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Desert Modernism 101

13feb6:00 pmDesert Modernism 1016:00 pm

Modernism 101

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Palm Springs Modern Committee (PS ModCom) in partnership with University of California, Riverside (UCR) Palm Desert and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute present Desert Modernism 101. These events are sponsored by Eisenhower Health.

The Palm Springs Modern Committee presents an informative and entertaining look at the principles of design that rocked the world of architecture in post-war America. The philosophy of modernism encompasses architecture; interior design; art; and fashion. The upcoming lecture series will cover all of these topics and more.

This free adult program has been developed by PS ModCom's Education Committee Leaders Joan Gand and Mimi Fisher, both avid architecture preservationists from the Midwest

All lectures will be held at the University of California Campus in Palm Desert in the Auditorium of Building B, located at 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive.

Following the lectures guests will have the opportunity to meet the speakers while enjoying complimentary wine, cheese and refreshing beverages.

Lectures are free of charge and require registration only

Registration for the 2024 lectures will be available September 1st

DESERT MODERNISM 101: LECTURE 1

From Bauhaus to Our House – Midcentury Modernism in the Coachella Valley

Presented by Joan Gand and Mimi Fisher 

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 6pm

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DESERT MODERNISM 101: Lecture 2

Albert Frey and the Birth of Desert Modernism

Presented by Peter Moruzzi

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 6pm

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DESERT MODERNISM 101: Lecture 3 

The Alexander Homes Bring High Style to the Coachella Valley

Presented by Chris Menrad 

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 6pm

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DESERT MODERNISM 101: Lecture 4 

Mid-Century Modernism in Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and Indian Wells

Presented by Karen Prinzmetal and James Schnepf

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 6pm

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DESERT MODERNISM 101: Lecture 5

Midcentury Modern Fashion Then and Now

Presented by Trina Turk 

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 6pm

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DESERT MODERNISM 101: Lecture 6

Arthur Elrod - Desert Interiors Go Modern

Presented by Adele Cygelman 

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 6pm

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Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm

Location

UC Riverside - Palm Desert

75080 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211

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