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Our Most Distinguished Outcast: Frank Lloyd Wright and 'Wendingen'
01.01.16 to 02.16.16
This intimate library exhibition explores Wright’s relationship with and influence on early 20th-century Dutch avant-garde architecture. The editors and contributors to Wendingen, a magazine that ran from 1918 to 1932, saw in Wright the embodiment of their architectural goals: cohesive structures that seamlessly unite every aspect of a building’s design. Over seven issues, Dutch architects and other of Wright’s contemporaries praise him, his designs, and reveal to us their vision of a society as harmonious as the buildings it erects.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
>> Event Website posted by on January 22, 2016
The Wright Design Series

The Wright Design Series was inspired by master architect Frank Lloyd Wright who, although known for his architectural designs, also created designs in furniture, clothing, textiles and tableware. The free lectures and discussions highlight a wide array of design topics including architecture.

Thursday, March 10
Internationally renowned architect Enrique Norten is a native of Mexico City, and established his TEN Arquitectos practice there and in New York. He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including AIA’s Honor Award For Regional And Urban Design, as well as the 2015 Richard J. Neutra Medal for Professional Excellence.

Thursday, March 24
Wheeler presents the need for understanding the past to move things forward, which involves evolution and assembly not only of architecture but one’s own life. This is in part an individual reflection on the optimism of design practices, weaving in art, architecture and his own work, old and new where appropriate.

Wednesday, April 27
Le is the co-founder of WONDER: a learning and design expedition. He has been designing remarkable schools around the world for more than 25 years, creating spaces that encourage student inquiry and imagination and offer students a sense of what it means to be a part of a global community.

Tuesday, May 3
Quigley and Hession celebrate the remarkable career of John Howe, from the youngest charter member of the Taliesin Fellowship in 1932 to his successful “second” career in independent practice in Minneapolis. It illuminates the working method of the Fellowship drafting room and his life-long passion for organic design.
Monona Terrace
One John Nolen Dr.
Madison, WI
>> Event Website posted by on February 05, 2016
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior

Recognized around the world for his innovative style and modern designs, architect Frank Lloyd Wright originated and popularized the concept that structures should exist in harmony with humanity and their environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. The concept extended not only to structures' exteriors, but also to the interiors, furnishings and ornaments - insisting that all parts should be as one. The exhibition is comprised of 28 framed works, including 20 reproduction drawings and eight photographs, representing Wright's most distinctive interiors.
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC
>> Event Website posted by on January 22, 2016
Northeast events
All Wright All Day Tour
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Western New York affords visitors the rare opportunity to experience a variety of Wright's residential, functional, recreational, and monumental designs – both historic and newly constructed. Join us for this all-inclusive package which begins at historic Forest Lawn and proceeds by fully-enclosed, climate-controlled trolley to the Martin House Complex (1903-05) for an extended tour. The next stop is the Filling Station designed by Wright for Buffalo in 1927 and built in 2013 inside the Pierce Arrow Museum. Then it's on to the Fontana Boathouse (2007) on the Black Rock Canal for an in-depth tour. After a delicious catered lunch at the Boathouse the day continues with an extended tour of the Graycliff Estate (1926-31) and concludes with a return to Forest Lawn to visit the Blue Sky Mausoleum (2004).

A knowledgeable guide will be on hand to point out architectural treasures along the way including the site of the Larkin Administration Building (1904) and manufacturing buildings in an area now known as Larkinville.

The All Wright All Day Tour is offered June 26, July 11, July 24, July 30, August 6, August 21, September 10, September 25, October 2, October 17 and October 22 and runs all day from 8:30 AM - 5:15 PM. Reservations close at 8:00 AM three days in advance of the tour.

$125 / $115 Members of the Martin House, Graycliff and Forest Lawn.

Space is limited; reservations are required.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex
Buffalo, NY
>> Event Website posted by on June 18, 2015
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