Design Night Out

Garbage 2 Glam

Thursday, August 10

$30/team of 2-6 people Or $15/individual Get your Eventbrite tickets here.

You don’t have to know a pleat from a peplum to join in on the Garbage to Glam fun.  Assemble a team to turn items from the trash pile into runway worthy Haute Couture.

We’ll provide the recycled materials plus 2 hours for your team to design and fabricate a high fashion creation. The event culminates with a strut down the catwalk to show off your up-cycled style concept.  Prizes awarded for the most innovative design.

21+   Cash bar.  Register by August 7.

Wright On! for Families

Sunday, October 1

Enjoy hands on opportunities to create, build and make discoveries about Monona Terrace and other Frank Lloyd Wright designs. Fun for the whole family! Get your Eventbrite tickets here.

“Masterpieces” Screening and Q & A with Filmmaker Michael Miner

Monday, October 23

“Masterpieces” is a magnificent journey to 8 of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest buildings, including such famed structures as Fallingwater and the Johnson Wax Administration building, plus the lesser known gems Cedar Rock, the Stanley Rosenbaum house, and the rarely seen Auldbrass Plantation. The screening (film running time: 95 minutes) will be followed by a Q & A with filmmaker Michael Miner. Get your Eventbrite tickets here.
Sponsored by American Institute of Architects Southwest Chapter and Monona Terrace

The Unknown Craftsman: Creating, and Re-creating, Furniture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Thursday, November 16

A Wright Design lecture by Alan Anderson in partnership with the Wisconsin Humanities Council’s Working Lives Project

Mr. Anderson will share how he studied the history of furniture making at the Darwin Martin House, including the iconic barrel chairs, in order to learn the original craftsmen’s woodworking techniques necessary to recreate these works of art. Get your Eventbrite tickets here.


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