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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 14.

Special Exhibition:

A CENTURY OF MINNESOTA ARCHITECTURE, a selection of the State's most significant buildings by Professor Donald R. Torbert presented in photographic panels by Professor Jerome Liebling.  Illustrated monograph available.

WALKER ART CENTER, 1710 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis.  (Hours:  Tuesdays - Thursdays, 10 AM - 10 PM; Friday and Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM; Sundays, 12 noon - 6 PM; closed Mondays.)

Permanent Collection includes paintings and sculptures by masters of the 16th - 20th centuries, with particular emphasis on Twentieth Century art.  Special collections in the fields of Oriental and Ancient Near Eastern sculpture and in ceramics of various cultures and periods.

Special Exhibitions:

CONSTRUCTION AND GEOMETRY IN PAINTING, an exhibition covering the history of the Constructivist movement from its early exponents (Malevich, Kandinsky, Van Doesburg) to the present.  Catalogue available.

PURIST PAINTING, an exhibition illustrating "purist" tendencies in the work of such artists as Albers, Bolotowsky, Daphnis, Glarner, Reinhardt, Xceron.

Social Events:  A reception with refreshments will be offered to members of the College Art Association and of the Society of Architectural Historians on Thursday, 26 January, 5 PM.


Bus Tour of Twin-Cities Architectural Sites, organized by the Society of Architectural Historians, but open to members of the CAA, Saturday, 28 January, afternoon (exact time and itinerary to be announced).  The tour, led by a local architectural historian will visit domestic, civic and industrial structures, including works by Wright, Breuer, Johnson and others.  A cocktail party at the Woodhill Country Club will terminate the excursion.

If the weather permits and if there is sufficient interest, a conducted bus tour will de arranged on Sunday, 29 January, to one of the following sites:

(a) Marcel Breuer's Church and Abbey buildings at St. John's University, Collegeville; or

(b) Louis Sullivan's Bank Building at Owatonna. Either tour would require six hours.


Minneapolis Symphony:  Symphony Concert, Friday, 27 January, featuring Byron Janis, Pianist; program not determined as yet; tickets from $3.00-$4.50.

Budapest Quartet:  All Beethoven Chamber Concerts, Saturday 28 - Monday 30 January, sponsored by the New Friends of Chamber Music, First Unitarian Center, 900 Mount Curve, Minneapolis (in close proximity to the Walker Art Center).

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