Kidspace Children’s Museum

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Event:
Kidspace Children’s Museum
Start:
October 14, 2012 2:00 pm
End:
October 14, 2012 5:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Organizer:
Yvonne Chavez
Phone:
tel: 626-449-9144, ext. 5210
ychavez@kidspacemuseum.org
Updated:
August 24, 2012
Venue:
Kidspace Children's Museum
Phone:
(626) 449-9144
Address:
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480 North Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA, 91103, United States

Julia Morgan Day

Sunday, October 14

2:00PM

Kidspace in Pasadena

Julia Morgan Day

Moms, dads, sons, daughters join Kidspace for a workshop in toy house building and explore how the architect, Julia Morgan, built the famous Hearst Castle. No huff, puff or rain will destroy your toy house as you learn to use Julia’s concept of reinforced concrete.

 All of this in celebration Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872 – February 2, 1957), a famous American architect. The architect of over 700 buildings in California, she is best known for her work on Hearst Castle. She built the first Reinforced concrete building on the west coast. She was the first woman to graduate with a degree in Architecture from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Throughout her career, she also designed multiple buildings for institutions that served women and girls like the historic YWCA building in Pasadena near City Hall.

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