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March 2015

inCOLLABORATION: A RECEPTION, PRESENTATION, AND LECTURE

March 12, 2015

inCOLLABORATION: A RECEPTION, PRESENTATION, AND LECTURE with SHARON JOHNSTON and MARK LEE of JOHNSTON MARKLEE & ASSOCIATES InCollaboration with the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee are the principals of Johnston Marklee & Associates. The Los Angeles-based firm has been engaged in a range of institutional, residential, and commercial commissions in the U.S., as well as in Argentina, Chile, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, and Italy since the office opened in 1998. Please join…

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June 2015

CELEBRATE 2015: SHELTER

June 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 900 E. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
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CELEBRATE is the Architecture and Design (A+D) Museum’s annual fundraiser, each year attended by a who’s who of the architecture and design worlds. Annually, our CELEBRATE galas bring together over 700 design enthusiasts at an event that highlight custom contributions from such icons as Jonathan Adler, Tadao Ando, John Baldessari, Richard Meier, Bjark Ingels|BIG, Chip Kidd, L.A. Eyeworks, BMW Design Works, Thom Mayne, Karim Rashid, Robert A.M. Stern, and many more.

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December 2015

Fifty Under Fifty: Innovators of the 21st Century Book Launch

December 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 3rd, 2015 6-8PM Join us for the launch of Fifty Under Fifty: Innovators of the 21st Century. The evening will include a discussion, reception, and book signing with authors Beverly Russell, Eva L. Maddox, and Farooq Ameen. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to rsvp@aplusd.org. About Fifty Under Fifty: The architects, designers, artists and others represented in Fifty Under Fifty are innovators of our time. After a world-wide search of 50 top architecture and…

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A+D Closed

December 25, 2015 - December 28, 2015

A+D will be closed for Christmas vacation from December 25th to December 28th. Normal business hours will resume on December 29th.

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January 2016

A+D Closed

January 1, 2016 - January 4, 2016

A+D will be closed for the New Year holiday from Friday, January 1st - Monday, January 4th. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 5th.

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Happy Hour Curatorial Walk-Through

January 15, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join co-curator, David Mayes, for a glass of wine and a guided tour of our current exhibition, Pushing the Press: The Typecraft Design Library. Tours are free with museum admission. Tours will take place on: Friday, January 15th, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, January 22nd, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, February 19th, 5:30-7:00 PM To RSVP, send your name and the date of the tour you would like to attend to rsvp@aplusd.org

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Happy Hour Curatorial Walk-Through

January 22, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join co-curator, David Mayes, for a glass of wine and a guided tour of our current exhibition, Pushing the Press: The Typecraft Design Library. Tours are free with museum admission. Tours will take place on: Friday, January 15th, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, January 22nd, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, February 19th, 5:30-7:00 PM To RSVP, send your name and the date of the tour you would like to attend to rsvp@aplusd.org

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A+D Suggests | Pushing the Press: A Conversation with Sean Adams, Kim Baer, and David Mayes

January 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

AIGA LA Fellow Kim Baer leads a conversation with Medalist Sean Adams and Fellow David Mayes about Pushing the Press, an exhibition featuring 15 years of Typecraft's best print-work. Hear personal insights and commentary from three LA design luminaries, and then join us for the after-party and experience the show for yourself. Limited edition Pushing the Press posters designed by Steve Child will be available for purchase (free for AIGA members). For tickets and further information CLICK HERE

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FREE ADMISSION!

January 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A+D will be participating in "Museums Free For All" on Saturday, January 30th!

