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Saturday, February 24, 2018

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  • Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in California

    7:30 PM
    Balch Auditorium
    Scripps College
    10th and Columbia
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 626-1386

    Author Adam Arenson will speak about his newly published book Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in California. Expansively researched and illustrated, this lively history recounts how the extraordinary partnership of financier Howard Ahmanson and artist Millard Sheets produced outstanding mid-century modern architecture and art for Home Savings and Loan and other commercial clients. Book signing and refreshments will follow the lecture hosted by Claremont Heritage, Claremont Museum of Art and Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation.

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