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Taliesin Talks—Preservation & Partnerships

August 11, 2020

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Preservation Directors Emily Butler and Ryan Hewson will discuss the ongoing collaborative partnership with the University of Pennsylvania. They will discuss what these efforts entail and how the research done by UPenn design students is essential to the preservation of Taliesin and Taliesin West. Current UPenn students Ha Leem Ro and Xioran Zhang will reflect on their summer work at Taliesin in Wisconsin, researching Taliesin’s Midway Barn as part of a larger project.

If you missed the Live Facebook Zoom Taliesin Talk focusing on “Preservation & Partnerships,” you can watch it here. *Click “Watch on Facebook” if the video below displays “unavailable.”


Ryan HewsonDirector of Preservation for Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Emily ButlerDirector of Preservation for Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Frank Matero UPenn Professor of Architecture and Chair, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation; Director, The Center for Architectural Conservation; and Editor in Chief, Change Over Time

John HinchmanUPenn, Senior Research Associate and Lecturer

Evan Oskierko-JeznackiUPenn Research Associate and PhD student in Architecture and Historic Preservation

Ha Leem RoUPenn Student Intern

Xiaoran ZhangUPenn Student Intern


Please note that all Taliesin Talks take place on Facebook, first as live broadcasts, and then saved for viewing on our website after the livestream.





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