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Calendar of Events: November 2020

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.


LocalVirtual Award Ceremony

Modernism in America Awards

DOCOMOMO US will host the 2020 Modernism in America Awards. For the first time, the awards will be free to attend via a virtual ceremony on Thursday, November 12. More


DOCOMOMO NY/TRIModern Conversations

Building Modern to Save America’s Cities: Ed Logue’s Complex Career in Urban Renewal with Lizabeth Cohen

Edward Logue was both one of the most prominent figures in American urban renewal and one of the postwar era’s most prolific patrons of Modern architecture. Harvard Professor Lizabeth Cohen, author of Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age, will discuss Logue’s career and examine his relationship with Modernism. More

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February 12, 2020

Noguchi Museum Dual Exhibition

Isamu Noguchi was profoundly in sync with America’s mid-century obsession with the power of design to shape the modern world. Dual exhibitions from the Noguchi Museum, Composition for Idlewild Airport and The Sculptor and the Ashtray, testify to his interest in making sculpture everywhere out of everything and are now available online. More

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September 3, 2020

Anni Albers at The Glass House

Pliable Plane is part of a new series presented by the Glass House in which an artist or designer is invited to refashion the house’s interiors with site-responsive textiles. For the first installment of this series—named for a 1957 essay by Anni Albers (1899–1994) about the relationship between textiles and architecture—the Glass House and the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation are collaborating to create a new bedspread and window panels based on original works by Anni Albers. More

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September 5, 2020

Frank Stella: Paintings, 1960–1973

The Glass House (1948) presents the online exhibit Frank Stella: Paintings, 1960 – 1973 a selection of works by the artist from the Glass House permanent collection. One of America’s most important living artists, Stella has played a significant role in the development of abstraction in the 20th century and has consistently pushed compositional boundaries throughout his career. More