The Glass House Blog

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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2013 Tickets Available + New Films with Michael Graves, Gary Hilderbrand + John Beardsley

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2013 Tickets On Sale Now!

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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 Magazine, and 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 on your list.  Reserve today!

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New Films: Michael Graves, Gary Hilderbrand + John Beardsley 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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Don’t miss the last chance to visit the Glass House this year! Tickets available now for tours running through December 9, 2012.
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To learn more about the Philip Johnson Glass House visit philipjohnsonglasshouse.org

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Tickets On Sale Now for the 2012 Glass House Tour Season!

Reserve Tickets Now

Tickets on sale for season six: Wednesday, May 2 through Friday, November 30, 2012

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 47-acre curated country landscape.

“…an essential pilgrimage* for any serious-minded fan of twentieth-century architecture.” -Departures Magazine

We look forward to seeing you in New Canaan!

Tickets by phone, call 866.811.4111.

*New Canaan, CT is just over an hour by train or car from New York City!

Visitors from 48 states and 38 countries can’t be wrong!

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

Photo © Stacy Bass

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Just Released: Glass House Tours Available Saturday September 17!

Photo by Eirik Johnson
Photo by Eirik Johnson

Looking for something to do this weekend?
Come see the Philip Johnson Glass House!
Tours now available for the afternoon of Saturday, September 17th.

Philip Johnson Glass House Tours
Saturday, September 17, 2011:

Extended Tour
12:00pm »

1:30pm »
2:30pm »

Modern Friends Tour
3:00pm »

For more info on tickets and tours please visit our website at philipjohnsonglasshouse.org
Photo: Emily Leibin

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Happy Birthday Philip Johnson!

Philip Johnson at the Glass House

Friday July 8th, is Philip Johnson‘s Birthday! In celebration we’ve added 5 additional Glass House Tours, so if you’re looking for a great escape from New York City, or a day-trip in the Northeast, join us for a tour of the Glass House and see one of America’s most iconic works of modern architecture!

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Landscape Focus Tours

David Whitney's Succulent Garden

Walk the grounds of the Glass House and discuss the history, design, flora and fauna of the 47-acre curated landscape. Access David Whitney’s inventive succulent garden and other newly accessible areas of the site. Visit the Peony Garden in season during Landscape Focus tours on May 22, 23, 29 and 30. Buy your tickets now!

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2011 Glass House Tours + Programs

Cover of 'Glass House' by James Welling

Book Signing with Photographer
James Welling, Sat. Feb 26

Join the Glass House in celebrating the release of photographer James Welling’s new book, Glass House, at the David Zwirner Gallery this Saturday, February 26, 2011 5-7pm with a reception and book signing.

David Zwirner Gallery
533 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
212-727-2070

The Philip Johnson Glass House

Visit the Glass House during 2011 – Tickets available now!

Visit the Glass House in 2011. Take the classic introductory tour or take advantage of new Focus Tours to learn more about Philip Johnson’s architecture, contemporary art collection, and landscape design.

Book online or call 866.811.4111 to make your reservation today.

The Philip Johnson Glass House

New Program: Conversations in Context 

Participate in a new Glass House Program, Conversations in Context. Join a leading mind in architecture, art, history, design, or preservation and experience the Glass House campus through a unique lens. Continue the dialogue during a reception at the Glass House following the tour. Special guest hosts include Paul Goldberger, Charles Renfro, Barry Bergdoll, and Donald Kaufman.

Book online or call 866.811.4111 to make your reservation today.  Offered select Thursday evenings, 5:30-7:30pm.

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2011 Philip Johnson Glass House Tours – Tickets Now Available!

Philip Johnson Glass House, Sculpture Gallery, © Harf Zimmermann

Philip Johnson Glass House, Sculpture Gallery, © Harf Zimmermann

2011 Philip Johnson Glass House Tour Tickets are now on sale at philipjohnsonglasshouse.org! Tickets can be purchased online or by phone at 866-811-4111. Use promo code 50YEARDIARY when purchasing your tickets and receive a set of Glass House postcards when you arrive for your tour.

For the Glass House’s fifth season three new tours and a new program have been introduced in addition to existing tour options. The three new tours focus on Architecture, Art and Landscape and offer visitors the opportunity to dive deeper into these essential elements of the 47-acre site. The new program, Conversations in Context, brings together leading minds in the fields of architecture, art, design, history, landscape and preservation as hosts of special curated tours.

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2011 Philip Johnson Glass House Tours – Tickets Announced!

Philip Johnson Glass House © Harf Zimmermann

Philip Johnson Glass House © Harf Zimmermann

Start Your Engines, Johnson Fans!” Tickets go on sale Tuesday February 15th at 9am at philipjohnsonglasshouse.org

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