Image Credit: Michael Graves, designer (American, 1934–2015), Officina Alessi, manufacturer (Italian, est. 1921), Tea & Coffee Piazza, designed 1980–1983, made 2010, sterling silver, lacquered aluminum, polyamide, Bakelite, and crystal, 10-7/8 × 6-1/8 × 6-1/8 in.. Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Gift in honor of Joyce A. Sommers with funds provided by V. Simon Abraham, Lee and Dorothy Alig, Ruthelen Burns, William J. and Vickie Cafaro, Robert M. Davis, Scott Evenbeck, Russell and Penny B. Fortune, William L. Fortune Jr. and Joseph D. Blakely, Mark M. and Carmen S. Holeman, John David Hoover, Frederick M. King, Kay F. Koch, James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse, Catharine D. Lichtenauer, Katherine C. Nagler, Nancy J. Ramsey, George J. Seybert, Trent Spence, James A. and Cheryl S. Strain, James P. and Anna S. White, Design Arts Society Fund, 2011.2.1-.5A-C © Michael Graves.
Design Gallery Re-Opening Members-Only Preview
The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Design Gallery is re-opening with a refreshed thematic interpretation, which features a rotation of more than 150 objects, many of which are recent acquisitions on display for the first time. Preview the gallery’s new interactive spaces, including a Design Lab for digital and hands-on learning, and experience the iconic Miller House and Garden with a fully immersive virtual reality tour.
To kick-off this Members-Only Preview, Newfields Members are also invited to join the Design Arts Society for a presentation from Shelley Selim, Associate Curator of Design and Decorative Arts, in DeBoest Lecture Hall from 6–7 PM.
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