Join Docomomo DC and the AIA’s Architects Foundation at the Octagon Museum for a free happy hour and chance to experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA. The exhibit, Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture, is an immersive gallery showcase highlighting drawings, images, and works from Lundy’s Beaux-Arts and Bauhaus education as well as his service during World War II. Featured works from his career include the U.S. Tax Court Building in Washington, D.C., and U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka. The exhibition coincides with the recent publication of Victor Lundy: Artist Architect, (Princeton Architectural Press, 2018), edited by Donna Kacmar. Lundy, known as one of the leaders of the Sarasota School of Architecture, will celebrate his 96th birthday on Feb. 1.
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30-730pm
WHERE: The Octagon Museum, 1799 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Admission is free, though RSVP is required.