Presented by SAF, hosted by Ringling College of Art + Design
AIA Gulf Coast HSW-LU Credits: 3
4 MOD Events for $40: Continental Breakfast, Film Screening, Conversation with Architect Tim Seibert and Panel Discussion
Get to know Edward J. Seibert, FAIA, yacht designer, architect, a leader of the Sarasota School of Architecture movement and one of its last surviving members. Now 90, Seibert will be honored with SAF’s Art + Architecture Lifetime Achievement Award at the Friday Opening MOD Party at Hiss Studio.
Enjoy a continental breakfast and mingle with other MOD fans before viewing the documentary about Seibert’s life and work, “The Seibert Effect,” with an introduction by Historic Preservationist Lorrie Muldowney, AICP, Assoc. AIA.
Following the screening, AIA Florida President Joyce Owens, AIA, RIBA will have a conversation with Tim Seibert about his careers, both as an award-winning architect and a yacht designer, along with keen observations about the contemporary built environment.
The last event of the morning is a discussion about “The Midcentury Modern Phenomenon”. Panelists include architect Carl Abbott, FAIA, Carl Abbott Architects; contractor Pat Ball; architect Michael Epstein, AIA, Seibert Architects; and architect Joyce Owens, AIA, RIBA, Architecture Joyce Owens. The moderator is historian Christine Madrid French.
8:00 am to 10:00 am — Registration, Continental Breakfast Buffet, MOD Shop
9:00 am to 9:15 am — Welcome to MOD
9:15 am to 9:45 am — Film Screening of “The Seibert Effect”
10:00 am to 10:30 am — Conversation with Tim Seibert and Joyce Owens
10:45 am to 11:45 am — Panel Discussion: “The Midcentury Modern Phenomenon”
Please Note: All Saturday morning events take place in the Larry R. Thompson Academic Center on the campus of Ringling College.
Campus Parking: Ringling College Parking Map
Valet Parking will be Available
New MOD Tour This Year
Begin at the newly restored 1950’s BOTA Center (formerly the Babcock Furniture Store). BOTA Center is Sarasota’s only example of adaptive re-use of a historically designated, mid-century commercial building, and will soon be home to a new generation of creative businesses.
Developer Howard Davis
Latitude 27 Properties
MOD Check-in, Registration, Refreshments, Talks, Tours
BOTA Center, 1570 Boulevard of the Arts
Talks by Todd Sweet, AIA, Sweet Sparkman Architects and Gwen Kelly, AIA and Joe Kelly, AIA, NCARB, Hive Architects
Open houses with talks, exhibits, complimentary refreshments
Rosemary Square, 1440 Boulevard of the Arts
Ethnic Origin Company, 1560 Boulevard of the Arts
Canned Ham Vintage, 1435 7th Street
Home Resource Contemporary Furniture, 741 Central Avenue
CitySide Apartments, 700 Cocoanut Avenue
Risdon on 5th, 1421 5th Street
Barbara Banks Photography, 1421 5th Street
Alfstad & Contemporary Art Gallery, 1419 5th Street
Seibert Architects, 1373 5th Street
Halflants+Pichette, 1385 5th Street
Hall Architects, 513 Central Avenue
Solstice Architects, Rosemary Square, 1434 Boulevard of the Arts
***MOD Artist Eames© Chair Online Auction: the ten artist chairs will be on display at Home Resource, 741 Central Avenue throughout MOD Weekend. Online bidding runs from October 27 – November 12. The auction ends Sunday, November 12 at 11:30 am, artists sign their chairs and the winners will be announced. Shipping is available. Artist Chairs Auction sponsored by Home Resource and Herman Miller.
Check out the Neighborhood Restaurant MOD Brunch Specials
The Rosemary, 411 N. Orange Avenue, 941-955-7600
Blue Rooster, 1525 4th Street, 941-388-7539
Mandeville Beer Garden, 428 N. Lemon Avenue, 941-954-8688