Society of Fellows


SOF Events December 2014

Michael Graves
Photo: Michael Graves & Associates
Michael Graves, Past as Prologue
courtesy gravesweb
Walter Hood
Photo: Terry Lorant
Matthew Robbins, Production storyboard for The Little Matchgirl Passion
Simon Dinnerstein, Sonatina, conte-crayon, 1981
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Michael Graves retrospective, Walter Hood at Cooper Union, music at the Met Museum

18 October, 2014 to 5 April, 2015
Michael Graves: Past as Prologue

This major exhibition celebrates 50 years of the work of Michael Graves, FAAR 1965, RAAR 1979 and the 50th anniversary of Michael Graves Architecture & Design. In November, the Architectural League of New York sponsored a symposium in conjunction with the exhibit. A livestream is of that event is now online at the Leagues website. Speakers included Adele Chatfield-Taylor, FAAR 1984 and Billie Tsien, RAAR 2000.

Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road

Tuesday, 2 December, 7pm
Current Work: Walter Hood

The Architectural League of New York will sponsor “Conscious/Unconscious Landscapes,” a lecture by Walter Hood, FAAR 1997. The lecture will be moderated by Michael Sorkin.

The Great Hall
The Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street
tickets are free to League members, reserve at
$15 to non-members here until 4pm on 2 December, or at the door

3 December, 7pm
The Little Match Girl Passion

The Little Match Girl Passion, the Pulitzer Prize-winning work by David Lang, FAAR 1991, will be performed by the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir. Lang's website lists other venues that are presenting the Passion this month.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Tickets start at $65, kids $1 with purchase of one full-price adult ticket.

Fridays, 5,12, and 19 December, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm
Byzantine Pop-Ups

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is presenting pop-up concerts of Byzantine hymns and carols on Friday afternoons in the Medieval Sculpture Hall. Musicians will perform in multiple languages including Greek, Arabic, Armenian, and Russian.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Grace Rogers Rainey Auditorium
Free with museum admission

Saturday, 20 December, 7pm
Simone Dinnerstein for the Holidays

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein, daughter of Simon Dinnerstein, FAAR 1978, will present a festive holiday concert.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Tickets start at $65, kids $1.