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The Restorative Home | A Book Signing Event with David Hertz

January 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at A+D Museum at 1:00 PM as David Hertz discusses his book, The Restorative Home: Ecological Houses, then stick around for an afternoon in the Downtown Arts District! A+D guests will receive special promotions at a number of local businesses, including As of Now, Shreebs Coffee, Angel City Brewery, and Zinc Cafe & Market! Copies of The Restorative Home will be available for purchase at the event. This is a free event. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

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February 2016

A+D Suggests | William F. Cody: Back To The Future – A moderated conversation

February 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rancho Mirage Public Library, 71100 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States
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To celebrate the upcoming exhibition “Back To The Future: The Visionary Architecture Of William F. Cody,” curators Emily Bills, Don Choi, and Jo Lauria will engage in a moderated conversation about Cody’s contributions and continued relevance to the field of architecture. Director of A+D Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles, Tibbie Dunbar, will further discuss related programming and events that will transpire during the exhibition. CLICK HERE for further information

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Happy Hour Curatorial Walk-Through

February 19, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join co-curator, David Mayes, for a glass of wine and a guided tour of our current exhibition, Pushing the Press: The Typecraft Design Library. Tours are free with museum admission. Tours will take place on: Friday, January 15th, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, January 22nd, 5:30-7:00 PM Friday, February 19th, 5:30-7:00 PM To RSVP, send your name and the date of the tour you would like to attend to rsvp@aplusd.org

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Pushing the Press Closing Program

February 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join A+D as we bid farewell to Pushing the Press: The Typecraft Design Library. Monday, February 29, 6:00 - 8:00 PM On the final evening of the exhibition, three designers -- Stefan Bucher, Haven Lin-Kirk, and Henri Lucas -- will speak informally about their work in the exhibition. Additionally, co-curator David Mayes will facilitate discussions about the future role of the library. Admission to the event will be by donation. Please RSVP to rsvp@aplusd.org

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March 2016

A+D Closed for Installation 3/1 – 3/24

March 1, 2016

A+D Museum will be closed to the public from March 1 - March 24 as we install our new exhibition, Come In! DTLA. Join us for the opening reception from 7-10 PM on March 24th!

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inCollaboration: Antoine Picon

March 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join A+D Museum and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design for a reception, lecture, and book signing with Antoine Picon. Thursday, March 10 | 6:30-8:30 PM For further information CLICK HERE

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WESTWEEK 2016: To Live and Design in DTLA

March 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join A+D Museum and a panel of emerging design practitioners as we examine the allure of DTLA among artists and designers, and how a new wave of creatives is leading the charge. Thu Mar 23 | 3 - 4 PM at Pacific Design Center For further information CLICK HERE

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Come In! DTLA Opening Reception

March 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the opening reception of Come In! DTLA. A+D Museum is now fully moved in at our new home in the Arts District and we want to celebrate downtown Los Angeles and the designers who find inspiration in DTLA! This latest installment in our COME IN! exhibition series presents what is on the minds and in the studios of the cutting edge, innovative designers of Los Angeles. The selected designers are from all disciplines of design from architecture to…

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April 2016

Come In! DTLA Curatorial Walkthrough

April 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join exhibition curator, Danielle Rago, as she leads public tours of Come In! DTLA with some of the designers included in the exhibition. Friday, April 8, 6-7:30 pm with Tim Durfee, Lisa Little and Vincent Tomczyk Curatorial Walkthroughs are FREE with MUSEUM ADMISSION. RSVP required. Registration is limited to 25 guests per tour. RSVP HERE

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A+D Closed for Private Event

April 9, 2016

A+D will be closed to the public for a private event. Normal business hours will resume on Sunday, April 10.

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Downtown L.A., Re-envisioned + Revitalized: A Panel Discussion

April 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Downtown Los ​Angeles is on the verge of a breakthrough moment. It is becoming more livable, walkable and enjoyable as we speak. But what's missing? A multidisciplinary panel at the A+D Museum examines the promise of DTLA almost a decade after the museum's show Enlightened Development asked the question, How do we foster a "sustainable downtown revitalization"? What can we learn from other cities where a similar downtown renaissance has taken place? The panelists discuss next steps for transforming Downtown Los Angeles into…

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Street Photography Workshop

April 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this workshop led by renowned photographer and Come In! DTLA participating artist, Ave Pildas, participants will explore A+D's Arts District neighborhood behind the lens of a camera! *Registration for this event has reached maximum capacity and is now closed.

