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WPC's Monthly Newsletter

Fallingwater Opens for 54th Tour Season

We welcome you and the world to enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater beginning March 9 for the start of the 54th consecutive tour season. You can choose from a variety of guided tours, or visit nearby Wright sites like the Duncan House and Kentuck Knob. This season will also include a new exhibition in the Speyer Gallery highlighting Bear Run before Fallingwater was constructed. You can also enjoy a delicious seasonal menu in the Fallingwater Café or unique gift selections in the Museum Store. Book your tour of Fallingwater today!

Register Now for Members’ Day and Annual Meeting

You’re invited to the 2018 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at The Barn at Fallingwater. The day’s activities will include guided hikes, free tours of Fallingwater, shopping and more. Register online or call 1-866-564-6972 by April 30.
Volunteers Needed This Spring

Give back to your community and the environment by volunteering this spring. We need your help planting community gardens and trees, and improving the Conservancy’s natural areas. View a list of upcoming volunteer activities.
Register for Guided Hike and Fallingwater Tour on March 18

Join Venture Outdoors and us on March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a five-mile hike at Bear Run Nature Reserve. After the hike, you’ll enjoy a tour of Fallingwater. WPC members can receive a registration discount by calling Venture Outdoors directly at 412-255-0564, or register online here.
Read WPC’s Perspectives Newsletter
Within the past 10 years, 148 students have interned at Fallingwater and WPC. In this edition of Perspectives, you’ll meet a few of our former interns and learn how their internships have impacted their career paths. Read the latest newsletter.

Decorative Children’s Book Features 13 Groundbreaking Architects 

A new book available in the Fallingwater Museum Store highlights 13 architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, from all corners of the world. The book is suited for children ages 8-12. Each architect’s entry includes a biography and beautiful illustrations of their work. You can purchase this book and more in the Fallingwater Museum Store or on our online store today!

March Desktop Background

With each new tour season, colors and textures appear in the landscape surrounding Fallingwater. As Fallingwater reopens this spring, visitors should look for signs of growth and change in the foliage. The hemlock, redbud, oak and hickory trees will begin to bud and fill as beautiful spring wildflowers emerge near the guesthouse. Celebrate the coming of spring and download the March desktop calendar featuring Fallingwater.

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