Past Events 


First Annual Fall Soirée October 7, 2017 Guests enjoyed a beautiful evening in the Raymond Farm House. The event commenced with a VIP tour of the Raymond Farm Center, which included a talk by our Artist in Residence, Mirimam Carpenter, and featured live french jazz by the Hot Club of Philadelphia, delicious small plates prepared by Chadd Jenkins, formerly of Little Fish in Philadelphia, and a silent auction, which included a Stool by Nakashima Woodworkers, original pieces by Miriam carpenter, Jane Ramsey's Water Color of the Raymond Barn, along with books,  gift certificates to local businesses, and museum experiences. 

First Annual Fall Soirée

October 7, 2017

Guests enjoyed a beautiful evening in the Raymond Farm House. The event commenced with a VIP tour of the Raymond Farm Center, which included a talk by our Artist in Residence, Mirimam Carpenter, and featured live french jazz by the Hot Club of Philadelphia, delicious small plates prepared by Chadd Jenkins, formerly of Little Fish in Philadelphia, and a silent auction, which included a Stool by Nakashima Woodworkers, original pieces by Miriam carpenter, Jane Ramsey's Water Color of the Raymond Barn, along with books,  gift certificates to local businesses, and museum experiences. 

 Art of the Barn Tour and Art Show September 30-October 1 The Bucks County Audubon Society's annual Art of Barn Tour featured the 18th century barn on the Raymond Farm. The public was encouraged to explore the Raymond Property and Farmhouse.  Painting by Jane Ramsey 

 Art of the Barn Tour and Art Show

September 30-October 1

The Bucks County Audubon Society's annual Art of Barn Tour featured the 18th century barn on the Raymond Farm. The public was encouraged to explore the Raymond Property and Farmhouse. 

Painting by Jane Ramsey 

After  Wright: Pathfinders of Regionalism & Sustainability - Rudolf Schindler, Richard Neutra, Antonin & Noémi Raymond. September 23 One day symposium on the work of the European/American architects, Rudolf Schindler, Richard Neutra, Antonin & Noémi (Pernessin) Raymond, who came to the United States and worked for Frank Lloyd Wright, and then pioneered the development of Modern Architecture in their own unique directions. This symposium focused on the work of these architects, their relationship with Wright, and the contributions and implications of their work today.  The Symposium was in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects - Custom Residential Architects Network, AIA New York Cultural Facilities Committee and coordinated with the Museum of Modern Art.  AIA CES: 5.0 LU | 5.0 HSW Presentations : Barry Bergdoll - Tokyo and the Farm : Wright's new departures in the 1910's and 1920's Judith Sheine -  Schindler and Wright: The Second and First Space Architects Barbara Lamprecht - How to Stretch Space: Richard Neutra’s Strategies for Trickery William Whitaker - In this Room: The Raymonds and the Place of Personality The symposium was followed by a farm to table dinner with the lecturers at the Raymond Studio, hosted by the Raymond Family.  

After  Wright: Pathfinders of Regionalism & Sustainability - Rudolf Schindler, Richard Neutra, Antonin & Noémi Raymond.

September 23

One day symposium on the work of the European/American architects, Rudolf Schindler, Richard Neutra, Antonin & Noémi (Pernessin) Raymond, who came to the United States and worked for Frank Lloyd Wright, and then pioneered the development of Modern Architecture in their own unique directions. This symposium focused on the work of these architects, their relationship with Wright, and the contributions and implications of their work today. 

The Symposium was in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects - Custom Residential Architects Network, AIA New York Cultural Facilities Committee and coordinated with the Museum of Modern Art.  AIA CES: 5.0 LU | 5.0 HSW

Presentations :

Barry Bergdoll - Tokyo and the Farm : Wright's new departures in the 1910's and 1920's

Judith Sheine -  Schindler and Wright: The Second and First Space Architects

Barbara Lamprecht - How to Stretch Space: Richard Neutra’s Strategies for Trickery

William Whitaker - In this Room: The Raymonds and the Place of Personality

The symposium was followed by a farm to table dinner with the lecturers at the Raymond Studio, hosted by the Raymond Family.  

Open House featuring Guided Tour led by William Whitaker  & Japanese Teas and Sweets August 5, 2017 Our August Open House featured Japanese Teas and Sweets, and a special tour of the Raymond House by, William Whitaker, who is the leading expert on the Raymonds.   

Open House featuring Guided Tour led by William Whitaker  & Japanese Teas and Sweets

August 5, 2017

Our August Open House featured Japanese Teas and Sweets, and a special tour of the Raymond House by, William Whitaker, who is the leading expert on the Raymonds. 

 

Vanishing Architecture : Lecture by Joshua Lessard  July 22, 2017  The Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Cultures and the Vernacular Architecture of Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, Patagonia, & Small Island Developing States. 

Vanishing Architecture : Lecture by Joshua Lessard 

July 22, 2017 

The Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Cultures and the Vernacular Architecture of Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, Patagonia, & Small Island Developing States. 

Drawing From Nature June 10, 2017 Artists of all skill levels joined us with their sketch pads for a day of drawing around the Raymond Farm. Participants produced work in a variety of mediums including pastels and watercolor. 

Drawing From Nature

June 10, 2017

Artists of all skill levels joined us with their sketch pads for a day of drawing around the Raymond Farm. Participants produced work in a variety of mediums including pastels and watercolor. 

The Landscape Architecture of James Rose : Book signing and presentation with Dean Cardasis June 3, 2017 Dean Cardasis is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University and is the director of the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design.

The Landscape Architecture of James Rose : Book signing and presentation with Dean Cardasis

June 3, 2017

Dean Cardasis is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University and is the director of the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design.

Art of the Kimono Workshop May 13, 2017  Professional kimono dresser, Tamiko Laincz, dressed each guest individually from her own collection of kimono, which included various styles for women, men, and children.  Guests then had a professional photoshoot on and around the Raymond Farm grounds. 

Art of the Kimono Workshop

May 13, 2017 

Professional kimono dresser, Tamiko Laincz, dressed each guest individually from her own collection of kimono, which included various styles for women, men, and children.  Guests then had a professional photoshoot on and around the Raymond Farm grounds. 

Artist Talk with Miriam Carpenter May 6 , 2017 Our first artist in residence shared her process, journey, inspirations and connection to wood. 

Artist Talk with Miriam Carpenter

May 6 , 2017

Our first artist in residence shared her process, journey, inspirations and connection to wood. 

New York CFA Tour of Nakashima Studio and Raymond Farm Center April 22, 2017 Visitors from the New York Center for Architecture spent the day in Bucks County, touring the Raymond Farm Center after visiting Nakashima Studios. 

New York CFA Tour of Nakashima Studio and Raymond Farm Center

April 22, 2017

Visitors from the New York Center for Architecture spent the day in Bucks County, touring the Raymond Farm Center after visiting Nakashima Studios.