February 16, 2020 — Early Alden B. Dow Architecture

Over 80 years ago while at Taliesin, Alden B. Dow completed his design for the Earl Stein Residence and began the footprint of his own Home and Studio. In this film series view black and white construction footage of the Stein Residence, color film of the unit blocks in the pond before the water was added and the laying of a unit block wall at the Anderson Arbury Residence. Enjoy early days and rare glimpses.

February 23, 2020 — Alden’s Hobbies
Take a look at the personal side of Alden B. Dow. He had so many interests tourists often ask if he slept and it is no surprise he documented many of them in film. In this series, we’ll share films of trains (real and model), his experiments with film production, fun movie shorts and enjoying time with his staff at holiday parties. Enjoy the relaxed and playful Alden B. Dow.

March 15, 2020 — Developing Communities
Whether it was an educational, cultural, experimental or an entire city, Alden B. Dow developed many communities through his own style of architecture. In most cases these films start at the beginning, a piece of land or a blank canvas, then gradually you will see it turn into a thriving community. From the 1940s with the design of Lake Jackson, Texas to the 1960s with the design of Muskegon Community College and Interlochen Arts Academy, Alden B. Dow documented the development process from start to finish. Come and enjoy the journey.

More information

Showtimes must be booked individually for each date.
315 Post Street – House Entrance
2pm to 4pm on all show dates
$20.00 per ticket/per show date — includes concessions

www.abdow.org

989.837.2459

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No tours January 1-15. Public Tours resume January 16, 2020 | **The blocks are closed for the season as we begin working on a major restoration project on the trellis. We will not be going out on the blocks during public tours until the project is complete.
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