This week the Philip Johnson Glass House officially announced the lineup for 2011 tours. Three new tours focus on architecture, art and landscape, and a new program called “Third Thursdays: Conversations in Context” will be hosted by leading minds in the fields of architecture, art, design, history, landscape and preservation. Choose from tours led by Paul Goldberger, New Yorker Architecture Critic; Barry Bergdoll, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, MoMA; Theodore H.M. Prudon, Founding President, DOCOMOMO US; Hilary Lewis, Philip Johnson Scholar; Donald Kaufman + Taffy Dahl, Donald Kaufman Color; Charles Renfro, DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO; Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP Architects; and Tod Williams + Billie Tsien, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
So far the launch has received some great coverage by local and national media. You can check out the Glass House in The New York Times, Unbeige, Curbed and The Architects Newspaper, and don’t forget to check back here next week for more updates on 2011 tours.
By Emily Leibin