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September 2020

NATIVE PLACES: Drawing as a Way to See

September 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Frank Harmon, FAIA, Professor of Practice in Architecture, North Carolina State University College of Design
Virtual, VA United States

As an architecture student in London in the 1960s, Frank Harmon used sketching to discover, study, and understand the nuances of structures and nature. "If I take a photograph of something, it remains in my mind forever." In this session, Harmon will describe his own personal journey, discuss the importance of studied examination and attention as a way to better appreciate the world around us, and preview his book, Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See. Books will be available for sale and will be signed by the author.

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July 2021

Driveway Chalk Art Competition: Closing Day!

July 31, 2021 @ 11:30 am
Virtual, VA United States

1. Register your group/self to compete ($20) 2. Choose from 50 images from our collection 3. Create your driveway chalk version 4. Submit your piece to win up to $5900 Give this world new color: chalk the community! Enter Now!

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March 2024

Muscarelle Members Lecture: Medici Villas with Elaine Ruffolo

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual VA United States

The Muscarelle's spring Selected Topics in Architecture lecture series will focus on the flourishing Renaissance period, when architectural innovation resulted in some of the world's most breathtaking and magnificent structures. We invite Muscarelle Members to join us for a special virtual lecture with Art Historian Elaine Ruffolo focused on Medici Villas. From the 14th to the 18th century, the Medici family dominated European life. While promoting both arts and sciences, the Medici helped create a new style of architecture, present a new idea of villa life and promote the novel idea of living in harmony with nature. Learn about a…

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