SHELTER

Oct 7, 2017

 

Docomomo US is excited to announce the line-up of tours and events taking place during our eleventh Tour Day. The only national event of its kind, Tour Day is an annual celebration of modern architecture and design where the public and like-minded organizations across the country participate in a tour or event on the first Saturday and throughout the month of October.

 

This year's theme SHELTER looks to build upon Docomomo US' advocacy theme and invites people to explore modern shelter found in their city, town, and neighborhood. Join the thousands of participants enjoying the 50+ tours, in 30+ citites nationwide.

 

Read the full Press Release HERE

 


 

Participating Tours

 

Harvey and Irma can't stop Tour Day! Show your support and join the tours taking place in Houston and Florida.

Share your adventure 

#TourDay #ExploreModern #docomomous

 

No tour in your area? No problem! Grab your camera and some friends and Create Your Own #TourDay by exploring the modern architecture in your neighborhood. But don't keep your discoveries to yourself, we want to see them too!

 

Host a Tour

 

It's not too late to host a tour! Tour Day events can be hosted by nearly anyone interested in or with access to a significant modern building or site. Tour Day events can also be much more than just a tour. Some of the best events include pre-tour lectures, meet-and-greet with the architects and post-event receptions. If you have an idea for a tour that celebrates modernism in your area and would like more information, email us at tourday(at)docomomo-us.org.

Tour Day Sponsor

Tour Day was made possible by a the generous support of Martie Lieberman and ModernSarasota.com.

Martie Lieberman

Martie Lieberman is the recognized expert and top real estate professional (Premier Sotheby's International Realty) in Florida for contemporary, mid-century modern, and unique architectural gems. Martie proposed and co-chaired the landmark "American Legacy: The Sarasota School of Architecture Tour & Symposium" as president of the Fine Arts Society in 2001, and was Founder and served as co-chair of the Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF), which grew from this endeavor. Martie received the Florida AIA's coveted Bob Graham Award from for her efforts to promote and preserve good architure and design. Click to see examples of Florida's unique architectural gems - Enjoy!

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