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Ricardo Legorreta and Santa Fe


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Ricardo Legorreta, the architect who introduced Mexican modernism to a global audience.

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Benefit Dinner – Please join us to celebrate the legacy of Architect, Ricardo Legorreta and to honor Anne and John Marion for their contributions to the arts and architecture in Santa Fe.
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The Santa Fe Art Institute, The Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Thornburg Investment Management, and Zocolo Condominiums present:

Ricardo Legorreta and Santa Fe

A weekend of activities across Santa Fe to honor the influence of Ricardo Legorreta's creative force on Santa Fe design.

Por favor, únase a nosotros para un fin de semana de eventos para celebrar Ricardo Legorreta.

Please join us October 19th & 20th for a tribute weekend to celebrate the legacy of the late Mexican architect, Ricardo Legorreta, whose inspirational design has influenced architecture in Santa Fe and beyond.
The weekend will include lectures, receptions, an exhibition of Ricardo Legorreta's work in Santa Fe, a film screening, and tours of the beautiful Santa Fe Legorreta-designed buildings.
In special attendance, from Mexico City, will be Victor Legorreta, Ricardo's son and partner in his architectural firm Legorreta + Legorreta. He will present a short film about Ricardo's life and speak about his award-winning designs throughout the world.
Other speakers include Wayne Lloyd of Lloyd & Associates Architects, and Dr. Khristaan Villela, art historian, Art Department professor at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and author of the book Contemporary Mexican Art and Design. The exhibition will be curated by designer, Simón DeAgüero.
The Santa Fe Art Institute will host a fundraising dinner on Friday evening celebrating Ricardo Legorreta's legacy, and honoring Anne and John Marion, whose vision and dedication to the arts introduced Ricardo Legorreta to Santa Fe.

For more information, please contact the SFAI at (505) 424-5050 or
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Friday, October 19
4pm - Exhibition Opening/Reception, "Ricardo Legorreta and Santa Fe"
curated by designer Simón De Agüero, self guided SFAI tours (SFAI)

6pm - "Ricardo Legorreta's Biographical Path" video screening,
Victor Legorreta presentation, Wayne Lloyd lecture ,
"Experiencing the Legorreta Design Process." (Tipton Hall on the SFUAD campus)

7:30pm - Dinner to celebrate Ricardo Legorreta's legacy and
honor Anne and John Marion (SFAI) -
Saturday, October 20
11am - Dr. Khristaan Villela lecture,
"Mexican Modernism: The Architecture of Ricardo Legorreta"
(Tipton Hall on the SFUAD campus)

12:00pm - Guided tour of SFUAD Visual Arts Center

1pm to 5pm - Self-guided tours of SFAI, SFUAD, Zocalo, and a Private Santa Fe Residence (click here for a map of locations)

1:45, 2:30, 3:15 - Scheduled, guided tours of the Thornburg campus

5pm - Closing Reception. (Zocalo Condominiums)