The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, the University of Pittsburgh’s Architectural Studies Program, and Carnegie Museum of Art will hold a symposium exploring strategies for preserving and interpreting iconic modern house museums in celebration of Fallingwater’s 75th anniversary:

“When he designed Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright abandoned conventional notions of building and living.  New materials and technologies permitted unprecedented experimentation, while creating unexpected challenges that define the modern movement. ”

The event, entitled Private Domain/Public Displays: The Modern House Interpreted, will take place on 5 April 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Registration fees are $30 for the general public; $25 for professionals working for nonprofits;  free for students with valid ID.  Fee includes lectures and refreshments. For more information or to register, visit or call Fallingwater Visitor Services at 724.329.8501.

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