2019 Movie Sundays at The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio

Movie Sundays at The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio Theater Reservations Required Seating is limited 1.866.315.7678 www.abdow.org February 17, 2019 ARCHITECTURE March 10, 2019 TRAVEL March 24, 2019 LEISURE AND FAMILY TIME Showtimes 1pm to 3pm on all show dates 315 Post Street - House Entrance $15.00 per ticket…

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US Modernist Radio – Architecture You Love #77/Michigan Modern: Michael Dow + Susan Bandes + Brian Conway with Musical Guests The Mac McLaughlin Group

CLICK HERE to listen to US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love #77/Michigan Modern: Michael Dow + Susan Bandes + Brian Conway with Musical Guests The Mac McLaughlin Group Michigan, that fine state shaped like your hand, is a hotbed of amazing Modernism.  Today George Smart and co-host Bob Langford…

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Alden B. Dow Home and Studio’s Adult Camp

As adults drop children off at our Architecture and Design Summer Camps, they excitedly express a wish to stay and join in all of the fun and creativity. Well, now YOU can! The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio has created an adult camp that contains many of the playful…

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Alden B. Dow Home and Studio 2018 Autumn Reflections Tours October 6, 2018

CLICK HERE for Autumn Reflections 2018 Google Map Alden B. Dow Renovated "As I see it, real housing should be a living, growing part of us and not a sterile machine.  Real housing is not a place to hibernate, it is a place for individuals to grow." Alden B. Dow Alden…

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The Robert Myers Residence, Lapeer, Michigan by Alden B. Dow

Robert Myers was a successful dairy farmer turned editor and publisher of the Lapeer, Michigan, County Press.  In May of 1950, he approached Alden B. Dow with an idea to build an unconventional farm house on his 400-acre farm.  Myers used the words of Henry David Thoreau to describe his…

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Howard Ball Home Restoration Power Point Presentation

Presented by Ruth & Jack Ham on April 29, 2018 Download Here PRODUCT LIST FOR WOOD REFINISHING AND RESTORATION EXTERIOR WOOD REFINISHING PRODUCTS Stripping Products Jasco Premium Paint and Epoxy Remover (available at Lowe’s) Denatured Alcohol and Fine Steel Wool for hard to get places Finishing Products Orbital Sander:  40…

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DWELL.com features The Alden B. Dow Home & Studio’s iconic collection pieces

Thank you DWELL.com for this wonderful story on Alden B. Dow's collections of iconic furniture, textiles, and decorative arts. His eye for quality pieces has stood the test of time as he composed their order within his own home and studio, to create a personal space of inspiration and beauty,…

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Summer Camps: Architecture & Design at The Alden B. Dow Home & Studio in Midland, MI

All camps, weather permitting, include canoeing around the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio and access to special areas of the site not included on regular tours. All camps are independent curriculum, meaning campers do not need to attend one camp as a prerequistite to attend the others, and may…

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Alden B. Dow and the “Unidentified Man”

A photograph in the Archives marked “Alden B. Dow and Unidentified Man” led to the discovery of the little-known acquaintance between Mr. Dow and the premier landscape photographer of the American West, Ansel Adams, the unidentified man in the photo. Both men shared a passion for capturing the beauty of…

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