Events  2024

Friday
June

21

LocalTour

Glass House + Schlumberger Building

Join the Glass House for a study tour covering two important early examples of midcentury architecture designed by Philip Johnson: The Glass House and the Schlumberger Research Center Administration Building, recently renovated by Craig Bassam and Scott Fellows to serve as the headquarters of their firm, BassamFellows.

Thursday
June

20

DOCOMOMO NY/TRIBook Talk

The Edith Farnsworth House: Architecture, Preservation, Culture

Join AIANY and DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State for a book talk on The Edith Farnsworth House: Architecture, Preservation, Culture. The book charts the Farnsworth house from its original design by Mies van der Rohe through its 20 years as a publicly accessible site owned and administered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation—neglect, floods and multiple owners in between. Michelangelo Sabatino, the book’s author, and Alice Friedman will speak, foregrounding the role of client Edith Farnsworth. Barry Bergdoll will moderate.

Thursday
June

20

LocalLecture

Artistic Homes: Queer Landmarks and Public Interpretation

For Pride Month, three historic house museums in the art and design worlds—The Glass House, the Alice Austen House, and the Demuth Museum—are coming together to discuss efforts at the forefront of the movement to landmark and celebrate significant LGBTQ sites including historic house museums, as well as explore the personal identities of LGBTQ artists.

Thursday
June

13

LocalBook Talk

Midcentury Houses Today—Updated Edition!

The Glass House is hosting a book talk with the authors of Midcentury Houses Today at the New Canaan Library. The book focuses on the evolving legacy and adaptive reuse of 17 of New Canaan, CT’s most notable Modern. The authors will explore the expanded and updated edition of this 2014 classic and follow with a book signing.

Saturday
June

08

LocalBrunch

Classically Rose – Saturday Brunch at the James Rose Center

Join the James Rose Center for live music, a light continental brunch in the gardens, and an in-depth tour of the grounds led by Center Director Dean Cardasis.

Saturday
June

08

LocalBenefit

The Glass House Summer Party

The Glass House will host its annual fundraiser, the Summer Party, in June complete with tours, performances, a picnic-style lunch, cocktails, and curated auction.

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