As part of Wade House historic site’s year-long celebration of the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, the site will honor the legendary architect’s birthday by unveiling one of Wright’s carriages, a roof-seat omnibus, which was restored by Wesley Jung in 1967 and is part of the Wesley W. Jung Carriage Collection. The omnibus will be unveiled on June 8th in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the architect’s birth, and the activity will coincide with the opening of a temporary exhibit titled “A Taliesin Album: Rare Photographs of Frank Floyd Wright’s First Spring Green Home”, which will be on display at Wade House through the end of October.
6 pm – Exhibit opening for A Taliesin Album: Rare photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright’s First Spring Green Home. Unveiling of Frank Lloyd Wright’s roof-seat omnibus, restored by Wesley W. Jung in 1967.
7 pm – Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss. Book talk presented by Ron McCrea, author of BuildingTAlliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss.