Educational Event

Madison College Lecture Series: The Valley, A Legacy of Nature and Man


AIA SW Wisconsin

A history of the development of Taliesin and the buildings that comprise the Taliesin Estate, starting with the arrival of Wright’s ancestors to the Wyoming Valley, where Taliesin is located and concluding with Wright’s death in 1959. The presentation will include information on current preservation projects.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the history of Wright's architecture and an examination of Wright’s architectural laboratory throughout his life
  • Obtain information about historic construction techniques used at Taliesin
  • Recognize the preservation and structural interventions undertaken at Taliesin
  • Explore the theory of architecture exemplified by Wright’s Taliesin

Arrive 10-15 minutes early to park and walk to room.


Registration is required. Lunch is included.


Presenter: Ryan Hewson, Taliesin Collection & Preservation Project Manager; Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation


Event co-sponsored by AIA Southwest Wisconsin and Madison College Architecture Program


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