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inCollaboration: Kevin Daly

April 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join A+D in collaboration with the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design for a reception, lecture, and discussion with Kevin Daly of Kevin Daly Architects. Kevin Daly Architects is a renowned architectural practice focused on craft, construction systems, and material research. Daly's diligent design practice, focused on technical research, marries traditional and contemporary design and representation processes. Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA…

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Come In! DTLA Curatorial Walkthrough

April 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join exhibition curator, Danielle Rago, as she leads public tours of Come In! DTLA with some of the designers included in the exhibition. Friday, April 29, 6-7:30 pm with Lawrence Azerrad, Jessica Fleischmann and Chris Francis Curatorial Walkthroughs are FREE with MUSEUM ADMISSION. RSVP required. Registration is limited to 25 guests per tour. RSVP HERE

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May 2016

Chris Francis Residency

May 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Experimental shoe designer Chris Francis will be in residence at A+D for the weekend, creating shoes using hand tools, vintage machinery, and a range of materials.

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Come In! DTLA Studio Openhouses

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visits to the studios of some of the designers included in the exhibition, including Tim Durfee, Jessica Fleischmann, Ross Hansen, Spencer Nikosey and Taidgh O’Neill. Maps and parking information will be provided to those who RSVP. Email rsvp@aplusd.org to reserve your space.

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Chris Francis Residency

May 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Experimental shoe designer Chris Francis will be in residence at A+D for the weekend, creating shoes using hand tools, vintage machinery, and a range of materials.

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June 2016

inCollaboration: Julie Eizenberg

June 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join A+D in collaboration with the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design for a lecture, discussion and reception with Julie Eizenberg of Koning Eizenberg Architects. ADMISSION: General $15 | Student $7  PURCHASE TICKETS Free for A+D Members and Cal Poly Students and Alumni. RSVP HERE

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Come In! DTLA Curatorial Walkthrough

June 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join exhibition curator, Danielle Rago, as she leads public tours of Come In! DTLA with some of the designers included in the exhibition. Friday, June 3, 6-7:30 pm with Kat Catmur, Ross Hansen and HK Zamani Curatorial Walkthroughs are FREE with MUSEUM ADMISSION. RSVP required. Registration is limited to 25 guests per tour. RSVP HERE

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Progress in Practice: A Series of Happenings

June 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In conjunction with COME IN! DTLA, in which a variety of makers share their processes and work, a small group of artists will present their work in music or movement. These are not performances; they are unrehearsed and have no particular order or relationship to each other except that they each reveal the process of creating. "Happening" times may overlap; there is no introduction, finale, or stage. FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION RSVP HERE

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Panel Discussion: Creative Work in Los Angeles

June 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design and A+D Museum for a discussion on creative practices with Come In! DTLA exhibitors including LA Forum Board Member Jessica Fleischmann, LA Forum Advisory Board Member Tim Durfee, LA Forum collaborators Lisa Little, Erin Besler and Ian Besler, and Guvenc Ozel. The event will be moderated by Danielle Rago, exhibition curator and Jennifer Marmon, architect and LA Forum Board Member. RSVP HERE

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A+D CLOSED FOR INSTALL

June 24, 2016 - July 9, 2016

A+D will be closed from June 24th to July 9th as we install our upcoming exhibition Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody. Join us for the opening reception on July 10th from 4-7PM.

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July 2016

OPENING RECEPTION | Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody

July 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the Opening Reception of Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody. RSVP and Ticket Purchase info coming soon!

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Curatorial Walkthrough

July 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join curator Jo Lauria as she leads a public tour of Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody. This event is free with museum admission. RSVP for this event is closed.

