Events

Events2019-08-20T06:56:27-08:00

Palm Springs Modernism Week, “Partners in Design: Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” February 20, 2020, Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs Art Museum. Panel discussion with Peter Loughrey, Trina Turk, Gerard O’Brien, Dale Carolyn Gluckman, and Jo Lauria; “Growing Up Modern” presentation with Laura Ackerman-Shaw; and screening of the short film “In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman.”

Modern Phoenix Week, “In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman,” March 19, 2019, Design Within Reach, Scottsdale, AZ. Exhibition of Ackerman tapestries and mosaics; “Growing Up Modern” presentation by Laura Ackerman-Shaw; and screening of “In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman.”

“Hand-in-Hand: The Designs of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman” panel for “Frank Brothers: The Store That Modernized Modern,” March 15, 2017, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach.

Palm Springs Modernism Week, “Masters of Mid-Century California Design: The Story of Evelyn & Jerome Ackerman,” February 14, 2015, Eisenhower Health Center. Film premiere of “In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman;” panel discussion by Katie Nartonis, Dale Carolyn Gluckman, Jeffrey Head, Jo Lauria, and Gerard O’Brien; author lecture and slide show by Dan Chavkin and Lisa Thackaberry; exhibition of Ackerman tapestries, mosaics, ceramics, and hardware; and unveiling of “Zodiac” Panelcarve doors for Donald Wexler EMC building.

Trina Turk, Hand-in-Hand book signing, Palm Springs, CA, February 22, 2015.

A+D 101 Lecture Series “Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” January 10, 2015, Palm Springs Art Museum by Dan Chavkin and Lisa Thackaberry, authors.

Jonathan Adler, Hand-in-Hand book signing, New York, NY, November 17, 2014.

Reform Gallery, Hand-in-Hand launch and book signing, Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 2014.

“Craft Meets Art & Design: Artist Panel,” March 3, 2012, The Loft at Liz’s with Peter Loughrey, LA Modern Auctions, and Gerard O’Brien, Reform Gallery.

Curator’s Talk for “A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” March 27, 2011, Craft and Folk Art Museum by Jo Lauria and Dale
Gluckman.Curator’s Talk for “A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” March 27, 2011, Craft and Folk Art Museum by Jo Lauria and Dale
Gluckman.

“Perspectives on Mid-Century California Design,” June 27, 2009, Mingei International Museum by Jo Lauria and Dale Carolyn Gluckman (exhibition curators), Gerard O’Brien (Reform Gallery), Dave Hampton (Objects USA), Keith York (ModernSanDiego.com), and Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic (Heath Ceramics).

“Partners in Life and Design–Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman,” April 4, 2009, Mingei International Museum by Jeffrey Head, design writer and historian