An exhibit of architectural toys from Avery’s collections Curated by: Teresa Harris November 16, 2015-January 29, 2016 Avery Classics reading room Frank Lloyd Wright credited Froebel blocks with teaching him the geometry of architecture. While not every child who played with Froebel’s toys grew into a world-renowned architect, the blocks represent the most celebrated example […]
Month: November 2015
CUL/IS Showcase Donor-Funded Conservation of Important Portrait
Columbia University Libraries Showcase Donor-Funded Conservation of Important Portrait NEW YORK, November 1, 2015 – Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ (CUL/IS) Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Art Properties, and the Health Sciences Library, Archives & Special Collections, are pleased to showcase the end result of a major conservation project generously funded by donors Geraldine and […]
Celebrating Avery’s 125th!
Avery Friends gathered Monday November 2nd, 2015 for the inaugural celebration of Avery’s 125th anniversary year. A tour-de-force one-day only exhibition presented 125 treasured works from Avery’s venerable and storied collections. If you missed this event, please join Avery Friends to ensure your invitation to upcoming Avery 125th events! Selected photos from the exhibition and […]
Preservation Master Plan for Taliesin West
Talk by T. Gunny Harboe, FAIA (Harboe Architects) The Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer Lecture Monday, November 16, 2015 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: MoMA, The Celeste Bartos Theater Co-sponsored by Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library and The Museum of Modern Art Taliesin West was established in 1937 as Wright’s winter home, studio and campus for […]