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Modernism Week Online Experience

Feb 1, 2021 to Mar 15, 2021
Event Schedule / Activities

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Mon, Feb 1, 2021
12:00 PM
Albert Frey, the 1931 Aluminaire House and Palm Springs - The Story
In 2021, the 1931 Aluminaire House will be reconstructed on the grounds of the Palm Springs Art Museum. This film tells the story the story of Aluminaire from start to finish. $15 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film, Presentation
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12:00 PM
Architectural Driving Tour of Palm Springs
A fun and informative “top down” architectural tour of Palm Springs from a 1966 convertible Mustang. Get a sneak peek inside a few of the best MCM homes in town! $45 (45 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Best of Mod with a Twist (2020)
Mod With a TWIST is a light hearted, but deep dive into some of the more obscure topics about the midcentury.
$15 (65 min)
Streaming through March 31, 2021.

Category: Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Best of Mod with a Twist (2021)
Mod with a Twist is a light-hearted but deep dive into some the more obscure topics about the midcentury. Chuckle along with the presenters while you are guaranteed to learn something new.
$15 (45 min)
Streaming through March 31, 2021.

Category: Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Charles Phoenix Virtual Tour of “Palm Springsland” (2020)
"Mecca of Midcentury" Video Tour of Palm Springs landmarks and epic architecture with pop culture expert Charles Phoenix. $35 (40 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: Tour (Exterior)
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12:00 PM
Charles Phoenix: Retro Disneyland
Charles Phoenix, author of Addicted to Americana, shares an entertaining and nostalgic look at Disneyland.
$45 (40 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: Presentation
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12:00 PM
Edith Farnsworth, Mies van der Rohe and Their Masterpiece - A Conversation at the Farnsworth House
Interweaving personal drama and cultural history, Alex Beam discusses the fascinating history behind one of the 20th century’s most iconic architectural creations. Filmed at the Farnsworth House. $15 (45 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Fast Forward Part 1: Designing The Future of Palm Springs (2020)
Enjoy a virtual conference with more than 25 notable speakers including architects, authors, preservationists and city representatives. This program qualifies for AIA CES.
$25 (3 sessions, 2 hours each)
Streaming through March 31, 2021

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Encore Presentation, Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Fast Forward Part 2: Designing The Future of Palm Springs (2021)
Fast Forward is a conference designed to bring together architects, designers, educators, community members, preservationists, developers, and architecture buffs to discuss the future of Palm. $35 (4.5 hrs)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Film: "Frey: Part 1 - The Architectural Envoy"
Frey: Part 1 – The Architectural Envoy world premiere was screened at Modernism Week 2018. A film to be sure to see, even if for a 2nd or 3rd time!
$10 (60 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film
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12:00 PM
Film: "Frey: Part II – The Architectural Interpreter"
Frey: Part II – The Architectural Interpreter' World Premiere was screened at Modernism Week 2020. A film to be sure to see, even if for a 2nd or 3rd time!
$10 (87 minutes)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film
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12:00 PM
Film: "Let’s Name the New Downtown Park for “Mother” Nellie Coffman!"
An entertaining PSPF-produced film that chronicles the history of the famous Desert Inn and advocates naming the new Downtown Park (physically sited on the former grounds of the inn) after pioneer Nellie Coffman. Free (10 minutes)
Category: Film, Free
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12:00 PM
Film: "Neutra - Survival Through Design"
The world premiere of Neutra - Survival Through Design was screened during Modernism Week 2019. A feature documentary into the life, times and legacy of Austrian/American architect, Richard Neutra. $15 (100 min) Streaming until 3/31/21
Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film
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12:00 PM
Film: "Preserving Modernism: The Town & Country Center"
An entertaining film chronicling the fascinating story of the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation’s advocacy efforts to save the historic Town & Country Center.
Free (18 minutes)
Streaming through March 31, 2021.

Category: Film, Free
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12:00 PM
Film: "The Restoration and Stabilization of the Cornelia White Residence"
The story of the recently completed “board-by-board” restoration of the historic Cornelia White Residence is told in time-lapse video.
Free (19 minutes)
Streaming through March 31, 2021.

