Frank Lloyd Wright Symposium
March 4, 2017
Florida Southern College
Join master storyteller Timothy Totten, author/lecturer Kim Bixler and a panel of experts for a half-day symposium on Frank Lloyd Wright (lectures, photographs, and videos) capped off by a self-guided tour of Wright’s Florida Southern College Campus in Lakeland, Florida.
“Genius of Frank Lloyd Wright”
Master storyteller Timothy Totten takes you on a whirlwind 75-minute tour of the life and work of America’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. With insightful architectural analysis, hundreds of photos and dozens of intimate stories, Totten weaves a tale of love, adultery, murder and the Emperor of Japan to illustrate the genius and personal foibles of the man the American Institute of Architects has called “The Greatest American Architect.”
“Growing Up in a Frank Lloyd Wright House”
Kim Bixler published her latest book, Growing Up in a Frank Lloyd Wright House, and can be seen in the PBS documentary Frank Lloyd Wright’s Boynton House: The Next Hundred Years. Kim will recount the tumultuous history of the house through an engaging multi-media presentation of family photographs, historical documents and personal anecdotes. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear firsthand the unforgettable story of growing up in a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
“Restoring a Masterpiece: What it Takes to Save a Frank Lloyd Wright Building”
Join a panel of experts, which might include Wright homeowners, a restoration architect, a former Wright apprentice and a national Wright expert as they detail what it takes to restore a masterpiece by a daring and experimental genius of American architecture. Moderated by Timothy Totten, the panel discussion will include time for audience questions.