Presented by SAF, hosted by Ringling College of Art + Design
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.
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: Midcentury Modern Phenomena
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.
MOD check-in, registration, talks, tours
BOTA Center, 1570 Boulevard of the Arts
Talk by Todd Sweet, AIA, Sweet Sparkman Architects and Gwen Kelly, Hive Architects
Open houses with talks, exhibits, complimentary refreshments
Rosemary Square, 1440 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
Alfstad & Contemporary, 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
Developer Howard Davis
Latitude 27 Properties
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