Upcoming Events


En Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

October 26, 2019 12:30pm - 4pm

Join painter Rob Finn for an En Plein Air Watercolor Workshop. Be inspired by the picturesque scenes on the farm and learn about various watercolor techniques. Rob will give a one hour demonstration showing principles of depth, layering and wet-on-wet painting techniques. Guests can choose to participate in the demo or choose a site at any time to work on their own pieces. Travel watercolor sets, brushes and paper will be available but guests are encouraged to bring their own materials if they wish. Light refreshments will be provided.

$20 for adults, $15 for students

To see more of Rob's work, follow the link.


One-day symposium on historic and contemporary concrete residential architecture

November 9, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

The Raymond Farm Center (RFC) has teamed up with the Custom Residential Architecture Network (CRAN®) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in a one-day symposium titled “BEYOND BRUT: Residential Architecture in Concrete” focusing on historic and contemporary residential architecture in concrete. Our speakers will look at the works of architects and designers including Antonin & Noémi Raymond, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolf Schindler, John Lautner, Tadao Ando, Toyo Ito, and other contemporary architects.  

S P E A K E R S + T O P I C S :

John DeFazio, AIA + RFC Executive Director

The Reinzaka House + Antonin & Noémi Raymond
Pioneering Concrete Architecture in Japan

Manisha Shodhan Basu

Shodhan Villa - Concept to Creation
A Walk Through of Le Corbusier’s Last Residential Work

James Steele, Ph.D.

Conflicting Influences on Japanese Modernism

Frank Escher

Between Earth and Heaven:  The Architecture of John Lautner

Stuart Narofsky, FAIA

Panel Discussion + Q & A

To learn more about this year’s RFC 2019 Architecture Symposium or our speakers, follow the link below.


T I C K E T S (Includes Lunch) :

AIA Members $200

Non-members $250

AIA Students $150

Learn more about our Student Admission Scholarships - limited availability!

Continuing Education Credits : AIA CES 5 LU Credits

Special Dinner $80

Join the Raymond family and our guest speakers for a special dinner hosted at the Raymond Studio.  Tickets are limited and you must pre-register!

We would like to thank our sponsors & collaborators for helping

fund and promote this event:

 AIA National CRAN®

AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee


CFA + Design Philadelphia

Residential Design Magazine

Visit our Events Archive to see past events