Midwest events
Wright’s Dana House and the Preservation of Houses Created as Complete Works of Art
04.16.15
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.
In his richly illustrated book Total Design: Architecture and Interiors of Iconic Modern Houses, George H. Marcus writes: “More than any other modern architect, Frank Lloyd Wright created his houses as complete works of art.” In talking about his new book, Professor Marcus will discuss how Wright realized his vision by unifying all aspects of design at the Dana House in Springfield—architecture, furnishings, decorative objects, materials, and color—and reflect on the importance of considering the integrity of the complete work of art when these houses are preserved.
Landmarks Illinois
430 S. Michigan Avenue, 10th floor
Chicago, IL
>> Event Website posted by on March 16, 2015
The Frank Lloyd Wright House In Ebsworth Park Annual Lecture
04.29.15
6:00 p.m.
Julie L. Sloan is a noted stained glass scholar and conservator, and the preeminent authority on Wright’s leaded glass. She will speak about “Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright.”

Virtually all of Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings from the Prairie period were designed with art glass in the majority of their windows. Working at the same time as Louis Comfort Tiffany, Wright produced at least 4,500 leaded-glass windows. His use of clear glass in abstract designs and as an architectural element was as revolutionary as Tiffany’s use of opalescent glass.

This event is free and open to the public.
Saint Louis Art Museum, Farrell Auditorium
One Fine Arts Drive
St. Louis, MO
>> Event Website posted by on December 08, 2014
Wright Plus 2015
05.16.15
Join us for the 41st annual Wright Plus, an internationally renowned architectural housewalk featuring rare interior tours of private homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and his contemporaries, plus entry to landmark Wright buildings. Celebrate architecture, design, Frank Lloyd Wright’s innovative vision and the talents of his fellow architects in historic Oak Park and Riverside, Illinois. Experience extraordinary living spaces and share an enjoyable day with visitors from around the world.
Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Oak Park, IL
>> Event Website posted by on February 23, 2015
Wright and Like 2015: Madison

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday's Wright and Like tour, "Frank Lloyd Wright and His Apprentices," highlights Wright’s Usonian houses and Taliesin Fellowship-related architectural riches in the Madison and Middleton, WI area. Saturday's event features interior tours of three private homes by Frank Lloyd Wright and five private homes by some of his finest apprentices: Edgar Tafel, Herb Fritz, William Wesley Peters, John Howe, and Herb DeLevie. Most of these homes have rarely, if ever, been available for touring.

Complementing these homes are two of Wright's outstanding public buildings: The First Unitarian Society Meeting House and Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. This tour tells the story of the relationships and connections between these sites, their owners, Frank Lloyd Wright, the fellowship he founded, and its successor firm, Taliesin Associated Architects.

Friday’s special event at the Wisconsin Historical Society sets the stage for the Saturday tour. Both the pre-World War I American System-Built initiative and the Usonian houses represent Wright's continuous attempt to develop and employ building and design systems that strived to lower building costs, promote the honest use of materials, and liberate the space within.
Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin
Madison, WI
>> Event Website posted by on April 14, 2015
Wright's Birthday at the Westcott House

