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February 2017
$12

Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Architecture in Southern California

February 17, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palm Springs Art Museum, Annenberg Theater, 101 N. Museum Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Landscape architect Ruth Patricia Shellhorn helped define the distinctive midcentury regional aesthetic of Southern California. Most known for her work on the Bullock’s department stores and Fashion Square shopping centers, projects that redefined the commercial genre as a relaxing and entertaining activity, and for her work with Walt Disney on the original design of Disneyland, ... Read more...

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$30

Ask a Landscape Designer

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February 18, 2017
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Bring your landscape design dilemmas to Modernism Week and get 30 minutes of advice from a professional landscape designer at APLD’s “Ask a Landscape Designer.” The Association of Professional Landscape Designers has teamed up to provide this first-ever opportunity to sit down with landscape professionals for some simple and affordable design solutions for your own ... Read more...

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$12

Poetics of Stone: from Material to Meaning

February 18, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palm Springs Art Museum, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, 101 N. Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Palm Springs Modernism is characterized by a radical incorporation of local stone in buildings and landscapes. This presentation explores the origin of this idea in the work of Frank Lloyd Wright following his transformational experience of the art, architecture and landscape of Japan, and concludes with contemporary examples of architecture and landscape that create new ... Read more...

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$15

Icons of Modernist Landscapes: Cornelia Oberlander and Harriet Pattison

February 19, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater, 101 N Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Modernist icons Cornelia Oberlander (b. 1921) and Harriet Pattison (b. 1928) sit down with Charles Birnbaum, President and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, for an illustrated conversation that explores their most celebrated projects including Oberlander’s Robson Square and the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, Canada (both with architect Arthur Erickson) and Pattison’s Kimbell Art ... Read more...

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$10

Creating That Perfect Modern Indoor-Outdoor Sanctuary

February 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

As an organic landscape & interior designer, Troy Bankord's midcentury home & garden designs have been featured in publications, on architectural tours and on television for 30 years. Join Sunset Magazine’s ‘King of Concrete Block’ & Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine’s ‘Master of the Southwest’ for an exploration of how his principles of indoor-outdoor connectivity, ... Read more...

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$10

Horticultural Pioneers of Desert Flora and the Interplay of Architecture and Landscape

February 22, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

While modern architecture and design was flourishing, so was a more minimalist approach to landscaping. Come learn about the horticultural pioneers who dreamt of a more harmonious interaction between landscape and architecture. Hear stories from their plant hunting adventures, learn about the plants they introduced and the designs they helped inspire. This is a great ... Read more...

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$90.00

Modern Garden Tour – Palm Springs

February 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Experience and embrace the modern aesthetic of drought tolerant and desert-friendly plants while touring several exquisitely designed private modern gardens located in Palm Springs, on our seventh annual Modern Garden Tour. Come discover a wide range of garden designs from minimal to lush, all using modern materials and plantings. At the conclusion of your self-drive ... Read more...

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$10

Sunnylands: Past, Present and Future

February 23, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CAMP, 350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Willett Moss, partner with CMG Landscape Architecture and lead on the restoration of the landscape at the historic estate at Sunnylands, and Lance O'Donnell, AIA, of o2 Architecture, come together to present on the recent and current projects addressing the landscape at the estate.

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