Enjoy Free Video Tours of Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Across America
by Theresa Machemer/Smithsonianmag.com
Per a press release, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Unity Temple Restoration Foundation teamed up to launch the initiative, dubbed Wright Virtual Visits, at the beginning of April.
Participating sites record videos of their own buildings to send on to other Wright properties, essentially becoming architectural pen pals. At 1 p.m. Eastern time each Thursday, select sites post a video created by a partner property. The clips vary in scope, with some highlighting specific renovations or architectural features and others offering full tours of buildings’ interiors.
“It is precisely at this time, when so many are shut inside, that we need to experience beauty and inspiration,” says Barbara Gordon, executive director of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, in the statement. “Wright’s works bring people together in harmony with the natural world, reminding us that we are all connected, even when we’re apart.”