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New Film: Conversations in Context featuring Beatriz Colomina + Felicity Scott, 2013 Tickets Available

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New Film: Beatriz Colomina + Felicity Scott hosting Conversations in Context

The Glass House Conversations in Context program offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of the Glass House campus followed by an intimate conversation and reception on the historic property. Stay tuned for 2013 Conversations in Context speaker line up!

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2013 Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for the 2013 Glass House tour season (May 2 – November 30, 2013) are available now

Enjoy the Pure Glass House, Site, Extended, or Focus Tours (Art, Landscape, or Architecture) with access to Philip Johnson’s architecture, fine art collection, and 49-acre curated country landscape.

Described as “the world’s coolest country home” by GQ Magazineand just over an hour train ride from New York City, tickets to visit the Glass House are the perfect gift for the architecture, design or art enthusiast. Reserve today!

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Rendering of the proposed Cornell NYC Tech campus, Roosevelt Island, New York City. Credit: Kilograph 2012.

Join the Glass House Conversation

Join our online Glass House Conversation on campus design and urbanism hosted by city planner and urban designer, Raymond Gastil, going on now at glasshouseconversations.org!

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Glass House News: Conversations in Context with Michael Graves + New Film

Glass House News

Upcoming Conversations in Context 

Michael GravesAugust 16: Michael Graves, Founding Principal, Michael Graves & Associates and Robert Schirmer Professor of Architecture, Emeritus, Princeton University. Tickets for this program are sold out.

September 20: Gary Hilderbrand Principal, Reed Hilderbrand and Adjunct Professor
of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University + John Beardsley, Director of Garden and Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks and
Adjunct Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture,
Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

October 4: Beatriz Colomina + Felicity Scott
October 11: Michael Maharam + Paul Makovsky
November 8: Murray Moss + Francois de Menil

The Glass House is pleased to present Metropolis Magazine as a 
Conversations in Context 2012 media partner.


New Film: Pedro Gadanho, Marc Kushner + Matthias Hollwich hosting 
Conversations in Context

The Glass House Conversations in Context program offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of the Glass House campus followed by an intimate conversation and reception on the historic property.


Join the Glass House Conversation

Education Think TankJoin this week’s online conversation, inspired by an Education Think Tank held at the Glass House on July 18, 2012.

What are your ideas for the future of education? How can historic sites and museums inspire?

The Glass House Education Think Tank project is funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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New Director + Glass House Conversations Film + Dine with Design Photos

New Director Welcome In late May, Glass House friends gathered at the Four Seasons Restaurant to welcome Director, Henry Urbach. The event was hosted by Frank Stella, Nadja Swarovski, John Bennett, Lisa Dennison/Sotheby’s and generously supported by Swarovski.View photos of the event and read Urbach’s vision for the Glass House to reemerge as a vibrant center for intellectual and cultural life.


Dine with Design – Thank You!Thank you to all who participated in Dine with Design at the Glass House. Special thanks to the featured chefs and artisans and to our generous sponsors and media partners for their support.Click here to view photos from the event.




New Film: Kenneth Frampton + Mark Wigley hosting Conversations in ContextThe Glass House Conversations in Context program offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of the Glass House campus followed by an intimate conversation and reception on the historic property.




Upcoming Conversations in Context 
July 19: Robert A.M. Stern, Dean, Yale School of Architecture, Founder and Senior Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects + Henry Urbach, Director, The Glass House (Sold out)
August 16: Michael Graves (Sold Out)
September 20: Gary Hilderbrand + John Beardsley
October 4: Beatriz Colomina + Felicity Scott
October 11: Michael Maharam + Paul Makovsky
November 8: Murray Moss + Francois de Menil

The Glass House is pleased to present Metropolis Magazine as a Conversations in Context 2012 media partner.




Glass House Focus Tours
Select Mondays, 2:30pm
2-hour guided tour | $45 per person
Focus tours delve into specifics of the tour topic — Art, Architecture, or Landscape — including special access and alternate paths.
Art + Influence Focus Tours begin July 23
Architecture + History Focus Tours begin July 30
Landscape + Gardens Focus Tours begin October 1
Tickets
to visit the Glass House during the 2012 season are
available now
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Robert A.M. Stern, Michael Graves, Michael Maharam, Murray Moss host Conversations in Context 2012

2012 Conversations in Context Schedule of Hosts

The Glass House is pleased to announce its second year of Conversations in Context, offering visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of the Glass House campus followed by an intimate conversation and reception on the historic property. Conversations in Context take place select Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:00pm at the Glass House. Tickets are available now!
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May 17Kenneth Frampton, Professor of Architecture, Columbia University + Mark Wigley, Dean, Columbia University
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June 21Pedro Gadanho, Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, Marc Kushner + Matthias Hollwich, Co-Founders, HWKN, 2012 MoMA Young Architect’s Prize Winner
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July 19Robert A.M. Stern, Dean, Yale School of Architecture, Founder and Senior Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects + Henry Urbach, Director, the Glass House
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August 16Michael Graves, Founding Principal, Michael Graves & Associates, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
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September 20Gary Hilderbrand, Principal, Reed Hilderbrand, Adjunct Professor, Harvard University + John Beardsley, Director of Garden and Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, Adjunct Professor, Harvard University
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October 11Michael Maharam, Principal, Maharam + Paul Makovsky, Editorial Director, Metropolis Magazine
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November 8Murray Moss, Founder, Moss + Francois de Menil, Founder, FdM: Arch
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To be scheduledBeatriz Colomina, Professor of Architecture + Ph.D. Program Chair, School of Architecture, Princeton University, Director of the Media and Modernity Program, Princeton University
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The Glass House is pleased to present Metropolis magazine as a Conversations in Context 2012 media partner.
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Tickets to Conversations in Context are $150 ($100 tax deductible) and include a Glass House membership and 10% discount in the Design Store. All proceeds from Conversations in Context support Glass House educational programs, preservation projects, and general operations.
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New Film: Barry Bergdoll Hosting Conversations in Context at the Glass House on November 17, 2011

To learn more about the Philip Johnson Glass House visit philipjohnsonglasshouse.org

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