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Calendar of Events: August 2019

Experience Modern architecture. Take a tour, view an exhibition, attend a lecture or otherwise connect with people equally captivated by the history and future of this period. Our online calendar highlights events related to Modern architecture in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and occasionally further a field, presented by a wide-ranging roster of organizations.



The Architecture of Jeremiah Oosterbaan

Jeremiah Oosterbaan (1929–2011) was trained as an architect at the Illinois Institute of Technology under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He established a practice in Plattsburgh in 1956 and over the next forty years designed some of the city’s most prominent and distinctive late twentieth century buildings. This outing hosted by the Adirondack Architectural Heritage will explore the best of his work, including the Temple Beth Israel, Newman Center, Plattsburgh Public Library, Press-Republican, Clinton County Government Center, St. Alexander’s Catholic Church, and his former personal residence. More

Plattsburgh Public Library, Jeremiah Oosterbaan. Photo: Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Continuing this month


June 25, 2019

Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) was a force of nature in Brazil—through his bold landscapes, vibrant art, and passionate commitment to plant conservation. Observe his artistic energy and love of plants during the New York Botanical Garden’s exhibition of lush gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work. More