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Symposium: Interpretation & Preservation of Modern Homes, 5 April 2011

April 5, 2011

Pittsburgh, PA

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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 http://fallingwater.org/125 or call Fallingwater Visitor Services at 724.329.8501.

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April 5, 2011
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Carnegie Museum of Art.<br /><small></small>
4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119