Modern Phoenix Neighborhood Network

ModernPhoenix.net and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art brought their 7th Annual Home Tour to the breezy mountainside neighborhood of Sunnyslope in 2011. Here's a visual wrap-up of the week's events. Full agenda is below.






Photography by Aaron Kimberlin


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Modern Phoenix Week 2011 Events:

Friday April 8, 7 - 10 pm OFFICIAL KICKOFF!
FREEDrawn to Modernism
By Stub Studio at Phoenix Metro Retro
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Saturday April 9, 5 - 9 pm
FREESunnyslope Art Walk
By local Sunnyslope artists
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Saturday April 9, 1 - 3:30 pm OR
Saturday April 16, 10 - 11:30 am OR
Sunday April 17, 10 - 11:30 am
$19.56The Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho
By Ace Bailey, Ultimate Art & Cultural Tours
Tickets at 480-994-ARTS [2787] Press 2 for Box Office.
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Sunday April 10, 1 pm
FREE"Great Expectations"
Movie Screening
by No Festival Required
At The Phoenix Art Museum, Whiteman Hall
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Tuesday April 12
FREESlide Slam! Architects Presentations
In celebration of National Architecture Week
Presented by AIA Arizona

At The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
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Wednesday April 13, 5:30 - 7 pm
FREEJohn Berry presents "Good Design:
Stories from Herman Miller
" at Design Within Reach

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Thursday April 14, 6 pm
$5 doorMarshall Shore's Retro Slide Show Extravaganza
By Marshall Shore
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Third Friday April 15, 6 - 10 pm
FREEModern Phoenicians II: Extended Remix
By students, alumni, faculty and professionals at the Art Institute of Phoenix Gallery on Roosevelt Row
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Modern Phoenix Expo and Seminars
Saturday April 16 2011 from 11 am - 6 pm
at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Our bustling Modern Marketplace on the light-flooded floor of the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts atrium is the ideal venue to debut new products or services related to Modernism, architecture, interior design, literature and home renovation. Vintage fashion, jewelry, furniture, lighting and accessory dealers are welcome. Contemporary interior designers, landscapers, furniture designers, green builders and architects are also encouraged to apply.

Workshops and events in the same building guarantee a steady flow of focused traffic, door prizes ensure they'll stick around.

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11 am - 12 pm
FREE
Research your Midcentury Modern
Home Using Primary Sources

By John Jacquemart
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12 - 1 pm
FREE
Nominate your Home, Neighborhood or
Building for the Register of Historic Properties

By AZ State Parks Staff
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12:30 - 1:30 pm
FREE
Roadside Neon of Central Arizona
By Marshall Shore
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1:30 - 2:30 pm
FREEThe Trouble with Teardowns in Arcadia
By Roger Brevoort
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2:30 - 3:30 pm
FREEModern Scottsdale
By Doug Sydnor with book signing
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3:40 pm
FREEModern Phoenix Interior Design $10,000 Scholarship
Winners are announced by The Art Institute of Phoenix
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3:45 pm
FREEDoor Prize drawing, must be present to win!
Check out all the amazing door prize contributos in the right hand column on this page! Come win original and locally-crafted design. Contact Alison to become a door prize contributor and have your business permanently linked to on this page.

4 - 5:30
FREEBorn Modern: The Next Preservation Generation
By Christine French of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
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MODERN PHOENIX HOME TOUR 2011
SOLD OUT!!!

Sunday April 17 2011 from 1 - 6 PM
A dozen rehabilitated midcentury homes (including a few contemporaries) will be open for advance ticketholders only. Vintage cars will be on display at most locations. This wildly popular tour sells out every year, sign up using the form above to receive advance notice next year.