From Cow Town to Cutting Edge: Architecture, Landscape, and Culture in Fort Worth

A Study Tour

Friday through Sunday, October 15, 16, and 17 | (Limited Enrollment)

Accompanied by architectural historian Stephen Fox, the Houston Seminar will explore the Fort Worth area’s most notable public and private spaces. We begin with a visit to the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas by architect Renzo Piano. From there we travel to Fort Worth for architectural visits to the three striking art museums designed by Philip Johnson, Louis I. Kahn, and Tadao Ando, and a visit to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, a New Deal–era landscape by Hare & Hare. We will have access to a treasuretrove of houses designed by outstanding architects of the twentieth century including Paul Rudolph, I.M. Pei, David Adler, and John Staub. The tour will include visits to exceptional private gardens and some of Fort Worth’s most distinctive neighborhoods. For a more complete description of this trip, click here.

Participants will need to sign the Houston Seminar’s standard waiver of liability.



Upcoming is Spring 2018! 

West Side Story: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Two Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private residence directions to subscribers
A few seats available


Farming Wonders in Richmond, Texas
Saturday, March 24
Details to subscribers
A few seats available


What's on Lisa Falkenberg's Mind
Tuesday, March 27, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, Hermann Park, 1500 Hermann Drive, 77004


Gorbachev: His Life and Times
Monday, April 16, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, 77027
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Houston


Behind the Pages: A Conversation with William Middleton 
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 P.M.


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