Mark Hertzberg updates us as to all things Wright in Racine—including the news that the Hardy House has finally found a solution to hiding its unsightly gas meter. Follow the link to find out more. Read more.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will hold training sessions in October for volunteers to give tours at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and Frederick C. Robie House
Training sessions for volunteer interpreters at Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio start Oct. 4 at the museum, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, Ill. Training sessions for volunteer interpreters at Wright’s Robie House start Oct. 25 at 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. Sessions will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Interpreter training is a concentrated three-week program that involves online study, class lectures and workshops leading to certification. Interested individuals must attend an informational orientation and qualify for enrollment.
Join a community of like-minded individuals who cultivate lasting friendships, enjoy earned memberships, social gatherings, group excursions, access to an active online community and shopping discounts.
More information is available here or contact Christina Ruscitti, Frank Lloyd Wright Trust volunteer coordinator at email@example.com or 708.725.3815. Read more.
Michael B. sends a link to an article in which Prof. Anna Andrzejewski reflects on her recent experience teaching a Frank Lloyd Wright course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She and her students were "committed to thinking about Wright’s buildings in fresh ways" as they studied Wright's work and visited sites in the Madison area. Follow the link to read more. Read more.
Have you ever dreamed of spending the night in a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home? This may be your big chance.
The Gordon House in Silverton is having a drawing for an overnight stay for two people in Oregon’s only Frank Lloyd Wright house. In addition to spending the night, the winner will also be treated to dinner for two at the Silver Grille (one of the Willamette Valley’s premium restaurants) a continental breakfast, and a nice gift basket of goodies. The retail value of this package is over $1,000. Tickets are only $25 or 5 for $100. Simply follow the link to purchase your drawing tickets.
The drawing will be held on November 14, 2016 at the Gordon House Conservancy’s November Board Meeting. The winner will be immediately notified and can arrange with the house manager for your memorable stay during 2017. All proceeds from this drawing go to support the ongoing preservation of this unique Oregon gem. Read more.
The Gazette reports that a full restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed boathouse at the Lowell and Agnes Walter House in Quasqueton, IA is underway. Follow the link to learn more about this exciting project. Read more.
Curbed.com shares the newest Wright-related virtual tour by Archilogic: A virtual 3D model of the 1941 Cooperative Housing Project intended for Detroit, MI.
Although it was never built, this earth berm design has been digitally recreated so that you can "walk" through and see what the spaces would have been like. Follow the link to check it out. Read more.