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Film Screening: Desert Maverick

July 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bring your picnic blankets and folding chairs, and meet us in the A+D parking lot for the L.A. premiere of Desert Maverick: The Singular Architecture of William F. Cody.  Desert Maverick tells the story of mid-century modern architect William F. Cody through the iconic buildings that he created and his impact on the architecture of Palm Springs. Revealing his conceptual designs starting in 1947 and onward into the 70s just before a devastating stroke ended his career, the documentary explores…

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August 2016

Dr. Don Choi Presentation and Walkthrough

August 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a Walkthrough with Dr. Don Choi, professor, Architecture Department, California Polytechnic State University, and Megan Boesiger (Cal Poly ’16) while they share the student work inspired by the work of William F. Cody.   ADMISSION: General $7 | Student $5    PURCHASE TICKETS Free to A+D Museum members RSVP HERE 

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Button-Making Workshop

August 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an A+D One-Day Workshop on Button Design! In this workshop, designers Haven Lin-Kirk and Osvaldo Trujillo of the USC Roski School of Art and Design will take you through the steps designers use to: Identify the idea in your head – brainstorming Get it out of your head and onto paper – quick sketches and thumbnail designs Review your design – a critique with staff and participants Create an eye-catching design – a visual comprehensive (And finally)…

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Book Signing: Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern

August 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join photographer Dan Chavkin as he discusses his book, Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern. In 2008, Daniel Chavkin began photographing some of the more discreet and off-the-beaten-path midcentury modern homes and buildings in the Palm Springs area. These included secret gems created by such famous modernist architects as William Cody and John Porter Clark, as well as others by relatively lesser-known designers. The result is this rich photographic collection of largely unseen examples of desert modern architecture. Many of the buildings…

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Curatorial Walkthrough # 2 | Fast Forward

August 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join co-curators for a Friday evening walkthrough Jo Lauria and Emily Bills, as they discuss Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody.   This event is included in museum admission: General $7 | Student $5    PURCHASE TICKETS Free to A+D Museum members       RSVP HERE

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Cody Lamp Design Workshop

August 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience that it might have caused.

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September 2016

inConversation: Morris Skenderian

September 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Architect Morris Skenderian talks with exhibition curator Jo Lauria about his work with Cody on St. Theresa Catholic Church in Palm Springs. Skenderian joined the project as a young architect and offered to work with a Laguna Beach stained glass artist, Joseph Maes, in the making of the church’s stained glass windows. ADMISSION: General $7 | Student $5    PURCHASE TICKETS Free to A+D Museum members              RSVP HERE

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Meet and Greet Our New Executive Director

September 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An A+D Members Only Event Please join us for a special Meet & Greet with our new Executive Director, Dora Epstein Jones.  A+D Members are an intrinsic and necessary part of the A+D Museum community – and we want to hear from you some of your ideas, thoughts, and visions for the Museum now and into the future.  Wine and light refreshments will be served.  If you’re an A+D Member, simply RSVP to your A+D Member Invitation.  If you’re not…

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Talk+Book Signing with Darren Bradley

September 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Talk+Book Signing with Darren Bradley: 2-4 PM          In a photo presentation, photographer Darren Bradley discusses the challenges and rewards of photographing mid-century modern architecture today, and will highlight some of his work photographing projects by architects such as William Krisel, William Cody, and Richard Neutra. He will also be available to sign the book William Krisel’s Palm Springs: The Language of Modernism. This first major monograph chronicling the work and architectural philosophy of William Krisel features examples and insights from…

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October 2016

OPENING RECEPTION | The Drawing Show

October 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Michael Young, Symmetries (2012)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH 6 - 8PM   The A+D Architecture and Design Museum is pleased to announce a show of drawings by architects, exploratory in nature, and in no way typical of drawings by architects. See form, color, shadow and line unlike any other, under the museum lights.   General admission $20 | Student admission $15  | FREE for A+D Members   ONLINE TICKETS SALE IS CLOSED NOW. YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS FOR YOU AND YOUR GUESTS AT THE DOOR. WE…

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November 2016

Eero Saarinen Film Screening | Day 1

November 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A+D is proud to announce a special film screening: Eero Saarinen | The Architect Who Saw the Future. For more information check out full event page FILM PREVIEW 