7:00 p.m.
The Westcott House in Springfield, Ohio, will celebrate Wright's 147th birthday with a big band concert, hors d'oeuvres and an open bar on the lawn of the Westcott House. The Bob Gray Orchestra will provide the music and silent and live auctions will feature packages to Wright sites and more. $85 per person, $160 per couple. Valet parking will be provided.
Westcott House
1340 E. High St.
Springfield, OH
>> Event Website posted by on May 27, 2014
Taliesin Architecture Camp - Beginners
06.15.15 to 06.19.15
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This architecture day camp for students in 5th through 10th grades will introduce participants to the principles of organic architecture, and the work and life of Frank Lloyd Wright. Students will research, design and construct their own models for a specific environmental site. This hands-on program will enhance students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills, and foster their creative expression through a multifaceted program. Registration required. $295 per student (includes lunches and tour of Taliesin).
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
5607 County Hwy C
Spring Green, WI 53588
608-588-7090 ext 230
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>> Event Website posted by Taliesin Preservation, Inc. on June 27, 2011
Taliesin Architecture Camp - Intermediate
06.29.15 to 07.03.15
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This intermediate architecture day camp is designed for middle and high school students. It introduces participants to the principles of Organic Architecture, the work and life of Frank Lloyd Wright and digital computer drafting skills using Sketch-Up. During camp, students will be introduced to Sketch-Up and learn the basics of computerized drafting. Students will research, design and construct their own drafted model for a specific environmental site of their choice. Participants will need to provide their own laptops for this workshop. Registration required. $325 per student (includes lunches and a tour of Taliesin.)
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
5607 Cty Hw C
Spring Green, WI 53588
608-588-7090 ext. 230
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>> Event Website posted by Taliesin Preservation, Inc. on March 20, 2012
City Planning Camp
07.13.15 to 07.17.15
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Students grade 4-8. Students will be introduced to key elements of city planning, sustainability and architecture and design. During the camp students will research in small groups, design a neighborhood and build individual 3D models of buildings for that neighborhood. Includes tours of the Taliesin Estate. Registration required. $275 (includes lunches and materials).
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
5607 Cty Hwy C
Spring Green, WI 53588
6085887090 ext. 230
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>> Event Website posted by Taliesin Preservation, Inc. on January 30, 2014
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Tour the Fawcett House
05.30.15
1-4 p.m.
Tour Wright's Fawcett House (1955) in Los Banos, California, to benefit the Los Banos Arts Council on May 30, 2015. The tour is limited to 100 people and cost $150, with the proceeds going to fund the local arts programs. Call 209-489-9202 for tickets.
Los Banos Arts Council
Los Banos, CA
209-489-9202
posted by on April 14, 2015
Southeast events
Ezra Stoller: Photographing Modernism
01.01.15 to 04.30.15
wo exhibitions at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts provide excellent examples of two 20th century fine photographers working in the black and white tradition, along with a demonstration of how varied that tradition is.

We could consider both eloquent landscape artists. Ezra Stoller (1915-2004) worshiped at the altar of mid-century American architecture, also called modern architecture, and his crisp, elegant documentations are odes to a specific time and style. Elger Esser (1967-) takes us out of time with his haunting, atmospheric portraits of the French countryside.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
400 N Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL
>> Event Website posted by on January 23, 2015
Northeast events
Frank Lloyd Wright: Early Work
01.03.15 to 05.24.15
One of the most prodigious architects of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright published his early works in a luxurious portfolio of 100 plates in Berlin in 1910. In conjunction with Professor Eugene J. Johnson’s seminar Wright Writing, twenty-six of these plates of Wright’s architectural designs come to WCMA from Chapin Library. Students write labels for the plates and invite visitors to comment on their writing, creating an ongoing conversation between the students and the public.
Williams College Museum of Art
15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Ste 2
Williamstown, MA
>> Event Website posted by on January 23, 2015
Darwin Martin House Travel excursion to Western Pennsylvania

Join the Darwin Martin House on June 6-7, 2015 for an unforgettable travel excursion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. Package includes one night's accommodations at the Omni William Penn in downtown Pittsburgh, exclusive guided visits to private homes designed by Wright apprentices Cornelia Brierly and Peter Berndtson, a reception with Fallingwater's Director of Preservation, all tours and gratuities, and transportation via motor coach. This extraordinary architectural experience in the city of Pittsburgh and the nearby Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands is not to be missed. Price: Double occupancy- $495.00/$460.00 (member). Single occupancy- $585.00/$550.00 (member)
Darwin Martin House
143 Jewett Parkway
Buffalo, NY
716-856-3858
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>> Event Website posted by on January 16, 2015
 
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