fall: upcoming events

fall: upcoming events

Willcox House, courtesy of Amanda Murray

There are several upcoming a2modern events that we want everyone to know about. Mark your calendars and continue to check back for new details!

8.30: summer series walking tour: regent drive. 6:30 This tour is now full. Please let Tracy Aris (tracy@a2modern.org) know if you would like to be put on the waiting list for next spring.

9.12-13: National Preservation Institute: Modernism Identification and Evaluation Seminar, Ann Arbor, for more details see: http://www.npi.org/sem-20th.html

9.12: Ann Arbor Hills walking tour. There are spaces available for this tour. $10 adult, $8 student. Contact Tracy Aris to be put on the list!

10.8-9: we are doing two events this weekend!
• Self-guided tour of Ann Arbor Hills residential structures (location for map pick-up to be announced)

• “Growing Up Modern” Bentley Library Friends event in partnership with a2modern. Location: Bentley Historical Library, 1150 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor. Time: 4:00. Peter Osler and others will reflect on growing up modern in Ann Arbor. Architectural drawings from the modern period will be on display for viewing. Mark your calendar now!

This is weekend is docomomo’s (International working party for the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the modern movement) tour day weekend. a2modern was asked to participate in this important weekend– see: http://www.docomomo-us.org/tour_day_2011 for more information on what is happening across the nation on tour day 2011.

11.5: road trip to the Alden B. Dow House + Studio. This trip will include an extensive tour of Dow’s house, studio and archives and a tour of the exhibit “Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller” that will be on display this fall at the Midland Center for the Arts.

Cost for the trip $55/person which includes a box lunch. Let Nancy Deromedi at nancy@a2modern.org or Tracy Aris at tracy@a2modern.org know if you are interested in attending. RSVP deadline October 1.
We also need volunteers to be drivers to the Dow House—please let us know if you can drive a group to Midland!

questions about a2modern?
See our website at www.a2modern.org , email Nancy Deromedi at nancy@a2modern.org 734.255.3959 or Tracy Aris at tracy@a2modern.org 734.277.5722