Fifth Annual Conservation Seminar: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 10 AM–4 PM

9:30 AM–5 PM

The Fifth Annual Conservation Seminar celebrates the feature exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century. The packed day starts with a bus trip to tour the restoration of Wright’s “American System Built” Houses with Mike Lilek of Frank Lloyd Wright© Wisconsin and special access to the privately-owned Frederick C. Bogk House. After lunch at the Museum, participants visit the Museum Conservation Lab with Senior Conservator Jim deYoung for instruction on the preservation of architectural drawings and Wright’s beloved Japanese prints. The afternoon continues with Tony Kartsonas (Historic Surfaces, LLC) sharing his restoration work at Wright’s Glasner House and Davenport House, both in Illinois. Matt Millen (Millen Roofing Company) and Peter Rott (Isthmus Architecture Inc.) will speak about the restoration of the roof at Wright’s Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Sponsored by the American Arts Society

$85/$65 for American Arts Society members (includes box lunch). Reservations required; the seminar is limited to 50. For more information and to make a reservation, contact Mel Buchanan at mel.buchanan@mam.org or call 414-224-3281.