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Lecture / Discussion  |  Opening the Envelope: Kieran Murphy, Principal Historic Researcher for Taliesin Preservation

Part of the Graycliff Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 7–9 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Kieran Murphy, Principal Historic Researcher for Taliesin Preservation presents at the Burchfield Penney as part of the Graycliff Lecture Series. Murphy will address Taliesin’s Loggia Terrace: Experimentation and Preservation, and discuss the history of Taliesin (which Wright designed as his own residence,) the Loggia Terrace, and its relationship to terraces in other Wright designs, including that of Graycliff.

Kieran Murphy is the principal historic researcher at Taliesin, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright located in Spring Green, WI.  Murphy is involved in the research, preservation and interpretation of the five-building complex, and co-author of the Hillside Comprehensive Chronology.   She also served as co-curator of Taliesin: the Work of a Lifetime in 2011,  and created a 3-D Virtual tour of Taliesin. Murphy received her MA in Art History from the University of Wisconsin and her BA from Emerson College, In Boston, MA.

Tickets: $5 for Burchfield Penney/Graycliff members; $10 general public