“Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” – Charles Eames
Considering a weekend trip this fall? Dive into art, architecture, and design communities to gain a new perspective with our curated list of upcoming events across the country.
September 27: 7th Annual Art Swagger
Los Angeles, California
For the last seven years, Art Swagger has “been drawing the Los Angeles architectural and design community closer through art and charity.” Local design firms open their doors in the evening to showcase work from a diverse group of artists. The event benefits Free Arts, an organization who aids local children who have experienced hardships. Emser Tile is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Art Swagger.
September 29: Art on theMART
Chicago will debut ‘the largest canvas in the world’ of video art, at nearly three acres long, taking shape in a lighting installation on the river-facing façade of theMART. This iconic building is home to NeoCon each year - one of the largest commercial design shows in the world. The permanent lighting installation will showcase a “curated, ongoing series of ever-changing images.” Explore a sneak preview of the expansive piece of work in this video.
October 1: World Architecture Day
World Architecture Day can be celebrated wherever you are - from admiring local historic buildings to studying architecture icons of our past. In Washington D.C., the National Building Museum and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden have organized special events on the first day of October with exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours.
October 16 - October 21: Architectural & Design Film Festival
New York City, New York
Celebrating its tenth year, the notable film festival takes place in October. This fall, ADFF will feature more than 30 films that commemorate the lives and work of industry icons, like Dieter Rams, and discuss today’s relevant social topics. There will also be pop-up installations and filmmaker Q&As to encourage powerful conversation.
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