This Saturday, July 13th, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is sponsored a tour of 's Ford House in Aurora, with owner Sidney Robinson on hand to talk about his home and answer questions. Tickets are $20.00 for members; $35.00 non-members, and there's a special deal for $10.00 tickets to Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House just down the road in Plano.
Elsewhere, Spontaneous Interventions, the great show at the Chicago Cultural Center, has added a number of related events, including a Tuesday July 16th panel, Design for the Just City: Neighborhoods and Community Participation, with Marshall Brown, Andre Brumfield, Daniel D'Oca, Liz Ogbu and Terry Schwartz, with Toni Griffin moderating. Then on Friday the 19th, there'll be a debate at the Theaster Gate's new Washington Park Arts Incubator with Steve Rasmusen Cancian, Cauleen Smith and others TBA on the topic of Do artists and designers contribute to gentrification? What Can We Do About It?
On Thursday alone, there are half a dozen great items, and no fewer than 30 dates still to come this month. Check them all out on the July Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.
And a couple of off-calendar items . . .
waterCOLOR skyScape. This Sunday, July 14th, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., will mark the opening of an exhibition of works by everyOther, “a bi-weekly watercolor group founded in the Spring of 2011 by Phil Enquist, Peter Landon and Cynthia Winter.” The reception takes place at the historic Brushwood
The exhibition runs through August 30th. More information here.
See What You Missed.
|Keep In Flight-Rainbow, John H. White.|