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Eero Saarinen Film Screening | Day 2

November 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A+D is proud to announce a special film screening: Eero Saarinen | The Architect Who Saw the Future. For more information check out full event page FILM PREVIEW 

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The Drawing Show Panel Discussion

November 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an informal discussion with some of the participating artists of The Drawing Show. Discussion is lead by the exhibition curator Dora Epstein Jones. Light refreshments will be served. Special guests: David Freeland, Zeina Koreitem, Mike Nesbit, David Eskenazi, Alex Maymind & Bryan Cantley ONLINE TICKETS SALE IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. MORE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE RECEPTION DESK SEE YOU SOON! 

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December 2016

Town Hall 2

December 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

A+D is happy to host our second open-mic, parliament-of-sorts, in-the-round discussion. Refreshments cheerfully provided and donations gratefully accepted. This event if FREE with RSVP and open to the public. >>RSVP HERE<<

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Holiday Cardmaking with the Kids

December 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please note that the original date of this event has changed. Cardmaking workshop is now scheduled for TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20st  Drop in on A+D with the kiddos to design and make holiday cards for friends and family.  Cocoa and gingerbread cookies cheerfully provided.   PURCHASE TICKETS NOW $5 admission for all ages, no materials charge

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January 2017

A+D closed for de-install

January 9 @ 8:00 am - January 13 @ 5:00 pm

CELEBRATE:DTLA 2017 | Annual Gala

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, January 14, 2017  7pm   Please join us for our Annual Gala - Celebrate: DTLA 2017! This year's gala highlights our move to DTLA in a festive and party atmosphere at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum. We are currently accepting donations for our Silent Auction - a crowd pleaser filled with all kinds of great design items and unique experiences to be enjoyed in our fast-growing metropolis. More information is coming soon - don't miss…

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A+D closed for install

January 15 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 5:00 pm
February 2017

OPENING RECEPTION | cityLAb, times 10

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 7 - 9PM   Marking its tenth anniversary by looking ten years ahead, cityLAB-UCLA and six young architects exhibit design ideas to spark debate about the future of Los Angeles. Join us at the opening for drinks and hors d'oeuvres. TICKETS INFO IS COMING SOON THANK YOU!   

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LAB Talk #1|Organizing: Designing an Inclusive LA

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The first LAB Talk is hosted by Ms. Brand. She will be joined by Ananya Roy, Professor and Director of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin; Edgar Arceneaux, artist and co-founder of the Watts House Project; Romel Pascual, Executive Director of cicLAvia and former Deputy Mayor of Energy and Environment; and John D’Amico, West Hollywood City Councilmember. The LAB Talks will be hosted by Madeline Brand of KCRW’s “Press Play,” Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic for The Los…

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Closing Reception Rough Side, Fine

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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More info, tickets purchase and RSVP > HERE

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No on S event

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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March 2017

Third Los Angeles Project

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

More details HERE

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Artist Reception with James Prigoff

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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A+D welcomes you to an informal talk with invited guest, James Prigoff - the artist behind our current exhibition "Graffiti Saved My Life: The Photography of James Prigoff" Space is limited. Reserved your tickets today. GENERAL ADMISSION | $7             STUDENTS |$5             MEMBERS | FREE  

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LAB Talk #2|LA Emerging: Six Ways Forward

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The second LAB Talk is hosted by Mr. Hawthorne. He will moderate a discussion with members of the six young architect teams featured in the exhibit. They will explore the design challenges young architects are facing today, as well as dig into what emerging creators see as the future of architecture in Los Angeles. The LAB Talks will be hosted by Madeline Brand of KCRW’s “Press Play,” Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic for The Los Angeles Times, and Frances Anderton of KCRW’s…

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Building Change LA

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Space is limited RSVP HERE (link coming soon)

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April 2017

LAB Talk #3|The Genius of Making

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The third and final LAB Talk is hosted by Ms. Anderton, where she will speak to innovators including the designer of the Aeron chair, the head of one of the most innovative prefab housing companies, the team that created the exhibition installation, and the architects of “zero-gravity” workspace. Admission is FREE. Space is limited. RSVP today to reserve your spot

