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14th World Congress on Art Deco – Cleveland 2017

Cleveland Art Deco

Cleveland, Ohio, May 2017

Theme – Artists, Designers, and Craftsmen

The World Congress in Cleveland  will be preceded by two tours – the first to Cincinnati, Ohio and the second to Detroit, Michigan.  It will be followed by a post-tour to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   All together they comprise a unique perspective on the amazing Art Deco of America’s industrial heartland. 

Join us!  This promises to be a great Congress!

Itinerary for the 2017 Congress 

 May 7 – 9       Pre-Congress Tour in Cincinnati – begins with evening reception on the 7th   (Organized by Chicago Art Deco Society; ) Group transfer to Detroit will be available on May 10th


May 10 – 12   Pre-Congress Tour in Detroit – begins with evening reception on the 10th   (Organized by Detroit Area Art Deco Society;


May 13           Motorcoach from Detroit to Cleveland – includes sightseeing stops

                        (Organized by the 20th Century Society USA; )


May 14 – 21   World Congress in Cleveland (lectures, tours, & social events)

                        Begins with evening reception on the 14th.  Ends with brunch on the 21st 

                        (Organized by the 20th Century Society USA; ) Group 

                        transfer to Pittsburgh will be available.


May 21 – 24   Post-Congress Program in Pittsburgh (includes tours to Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, and Polymath Park)  Begins with evening reception on the 21st

                        (Organized by the Art Deco Society of Washington; )

A call for proposals for papers will be sent out in September, 2016

Registration for the Congress, pre-and post tours will begin in October, 2016