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  1. The Psychedelic Experience—Rock Posters from the Bay Area, 1965-71

    The Psychedelic Experience—Rock Posters from the Bay Area, 1965-71

    Over 300 posters, album covers, zines, and other items from the late 1960s and early 70s by artists from Wes Wilson to Victor Moscoso will be displayed.

    03.01.09

  2. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

    COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

    Recalling an urban landscape plan, this display strategy evokes the firm's belief in architecture's need to address spatial possibilities, while also reflecting design principal Wolf Prix's...

    03.01.09

  3. Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Throughout the centuries, flowers have been an important source of inspiration for western textile designers. The twentieth century was a particularly fertile period of innovation and change in...

    03.01.09

  4. Modern Times (1936)

    Modern Times (1936)

    One of Charlie Chaplin’s classic films pits humans against a modern, industrialized, impersonal city. The main character breaks down while working on an assembly line, but fights to maintain...

    03.01.09

  5. Jennifer Steinkamp—Fly to Mars

    Jennifer Steinkamp—Fly to Mars

    Steinkamp is a contemporary artist working in the field of new media art. Fly to Mars is a computer-animated projection of a tree that comes to life with movement as it cycles through the four...

    03.01.09

  6. Friedlander

    Friedlander

    Born in 1934, Lee Friedlander gained fame in the early 1960s with off-balance street photographs that evoke the complexity the modern world. This exhibition gathers some 375 photographs plus...

    03.01.09

  7. A Talk by Artist Dan Graham

    A Talk by Artist Dan Graham

    Graham, a central figure in contemporary art since the 1960s, has worked in a variety of media: still photography, film and video, architectural models, drawings, and more. A major retrospective...

    03.01.09

  8. Screening: Objectified

    Screening: Objectified

    Presenting the regional premiere of Objectified, the new feature-length independent documentary about industrial design from the director of Helvetica. Exploring the creative processes of some of...

    03.01.09

  9. 27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March. The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian...

    03.01.09

  10. Pablo Picasso—Mosqueteros

    Pablo Picasso—Mosqueteros

    This is the first exhibition in the United States to focus on the late paintings since "Picasso: The Last Years: 1963-1973" at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 1984. The collection of works,...

    03.01.09

  11. Blackman Cruz Presents An Evening of Glass

    Blackman Cruz Presents An Evening of Glass

    The evening will feature the work of two glass artists: Lianne Gold, a California artist and designer, and Andrew Thompson, a native of the Twin Cities.

    03.01.09

  12. Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the US and China

    This one-day conference is the first to bring together leading green design specialists from the fields of research, technology, architecture, business, and policy from the U.S. and China to build...

    04.03.09

  13. Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

    In this hands-on workshop from Slow Food Chicago, you will graft and take home a low-maintenance fruit tree that can produce fruit organically without harmful spraying. There will also be fruit...

    03.19.09

  14. The Hill House by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    The Hill House by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    Pamela Robertson, Senior Curator, Hunterian Art Gallery and Professor of Mackintosh Studies, University of Glasgow, will lead a discussion on the architect's Hill House project, and whether or not...

    03.19.09

  15. Karim Rashid at the MAD

    Karim Rashid at the MAD

    The designer and guest curator of Mad's current exhibition Totally Rad will speak about innovations in contemporary design, as part of a conversational exchange with MAD chief curator David McFadden.

    03.19.09

  16. Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels

    Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels

    Ashok Gupta, Air & Energy Program Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, will moderate a discussion on practical near-term opportunities and barriers associated with the deployment of...

    03.20.09

  17. Spring Sale at Renegade Handmade

    Spring Sale at Renegade Handmade

    Stop by the brick and mortar shop, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, for DIY goods from over 300 independent artists. To celebrate spring, Renegade will offer 25% off select housewares...

    03.20.09

  18. Greywater Installation Workshop

    Greywater Installation Workshop

    Interested in learning how to reuse your greywater? Then come to a three-part design and installation workshop given by The Greywater Guerrillas. ...

    03.20.09

  19. An Evening with Richard Longstreth

    Join The Los Angeles Conservancy at the Neutra VDL House in Silver Lake for a fundraiser featuring architectural historian, author, and professor Richard Longstreth. All proceeds will go directly...

    03.20.09

  20. Boolean Valley

    Boolean Valley

    Potter Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani collaborated on this room-sized installation, which is comprised of 400 cut-clay objects that together form a topographic sculptural landscape. The...

    03.20.09

  21. Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    During the years spanning the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, Russia was in spiritual, social, and cultural crisis. This exhibition explores the way Russian avant-garde poets and artists responded to...

    03.20.09

  22. Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    In 1905 four architecture students founded a new artistic movement with an emphasis on vivid color and emotional directness. This group, called Brücke ("bridge in German), founded by Frtiz Bieyl,...

    03.22.09

  23. Marcel Breuer's Design and Architecture

    Marcel Breuer's Design and Architecture

    RISD Museum assistant director James Brayton Hall will lead a discussion on the furniture and architectural design of Marcel Breuer, and the materials he favored.

    03.23.09

  24. Documenting and Preserving Modernist Architecture in the Outer Cape

    Documenting and Preserving Modernist Architecture in the Outer Cape

    Beginning in the late 1930s, a group of visionary architects congregated on the isolated backshore of Wellfleet and Truro. In conjunction with the exhibition Marcel Breuer, this lecture by Peter...

    03.23.09

  25. Immersive and Virtual Architecture at the Edge of Physicality

    In this discussion, SCI-Arc hosts seven distinguished architects and theorists that work at the intersection of physical and virtual worlds. These professionals will present their work and ideas...

    03.24.09

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