Open House and Modernism in Weston Talk April 14

Weston Historical Society’s Spring Lecture

Modernism in Weston

Thursday, April 14, 2016
7:30 PM

Weston Public Library Community Room

Refreshments. All are welcome.

As part of this event on April 14, we will have an open house for those who are planning on attending the talk with David Fixler and Lucretia Goover Giese. The open house at the Hoover-Hill-designed Nelson House at 75 Robin Rd. will be 5:30-7:00, followed by the talk over at the Weston Library at 7:30.


Explore the Modern movement in Weston with two recognized experts. Architect and Weston resident David Fixler, FAIA, is an internationally recognized authority on midcentury modern buildings, co-editor of the recently released Aalto and America, and cofounder and president of DOCOMOMO/ US – New England.

Lucretia Hoover Giese is co-author, with her brother Henry B. Hoover, Jr., of the recently published book about their father, Breaking Ground: Henry B. Hoover New England Modern Architect. Hoover designed many important modern houses in Weston. Dr. Giese is professor emeritas of art history and visual culture at Rhode Island School of Design.