Calendar of Events
Architecture of Independence - African Modernism Exhibition Opening
When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Where: At The Center
Join us on February 16th for the opening of Architecture of Independence - African Modernism!
Architecture of Independence - African Modernism explores the complex legacy of modern architecture and nation-building in 1960s and '70s postcolonial Africa, when many Sub-Saharan countries gained their independence and turned to experimental and futuristic architecture to express their national identities.
6:00-6:45 PM - Lecture by curator Manuel Herz
6:45-8:00 PM - Reception
Organized by: Center for Architecture
FamilyDay@theCenter: Make it Modern
Saturday, March 11, 11:00am-1:00pm or 2:00-4:00pm
Tuesday, April 18, 6:00-8:00pm
African Modernism(s): Past/Present/Future
Saturday, April 22, 6:00-8:00pm
An exhibition on the book project African Modernism: Architecture of Independence by Manuel Herz in cooperation with the Vitra Design Museum.
This exhibition and the public program featuring Iwan Baan are supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.
This program has received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.
Additional funding for this exhibition is provided by:
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
This exhibition is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.