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Dreams of Eames: Mid Century Modern Inspired Art Group Show

[ April 1, 2010; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Elroy Artspace Gallery in Portland, Oregon is featuring mid century modern inspired art in “Dreams of Eames” group show on April 1st, 2010. The show is a tribute to the iconic mid century modern designer, Charles Eames. The art for this show is exemplifies the palette, technique or subject matter relating to the period, and […]

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Modern Phoenix Expo and Home Tour

[ April 10, 2010 to April 11, 2010. ] The 6th Annual Modern Phoenix Expo features free public expo introducing products and services related to mid century modern design such as furniture, real estate, interior design, preservation and education. There are also many educational seminars on various topics including preservation of mid century modern architecture. Various tours are also available. Visit Modern Phoenix website […]

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Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale

[ May 1, 2010; 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. May 2, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The 22nd annual Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale will be held on May 1-3, 2010 at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center. Six-five national and international modernism exhibitors will present a wide variety of high quality 20th Century furnishings, decorative arts, and fine arts in room-setting vignettes. The modernism show and sale will […]

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White Rock Home Tour

[ April 24, 2010; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. April 25, 2010; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Great news for Dallas area mid century modern fans – White Rock Home Tour, the area’s all-modern home tour will be held on April 24 – 25, 2010. The tour will feature five modern homes: four mid century modern homes including two Ju-Nel Homes and one sustainable home (designed by Alan Hoffman) in honor of […]

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Palm Springs Modernism Week 2010

Palm Springs has one of the largest concentrations of modern architecture in the United States. As early as the 1930’s and into the middle of the 20th century, many visionary architects were drawn to Palm Springs to create many public, commercial and residential buildings.
Tramway Gas Station (Palm Springs Visitors Center)
To pay tribute to its architectural […]

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20th Century Cincinnati 2010

[ February 27, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. February 28, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] 20th Century Cincinnati show celebrates the century’s classic forms including mid century modern, art deco, streamline, and futuristic. The show features 50 vendors offering a wide selection of vintage-modern furnishing, lighting, decorative objects, vintage clothing and accessories.

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Date: February 27 – 28, 2010
Time: Regular show hours on Saturday and Sunday […]

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What Was Good Design? – MoMA Exhibit

What was Good Design?

Visiting the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was the highlight of my recent New York City trip. I was especially looking forward to seeing an exhibit called “What was Good Design? MoMA’s Message 1944-56,” a presentation of over 100 objects from the Museum’s design collection. These objects include ordinary household items such as a broom, […]

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Vancouver Mid Century Modern Tours and Events

There are three upcoming modern tours scheduled in Vancouver area showcasing Vancouver’s significant modernist homes and buildings of the 1940s through 1970s. Vancouver developed an adaptation of the modern aesthetic known as West Coast Regional Style that features post-and-beam construction, stepped flat roofs with clerestory windows, and wide expanses of glass that integrated the house […]

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Lortondale Home Tour – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Lortondale Home Tour

The Modern Tulsa Committee of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture will host their annual modern home tour called “Living in HiFi” on June 13, 2009 in the historic Lortondale neighborhood. The Lortondale neighborhood, located between 26th Street and 27th Place (east of South Yale Avenue) in Tulsa, Oklahoma was designed and built in 1954 by […]

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Denver Modernism Show 2009

The Denver Modernism Show will feature some of the very best vendors from the Rocky Mountain Region and around the country offering a wide selection of mid century modern, art deco, retro, pop and modernist furnishings, artwork and objects. There will also be manufacturers and companies specializing in newer modernist home accessories, appliances, fabrics, and […]

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