Frank Lloyd Wright 150th Birthday Celebration at the Guggenheim

On June 8, 2017, from 10 am–5:45 pm, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth "through a series of activities related to the architect’s masterwork: the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum." Admission to the museum will be reduced to, appropriately enough, $1.50. Details on the day's events are below.

  • At 10:30 am and 11 am, join an actor-historian portraying Frank Lloyd Wright in Cafe 3 for a special history lesson on the design and construction of the Guggenheim.
  • At 12 pm, join a focused tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright building with Ashley Mendelsohn, Curatorial Assistant, Architecture and Digital Initiatives. Tour meets at the Information desk on the Rotunda Floor.
  • At 1 pm, head to the Rotunda to wish Frank Lloyd Wright a happy birthday and watch him blow out his birthday candles.