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Re-discover a Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

Christian Theological Seminary

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:25 PM (EDT)

Indianapolis, IN

Re-discover a Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

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Designed in 1966 by acclaimed architect Edward Larrabee Barnes (1915-2004), with its library added in 1977 and Sweeney Chapel in 1987, Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) is the high modernist aesthetic distilled to a poetic geometry of light, transparency and reflection – as befits a seminary. I. U. Professor and former Art & Architecture Critic for The Indianapolis Star Steven Mannheimer calls it “Undoubtedly, the best modernist structure of this scale and contemplative purpose in the city, and among the finest in the nation.”

As the original Barnes building approaches its 50th anniversary in 2016, join Steve Mannheimer and CTS President Matthew Boulton for an evening that will celebrate this design landmark and its role as a meeting place for the community that surrounds it.

Re-discover a Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

CTS Bullet   Tuesday, September 9, 2014

CTS Bullet   5:30 p.m. Reception | Shelton Auditorium Lobby

CTS Bullet   6 p.m. Presentation | CTS Common Room

CTS Bullet   6:45 – 7:30 Building Tours

CTS Bullet   This event is free and open to the public. To assure adequate refreshments and seating, however, please RSVP here on Eventbrite. 

The evening will be hosted by Indiana Modern, an affinity group of Indiana Landmarks, and Christian Theological Seminary. The mission of Indiana Landmarks (www.indianalandmarks.org) is to revitalize communities, reconnect us to our heritage, and save meaningful places. The mission of CTS (www.cts.edu) is to form disciples of Jesus Christ for church and community leadership to serve God's transforming of the world.


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Christian Theological Seminary
1000 W 42nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:25 PM (EDT)


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Christian Theological Seminary

Christian Theological Seminary is a fully accredited ecumenical graduate school related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  We offer eight graduate-level degree programs, each rooted in a rich history of biblical scholarship, theological openness, and spiritual discernment.

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