More Archived Blog Stories

An Ethnic Angle on Modern
April 24, 2014
New S.F. exhibition highlights considerable contribution of Jews to mid-century design
Center of Eichler Attention
April 13, 2014
May 3-4 home tour in San Mateo Highlands features a 'Modern Hub' bonus attraction
Winged Wonders are Back!
April 2, 2014
CA-Modern findings are proof positive—butterfly roofs are taking flight once again
Grudge that Won't Budge
March 26, 2014
CA-Modern report views NorCal vs. SoCal rivalry with a trace of Hatfield and McCoys
Exhibit of Vinyl Vibrations
March 20, 2014
Oakland Museum as a listening room to explore the value of 33-rpm records today
Exotica Moderne
March 6, 2014
Historian keys in on Tim Pflueger’s modern designs for the GG International Exhibition
Disney Magic with Blair Flair
March 6, 2014
S.F. exhibit focuses on designer Mary Blair—her art gave Disney films a modern look
Celebrating Women of Blues
February 26, 2014
Sultry Lavay Smith will sing the tough and tender songs of four blues & jazz pioneers
Maral Makes Mesh Modern
February 20, 2014
S.F. artist Maral Rapp turns classic mesh handbags into contemporary wearable art
Design Takes to the Streets
February 11, 2014
Show keys on '60s political art from artists and architects that remains relevant today
Ethereal from the Outer Limits
February 4, 2014
'Wavemakers' film delights in the spooky sounds of the ondes Martenot instrument
Art to Wear…If You Dare
January 30, 2014
San Jose's Museum of Quilts & Textiles focuses on wearable art rooted in the '60s
'Casbah' Gala in the Desert
January 23, 2014
Palm Springs Modernism Week goes exotic for 2014 with Moroccan bash and lots more
Menlo Eichlers on the Edge
January 7, 2014
Menlo Park's 50 Eichlers are a lovely lot—but 'Menlomorphosis' threatens their future
How Wild are These Houses?
January 2, 2014
Modernists shuck their puritanical side to design 12 homes that amaze and amuse
Enjoy a Funhouse Christmas
December 11, 2013
East Bay's Playland-Not-At-the-Beach has lots of fun for kids and nostalgia for elders
Heartfelt Holidays for the Kids
December 4, 2013
At 'Children's Fairyland' and 'Christmas in the Park,' celebrations focus on families
Feast of the Senses
November 26, 2013
Sumptuous modernism by S.F. architects Aidlin Darling takes over Sonoma Museum
And the Winner Is...
November 20, 2013
Docomomo US kicks off special awards to honor the work of modern preservationists
Conversation Pieces
November 13, 2013
Modern artist Leslie Carabas uses quilts as her way to connect disparate personalities