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MUSEUM CELEBRATES FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
and Craft of the Machine." The University of Illinois at Chicago's Jane
Addams' Hull-House Museum and the College of Architecture and the Arts
will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's famous
title of Wright's talk brought together two often conflicting concepts-a
critique of modernization and industrialization on the one hand, and
on the other hand, the powerful new social, political and economic possibilities
of new machines and tools," said Margaret Strobel, interim director
of the Jane Addams' Hull-House Museum. "These issues are still very
much alive for us today in our era of rapid change, new technology,
new opportunities and new anxieties."
events are free and open to the public. For registration, call 413-5353.
"The Speech and its Meaning Yesterday and Today." Sidney
Robinson, UIC professor of architecture, will re-enact Wright's speech
and Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for the New Yorker, will comment.
Reception 6 p.m., presentation 7 p.m., GAR Hall, 2nd flr., Chicago Cultural
Center, 78 E. Washington St.
"Arts and Crafts and Settlement Houses, History and Theory."
A panel discussion will focus on the relationship between the historic
arts and crafts movement and settlement houses, and the current role
of arts in social programs. 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Room 329, UIC Chicago
Circle Center, 750 S. Halsted St.
"The Meaning of the Speech Today and Tomorrow." A panel will
discuss the relevance of Wright's speech for current and future designers.
The discussion will focus on the social, economic and political implications
of Wright's comments as seen by architects, designers and others in
the 21st century. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Rathskellar, UIC Student Residence
and Commons, 700 S. Halsted St.