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Since the 1940s the Philip Johnson Glass House has served as a site for inspiration, education and conversation across creative disciplines. Its 47-acre landscape, 14 architectural structures and world-class art collection have drawn members of an international creative community to participate in its rich story. This year, the Glass House introduces a new opportunity to support the site's legacy of inspiration by engaging top influencers across the fields of art, architecture, design, landscape and preservation to explore a narrative of new ideas, on-site with the public.


Join a leading mind in architecture, art, landscape, history, design, or preservation and experience the Glass House campus through an entirely new lens. Listen to a personal narrative, interpretation, or inspiration by a special guest while walking the site with an intimate group of visitors. Continue the dialogue during a reception at the Glass House following the tour.  Conversations in Context take place Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm.


Schedule of Hosts:
May 19: Hilary Lewis, Philip Johnson Scholar

June 16: Donald Kaufman + Taffy Dahl, Donald Kaufman Color

July 21: Theodore H.M. Prudon, DOCOMOMO US + Shashi Caan, International Federation of    Interior Architects/Designers

August 18: To be announced. Sign up for Glass House E-News for updates.

September 8: Paul Goldberger, New Yorker Architecture Critic

September 15: Tod Williams + Billie Tsien, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

September 22: Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP Architects + Philip Nobel, Architecture Critic

October 13: David Salle, Artist

October 20: Charles Renfro, Partner, DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO

November 17: Barry Bergdoll, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art

Conversations in Context

from 19/05/2011
to 17/11/2011

The Glass House
New Canaan, Connecticut


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