For the last ten years, since 2008, Modesto has been host to the Modesto Architecture Festival. Co-organized by the American Institute of Architects Sierra Valley Chapter (AIASV) and the Modesto Art Museum, the award-winning Festival has attracted as many as 5,000 people annually to our city.
The Festival celebrates architecture and architectural design as both an art and a science, and has heightened public awareness of architecture, landscape, and urban design, and the value of architects and designers in creating more livable and beautiful communities. The event has included tours, exhibits, films, workshops, speakers, installations, interventions, kid’s activities, and special events with a variety of community partners.
As the Festival enters its second decade, MO.DE is excited to collaborate with AIASV and the Modesto Art Museum to build on and broaden the content of the Festival beyond architecture to include content and participation of the broader design community.
Stay tuned for more exciting news about the Modesto Architecture & Design (MAD) Week, September 16-23, 2018!