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Modernism 101: Lunch + Learns 2017

Now announcing our Lunch + Learn Series for 2017!

June 14: "Keep it in Style: Remodeling + Restoring Midcentury Interiors." w/ Jessica Luque

July 12: "Baby Boomer Buildings: Boise's Midcentury Schools" w/ Barbara Perry Bauer

August 9: "Midcentury Boise: From Rural Town to Modern City" w/ Tully Gerlach

Bring a bagged lunch and your design questions to the third floor of Boise City Hall! This event is free, with an suggested donation of $1. Thanks to Boise City Department of Arts and History for graciously hosting our entire summer Lunch + Learn series.

Teater's Knoll Visit, FLW 150 Celebration and PI's Inaugural Gala

Picture this: you looking over the Snake River in the late afternoon on the lush swath of grass bordering a truly unique piece of architecture that few preservationists and even Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts have been able to visit in person.

Register now to visit Teater's Knoll, celebrate 150 years of Frank Lloyd Wright, and support Preservation Idaho's mission. https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/973646

Modern Masters 2017

Modern Masters, will be returning for a sixth year. This year’s topic is the Eames House, also known as Case Study House No. 8.  The landmark building was designed and constructed in by husband and wife Charles and Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio.

Lucia Dewey Atwood, granddaughter of Eames will be speaking about her work with the Getty Center to conserve the residence and studio.

Tickets are on sale now!

Field Guides Now Out!

Did you attend our final lunch and learn? Do you follow us on instagram? Do you know a realtor that told you about some cool thing about mid-century houses in Boise?

2015 Modernism 101 Lunch + Learn schedule

The first Modernism 101: Lunch+Learn is June 24

Character Actor: Modern Architecture in Popular Cinema pt. 1

On June 18, 2014 Dwaine Carver gave a presentation on modern architecture in popular cinema. Below is a filmography of examples he gave. Idaho Modern has included additional links to where the films may be viewed. 

This post (part one of two) covers the films discussed from 1924-1950