Monthly Archives: August 2010

Magnificent Modernism Show

Kirkland Museum staff and volunteers had a fabulous time at last weekend’s Modernism Show seeing old friends and making new ones. One of the high points of the show was a visit to the Kirkland booth by the glamorous Miss … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Saarinen

  We are getting really excited about our upcoming Eero Saarinen show (The Furniture of Eero Saarinen: Designs for Everyday Living). His furniture, like his architecture, is elegant, sturdy and well-designed. His refined 1958 Pedestal series of  “one-legged” tables and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Eero!!

Today (August 20, 2010) is Eero Saarinen’s 100th birthday. Big celebrations at the St. Louis Arch (Eero designed it) and at Dulles International Airport (Eero designed the main terminal). All of us here at the Kirkland are celebrating with mini … Continue reading

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