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Nominations Open for 2020 Wright Spirit Awards

Nominations are now open for the Wright Spirit Awards, and the deadline is March 20, 2020. The Wright Spirit Awards were established in 1991 to honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to preserving Wright’s legacy.  The Conservancy’s Awards Committee selects the honorees, and awards will be presented at the 2020 Annual Conference in Buffalo, New York.

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Save the Date: 2020 Annual Conference

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The 2020 Annual Conference, Interpreting Wright: Visitor Centers and Public Education Programs, will take place September 23-27 in Buffalo, New York. Registration will open in June. In light of the extraordinary success of Toshiko Mori’s visitor center at the Martin House, the conference will focus on the form and function of visitor centers and their associated educational programs. Visitor centers and public education programs have become increasingly integral aspects of historic…

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Register Now for Out and About Wright: New Mexico’s Modern Side

UPDATE 1/29: This event is now wait-list-only. Email preservation@savewright.org to be added to the wait list. Registration is now open to all Conservancy members for Out and About Wright: New Mexico’s Modern Side, May 1-3, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. New Mexico is practically synonymous with adobe-style architecture, but there’s another side to the Land of Enchantment. This is your chance to see hidden gems of modern and organic architecture in the…

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Register Now for Dinner at Auldbrass

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A visit to Auldbrass Plantation, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, provides a singular, once-in-a-lifetime Wright experience. Nearly destroyed by neglect, the multi-building estate has been beautifully restored by its owner, movie producer Joel Silver, setting a gold standard for historic preservation. The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is the only organization granted access to this private house for an in-depth tour of the estate and intimate dinner party…

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Looking Back on the 2019 Conference

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Conservancy members from all over the United States as well as Japan, Australia and Israel attended the Conservancy’s 30th annual conference in Los Angeles, Oct. 1-6. Wright’s Influence in Postwar Southern California included educational presentations, tours of spectacular and innovative buildings by Lautner, Neutra, Schindler and other architects Wright influenced, and an advocacy-focused visit to the Freeman House. Exclusive tours of non-public areas of Hollyhock House and the under-restoration Residence A…

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