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SVMA lectures focus on architecture exhibit

Complementing its current exhibition, “Site & Sense: The Architecture of Aidlin Darling Design,” the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art presents Icons of Modern Architecture Lecture Series from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, and Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Join art historian Ann Wiklund as she takes you on a journey to the iconic buildings of the modern era, and discover how brilliant architects from Santiago Calatrava, to Frank Gehry to Aidlin Darling Design use new materials and innovative design to create iconic spaces that stir the senses.

Tickets for the lecture series are $40 for SVMA members and $50 general public.

On Saturday, Jan. 18, at 3 p.m., the public is invited to Design + Conversation with architect Stanley Abercrombie and SVMA Executive Director Kate Eilertsen in conversation with Joshua Aidlin and David Darling about their design process, reverence for the land, and thoughtful commitment to engaging the senses through the art of architecture.

Abercrombie, a Sonoma resident, is an architect, curator, writer, critic and interior designer. He has served as a director of the Society of Architectural Historians, a lecturer at the Smithsonian Institute, and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the New York School of Interior Design. Tickets for Design + Conversation are $12 for SVMA members and $15 for the general public.  Purchase tickets online at svma.org.


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