Calendar of Events
Exhibition Opening: The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley
When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Where: At The Center
Join us for the exhibition opening of The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley.
Dan Kiley (1912-2004) worked with equally significant architects, including Eero Saarinen, Louis Kahn, and I.M. Pei, to create internationally-acknowledged Modernist icons. His design legacy is substantial, influential, and, like the broad swath of our Modernist-designed landscape legacy, ephemeral. The exhibition honors Kiley and his legacy and calls attention to the need for informed and effective stewardship of his work - and by extension Modernist landscape design.
The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley prompts questions and discussions about responsible stewardship, which is central to TCLF’s mission. While some Kiley designs are dying quiet deaths, others are extremely well maintained or require only modest attention to achieve their brilliance once again. The exhibition features dozens of recent photographs by noted artists such as Marion Brenner, Todd Eberle, Millicent Harvey, and Alan Ward that document the current state of 27 of Kiley’s more than 1,000 designs, including New York projects like the Ford Foundation and Rockefeller University
The exhibition has been shown at several institutions around the country, including the National Building Museum.
Organized by: the Center for Architecture with the Cultural Landscape Foundation
Organizational Partners: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Victor Stanley Inc., American Society of Landscape Architects, Landscape Architecture Magazine
Curator: Co-curated by Charles A. Birnbaum, Amanda Shull, and Nord Wennerstrom ofThe Cultural Landscape Foundation
Graphic Designer: Mark Oviatt, Oviatt Media
Reflections on Kiley
Thursday, April 16, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Contemporary takes on Modernist Landscapes
Tuesday, April 28, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Organized by: the Center for Architecture
The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley at the Center for Architecture is made by possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:
List as of March 20, 2015