Modernism

‘Illuminating Modernism’ – Annalisa Capurro

‘Illuminating Modernism’ – Annalisa Capurro

By | February 15, 2017 at 2:35 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo To say that Annalisa Capurro is passionate about the protection and preservation of mid-century architecture would be an understatement. This Australian, aka Ms. Modernism, is the caretaker of the iconic 1957 Sulman Award-winning Jack House by architect...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Modernism, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

SAVE THE DATE! Palm Springs Modernists Opening Artist Reception

SAVE THE DATE! Palm Springs Modernists Opening Artist Reception

By | February 1, 2017 at 2:40 am | No comments

Saturday, February 18 from 5:30-8:30 pm Meet Palm Springs Modernists Glen Wexler, Terry Masters and Craig Deman Public Is Invited The Palm Springs Modernists opening Artist Reception will be held during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2017 on Saturday, February 18 from 5:30-8:30...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Don’t Miss These Modernism Week 2016 Events

Don’t Miss These Modernism Week 2016 Events

By | January 6, 2016 at 4:51 pm | No comments

Here’s what you need to know about Modernism Week in 2016: CAMP, Modernism Week’s ‘Community and Meeting Place’ and headquarters for tours and events, will move to an architecturally significant venue in downtown Palm Springs – the former 1957 J.W. Robinsons...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism

Fall Modernism Events

Fall Modernism Events

By | October 1, 2015 at 2:36 am | No comments

Mod After Dark – Modernism Week After-Party at Mr. Lyons DATE: Friday, October 9, 2015 TIME: 9PM – Midnight WHERE: Mr. Lyons, 233 E. Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264 COST: Free with Cash Bar MORE: Get cozy in the swanky lounge at Mr. Lyons and have a...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism

Modernism Week Fall Preview          

Modernism Week Fall Preview          

By | June 11, 2015 at 3:50 am | No comments

DATE: October 9-12, 2015 WHERE: Various locations in greater Palm Springs area COST: Each event is individually priced MORE: This year’s Modernism Week Fall Preview over the Columbus Day holiday weekend will feature a selection of the best events from the February...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Modernism

New Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion Makes It’s Modernism Week Debut

New Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion Makes It’s Modernism Week Debut

By | February 12, 2015 at 12:47 am | No comments

The Newly Opened A+D Center Will Feature 10 Days of Modernism Week Events By Chris Clemens Palm Springs Art Museum’s new Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion in downtown Palm Springs will make its thrilling debut to Modernism Week attendees just in time...

Posted in: Columns, Modernism

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs

By | February 5, 2015 at 4:29 am | No comments

by Cindy Duffy Fans of Modernism Week will be glad to learn that the tenth anniversary celebration has been expanded to include more tours, parties, neighborhoods, and lectures than ever before. Highlighting midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture in...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism

Calendar Listings For Fall Modernism Events

Calendar Listings For Fall Modernism Events

By | September 25, 2014 at 12:03 am | No comments

   WHAT: Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale: Early Buying Preview DATE: Saturday, October 11, 2014 TIME: 10 AM – 12 PM WHERE: Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262 COST: $25 admission (includes return entry all...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism

Modernism Week to Host Fall Preview in Palm Springs

Modernism Week to Host Fall Preview in Palm Springs

By | August 28, 2014 at 1:18 am | No comments

Expanded Schedule of Events to Include Modernism Show & Sale Modernism Week will host its Fall Preview in Palm Springs over the Columbus Day holiday weekend (October 10-13, 2014). Highlights during the four-day schedule include a festive opening night poolside beach party...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Modernism

Aloha, Modernism Week: A Modern Beach Party with a Twist of Elvis

Aloha, Modernism Week: A Modern Beach Party with a Twist of Elvis

By | August 13, 2014 at 11:46 am | No comments

DATE: Friday, October 10, 2014 TIME: 6 PM – 8 PM – Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres 8 PM – 10 PM – Screening of “Blue Hawaii” WHERE: Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club 1555 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264 COST: $60 per person (includes two...

Posted in: Columns, Modernism

The Christopher Kennedy House

The Christopher Kennedy House

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:05 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Modernism Week concluded its ninth year with over 40,000 visitors from 20 countries. A non-profit organization, Modernism Week is all about “Cool. Iconic. Modern.” Their objective is to celebrate and foster an appreciation of midcentury architecture and...

Posted in: Columns, Modernism

Modernism Week: Prefab Showcase and Modern Living Expo

Modernism Week: Prefab Showcase and Modern Living Expo

By | February 19, 2014 at 5:35 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons There was a buzz at the Prefab Showcase and Modern Living Expo. The saxophone and trumpet of the Hot Purple Energy band grooved their alternative, improvised music to people wondering around the exhibits. The four-man band seemed never to take a break and...

Posted in: Columns, Modernism

Graceland West

Graceland West

By | February 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Winding up the hill from Palm Canyon Drive, there is a sense of going to a secret place. Narrow roads lead to a hide-a-way home of solitude and beauty. There are other houses in the neighborhood, but they are tucked away, private and hidden. At the base of...

Posted in: Columns, Modernism

Modern Sustainability

Modern Sustainability

By | February 12, 2014 at 7:21 pm | No comments

Hot Purple Energy Hosts FREE Bike Rides For Modernism Week Through An Iconic Tour Of Homes On Saturday By Heidi Simmons It’s Modernism Week and what could be more modern than using sustainable energy? Solar panels are becoming commonplace on the rooftops of homes,...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Modernism

Modernism Week

Modernism Week

By | February 12, 2014 at 7:04 pm | No comments

A Weekend of Kitch Turns into 11 Days of Culture, Education and Midcentury Fun By Judith Salkin In 2000, when the first Modernism Weekend was held in Palm Springs, no one involved could have foreseen the day when the three-day Modernism Show and Sale, architecture symposium...

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