Thursday, February 07, 2008

Eames Demetrios at Cranbrook tonight

Eames and Bethany at the Michigan Central Station this time last year

Eames Demetrios will be speaking and showing some of his grandfather's rare early films at the Cranbrook Art Museum tonight at 7PM, as part of the ongoing Eero Saarinen exhibition.

Friends and Colleagues: Eero Saarinen, Charles Eames and Irwin Miller With Eames Demetrios and Will Miller
Thursday, February 7, 2008
7:00 p.m., deSalle Auditorium; reception to follow in the New Studios Building

Among the most important relationships in Eero Saarinen's life, personally and professionally, were his relationships with architect and designer Charles Eames and with successful businessman and philanthropist Irwin Miller, the CEO of Cummins Engine Company, from Columbus, Indiana. Join us on this evening of memory sharing as Eames Demetrios and Will Miller talk about their famous grandfather and father, respectively. The evening's program also includes the screening of the never before seen footage made by Charles Eames during his years at Cranbrook. The program will conclude with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Aluminum Group, home and office chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames.

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