John Gaw Meem:
An Arts and Crafts Architect in New Mexico
A Presentation by
Dr. Audra Bellmore
Curator, John Gaw Meem Archives of Southwestern Architecture,
University of New Mexico
Sponsored by Nancy Meem Wirth, Robin Martin, and Historic Santa Fe Foundaiton
Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 5pm
La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe Room
No admission fee, but reservations required.
Dr. Bellmore will speak on John Gaw Meem, New Mexico's most prominent historic architect, who popularized the Spanish Pueblo Revival and Territorial regional architectural styles. Meem was an Arts and Crafts architect, espousing many of the primary tenets of the Arts and Crafts Movement in England including a focus on historic preservation; regionalism; unity of design; small, practical houses; and progressive ideas about community and contribution.
Audra Bellmore is Associate Professor/John Gaw Meem Curator in the Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico and an Instructor in the Museum Studies Program. Dr. Bellmore's doctoral dissertation at Loyola University Chicago focused on English Arts and Crafts houses. She is currently working on the book titled John Gaw Meem: An Arts and Crafts Architect in New Mexico.
The lecture is free, but reservations are required. Please reserve on the box on this page. The reservation will be added to your cart and checkout is required. You will receive a confirmation email for the reservation and a confirmation some time after from our staff. Thanks!
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