Fallingwater: An Icon of The Modern Movement

Thu. May 16, 2019 at 6:00pm EDT
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, arguably the most famous house of the modern era, will be the subject of a lecture presentation by the museum’s former director, Lynda Waggoner. Join us to hear the story of how in the midst of the Great Depression this extraordinary building came into being, reviving the flagging career of Wright and propelling its owners to positions of importance in the art world. Waggoner will discuss Fallingwater’s place as an icon of the modern movement.


Lynda S. Waggoner served as Vice President of Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Director of Fallingwater, from 1996 until her retirement in 2018, at which time she was named Fallingwater’s first Director Emerita. Waggoner has been affiliated with the Frank Lloyd Wright masterwork since first serving as a tour guide during her high school days. She now is widely regarded as one of the nation’s foremost authorities on Fallingwater. She currently serves on the board of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Chicago, and the Iconic Houses Network based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


This lecture is presented in collaboration with our partners Columbus Landmarks and Columbus Museum of Art. Our lecture series is possible thanks to the grant support from the Ohio Humanities Council.

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Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street
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