Frank Lloyd Wright Talk & Tour of Hollyhock House

Frank Lloyd Wright Talk & Tour of Hollyhock House

Kim Bixler

Join master storyteller Timothy Totten and author/lecturer Kim Bixler for a half-day symposium on Frank Lloyd Wright (lectures, photographs and videos) capped off by a self-guided tour of Wright’s Hollyhock House. Timothy Totten has studied the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright for over 25 years, visiting more than 100 Wright-designed buildings across the United States. Totten resides in Florida and has brought his energetic storytelling style to packed rooms at museums, theaters and Wright-designed venues throughout the United States. Kim Bixler’s family owned Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1908 Edward E. Boynton House in Rochester, NY from 1977 to 1994. During its construction, the world-renowned architect was frequently on-site, supervising all details, including the design of the furniture (seventeen pieces still remain in the prairie-style 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will recount the tumultuous history of the house through an engaging multi-media presentation of family photographs, historical documents and personal anecdotes.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. 8:30am – 12:30pm 8:30am slideshow of Frank Lloyd Wright structures 9:00am lecture: The Genius of Frank Lloyd Wright by Master Storyteller Timothy Totten 10:00am lecture: Growing Up in a Frank Lloyd Wright House multi-media presentation by Kim Bixler 11:00am panel: Rebuilding as Masterpiece: What is it like restoring a Wright property? Hear from a panel of experts: an architect/curator/historical specialist/Wright Foundation member and a Wright homeowner. Ticket for tour of Hollyhock House included in price of admission.

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