Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Santa Monica Conservancy:Mid-Century Modern Tour & Reception Oct 23, 2010

This tour is going to be awesome! These early modern and Case Study homes in Santa Monica Canyon are rarely open to the public.

Mid Century House Tour: You will tour John Entenza’s first home in Rustic Canyon (Harwell Hamilton Harris, 1937), a second early modern home by Harris, the Pumphrey House (1939), and the West House (Rodney Walker, 1948, Case Study # 18). Docents will also be at the Charles and Ray Eames Home and Studio (1949, Case Study # 9). From noon to 5 PM on Saturday October 23. Tickets are $50 for members and $65 for the general public.

Exclusive Reception: Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres in the sculpture garden at the Bailey House (Richard Neutra, 1948, Case Study # 20). Barbara Lamprecht, an architectural historian specializing in Modernism, will speak on Neutra and her conversations with Dr. Bailey. Tickets are $150 for members and $175 for the general public.

Click here to purchase tickets online and for details on shuttles and parking

For more information, send email to info@smconservancy.org or leave a message at 310-496-3146 or visit website.

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