This weekend specialty shoppers will get a chance to experience one of the nation’s top shows featuring 20th century design. Over 50 of the nation’s most prominent Modernism merchants will offer pieces designed by such greats as Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Herman Miller, Heywood Wakefield, the Stickley’s, Salvador Dali and other designers’ works of the Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Prairie School, Arts and Crafts, Streamline Moderne, Surrealistic and Neo-Classical schools of design. Additional design categories include industrial design, tramp art, outsider art, rustic and prominent movements of the 50s and 60s.
Guests from the Baby Boomers and X-Generation will get to walk down memory lane with the many attractions including 1950s and 1960s concert posters, the original Lava Lamp, original Peter Max art works, furniture, fabulous jewelry, decorator items and vintage clothing from that era.
The weekend event starts with a Grand Opening Preview Party at 7 p.m. Apr. 26 with live music, hors d’oeurvres and drinks at the Southfield Municipal Complex, 26000 Evergreen Road.
Tickets to the Opening Preview are $65 and can be purchased by calling 248-582-3326. Admission to the expo April 27 and 28 is $10 and tickets can be purchased online at http://www.MichiganModernism.com or at the door. Hours are Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 12- 5 p.m.