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Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis | Lecture and Book signing

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  SPACE IS LIMITED. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY: General Admission: $10 | Students and A+D Members: $7 | Cal Poly SLO students FREE with valid ID Join us for an evening lecture and book signing event with Paul Lewis, co-author of Manual of Section. Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been…

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Building Community: New Apartment Architecture

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ONLINE tickets sale is CLOSED. There will be more tickets available at the door.   Michael Webb's latest book focuses on the urgent need to create many more and better-designed affordable apartments, in US cities and around the world. To encourage public debate of this topic, the Los Angeles Forum and the Architecture + Design Museum are jointly hosting a panel discussion and reception on Saturday April 15th. The discussion will start promptly at 3pm at the A+D Museum, 900…

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Textile design: Shibori dyeing workshop with Haven Lin-Kirk

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS: General Admission | $25             Students & A+D Members|$20 Shibori means to tie, fold, and bind cloth before dyeing using indigo dyes. Lin-Kirk will demonstrate how to create an indigo vat using pre-reduced indigo crystals and share several fold, tie, and resist techniques. Participants will create their own dyed cloths. Haven Lin-Kirk is Vice Dean of Design, Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California. The hands-on workshop is open to all ages and…

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May 2017

Building Forward LA

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

General Admission: $2

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June 2017

Graphic Design: Silkscreen Printing Workshop led by HIT+RUN

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Buy your tickets now! General Admission: $25 Students and Members: $20   HIT+RUN artists demonstrate the silkscreen equipment and process. Participants select and combine graphic components and create unique pieces of usable or wearable art. For over ten years HIT+RUN has offered live screenprinting opportunities at a range of venues and around the world. Recommended for ages 7 and up; younger children would need adult assistance. Space is limited to 30 participants    

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THE BUILDING BOOK PANEL

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Please join us for an evening to discuss The Building, an ambitious new anthology from Lars Muller Publishers, featuring top architecture critics, theorists, practitioners and historians from around the world, weighing in on a singular question, "is the building architecture's object?". While seemingly straightforward, this question provokes serious discussion about our contemporary views on architecture, and the subject of our studies, our practices and our critiques in a new era. The evening features a panel discussion with:   Sylvia Lavin,…

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Opening Event: architecture, architectural & Architecture

June 16
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What we make, what we draw, what we write - is trying to tell us something. 100 Architects 100 Objects 100 Texts 100 Images   Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, June 16, 2017. Beverages and food trucks on-site - 6-10pm. Buy tickets online until noon 6/16, all other admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. No on-site parking. Please rideshare, carpool, walk or bike! Tickets Available General Admission: $7 Students: $ 5 Members…

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architecture, architectural & Architecture

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - July 2 @ 9:00 pm
July 2017

The Architectural Imagination

July 14 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm

The Architectural Imagination Opening Reception

July 14 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets Available: (For 7:30 Opening Reception Only) General Admission: $20 Students (with valid ID): $15 Members: Free! Pro tip: If you buy a membership now, starting at only $25 for students, you not only get in to the opening event, your museum admission is FREE for a whole year!  Plus, special member pricing at other events and discounts in our store - a great value, a great gift for someone special!   5 PM PRESS PREVIEW 6 PM VIP PREVIEW AND WALK…

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MARS Pavilion Opening Reception

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tickets Available: 6:30 PM @ A+D Museum   Suggested Admission: $10  

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August 2017

Margaret Griffin Lecture : Building Beautifully in LA

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presentation by Nigel Scott-Williams

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
September 2017

Demonstration and Panel | Microsoft HoloLens

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A special presentation with Terry Farrell, Microsoft; Jordan Lawver, Trimble, and architect-designer Greg Lynn.  The work pictured above was produced by Greg Lynn employing HoloLens technology. It is currently featured in The Architectural Imagination exhibition at a+d museum. This special event is by invite only, if you are interested in attending please email info@aplusd.org For product information on Microsoft HoloLens please visit HoloLens.com

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ARE Study Workshop Series

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop focuses on  Practice Management, and will be continued on 9/22/2017. Purchase your tickets for all sessions Purchase tickets for two sessions *Special pricing for corporate members and area alumni. 

