The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, will open its 2017-2018 Lecture Series on October 10, 2017 with “Cultural Developments in Dallas,” featuring a discussion between Rick Brettell and Mark Lamster.
Rick Brettell is the Vice-Provost of the University of Texas at Dallas as well as Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetics Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas and the Founding Director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History. Rick Brettell is also the Founding Board President of the Dallas Architecture Forum.
Mark Lamster is the award-winning architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and a professor in the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of numerous books, including a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson, which is soon to be released by Little, Brown and Company. He has just completed the past year as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard.
“The Dallas Architecture Forum is delighted to present the first lecture in its 2017-18 series which will explore the impact of the dramatic growth of the arts and cultural institutions across the Metroplex,” stated Forum Executive Director Nate Eudaly. “Rick Bretell and Mark Lamster will present what is sure to be a lively conversation about the last 20 years of the cultural landscape in the Metroplex and also consider what it will look like in the next 20 years.”
Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on the Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.
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