Fall 2016 Programs at the Glass House

Study Tour – Philip Johnson’s New Canaan – Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00-7:00pm

philip-johnson-in-new-canaanVisit five significant houses designed by Philip Johnson in New Canaan, CT on an exclusive one day study tour in celebration of the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s birth and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Glass House to the public. The tour will visit the Hodgson House (1951), Alice Ball House (1953), Wiley Speculative House (1954), and Boissonnas House (1956) culminating with an evening tour of the Glass House property + festive reception. Limited capacity, early reservations essential. Tickets include tours of each house, shuttle transportation, and refreshments throughout.

Study Tour – Glass House + Noyes House – Friday, October 14, 2016, 1:00-5:30pm

Visit two important examples of New Canaan mid-century residential architecture on a one-day study tour of Philip Johnson’s Glass House (1949) and the Eliot Noyes House (1954).
Tickets for this program include tours of both sites, shuttle transportation between sites, and light refreshments.

Glass House Presents – Toshiko Mori + Nicholas Fox Weber – Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm

Join Toshiko Mori (principal, Toshiko Mori Architect) and Nicholas Fox Weber (executive director, Albers Foundation) for a conversation about the legacy and impact of Anni and Josef Albers, as well as Mori’s engagement with New Canaan modernism.

Glass House Presents – Isay Weinfeld + Paul Goldberger – Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm

Isay Weinfeld – one of Brazil’s most renowned architects – will discuss his work and current projects, including the new Four Seasons restaurant in New York, with Pritzker Prize-winning critic Paul Goldberger.

The Glass House, 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840