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Hundreds Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday at First-Ever Discovery Day at Taliesin West

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 10, 2019

On June 8, 2019 – the 152nd anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth, hundreds of community members enjoyed a day of celebration and exploration during the first-ever Discovery Day, a free, all-ages open house event at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Frank Lloyd Foundation Collections Team displayed several box projects that were given to Frank Lloyd Wright by members of the Fellowship.

The Frank Lloyd Foundation Collections Team displayed several box projects that were given to Frank Lloyd Wright by members of the Fellowship.

 

Stuart Graff, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President & CEO, speaking about the Foundation and Wright’s legacy to Discovery Day attendees.

Discovery Day attendees walk along the Prow at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

A demonstration about moisture in masonry given by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Preservation Team during Discovery Day.

Emily Butler, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Preservation Manager, and Fred Prozzillo, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Vice President of Preservation, share some of the innovative preservation techniques used at Taliesin West during Discovery Day.

 

Guests enjoying a viewing of “The Wizard of Oz,” in the Cabaret at Taliesin West during Discovery Day, a film once played during Frank Lloyd Wright’s time.

Guests of all ages watching a movie in the Cabaret at Taliesin West during Discovery Day.

 

Discovery Day attendees were invited to create cyanotype photographic prints with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Education Team.

Members of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Education Team demonstrating cyanotype photographic print-making, an activity that is done during field trips at Taliesin West.

 

New products from the Frank Lloyd Foundation Licensing Department on display at Discovery Day.

The Frank Lloyd Foundation Licensing Department sharing more about upcoming initiatives and products at Discovery Day.

 

Discovery Day attendees learning more about Taliesin West from a volunteer.

Discovery Day attendees learning more about Taliesin West from a volunteer.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation members received exclusive access to the Garden Room during Discovery Day.

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation members received exclusive access to the Garden Room during Discovery Day.

 

 

This first-ever Discovery Day at Taliesin West was generously sponsored by Comerica Bank.

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