The Glass House Blog

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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Glass House Events: Dine with Design, June 9 + Conversations in Context, May 17

Glass House News

Conversations in Context, May 17, 2012   

Kenneth Frampton and Mark Wigley

Kenneth Frampton + Mark Wigley

kick off Conversations in Context 2012 at the Glass House next Thursday evening May 17, leading a dialogue and reception on the property from 5:30-8:00pm. Join us for the first program of 2012 and return throughout the season for opportunities to engage with new ideas from leaders in architecture and design at the Glass House.


Dine with Design: A culinary event

to benefit the Glass House

Saturday, June 9, 2012
Modern Picnic 12:00 – 3:00pm
The Food Film Festival™ 6:30 – 9:30pm
BUY TICKETS

Dine with DesignAt the Dine with Design Modern Picnic, guests will sample savory dishes prepared by six award-winning chefs and ten talented artisans while exploring the buildings, grounds and art collections located on the 49-acre Glass House site.

Featured chefs of Dine with Design include: Chef Tim LaBant of The Schoolhouse at Cannondale, Chef Tony Maws of Craigie on Main + James Beard Foundation 2011 Best Chef: Northeast, Chef Jeremy McMillan of The Farmhouse Restaurant at The Bedford Post Inn, Chef Missy Robbins of A Voce Madison and Columbus + Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2010, Chef Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon + James Beard Foundation 2011 Rising Star Chef of the Year, and Chef Ana Sortun of Oleana + James Beard Foundation 2005 Best Chef: Northeast.

The Food Film Festival™ will make its first appearance outside of NYC and Chicago at the Glass House on the evening of June 9 at Dine with Design. The event features hors d’oeuvres provided by Artisan Executive Chef Frederic Kieffer followed by a multi-course sampling while viewing eight short films.

BUY TICKETS: Modern Picnic $250, The Food Film Festival™ $100, VIP full day pass $300

“The Philip Johnson Glass House has perfected the art of the modern picnic.”
Town & Country

“If you go to both [Dine with Design and The Food Film Festival]…you might follow the advice found on the Talking Heads album “‘More Songs About Buildings and Food’”: “‘Stay hungry, stay hungry, stay hungry.’”
T: New York Times Magazine

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

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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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