A Celebration of Ray Eames: Films from the Eames Office Archives
California Museum for Women, History & the Arts
Sacramento, CA
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A Celebration of Ray Eames: Films from the Eames Office Archives
We appreciate the support of our Festival Patrons: Milgard Windows & Doors, Scranton Products, The Mohawk Group and
Design Award Patron: SMUD / Savings By Design!

Thurs, Oct 17,  5:30 - 8 p.m., $20 ($15 for AIA and Museum members)
The California Museum, 1020 O Street, Sacramento
Sponsored by: The California Museum, Miles Treaster & Associates & HOT ITALIAN  

Celebrate the centennial of Sacramento native designer Ray Eames in a special evening featuring a unique presentation of films from the archives of the Eames Office. Presentation hosted by Llisa Demetrios, granddaughter of Ray Eames and Archivist of Eames Office.

The evening also includes a Q&A with Llisa, refreshments by HOT ITALIAN and a tour of The California Museum's exhibit, "Ray Eames: A Century of Modern Design." Co-created with Eames Office, the exhibit is the first to explore Ray's early life and lesser-known work produced prior to meeting Charles in 1941.
Including over 100 original works created by Charles and Ray as well as rarely-seen artifacts created from Eames Office and the Eames family's collections, the exhibit provides new insight on Ray's ground-breaking role as Charles' equal partner who broke barriers during an era of limited professional opportunities for women in the arts.


About the Festival:

The central theme around the Central Valley Architecture Festival is an exploration of the identity of our region; the relationship of architecture  and design to our culture, landscape, climate and history.

The festival mission is three-fold:

1. Highlight existing relationships between the region and its architecture.

2. Create an ongoing dialogue to inform a distinct, regional, architectural identity.

3. Facilitate greater transparency with the public in how architects create our built environment and how it impacts their daily lives.


Festival Dates: October 10th to October 19th, 2013
Location: Varies by event


Founded in 1942 the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter, represents the interests of the architectural profession in 17 Central Valley counties.

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California Museum for Women, History & the Arts (View)
1020 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States


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