The Carriage Barn Center for the Arts and the New Canaan Historical Society are co-presenting “New Canaan Modern Architects: 50 Years of Achievement 1947-1997.”  The exhibit, which includes a lengthy timeline, as well as modern furniture, drafting tools, house models, and other items, runs November 3-November 26.  In connection with that, there will be a number of events including:

November 3rd:
 An opening night reception (tickets are $75)

November 11th:
 An house tour of homes designed by Alan Goldberg, Eliot Noyes, John Joahansen and Marcel Breuer.   Tickets are $30 and can be obtained from the Carriage Barn or the Historical Society.  Buses will depart from Waveny Park at 10:45 and return by 4:15.

November 11th at 5:00 PM:
 Hilary Lewis, curator of The Glass House, will moderate a roundtable discussion at the Historical Society on designing, building and living in modern homes. Panelists included William Earls, John Morris Dixon, Fred Noyes, Dave Prutting and Lyn Chivvis.  The program is free.

November 19th at 4:00 PM:
 Bob Gregson will give a lecture at the Historical Society on “Being Modern Beyond New Canaan.”  The event is free.

The next biennial modern house day tour is scheduled for October 13th, 2018. To add your name to the list please E-mail us at info@nchistory.org. Details of the event will be added as they are confirmed.