Modernism + Film: Make No Little Plans

Modernism + Film: Make No Little Plans

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT 6 P.M.

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MAKE NO LITTLE PLANS

A city in the nineteenth century was a crowded, dirty, ugly place to be. Having proved his talent at designing buildings, Daniel Burnham, broke the mold by dreaming up beautiful and efficient designs for entire cities, contributing to the birth of modern urban planning. There are several cities today that still bear the mark of his plans. This documentary examines his life, including his planning of the gargantuan World Columbian Exhibition in 1893.

PRESENTATION

Prior to the film, opening remarks will be made by Kristen Schaffer, Associate Professor of Architecture at NC State University.

TIME 

An event reception with a cash-only bar and free light bites begins at 6 p.m. in the Bechtler lobby followed by the presentation and film screening at 7 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Auditorium.

TICKETS

Tickets are $10 for the public, $8 for museum members and $5 for students (Student tickets may be purchased at the door or by phone. Must present student ID to claim). Buy tickets online, tickets may also be purchased by phone at 704.353.9200 or at the admissions desk.

See the trailer for Make No Little Plans below:

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