important architects, Richard Neutra (1892-1970). The pieces range...

    04.20.09

  6. World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’...

    04.24.09

  7. Now What Architecture

    Now What Architecture

    In his 1931 Kahn Lecture at Princeton University, Frank Lloyd Wright posed the seminal question: “Now what architecture?” Over the course of his seventy-year long career, Wright taught...

    04.24.09

  8. How to Make Your Older Building More Energy Efficient

    Explore the link between historic preservation and green design to see how preservation can enhance energy efficiency. This workshop will give owners/stewards of historic houses and multi-family...

    04.24.09

  9. Modern Architecture USA: Survival in the Sub-urbis

    Modern Architecture USA: Survival in the Sub-urbis

    In conjunction with the exhibition Marcel Breuer, architect Diane Lewis lectures on the competition-winning “Riverview Music Quadrangle,” a project to save Paul Rudolph’s first...

    04.25.09

  10. Walking Tour: Cape Cod Modern Architecture

    Visit the Cape Cod National Seashore to view the Modernist cottages.  A chartered bus provides transportation for an exclusive tour by architect Peter McMahon, principal of PM Design, a...

    04.25.09

  11. Bruce Nussbaum in Conversation with Ezio Manzini

    Bruce Nussbaum, Visiting Professor of Innovation and Design at The New School and BusinessWeek contributing editor, will host a conversation with international design innovator Ezio Manzini as part...

    04.25.09

  12. The Modernist Landscape- Then and Now

    Celebrate the anniversary of Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius' birthday and the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus at the Gropius House on Sunday, May 17, with half-price admission....

    04.26.09

  13. Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    At the opening for sculptor Deborah Butterfield’s current show at L.A. Louver gallery, which runs through May 9, visitor after visitor walked up to the monumental bronze horses, leaned...

    04.27.09

  14. The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration

    The art of live film narration reached its peak with the benshi, a performer who voiced silent films from the stage. Reviving this tradition with a contemporary twist, the "neo-benshi"...

    04.27.09

  15. Legends of La Cienega

    Legends of La Cienega

    This three-day event, benefiting Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles, honors the 60-year-old La Cienega design district. There will be book signings, vignettes by a collection of interior...

    04.29.09

  16. Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Listen to a conversation between Glenn Adamson, consulting curator to Dirt on Delight, and exhibition artist Beverly Semmes. Adamson’s book Thinking Through Craft (Berg Publishers, 2007)...

    04.29.09

  17. What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    At mid-century, The Museum of Modern Art played a leading role in the definition and dissemination of ‘Good Design,’ a concept that started taking shape in the 1930s and emerged with...

    04.29.09

  18. Heath Ceramics: Open Studio and Sale

    Heath Ceramics: Open Studio and Sale

    Heath Ceramics “Open Studio” is offering visitors a chance to explore its fascinating history through guided tours and hands-on tile glazing opportunities. The tours will highlight...

    04.29.09

  19. Objectified

    Objectified

    Stop by and check out a screening of Objectified, director Gary Hustwit's new film about everyday objects and the industrial designers who create them. The screening will be followed by a Q&A...

    04.29.09

  20. Bouquet of Hope

    Take part in an event benefiting Rose Haven, a Portland–based community center for those afflicted by abuse and homelessness. The evening will feature a sustainably harvested dinner prepared...

    05.02.09

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