Films + Oral Histories

The Philip Johnson Glass House produces numerous films and oral histories to capture the significance and legacy of Philip Johnson, David Whitney and the Glass House campus.

The Oral History Project records the memories and reflections of some the worlds most important architects, artists and scholars about one of the 20th Century's most influential architects and design legacies -- Philip Johnson, the Glass House and Modernism & Leadership more broadly.

The Glass House Visitor Center Media Wall exhibits a film installation of 24 media loops unique in content and scope utilizing a range of historic to contemporary images conveying the career and life of Philip Johnson and David Whitney.


Architecture + Influence, Glass House Oral History Project


Frank Stella: Return to the Glass House, Glass House Oral History Project


Landis Gores, Architect: An Interview with Pamela Gores. Educational partnership with New Canaan High School


Port Draper discusses the Glass House and his working relationship with Philip Johnson. Educational Partnership with New Canaan High School


Interview with photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, official photographer to Frank Lloyd Wright. Educational partnership with New Canaan High School


The life story of 95-year old, Danish-born furniture designer and long-time New Canaan Resident Jens Risom. Educational partnership with New Canaan High School.


Architecture and Metaphor: An Interview with John Johansen.
Educational partnership with New Canaan High School.


Glass House Openings
, a film project commissioned on the occasion ofthe Glass House's 2007 Inaugural Gala Picnic, captures the inspired reflections from guests who attended the opening of this National Trust Historic Site.


Glass House Openings: A Place in History


Glass House Openings: A Power of Place


Glass House Openings: A Vision of Place

Glass House Openings Credits

Written, Produced, Directed by Rafael Esquer, Music by John Kusiak
Filmed entirely at the Philip Johnson Glass House
A production of the Philip Johnson Glass House + Alfalfa Studio

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