FLLW 150: Legacy of Inspiration

2017 Wright Society Virtual Summit
All sessions open 9am Eastern October 20-22, 2017

  • 15
    Days
  • 16
    Hours
  • 32
    Minutes
  • 14
    Seconds
  • OCTOBER 20-22, 2017 

What Exactly Is The Wright Society Virtual Summit?

This online event offers the opportunity for thousands of geographically dispersed Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts to conveniently listen to free audio sessions over the course of three days with very special guest experts, historians, and homeowners.

2017's theme is FLLW 150: Legacy of Inspiration and explores Wright’s impact on clients and architects.

Will you join your fellow Wright enthusiasts in 2017?

SESSIONS & GUEST EXPERTS

These audio sessions can be streamed on-demand between October 20-22, 2017 for all registered attendees.

  • SESSION ONE

    Wright on Exhibit: Kathryn Smith

    Kathryn Smith, historian and author, reveals enlightening research into Wright's exhibits and how they spread his architectural ideas.

  • SESSION TWO

    Life in Usonia: Roland Reisley

    Original Wright homeowner Roland Reisley shares his earliest memories of joining the Usonian cooperative in Pleasantville, New York.

  • SESSION THREE

    Restoring the Muirhead Farmhouse: Sarah (Muirhead) and Mike Petersdorf

    The story of three generations of family members living in Wright's​ Usonian Muirhead Farmhouse.

  • SESSION FOUR

    John H. Howe, The Poet in Stone: Rob Barros

    Rob Barros, documentary filmmaker and producer, discusses Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice John (Jack) Howe.

  • SESSION FIVE

    William Wesley Peters, Taliesin's First Fellow: William Blair Scott, Jr.

    Architectural historian William Blair Scott, Jr. shares insights into Wright apprentice William Wesley Peters.

DON'T MISS THIS EVENT

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TESTIMONIALS

There were over 4700 attendees last year and here's what a few said...

  • "I found this online event very thought provoking and insightful. I learned so many new things."
    Mary V.
  • "The guest experts had great insights into Wright and his influence on architecture that I have not found in many books."
    Jack S.
  • "Excellent selection of topics and Bryan from Wright Society did a great job interviewing each expert!"
    David D.

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FAQ

Got a burning question? It may be answered below.

  • What is the Wright Society Virtual Summit?
    This event will bring thousands of Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts from around the world together to listen to pre-recorded 
    discussions with leading experts. There’s no travel and no hassle—and thanks to our sponsors, these sessions are made available to all registered attendees at no cost.
  • Okay, but what is the Wright Society? 
    The Wright Society has become the #1 source for the best curated Frank Lloyd Wright-related news. Published for free every Wednesday via email. Learn more at WrightSociety.com.
  • What year did this summit initially begin? 
    2015 was the inaugrual year. 2016 was the second. 2017 will be the third. We intend to host this annual event every year with themes that focus on specific areas of Wright's prolific career.
  • Who's able to attend?
    Anyone who has an interest in learning more about America's Greatest Architect—Frank Lloyd Wright. You might be a casual fan or an ardent enthusiast, but all are welcome to register and attend for free. 
  • How do I actually attend a virtual event like this?
    Between October 20-22, 2017, all audio sessions can be streamed on-demand for 72 hours. That way you'll be able to listen to each discussion when it's ideal for you. After you've registered, instructions will be sent within minutes to you via email. 
  • Will I have techinical issues that will keep me from participating? 
    We've worked hard to keep things simple for you, but issues may arise. If you have problems, we'll do our very best to help you trouble shoot the issue and get you taken care of as soon as possible.
  • If I'm having technical issues or have a general question, who may I contact? 
    Feel free to contact your summit host, Bryan Kelly, at bryan [at] wrightsociety.com or 630.938.4722.
  • I bought the recordings, but received a charge from something called Gumroad. What is that? 
    Gumroad's the service we use to process orders. Their name shows for your purchase 
    instead of ours.

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