National Building Museum

The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

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Lamplights textile by Ruth Adler Schnee

The documentary film The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee directed by Terri Sarris, Univeristy of Michigan, and co-produced by Sarris and Ronit Eisenbach, University of Maryland architecture professor, chronicles the life and work of mid-20th-century designer Ruth Adler Schnee, a German Jewish immigrant to Detroit who became an influential textile and interior designer. A discussion with Schnee and Eisenbach follows the screening. 2.0 LU HSW (AIA)

This program complements the exhibition House & Home, which will be open for viewing before the lecture.

$12 Members; $12 Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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