Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston Tx

Feb 21 2021
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May 16 2021
Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting

Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting celebrates lighting devices—innovative, practical, delightful, and fun. Over the past 100 years, the field of lighting design has been a catalyst for technological and artistic expression.

The exhibition examines lighting as a transforming force in daily life and in major design movements. From the first electric light in the early 1800s to energy-efficient bulbs in the 21st century, lighting technology has fascinated engineers, scientists, architects, and designers worldwide.

Rare and limited-production examples by the world’s leading designers are presented in three sections, organized by theme rather than chronologically. “Typologies” focuses on different types of lighting, from desk lamps to chandeliers; “The Bulb” addresses the importance and design of the

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 18, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 21, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Apr 22, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Apr 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Apr 24, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Apr 25, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 28, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Apr 29, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Apr 30, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • May 1, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • May 2, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Sun)
  • May 5, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • May 6, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • May 7, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • May 8, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • May 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Sun)
  • May 12, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • May 13, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • May 14, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • May 15, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • May 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Tx 77005

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