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RDA News & Notes

Film Festival and Houston Modern Market Week


For complete information and to purchase tickets, go to www.HoustonModernMarket.com. Film and Tour tickets available with advance online sales or at the door until sold out (tickets are limited).

Monday, April 15, 2013 FILM: DESERT UTOPIA: MIDCENTURY ARCHITECTURE IN PALM SPRINGS
Followed by a talk with author, architect, historian, Alan Hess
River Oaks Theater, 2009 West Gray, Houston, cocktails and Alan Hess book signing at 6pm (cash bar)
($20, Limited seating, please purchase tickets in advance to assure availability,
tickets at the door if available, all proceeds benefit Houston MOD and Design Onscreen) Sponsored by Lewis & Maese Auctioneers and Appraisers

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
4pm-6pm A talk and book signing with author, architect, historian Alan Hess
River Oaks Bookstore, 3270 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX 77098

7pm FILM: JOURNEYMAN ARCHITECT: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DONALD WEXLER
Followed by a talk with author, architect, historian, Alan Hess
River Oaks Theater, 2009 West Gray, cocktails and Alan Hess book signing at 6pm (cash bar)
($20, Limited seating, please purchase tickets in advance to assure availability,
tickets at the door if available, all proceeds benefit Houston MOD and Design Onscreen) Sponsored by Lewis & Maese Auctioneers and Appraisers

Wednesday April 17, 2013
7pm An evening with Stephen Fox
“Border Modern: Modern Architecture of the Texas-Mexican Border” (Free, no ticket required)
-Lecture by author, Stephen Fox, AIA Arch Center Houston, 315 Capitol Street #120, Houston 77002

Thursday April 18, 2013
7pm FILM: WILLIAM KRISEL, ARCHITECT
Followed by a talk with author, architect, historian, Alan Hess
AIA ArCH Center, 315 Capitol Street #120, Houston 77002
($20, Limited seating, please purchase tickets in advance to assure availability,
tickets at the door if available, all proceeds benefit Houston MOD and Design Onscreen) Sponsored by Lewis & Maese Auctioneers and Appraisers

Friday April 19, 2013
6pm-10pm Houston Modern Market Preview Party, ($50 three day market pass) Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston TX 77007
Put on your best mod chic and enjoy libations, lite bites, live entertainment, socializing, and first chance at shopping the modern treasures before the market opens.

6pm-10pm Mod Design Lounge with American Society of Interior Designers Texas Gulf Coast Bring your design dilemmas for creative solution
(free with preview party market pass, no appointment required)

7:30pm Fashion Show

9pm Silent Auction Ends
Lots of great goodies. Be sure to get your bids in! Winter Street Studios
All sales benefit Houston Mod

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

10am-6pm Houston Modern Market ($10, two day market pass)
Shop til you drop Mod booths and artist studios.
Winter Street Studios 2101 Winter St Houston TX 77007

10am-10:45am Houston Modern Market Design Tour (free with two day market admission but reservation required by obtaining a free ticket from the ticket sales page)
An American Society of Interior Designers Texas Gulf Coast Designer takes you on a tour of special design objects throughout the market and talks about applications for use in your home or design project.

10am-6pm Mod Design Lounge
with American Society of Interior Designers Texas Gulf Coast
Bring your design dilemmas for creative solution
(free with market pass, no appointment required)

10am-2pm Vintage Car Show (Free, no ticket required) Winter Street Studios

11am-3pm MOD Picnic- Food Trucks & Astroturf benefitting Houston MOD
Sponsored by Waste Connections, Inc

11am LECTURE- Designing Domesticity: Industrial Design for Modern Living, 1935 – 1965, Don Emmite, Author and Lecturer (free with market admission)
Sponsored by Russell Tether Fine Art

12noon Modern Architecture Tour, Tour A
-a guided driving tour by Architectural Historian/Enthusiast Jason Smith ($35 Ticket)
Tours will depart from Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St, Houston

1pm LECTURE- The Silver Gringo, William Spratling and the Revival of Mexican Silver, Christine Gervais, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts and Rienzi (free with market admission)

3pm Modern Architecture Tour, Tour B
-a guided driving tour by Architectural Historian/Enthusiast Jason Smith ($35 Ticket)
Tours will depart from Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St, Houston

4pm LECTURE- The Emergence of the Houston Art Scene at Mid-Century,
David Brauer, senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art, MFAH

6:30pm-8pm Houston Founders Party, a Celebration Honoring Houston’s Pioneering Mid-Century Modern Artists
with lite bites and libations at William Reaves Fine Art
2313 Brun St, Houston TX 77019
($20 suggested donation at the door, all proceeds benefit Houston Mod)

8pm-10pm Charity Auction Party
A fun charity auction, in a party like atmosphere, with lite bites, libations, and fun, benefitting Houston Mod.
Lewis and Maese Auction House, 1505 Sawyer St, Suite C, Houston TX 77007
(free, no ticket required)

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

10am-5pm Houston Modern Market ($10, two day market pass)
Shop til you drop Mod booths and artist studios.
Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston TX 77007

10am-10:45am Houston Modern Market Design Tour (free with market admission but reservation required by obtaining a free ticket from the ticket sales page)
An American Society of Interior Designers Texas Gulf Coast Designer takes you on a tour of special design objects throughout the market and talks about applications for use in your home or design project.

10am-4pm Mod Design Lounge
with American Society of Interior Designers Texas Gulf Coast
Bring your design dilemmas for creative solution
(free with market pass, no appointment required)

11am-3pm MOD Picnic- Food Trucks & Astroturf Benefitting Houston MOD
Sponsored by Waste Connections, Inc

11am LECTURE- Interactive Design Workshop “Less is More” Concept of Design, Ariana Smetana, Design Principal/Founder, artVIA | lifestyle design crossroads (free with market admission)

12noon Modern Architecture Tour, Tour A
-a guided driving tour by Architectural Historian/Enthusiast Jason Smith ($35 Ticket)
Tours will depart from Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St, Houston

1pm FILM: COAST MODERN: Inspired living by the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown Auditorium
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston TX 77005
(tickets available or at the door)

2:45pm Presntation of Art Raffle Winners
Lots of great goodies, be sure to get your bids in! Winter Street Studios
All sales benefit Houston Mod

3pm LECTURE- A look at Houston’s Modern Architecture through the Houston Architectural Guide, third edition (free with market admission)
by author Stephen Fox, book signing to follow

5pm Houston Modern Market Doors Close
MONDAY, APRIL 22

7pm Lewis & Maese Auctions Houston Modern Market Week Film Festival
FILM: VISUAL ACOUSTICS: THE MODERNISM OF JULIUS SHULMAN
Followed by a talk with the Director of the film Eric Bricker
River Oaks Theater, 2009 West Gray, Houston, cocktails at 6pm (cash bar)
($20, Limited seating, please purchase tickets in advance to assure availability, tickets at the door if available, all proceeds benefit Houston MOD and Design Onscreen)

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