Calendar of Events: September 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 Skyscraper Museum hosts an expert panel that includes both the makers and subjects of films and videos that will discuss the value of documenting stories of modern architecture and engineering. The program will feature a discussion, illustrated by excerpts from several documentaries. Speakers include Leslie E. Robertson, James Sanders, Annice Alt, and Carol Willis. Richard Roth will join the discussion via Skype. More
John Arbuckle, DOCOMOMO New York Tri-State President, leads this Municipal Art Society tour highlighting Modern architecture and public art in the Financial District created from the 1960s through the 1980s. More
More Mad Men Modern is the ninth annual Living History Tour conducted by the Norwalk Preservation Trust. The tour will give participants an inside look at the Modernist movement in Norwalk, CT. More
June 25, 2019
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