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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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Modernism Week Vintage Car Show

February 20, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

View more than 50 vintage automobiles on display at the front entrance of the Palm Springs Convention Center on the last day of the Modernism Show & Sale. Enjoy classic cars from the 1930s through 1980s at this casual and entertaining afternoon event. Chat with the car owners and share your passion for vintage automobiles ... Read more...

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Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style: Author Presentation & Book Signing

February 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Presented by Modernism Week sponsor Alfa Romeo, noted Italian car expert, columnist and television host Donald Osborne will share highlights from his recently released book, Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style: A Romance of Fins and Chrome. Donald's talk will bring to light the depth and range of the creative exchange in automotive design between Italy ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 21, 2017 | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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St. Theresa School Student Project – Modern Architecture Models and Art Exhibition

February 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
St. Theresa Catholic Church, 2800 East Ramon Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

An exhibition of student projects inspired by local and international architecture will be on display in the school’s art room. The 6th Grade class will exhibit models of significant Palm Springs architecture alongside modern artworks by the 7th Grade class deriving from iconic modern architecture in Palm Springs and throughout the world. During the exhibition, ... Read more...

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High Style: The Architecture and Design of a Midcentury Masterpiece

February 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rancho Mirage Public Library, 71100 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States

Sunnylands, the Rancho Mirage estate of Walter and Leonore Annenberg that has come to be known as the Camp David of the West, functions as both a high-level retreat and as an historic house open for public tours. As part of the Sunnylands Speaker Series at the Rancho Mirage Public Library, Janice Lyle, Director of ... Read more...

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Lost, Saved & Endangered: Modernist Architecture in Palm Springs

February 22, 2017 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Palm Springs Woman’s Club, 314 South Cahuilla Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Join us for Palm Springs Preservation Foundation board member Gary Johns’ popular slide lecture, "Lost, Saved & Endangered: Modernist Architecture in Palm Springs." This entertaining and informative lecture is replete with amusing anecdotes and rarely seen vintage photos. This lecture is generously underwritten by Hedge Vintage | Eclectic Furnishings. The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation (PSPF) ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 22, 2017 | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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Trousdale Estates: Over the Top in Beverly Hills

February 22, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palm Springs Woman’s Club, 314 South Cahuilla Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Author, historian and Palm Springs Preservation Foundation board member Steven Price examines Trousdale Estates, an enclave of some 535 large, luxurious, mostly single-story homes in Beverly Hills. Developed by builder Paul Trousdale in the 1950s and '60s, it quickly became famous for its superstar residents and the extravagance of their homes. Today, Trousdale Estates comprises ... Read more...

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The Alexanders: A Desert Legacy

February 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Palm Springs Woman’s Club, 314 South Cahuilla Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Author, architect and Palm Springs Preservation Foundation (PSPF) board member James R. Harlan will discuss the impact of the Alexander Construction Company on Palm Springs’ built environment and describe how the firm, led by George and Robert Alexander, developed a formula that combined professional architectural designs with modern building methods. As the author of PSPF’s ... Read more...

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Saving an Icon: The Restoration of Hotel Lautner

February 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Palm Springs Woman’s Club, 314 South Cahuilla Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Los Angeles interior designer, hotel owner and Palm Springs Preservation Foundation board member Tracy Beckmann will provide her personal insights into the renovation of the award-winning Hotel Lautner in Desert Hot Springs, California. The Hotel Lautner was designed by legendary architect John Lautner in 1947 shortly after his graduation from Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 23, 2017 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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St. Theresa School Student Project – Modern Architecture Models and Art Exhibition

February 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
St. Theresa Catholic Church, 2800 East Ramon Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

An exhibition of student projects inspired by local and international architecture will be on display in the school’s art room. The 6th Grade class will exhibit models of significant Palm Springs architecture alongside modern artworks by the 7th Grade class deriving from iconic modern architecture in Palm Springs and throughout the world. During the exhibition, ... Read more...

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The West Elm House – Home Tour

14 Tour Times

February 24, 2017
The West Elm House, 634 South Bedford Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

The West Elm House is an idea house created to inspire and guide architecture and design enthusiasts when it comes to the art of modernizing a midcentury home for the way we live today. Be among the first to experience the “Midcentury to Next-Century Transformation” of this iconic 1950s home by Palmer & Krisel. West ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 24, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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Slim Aarons: Women Book Signing by Author Laura Hawk

February 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Grace Home Furnishings to celebrate author Laura Hawk, author of the recently released book Slim Aarons: Women. Laura worked with Slim Aarons on the road and on magazine and book projects for two decades, and shares stories from this period with insights on the man behind the lens. Slim Aarons: Women explores the central ... Read more...

