Draw your own Elevation!
As part of the 150th birthday celebration, inspire your kids to dream big and think boldly, like Frank Lloyd Wright. Use this activity sheet to draw an elevation. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box!
Dec 7, 2017
A Visual History Through the Life of America’s Greatest Architect
Explore the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright with illustrations by School of Architecture at Taliesin graduate students, Conor Denison and Jan Sobotka.
Dec 5, 2017
Luxury Hat Maker Creates Limited-Edition Frank Lloyd Wright Porkpie Hat
Optimo, maker of exquisite-quality custom hats, releases limited edition Frank Lloyd Wright hat.
Nov 17, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright 150th Birthday Gala: A Red Tie Event
On November 4, 2017, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation supporters gathered at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, to celebrate the great architect’s legacy and continuing influence on our culture during the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Nov 7, 2017
AZ Heritage Center Opens Footprints on the Desert: Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona
The AZ Heritage Center, in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and in partnership with the Scottsdale Public Library and Tempe History Museum, is pleased to announce the opening of “Footprints on the Desert: Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona,” an exhibit celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s life and work in Arizona, and his legacy throughout the state.
Oct 23, 2017
Wright Society Brings Wright Enthusiasts Together with Virtual Summit
The 2017 Wright Society Virtual Summit, taking place from October 20 – 22 will explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150 years of creative impact on generations of architects, clients, and apprentices.
Oct 3, 2017
Draw a Section!
As part of the 150th birthday celebration, inspire your kids to dream big and think boldly, like Frank Lloyd Wright. Use this activity sheet to draw a section. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box!
Sep 20, 2017
FLW150: The Celebration Continues
Thanks to the excitement of Wright-admirers around the world, partnerships with Wright sites, and continued special events, we’re off to a great start for this 150th year. Here’s a small look at the great things we’ve accomplished together.
Aug 31, 2017
A Curator’s Reflection on Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive
Barry Bergdoll, curator of the Museum of Modern Art’s “Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive,” explains the journey of unpacking the multifaceted career of America’s greatest architect and presenting it in an exciting and forward-looking way.
Aug 16, 2017
Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright with Music
Two concerts at Taliesin’s historic Hillside Theater celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. Taliesin Music Director, Effi Casey, and Jason Silverman reflect.
Aug 3, 2017
Getting Personal with Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesin and Taliesin West
Design Milk explores the legacies of Taliesin and Taliesin West, the two properties considered to be Frank Lloyd Wright’s autobiography in wood and stone.
Jul 26, 2017
Artist Creates Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Mural
As part of an art initiative by Springfield, Illinois, muralist Troy Freeman created a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired mural in downtown Springfield called “PrairieSumac.” We asked Freeman more about what it was like “getting inside Wright’s head” to create the mural.
Jul 19, 2017
9 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Worthy of a Road Trip
Do you have some room in your summer schedule for a road trip? Design Milk created a list of Frank Lloyd Wright properties to help you plan an architectural adventure.
Jul 17, 2017
Illuminating Details from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Blueprints
Guggenheim Blogs explores the museum’s array of obscure details discovered by a thorough analysis of their archival documents.
Jun 23, 2017
How Today’s Designers are Influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Principles
In honor of 150th birthday, Design Milk asked some architects and designers how Frank Lloyd Wright’s design philosophies shaped their work.
Jun 19, 2017
David & Gladys Wright House Donated to Benefit School of Architecture
On the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, June 8, 2017, the owners of the David & Gladys Wright House announced the donation of the building to benefit the School of Architecture at Taliesin.
Jun 15, 2017
New Documentary “Desert Laboratory” Coming Soon
Filmmaker Azza Cohen is working on “Desert Laboratory,” a documentary about Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Watch the trailer here and stay tuned to the Whirling Arrow for further details about the film.
Jun 14, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright: A World of Influence
America’s most celebrated architect has shaped generations of designers, transforming how we live and build.
Jun 9, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday Cake Recipe
Each year for Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday, at Taliesin and Taliesin West, his favorite birthday cake recipe is made and served. Join us in celebrating today by following this recipe and making your own cake at home.
Jun 8, 2017
5 Ways to Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday
Frank Lloyd Wright changed the way we build and live. As we begin a year of honoring his legacy of innovation, we invite you to join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary his birth. Here are 5 ways you can begin to explore and celebrate the life and legacy of America’s greatest architect.
Jun 7, 2017
Draw Your Own Plan!
As part of the 150th birthday celebration, inspire your kids to dream big and think boldly, like Frank Lloyd Wright. Use this activity sheet to draw a plan for your dream space. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box!
Jun 6, 2017
Happy 150th Birthday to Frank Lloyd Wright: How You Can Celebrate His Legacy
While June 8 marks the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth, Stuart Graff, President and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation argues the great architect is even more relevant today.
Jun 5, 2017
Take a #FLW150 Selfie with Flat Frank!
We want to see how and where you’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. So, we’ve created something that will be easy to take with you and fun to share, as you take part in activities honoring the legendary architect. Meet Flat Frank.
May 31, 2017
In celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s contribution to modern society
Although Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President & CEO Stuart Graff believes that modern technology is only now catching up to Mr. Wright’s innovative mind.
May 26, 2017
The Wright Angle
In honor of the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth, Schumacher, the venerable American fabric and wallpaper company, and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation are collaborating to launch a fabric collection inspired by the original and wildly successful line Frank Lloyd Wright and his team designed for Schumacher in 1955.
May 19, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Greatest Work
Serving as an apprentice, resident, and practitioner from January 1957 to October 1978 at Taliesin West, Vern Swaback has experienced firsthand the many facets of the Taliesin experience. Now, he’s exploring how the past at Taliesin West continues to shape the future.
May 16, 2017
Designer Illustrates His Top 10 Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
Graphic designer and illustrator Eric O’Malley has always had a passion for interpreting the world around him through drawing. With his illustrations, O’Malley has honored his favorite Frank Lloyd Wright buildings while using his unique perspective on point, shape, line, color, space, and texture.
May 9, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Announces New Branding
As part of its evolution into an independent graduate school of architecture, the professional architecture program established by Frank Lloyd Wright and carried on through the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is redefining and representing its identity this spring.
Apr 24, 2017
Conservation of Whitman Square
In January of 2017, a conservation team carried out a project to stabilize and preserve the history of Whitman Square at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West.
Apr 19, 2017
Foundation Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birth
Paying tribute to one of history’s most influential and recognized cultural figures, this year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of American architect, designer, writer and educator, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Apr 7, 2017
Marin County Launches Interactive Frank Lloyd Wright App
The County of Marin has launched a downloadable mobile app showcasing the history of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Marin County Civic Center.
Apr 3, 2017
Unity Temple restoration nears completion
The long-anticipated $23 million comprehensive restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois is expected to be complete by the end of May 2017.
Mar 31, 2017
Taliesin Tour Season Begins in Wisconsin
“You can wander through Taliesin for hours at a time and never stop seeing something new.” – Robert Campbell, Architectural Critic
Mar 30, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation on Arizona Horizon
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation exists to preserve Taliesin and Taliesin West, and to contribute to society an understanding of the famous architect’s ideas and designs. Our president and CEO, Stuart Graff, visited with Ted Simons of Arizona Horizon to discuss our new vision for the Foundation.
Mar 16, 2017
Wright, in the Digital Age
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation relaunched its website this year, and as it marks the 150th anniversary of Wright’s birth, the site’s designers find the master’s timeless principles are as relevant as ever. Jeff Ficker describes this experience in the Winter 2017 issue of the Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly.
Feb 14, 2017