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The Journey of Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace
05.01.14 to 10.31.14
Guided public tours at 1 p.m.
The 60-year story of Wright's Monona Terrace, Madison's "dream civic center," is told through a multimedia exhibit at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. The magnitude of time Wright spent on the Monona Terrace project is a testament of his passion for Madison and Wisconsin and his desire to bridge Lake Monona with downtown. A labor of love, Wright was compensated $250 in exchange for roughly 63,000 hours of staff time toward the project over a span of 21 years. The gallery, on level 3 west, includes photos, videos, audio clips and artifacts. It's free and open to the public. Guided public tours of Monona Terrace are offered daily at 1 p.m. May 1 through Oct. 31 for $3/adult.
Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703
>> Event Website posted by on April 10, 2014
Wright's Birthday at the Westcott House
06.14.15
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
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Capturing Space

6:30 - 8:00 pm
Margo Stipe will draw on the research for her new book, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms: Interiors and Decorative Arts (Rizzoli), and look at how Wright’s muses of Nature and Japanese culture inspired and shaped his redefinition of space. A book-signing and reception will follow the lecture.

Margo Stipe holds both a B.A. and M.A in art history from the University of Michigan, and has been a member of the staff of the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1990. As curator and registrar, she is responsible for safeguarding the various collections of the Foundation. These include hundreds of Asian art objects, rare books, textiles, costumes, and clothing, as well as Frank Lloyd Wright-designed furniture and decorative objects. She has contributed to a number of publications and is the author of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Interactive Portfolio (2004) and Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms: Interiors and Decorative Arts (Fall 2014).
The Darwin D. Martin House Complex
143 Jewett Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 856-3858
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>> Event Website posted by Susana Tejada on October 15, 2014
 
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