Eames: The Architect and the Painter in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA – On December 15, a unique partnership between several San Diego institutions will yield the local debut of the
film Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter, just days prior to its national (and local) broadcast debut via PBS.
ModernSanDiego.com in partnership with two Balboa Park institutions, Museum of Photographic Arts, Mingei International
Museum, as and several sponsors, have come together to celebrate the work of pioneering designers Charles and
Ray Eames. The couple’s groundbreaking work transformed photography, architecture, as well as interior, industrial, furniture
and graphic design fields. This unique cross-disciplinary partnership reflects the Eames’ diverse interests and expertise
that created a lasting legacy of their very productive lives.
Starting with a 6PM reception at Mingei International Museum’s ‘Craft Revolution’ exhibition, the evening will then conclude
with the 7PM film screening at Museum of Photographic Arts’ 226-seat Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater. KPBS will provide
media support, and then air the same film at 10pm on Monday, December 19.
RSVPs are required prior to the event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Tickets for RSVP’d guests will be sold at the
door for $10, $8 for MOPA and Mingei International members.