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Many activities celebrating John Lautner’s 100th birthday are planned, but most of the details are not yet certain. At this time we can offer the following information and dates:


April 9 & 10: celebration at Munich Filmmuseum: feature film (A Single Man), both documentaries on Lautner, shorts and experimental films, panel discussions. Check with filmmuseum for details.


July 16: John Lautner’s birthday.

Los Angeles City Proclamation: John Lautner Day

Week starting July 16 (Sat):

Birthday party, hosted by Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Small temporary exhibit featuring preservation of the Goldstein Office

Preservation panel discussion and slides



July 17: LA Lautner Home Tour: joint event of John Lautner Foundation and MAK Center for Art and Architecture


July 18th – 24th (dates not certain): Two- or three-day film festival featuring Lautner documentaries, feature films that use Lautner homes, shorts, experimental films, panel discussions



August 19: Opening of new John Lautner exhibition at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos art museum, curated by the museum director, Melissa Metuscak



Sept. 2: Reception for above exhibit


Other events to be held in the fall include a preservation symposium, visit to the Lautner archive at Getty Special Collections, a JLF fundraiser party with focus on preservation fund, and a small photographic exhibit.


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