January 20, 2012 • 1:00 pm 0
An iconic design of Pritzker Prize winning architect and close friend of Philip Johnson, Frank Gehry’s Pito Kettle, designed in 1992 of polished steel and mahogany, is made in Italy by Alessi. Special price: $350 (was $450). Shop the Glass House Design Store for more fun and functional gifts for men, women, children and the home, including exclusive commissioned items inspired by the
Glass House site.
December 24, 2011 • 10:00 am 0
Enjoy an exclusive pairing of two Modern Icons -
the Glass House and the Four Seasons Restaurant.
Guests will begin this package experience with a Private Tour of the Glass House site. Following the tour, guests will dine at New York City’s Johnson-designed Four Seasons Restaurant, where they will enjoy a celebratory three-course dinner, wine and champagne. Available all year.
December 23, 2011 • 12:10 pm 0
Until January 2nd: Ten limited edition prints from artist James Welling’s Glass House series are on view in the Johnson designed Four Seasons Restaurant. Sales benefit the Glass House. Presented by the Glass House in association with David Zwirner. Learn more and order here.
James Welling Exhibition
Four Seasons Restaurant, Lobby Gallery
99 East 52nd Street, New York, NY
December 8, 2011 • 2:28 pm 0
The Glass House Design Store, offering a well-edited selection of design-related products for men, women, children and the home, is now online! Featuring exclusive commissioned items inspired by the Glass House, the Design Store highlights the latest in eco-friendly materials, production techniques, and design concepts from around the world.
Holiday gifts under $30! The New Yorker Glass House Puzzle (May 20, 1967 cover, 500 piece, $25); Key chains by Karim Rashid ($20); the Aphrodite Glass House bud vase handcrafted in optic crystal ($25); The new Glass House Guide Book with a foreword by Paul Goldberger, essay by Philip Johnson, and tour of the Glass House and grounds (Hardbound $25; Soft cover $16.95); The Modern Bird Cafe, a fun and contemporary interpretation of the classic bird feeder ($25). Start your holiday shopping now!
If you’re in the New Canaan, CT area, stop by The Glass House Visitor Center + Design Store, located at 199 Elm Street during holiday shopping hours: 10 am to 4 pm, Thursday – Saturday, December 8 – 17, for an even larger selection of gifts.
Holiday shoppers can also purchase gift certificates for select Glass House tours in 2012 before they are officially released to the public next February – available dates include May 4 – 6; July 4 – 6; and September 1 – 3. Ticket purchases must be made in-person.
All sales support general operations, educational programs and the preservation of the site, including the 14 buildings and structures, art collection, and the 47-acre landscape.
November 23, 2011 • 12:17 pm 0
Visit the Glass House Design Store for jewelry, furniture, limited edition artist prints, and holiday gifts. Find eco-friendly materials and international design, as well as items inspired by the Glass House site. Shop online now!
Visit the Glass House Design Store in New Canaan, CT (199 Elm Street) for a larger selection of items.
Holiday Shopping Hours
10am – 4pm, Thursday – Saturday, December 1-17, 2011
Tickets for select dates during the 2012 tour season will be available for pre-sale. All ticket purchases must be made in person.
Tickets for the full season of 2012 tours will go on sale in February.
Sales from the Glass House Design Store support general operations, educational programs and the preservation of the site, including fourteen buildings and structures, a permanent collection of art and sculpture, and the 47-acre landscape.
November 18, 2011 • 1:00 pm 0
art and design titles, including:
The Philip Johnson Tapes includes transcripts of interviews and conversations with Robert A.M. Stern, each covering a decade of Johnson’s life and trends of architecture and history during the twentieth-century.
The Library of Philip Johnson: Selections from the Glass House examines 100 titles from the architect’s Library/Study located on the Glass House site and features an introduction by Robert A. M. Stern.
The new Glass House guide book, with forward by Paul Goldberger, presents an exclusive tour of the Glass House, its grounds, and collections.
More titles are available online and at the Glass House Design Store in New Canaan!
November 18, 2011 • 9:00 am 0
Thursday, December 1, 4:00 – 4:30pm
Miami Beach Convention Center
Art Salon Talk: Inspiration, Cultivation and The Philip Johnson Glass House Collection
Artist Liam Gillick and artist and photographer Todd Eberle host an Art Salon Talk on inspiration and cultivation as related to the art + design collection at the Philip Johnson Glass House. Amei Wallach, art critic and curator, will moderate. General admission ticket to Art Basel Miami includes access to Art Salon.