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The Glass House Announces Conversations in Context 2013

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The Glass House is pleased to announce the 2013 season of Conversations in Context, inviting leaders from creative fields to reflect on the site’s past, present, and future, and to contribute their perspectives on the Glass House and its significance to contemporary debates.

Conversations in Context take place select Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:00pm. Space is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended. Tickets are available now!

2013 Conversations in Context Schedule of Hosts

May 2 – Murray Moss, Founder, Moss + Francois DeMenil, Founder, FdM: Arch

June 6 – Elizabeth Diller, Founding Principal, Diller Scofidio + Renfro; Professor of Architecture, Princeton University

July 18 – Peter Eisenman, Founder + Principal, Eisenman Architects; Charles Gwathmey Professor in Practice, Yale School of Architecture + Cynthia Davidson, Founding Editor, Log: Observations on Architecture and the Contemporary City

September 12 – Bjarke Ingels, Founder, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group; Honorary Professor, Royal Academy of Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen

October 10 – James Welling, Photographer; Area Head of Photography, UCLA

October 24 – Peter Brant, Collector, Founder and President, The Brant Foundation, Inc.

November 7 – Annabelle Selldorf, Principal, Selldorf Architects

Conversations in Context is generously supported by Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope ®

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Additional support is kindly provided by Nat and Lucy Day.

Tickets, $150 ($100 tax deductible), include a Glass House membership and 10% discount in the Glass House Store. All proceeds support Glass House educational programs, preservation projects, and general operations.

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New Film: Michael Maharam + Paul Makovsky host Conversations in Context

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