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Partners In Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Phillip Johnson
Organized by the Liliane and David M. Stewart Program for Modern Design, Montréal, in collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr?Jr. and Philip Johnson is the first exhibition to explore a pivotal development in the evolution of American design: the collaboration between the first director of the Museum of Modern Art, Alfred Barr, who taught the first undergraduate course in modern art at Wellesley in 1926, and Philip Johnson, MoMA's first curator of architecture. Together these men endeavored to bring modernism to North America, particularly the innovative ideals of rational and functional design developed at the Bauhaus school at Dessau, Germany between World War I and II. The exhibition features furniture from Barr's and Johnson's apartments, examples of Bauhaus graphic design, and an array of objects celebrated for their design in Barr's and Johnson's influential exhibitions at MoMA.

When: Sep 28, 2016 12am to Dec 18, 2016 12am in Wellesley, MA

Anni Albers Connections

In 1984, textile designer and printmaker Anni Albers published Connections--a set of nine silkscreens that evoke pivotal moments in her prolific career, by then spanning nearly six decades. Reflecting on her life as a designer, she chose motifs for the prints based on her work from particular years: two from the 1920s, when Albers was at the Bauhaus and met her life-long partner and later husband, Josef; two from the 1940s, when the couple taught at the experimental Black Mountain College in North Carolina after having fled Nazi Germany; three from the late 1950s to the early '70s, after they resettled in Orange, Connecticut, and Josef served as Yale University's chair of the Department of Design; and two from the early 1980s, after Josef 's death. This exhibition pairs the Davis Museum's exquisite example of this silkscreen portfolio--an acquisition made in the past year--with Albers' work from each era, tracing the development of her patterns from sketches on graph paper to gouache maquettes.

When: Sep 28, 2016 12am to Dec 18, 2016 12am in Wellesley, MA

Healthy Holidays with Jennifer Hanway and Thirst Juice Co.

Do you struggle to find the balance between sticking to your healthy habits and enjoying the holidays? Join Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Personal Trainer Jennifer Hanway at Thirst Juice Co. Wellesley for an informal, intimate talk to learn how to stay healthy, happy and fit this festive season, while still enjoying all the fun the holidays have to offer! You will leave with easy to implement nutrition, lifestyle and supplement strategies and have the opportunity to voice your concerns and questions to Jennifer and the group. During the event, you'll also have the opportunity to sample some of Thirst's most popular beverages. Thirst Juice Co. is a gluten-free, vegan juice and smoothie bar committed to helping people eat better so that they can feel, look, and be their best. This talk is part of the Thirst for Wellness series, an ongoing health and wellness series focused on topics relevant to our community.

When: Dec 10, 2016 10am in Wellesley, MA

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About Wellesley, MA
Wellesley, MA Local information, discount coupons, event listings and local Business directory. Wellesley Mass was founded in 1881 and is located in the Norfolk County area about 13 miles west of Boston. When the area was first settled it was originally named “Contentment”.

Points of interest in the town include the Davis Museum & Culture Center as well as the Walter Hunnewell Arboretum and the Elm Bank Horticulture Center. For those who enjoy the theatre there is also The Wellesley Players.

Wellesley is also a college community. Within its boundaries you will find Wellesley College and Babson College as well as Massachusetts Bay Community College. The town has been a leader in environmental issues and the town’s attractive appearance is sufficient evidence of that philosophy.