Category: Film, Free
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12:00 PM
Hollywood Revisited: Original Classic Hollywood Costumes and Musical Extravaganza
Hollywood Revisited, a musical stage extravaganza of original classic movie costumes, dance and film clips, sold out three years in a row at Modernism Week. Now a chance for everyone to see the show! $25 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021

Category: Fashion Show, Film, Live Music Performance, Presentation
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12:00 PM
Introduction to Rudolph Schindler, Architect
This film features key examples of one of modernism’s most cherished architects and demonstrates his evolving design work from the 1920s to 1940s. Filmed on location at each of the houses discussed. $15 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film, Presentation, Tour (Exterior)
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12:00 PM
Landis Gores In New Canaan: An Architect’s Story
Landis Gores is one of "The Harvard Five" architects who settled in New Canaan in the 1940s. This presentation explores his career, family life and his unique vision with those who knew him best. $15 (28 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Modern In The Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975
Filmed on location, authors Susan Benjamin and Michelangelo Sabatino discuss, Modern In The Middle, the first book of the classic 20th century houses that defined American Midwestern Modernism. $15 (60 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Modern New Canaan - Evolution of Design: Bauhaus | Harvard GSD | New Canaan
Discover how the town of New Canaan become a center of midcentury modern architecture, including a visit to three of New Canaan's most iconic houses and the homeowners who cherish them. $15 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Modernism Week Signature Home Tour Video Series No. 1
Step inside five (5) of Palm Springs most significant and architectural homes with host Maureen Erbe. Meet the homeowners and other special guests and see what makes Palm Springs desert architecture and lifestyle unique. $35 (70 min)
Category: Encore Presentation, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Modernism Week Signature Home Tour Video Series No. 2
Step inside five (5) of Palm Springs most significant and architectural homes with host Maureen Erbe. Meet the homeowners and other special guests and see what makes Palm Springs desert architecture and lifestyle unique. $45 (70 min)
Category: Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
TICKETS
 
12:00 PM
Moshe Safdie, Frank Lloyd Wright and More at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Viewers will tour the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, by Moshe Safdie, a FLW 1956 ‘Usonian’, Bucky Fuller’s “Fly’s Eye Dome’ and learn of the museum’s increasing focus on architecture. $15 (40 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
Mr. Modernism’s Neighborhood: Exploring The Archives at USModernist.org
USModernist.org is America’s largest open digital archive for midcentury Modernism. Executive Director George Smart , takes you on a tour. Each viewing directly supports the work of USModernist.org. $10 (25 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
'Philip Johnson - a Visual Biography' and the Glass House
A conversation about Philip Johnson, and tour of the Glass House, with author Ian Volner, and Hilary Lewis, Chief Curator and Creative Director at the Glass House. $15 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Exterior)
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12:00 PM
Regarding Paul R. Williams with Photographer Janna Ireland
Photographer Janna Ireland and architectural historian Alan Hess in conversation about African American architect Paul R. Williams and how her photography provides a fresh look at his work. $15 (40 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Talk
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12:00 PM
Simply Complex - The Lovell Health House by Richard Neutra
With total access to Neutra's 1929 Lovell Heath House, this film explores the creation of one of the world's most famous modern masterpieces in architecture. $15 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Film, Presentation, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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12:00 PM
The Desert Modernists Video Series with Alan Hess
Learn more about the Desert Modern architecture and the renowned architects who envisioned midcentury Palm Springs. Presented by Alan Hess. $45 (45 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Presentation, Talk
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12:00 PM
Tour of Tony Duquette's Dawnridge Estate with Hutton Wilkinson
Explore Dawnridge, the legendary home of designer Tony Duquette with Hutton Wilkinson and Jaime Rummerfield. $20 (48 min)
Streaming until March 31, 2021.

Category: AIA Continuing Education, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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Feb 1, 2021 to Mar 15, 2021
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