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Join us as the Gamble House goes BACK TO THE FUTURE

Saturday, July 25, 2015 • 6pm to 10pm
on the Gamble House lawn

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

$45 members | $50 general admission

Proceeds benefit the Gamble House Jr. Docent Program Endowment
Visit gamblehouse.org/junior-docent-program
for more info on the junior docents program

Tickets will include:
• Tour of the Gamble House
• Back to the Future movie screening on the Gamble House lawn
__(bring a blanket, popcorn is free!)
• DeLorean car exhibit courtesy of DeLorean Motor Company, California
• Photo Booth

Come dressed as your favorite Back To The Future character!
Come enjoy the Pie n’ Burger truck!

For more information on the DeLorean pictured above visit http://bttftimemachine.com/


embroidery-event

In Conjunction with the Upstairs/Downstairs Tours

EMBROIDERING IN ARCHITECTURE WITH JENNY HART
Saturday, August 8, 2015 • Workshop duration 9-11:30am

Especially conceived for “Upstairs Downstairs”, participants will embroider a small (and easy-to-stitch) portrait of one of the Gamble House’s most beloved former staff members while gathered on Aunt Julia’s sleeping porch.

No embroidery experience is necessary. Hart will teach the basics of embroidery.

All materials provided for each participant to use and keep: Original Design on Fabric • Embroidery Hoop • Needles • Floss • Scissors • How-To Instructions • Additional Patterns

$120 per person
Seating limited to 20 students
TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON!

“Embroidery in the United States is unexpectedly in revival due in large part to the efforts of Jenny Hart.” ~ Nicolas R. Bell, Curator of American Craft and Decorative Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Artist, author and embroidery designer Jenny Hart originated a series of site-specific workshops called “Embroidering in Architecture” in 2013. Held in locations of architectural beauty and significance, participants learn introductory techniques of hand embroidery while enjoying the rare opportunity to spend time in an inspiring environment.

Hart provides each student with a pre-printed composition on fabric, inspired by architectural hallmarks or history of the site, for each student to keep.   

Hart previously participated in the Machine Project’s Field Guide to L.A. Architecture with workshops at the Gamble House and the Neutra VDL house.

Jenny Hart was born in 1972 in Iowa City and raised in rural Illinois. She is best known for her artwork in hand embroidery and her design and supply company Sublime Stitching. Hart’s work has been published in numerous books and magazines including Vogue, Nylon, Spin, Real Simple, Juxtapoz, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine and others. Her work has appeared in nationally televised commercials, rock videos and television shows. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in Los Angeles, Paris, London and New York.

Hart is also an award-winning author of seven titles on embroidery for Chronicle Books, including Embroidered Effects. Jenny’s work is in multiple public and private collections of note, including the estate of Elizabeth Taylor and the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Jenny has lived in Kansas, France and Texas. She lives and works in Los Angeles, California.


building-paradise

2015/2016 Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series

BUILDING PARADISE IN CALIFORNIA
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

at the Neighborhood Church
301 N Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103

Lecture & Presentation by Alex Vertikoff: 7:00-8:00pm
Panel discussion with Edward R. Bosley, Dr. Robert Winter, Ann Scheid, Anne Mallek: 8:00-8:30pm
Book signing and reception at the Gamble House: 8:45-9:30pm

Members: $25  |  Non-Members: $30
TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON!

Photo courtesy of Alex Vertikoff


View a list of past Gamble House events