The Sheldon Art Galleries presents the 2012 Mid-Century Modern Architecture Tour, to benefit the Sheldon Art Galleries, Sunday, June 3, 2012. Scheduled tour busses will depart 1 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. from the Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington Blvd. All seats are reserved. Reservations required. Proceeds benefit the exhibitions and educational programs of the Sheldon Art Galleries. The event is made possible in part by Pairings A Catering Company, Chris Kaplan and Ted Wight.
The third annual Sheldon Art Galleries architecture tour features three significant homes designed by Paul Rudolph (1918-1997), William Adair Bernoudy (1910-1988) and Isadore Shank (1902-1992) in Warson Woods, Town and Country and Ladue. This is a rare opportunity to view some of the best examples of modernist and mid-century design in St. Louis. The Sheldon Art Galleries will be open from 12 – 2 p.m. for viewing of Made in the Shade: Paul Rudolph’s Florida Houses Revisited and a Gallery Talk by Andrew Raimist, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, on the architects featured on the tour will be held at 12 p.m. in Bernoudy Gallery of Architecture at The Sheldon.
Tickets are $25 in advance and go on sale Monday, May 14 at 10 a.m. Reservations are required. Student tickets are $15 with I.D. Free first come, first served parking available at The Sheldon. Seating is limited and busses are reserved seating only. Tickets available through MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or at www.TheSheldon.org.
Cornerstone Tickets are $250. Cornerstone tour begins at 4 p.m., departing from the Bernoudy house. Cornerstone tickets include a private champagne bus tour, a cocktail reception at an additional tour home and exclusive after party at the Bernoudy house, a tax deduction and special gift. Tickets are limited! For more details and reservations for Cornerstone tickets, call The Sheldon’s Development Department at 314-533-9900 or e-mail Lauren Wilhite at [email protected].
Co-Chairs: Phyllis Langsdorf and Andrea Powers-Schankman
Committee: John C. Guenther, FAIA, LEED AP; Esley Hamilton; Chris Kaplan; Barbara McDonnell; Andrew Raimist, AIA; and Ted Wight.