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December 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Rosie Revere, Engineer family program

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Young learners will be inspired by a reading of Andrea Beaty’s illustrated book, Rosie Revere, Engineer. After the story, the young engineers will use different materials to design and construct their very own innovative skyscraper. Ages 2-5. RSVP NOW.

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December 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Auditorium Theatre’s 130th Birthday Celebration Open House

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

The National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre, which officially opened on December 9, 1889, has been a Chicago institution for 130 years. Celebrate this milestone anniversary, and explore Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler's masterpiece, at a FREE Open House! Take a historic theatre tour, pose for a picture at a photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre-themed backdrop; sketch and take photos of the theatre; bring the kids for free popcorn and coloring; grab a drink at the bar; and enter a…

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December 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Designing a Planet- for better or worse? with Richard Weller

Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 South 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

This lecture will explore ways in which planners, designers and conservationists are now trying to reconcile urban growth and environmental values on a planetary scale. Richard Weller is the Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture and co-executive director of the McHarg Center at The University of Pennsylvania. In over 30 years of practice he has worked simultaneously as an academic and a consultant specializing in the formative stages of design and planning projects ranging across…

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December 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Charles Duff book talk: North Atlantic Cities

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

For 150 years the word "downtown" meant a central district where people worked and didn’t live. A product of the first half of the 19th century, especially in the cities of the US and the UK, downtowns responded to the unprecedented volume of trade in the Industrial Revolution and depended on a series of innovations in architecture, construction, and municipal transport. In his new book, The North Atlantic Cities, developer and historian Charles Duff, highlights vibrant centers such as the…

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December 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Wonderland lantern family program

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

The weather outside may be frightful, but the view from a skyscraper is so delightful. Come out and build a magical winter wonderland lantern featuring supertall skyscrapers from around the world. Ages 5+. RSVP NOW.

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December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oculus Book Talk: Millennials in Architecture

AIANY Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012 United States

Almost five years ago, Darius Sollohub collaborated with AIA New York on a seemingly small research project about young architectural professionals. That work has grown into a new book, Millennials in Architecture: Generations, Disruption and the Legacy of a Profession. Sollohub’s book situates the generation in relation to their predecessors, highlighting the social and environmental challenges we are currently facing and mapping the ways in which this newest generation of architects will likely force disruptions in how firms and educators teach and…

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December 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pasadena Architectural Legacy Walking Tours and Presentation 2019

IL United States

On December 30, 2019, Pasadena Heritage invites you and your holiday guests to take walking tours featuring some of Pasadena’s unique architectural treasures and/or visit Pasadena Heritage’s 1893 headquarters to see a presentation featuring Pasadena’s historic architecture in the movies! Attendees have the opportunity to participate in two different walking tours and the movie presentation, each with a 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. start time! Pasadena Hillcrest Neighborhood Walking Tour Discover one of Pasadena’s most beautiful neighborhoods with the Hillcrest…

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January 2020

Photograph of book, "The Reign of Narcissism" by Barbara Bloom
January 9 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on January 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm

2020 Critical Issues Lecture Series

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design is pleased to announce the speakers for the 2020 Critical Issues Lecture Series: January 9 – Dora Budor January 23 – Rande Cook January 30 – Barbara Bloom February 13 – Rahel Aima February 20 – Sadie Barnette February 27 – Trisha Donnelly This series takes place on Thursday evenings during the winter quarter. It is organized by the School of Art + Art History + Design in…

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January 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Program: What’s “Anthropomorphic”? Body Buildings

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Buildings have skeletons just like people do! Trace your body on poster paper and use your own “skeleton frame” as a starting place for designing a building as unique as you are. All ages. RSVP required to education@skyscraper.org or (212) 945-6324.

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Agnes Denes: Wheatfield - A Confrontation
January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Curator-Led Tour of Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates

Hudson Yards, 10 Hudson Yards
New York, NY 10001 United States

Explore Denes’s pioneering work via a guided tour by the exhibition’s curatorial team This comprehensive survey exhibition, Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates, brings together over 150 works spanning the artist’s 50-year career. Explore highlights of the exhibition on a tour led by Curatorial Assistant Adeze Wilford. This tour is free with exhibition admission. Meet in the lobby 15 minutes before the start time. Capacity is limited; first come, first served. LOCATION AND DATES This event takes place in Level 4 Gallery and Level 2…

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January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Politics of Preservation

MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 1101 United States

MoMA PS1 presents an afternoon of programming that examines the destruction of Iraqi heritage by the allied forces during the Gulf wars. Scholarship and mainstream attention surrounding the destruction and preservation of cultural heritage in Iraq have tended to focus largely on antiquity. This critical conversation expands this scope to not only address archeological sites and artifacts, but to also focus on the living contemporary culture of Iraq, posing questions about how culture is perceived, instrumentalized, and valued during times…

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$12 – $15
January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Architectural new wave: From ruins to the future of housing

Japan Society, 333 E 47th Street
New York City, NY 10017 United States

Fuminori Nousaku and Mio Tsuneyama are leading architects of an emerging generation that is reshaping Tokyo's urban landscape. Interested in sustainability and adaptive reuse of existing architecture, the firm's haptic approach can be witnessed in Holes in the House ‐ on view in our current exhibition Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living, 1964/2020. In this ongoing renovation project of a former four-story steel warehouse from the 1980s, the architects removed walls to let in natural light and cut holes into the floors for efficient heating and…

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