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St. Theresa Catholic Church Main Sanctuary Tour

4 Tour Times

February 25, 2017
St. Theresa Catholic Church, 2800 East Ramon Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

St. Theresa Catholic Church has graciously allowed the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation (PSPF) to coordinate tours of the main sanctuary during Modernism Week 2017. St. Theresa Catholic Church (1968, William F. Cody) is considered one of architect Cody's “masterworks.” Cody was an enthusiastic parishioner of the church and reportedly expended much time and creative effort ... Read more...

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The West Elm House – Home Tour

14 Tour Times

February 25, 2017
The West Elm House, 634 South Bedford Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

The West Elm House is an idea house created to inspire and guide architecture and design enthusiasts when it comes to the art of modernizing a midcentury home for the way we live today. Be among the first to experience the “Midcentury to Next-Century Transformation” of this iconic 1950s home by Palmer & Krisel. West ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams, Architect : A Palm Springs Modern Master

February 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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Architectural Bike Tour by Hot Purple Energy

February 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Palm Springs Ride, 350 William Krisel Way
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

Hot Purple Energy is excited to host its sixth annual Architectural Bike Tour during Modernism Week Bike. This year we are celebrating famed local architect William Krisel by starting the tour on the newly-minted William Krisel Way, adjacent to the Ocotillo Lodge and then head south through the neighborhoods of Twin Palms, Indian Canyons, Kings ... Read more...

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SHAG: The Collected Works – Book Signing

February 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Visit the Dunn-Edwards Paint booth at CAMP for a chance to meet Josh Agle, aka SHAG the artist, snap up a copy of his new book "SHAG: The Collected Works" and have it personally signed. The event follows a presentation by Josh in the Theater at CAMP (see event "Shag’s Modern Exuberance"), when he will ... Read more...

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E. Stewart Williams film screening – FREE EVENT – “The Nature of Modernism”

February 25, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Welwood Murray Memorial Library – Community Room, 100 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Creating innovative, award-winning homes, public and commercial buildings for over 50 years, Emerson Stewart Williams (1909-2005) brought his curious mind and love of the natural environment to Palm Springs in 1946, where he practiced and lived for the rest of his life. His architecture celebrated our city and its unique desert and mountains, and Williams ... Read more...

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SHAG’s Early Evening Architectural Themed Print Party!

February 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SHAG The Store, 725 N Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Please join SHAG The Store for a gallery opening with complimentary cocktails as we celebrate Modernism Week with host Josh Agle (aka SHAG) and live music by The Martini Kings. View an exciting selection of previously sold out and current architectural themed prints by SHAG. SHAG fans and Midcentury Modern aficionados alike will reminisce about ... Read more...

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Extended Modern Comfort Symposium

February 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

Extended Modern Comfort is a collaboration between Studio VV6 in New York and Ace Hotel & Swim Club. As part of this 6–part series, a group of designers, researchers and curators embarked on an investigative design writing effort. The topics range from architectural signage, found lettering, periodical publishing and communication for interior design & the ... Read more...

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The West Elm House – Home Tour

14 Tour Times

February 26, 2017
The West Elm House, 634 South Bedford Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

The West Elm House is an idea house created to inspire and guide architecture and design enthusiasts when it comes to the art of modernizing a midcentury home for the way we live today. Be among the first to experience the “Midcentury to Next-Century Transformation” of this iconic 1950s home by Palmer & Krisel. West ... Read more...

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Modernism Yard Sale

February 26, 2017 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
H3K Designs, 501 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92264 United States

After an absence to make the heart grow fonder, the Modernism Yard Sale is back with its original creators at a new location! Carefully curated vendors with a mix of midcentury decorative items and furnishings will be lined up to satisfy your fix for one more great piece. This will be a last hurrah for ... Read more...

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Screening of The Italian Job (1969), Presented by Alfa Romeo

February 26, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Join Modernism Week sponsor Alfa Romeo for a free screening of the quintessentially stylish film of the 1960s, The Italian Job. This classic caper, remastered in high definition, is a flashy, fast romp that chases a team of career criminals throughout one of the biggest international gold heists in history. Michael Caine is Charlie Croker, ... Read more...

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