21st Century Frank Lloyd Wright
Pack your virtual suitcase, y’all! Frank Lloyd Wright just entered the 21st century with the Wright Society Virtual Summit dubbed, ‘Starting Wright’, March 25th-26th, 2015. This event is the first of its kind — an opportunity for 1000+ geographically dispersed Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts to gather online and conveniently watch daily expert interviews over the course of two days with well-known scholars. Best part? It’s free!
The theme of this first virtual summit is STARTING WRIGHT and will explore Wright’s early roots to gain a deeper understanding of his design genius.
Tim Samuelson Cultural Historian for the City of Chicago will be speaking on Wright’s early years in Chicago and his connection to this iconic architectural mecca.
Margo Stipe Curator and Registrar of Collections for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation will be taking a look at early Wright interiors plus how and why Japanese art prints were so important to him.
Pauline Saliga Executive Director of the Society of Architectural Historians will be answering the decades old question, “Was it Sullivan or Wright who had the most design influence over the Charnley-Persky house?”
Sidney Robinson, Professor of Architecture Emeritus at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture will be speaking on how music, nature, and art inspired Wright’s early design development and philosophy.
John Eifler, Restoration Expert and Architect with Eifler & Associates will be sharing insights into Wright’s early designs after restoring over 24
spanning his career.
You might be a casual fan or an ardent enthusiast, but all are welcome to register and attend for free. There’s no travel and no hassle — and thanks to some incredible sponsors, these sessions will be available at no cost! There are options to purchase the recordings of each session but your free registration includes 24 hours of access to each day’s interviews.
Some of you might still be wondering how you actually attend a virtual event like this. Well, during scheduled dates and times, each session will be streamed online, on-demand for a 24 hour period. That way you’ll be able to watch when its ideal for you and your schedule. After you’ve registered, detailed instructions will be delivered to you via email leading up to the summit on March 25th and 26th.
Visit www.wrightsocietysummit.com to check out a brief video to get a 75-second breakdown of everything this special online event entails, plus why you’ll want to register for free! Your summit host, Bryan Kelly, shares what to expect and simple instructions to help make your registration as smooth as possible.
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