Centenary of the birth of Miguel Arroyo (1920-2020): Miguel Arroyo and modern furniture design
Date and time: 27 August 2020, at 6 p.m. (GMT - 4)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the conversation about the work of Miguel Arroyo Castillo (Caracas, 1920-2004), a central figure in 20th century modern art in Venezuela. The presentation  “Miguel Arroyo y el diseño moderno de mobiliario” [“Miguel Arroyo and modern furniture design”] will be given online by Lourdes Blanco de Arroyo and Rafael Pereira Escalona. This cycle is organized by Trasnocho Centro Cultural, Forma M20 and Docomomo Venezuela and will take place on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 6:00 pm CCS Time (GMT – 4) with the support of the Zoom platform. In the 1950s he designed more than…

Online lectures series “Moradas + Miradas: una nueva primavera para la casa moderna” [“Addresses + Views: a new spring for the modern house”]
11th June ​- 9th July, 2020

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the online lectures series “Moradas + Miradas: una nueva primavera para la casa moderna” [“Addresses + Views: a new spring for the modern house”], organized by Docomomo Venezuela together with the Trasnocho cultural center and with the support of the Zoom platform. In these times, the house is more than ever in a compressed world. The house is now our city. It is now converted into the main fortress and refuge for the survival of the man, the themes of the modern house, in a new and unexpected spring, together with aspirations of contemporary architecture,…

Guidelines for submitting the 2019/2020 Homework
Chapters News

Dear Docomomo Chapters, Due to the exceptional circumstances of COVID-19, we are extending the deadline of June 1st to August 15th, 2020. A plan for new documentation homework has been approved in the last Council Meeting, August 30th, 2018 (Ljubljana, Slovenia), proposed by the ISC/Registers. With the aim of moving forward to the documentation of conservation good practices, Docomomo Working Parties (WP) have to submit: Working Parties that already have submitted 30 Documentation Fiches and uploaded 50 sites to MOMOVE: (a) 1 fiche for 2019 and 1 fiche for 2020, on an example of Good Conservation Practice. Download the template here: link, and here: link. (b) A bibliography with 5-10 publications (books or articles) on Modern Movement…

Tour day 2019: Bauhaus 100: a celebration
2nd November 2019, Caracas, Venezuela

Weissenhofsiedlung (Stuttgart, 1927 – Caracas, 1952) Docomomo Venezuela has organized a tour day on the 2nd of November with the theme: “Bauhaus 100 – a celebration” to celebrate the Centenary of the Bauhaus and discover its influence in Caracas. The tour will include relevant pieces of the first modern architecture of Caracas (1927-1952) little studied or recognized. Passing by bus through Paradise, San Martin, San Bernardino and La Florida, the docotour will end with a visit to the interiors of the fifth Caoma, residence of the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and headquarters of the Villanueva Foundation that treasures his documents…

Event: Bauhaus 100 – A celebration
4th July 2019, Trasnocho Cultural, Paseo Las Mercedes, Caracas, Venezuela

Docomomo Venezuela together with the embassy of Germany in Caracas, on the occasion of celebrations of the Bauhaus centenary, have organized an event on the 4th of July: “Bauhaus100: una celebración. Von Bauhaus zu Unserem Haus*: escuelas de arquitectura moderna alemanas – influencias en Caracas” [From Bauhaus to our house: German schools of modern architecture – influences in Caracas]. This event took place at Trasnocho Cultural (Room TAC), Paseo Las Mercedes, Caracas, on the 4th of July. This event counted with the participation of the architects Rafael Pereira Escalona, Bettina Beckhoff, Omar Seijas, Fernando Micale and Frank Alcock. The poster is available in…

Suite IBERIA: La Arquitectura de Influencia Española en Caracas
16th July - 30th August 2015, Trasnocho Centro Cultural, Caracas, Venezuela

Exhibition and Publication: Suite IBERIA – La Arquitectura de Influencia Española en Caracas 16 July – 30 August 2015 Sala TAC, Trasnocho Centro Cultural, Las Mercedes, CaracasThe “Trasnocho Arte Contacto” room (TAC, Trasnocho Centro Cultural), docomomo Venezuela and the embassy of Spain in Venezuela organize and present the exhibition: “Suite IBERIA: La Arquitectura de Influencia Española en Caracas”, which will open on 16th July 2015 at 7pm.The exhibition focuses on the several influences that the architectural and urban Spanish culture had in the construction of the modern Caracas, during the period 1900-1970. Curated by Hannia Gómes and with the assistance of Valeria…