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ARE Study Workshop Series

September 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

  This workshop which focuses on Practice Management is the continuation of the 9/16/2017 session. Purchase your tickets for all sessions* Purchase tickets for two sessions* Purchase tickets for a single session* *Special pricing for corporate members and area alumni. 

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The Return of Town Hall | WHAT DO WOMEN WANT

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This town hall will feature special guest commentators and open mic discussion.  The topic: What Do Women Want? Come one, come all - Town Hall returns this week at A+D with a simple and difficult provocation: WHAT DO WOMEN WANT? This pithy and tired question is posed with a new emphasis on the GOALS of women in architecture NOW. Is equity enough to ask for? How has equity worked so far (ie. what do women actually have now)? Is a little bit…

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October 2017

Closing Reception |MARS Pavilion

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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ARE Study Workshop Series

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  This workshop session focuses on Project Management. Purchase your tickets for all sessions* Purchase tickets for two sessions* Purchase tickets for a single session* *Special pricing for corporate members and area alumni. 

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Public Dance Performance | Movement and Landscape: Celebrating the Halprin Legacy in Maguire Gardens

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A site-specific dance performance by Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre in collaboration with visual artist Kim West, inspired by Edouard Manet's Luncheon on the Grass. A trio of Duckler's dancers take you on a journey through Maguire Garden's pools, culminating in an audience-interactive 'picnic' on the grass. The union of movement and landscape celebrates the legacy of Lawrence and Anna Halprin. This is a free event.  To join us as a sponsor at Cafe Pinot for a special luncheon and VIP viewing…

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ARE Study Workshop Series

October 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

  This workshop session focuses on Project Management. Purchase your tickets for all sessions* Purchase tickets for two sessions* Purchase tickets for a single session* *Special pricing for corporate members and area alumni. 

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Lecture and Book Signing | Drawn Visions with Sergei Tchoban

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"How does a thought evolve into a freehand sketch? What is the importance of the interaction between the mind, eyes and hand?“ In his lecture, Mr. Tchoban will discuss the collection of his architectural drawings on view in the exhibition and in his book. He will speak to the poetic essence of his craft, and the value, more broadly, for hand drawing in architecture. At a time of intense computational representation, Mr. Tchoban's approach to hand drawing is one that…

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November 2017

Symposium | Landscape as Catalyst: Lawrence Halprin’s Legacy and Los Angeles

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A day-long symposium on November 4, 2017, that will examine the influences and accomplishments of renowned landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009), and his impact on the renaissance of downtown Los Angeles. To join us please purchase tickets here. This discussion focuses on The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin exhibition on view at a+d Museum from  9.29.17 to 1.6.2018.

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Landscape Architecture Lecture Series

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pamela Burton, Principal and President, Pamela Burton & Company Robin Carmichael, LEED AP Scott Neiman, LEED AP Pamela Burton emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach in the work of her company, bringing together plant materials, art and architecture. She holds a Masters’ in Architecture from UCLA. Tickets $5 at the door Free for a+d members

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Landscape Architecture Lecture Series

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Mike Tramutola Landscape Architect and Senior Designer, SALT Landscape Architects Over his career with Rios Clementi Hale Studios in Los Angeles and Hargreaves Associates in San Francisco, Mike has completed projects at a wide range of scales from urban to domestic, winning awards in Design, Innovation and Sustainability. In service of clients such as the General Services Administration, California Institute of Technology, Woodbury University, Stanford University, and NBCUniversal, Mike has developed detail design, written development guidelines, and overseen the…

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The Lot at a+d

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

  Featuring live music by TONG PO 11.17.17 7:00 PM $20 at the door

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