2019 Bernard Osher Lecture

2019 Bernard Osher Lecture

with Toshiko Mori

The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts forever changed art, craft, and design in the 20th century through its process-based, communally oriented craft instruction. The immersive nature of the Haystack experience is only further enriched by its stunning Deer Isle campus.

This conservation with architect Toshiko Mori addresses Haystack Mountain School of Crafts as a structure and as a space for craft instruction. Accompanying the landmark exhibition, In the Vanguard, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969, Mori will explore how the school’s unique campus design and groundbreaking pedagogy changed the careers of two preeminent figures in the field of modern architecture. 

6 p.m. Thursday, June 13
Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium
$15 general admission; $10 members; $5 students

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NOTE: James Carpenter was originally slated to be a part of this program, but could not make it due to a flight delay. We apologize for the inconvenience.


The annual Bernard Osher Lecture Series is made possible by the Peggy and Harold Osher Endowment at the Portland Museum of Art.


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