Community Programs at Monona Terrace

The Wright Design Series



 

 

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
All lectures are at 7pm in the Lecture Hall unless otherwise noted.

The Wright Design Series was inspired by master architect Frank Lloyd Wright who, although known for his architectural designs, also created designs in furniture, clothing, textiles and tableware. The free lectures and discussions highlight a wide array of design topics including architecture.

The Wright Design Series is sponsored by:
Southwest Chapter AIA Wisconsin, Monona Terrace and Frank Lloyd Wright® Wisconsin.

Thursday, March 10
ARCHITECT SPOTLIGHT: ENRIQUE NORTEN, HON. FAIA
Internationally renowned architect Enrique Norten is a native of Mexico City, and established his TEN Arquitectos practice there and in New York. He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including AIA’s Honor Award For Regional And Urban Design, as well as the 2015 Richard J. Neutra Medal for Professional Excellence.

Thursday, March 24
EVOLUTIONS AND ASSEMBLIES DAN WHEELER, FAIA
Wheeler presents the need for understanding the past to move things forward, which involves evolution and assembly not only of architecture but one’s own life. This is in part an individual reflection on the optimism of design practices, weaving in art, architecture and his own work, old and new where appropriate.

Wednesday, April 27
ARCHITECT SPOTLIGHT: TRUNG LE
Le is the co-founder of WONDER: a learning and design expedition. He has been designing remarkable schools around the world for more than 25 years, creating spaces that encourage student inquiry and imagination and offer students a sense of what it means to be a part of a global community.

Tuesday, May 3
JOHN H. HOWE, ARCHITECT: FROM TALIESIN APPRENTICE TO MASTER OF ORGANIC DESIGN
TIMOTHY QUIGLEY, AIA AND JANE KING HESSION
Quigley and Hession celebrate the remarkable career of John Howe, from the youngest charter member of the Taliesin Fellowship in 1932 to his successful “second” career in independent practice in Minneapolis. It illuminates the working method of the Fellowship drafting room and his life-long passion for organic design.


Here's what some past participants had to say about the series:

 We salute your broader scope and found the presentations all excellent!” - Greg B., Madison

“Loved the whole experience! Wonderful people!” -
Betsy H., Monona

 

 

PechaKucha Night

 

What is PechaKucha? The concept is simple: Each presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds apiece. It’s an event that is never the same twice, so leave your expectations at the door. Monona Terrace is proud to serve as the official Madison site for PechaKucha International. Cash bar on site. 

Thursday, February 18
7pm, Community Terrace
"Reinventing Business x PechaKucha"
Presented by HTHH

There are many "tried-and-true" approaches for running a business or structuring a work environment. Many of those approaches limit collaboration, creativity and momentum. Join us for "Reinventing Business x PechaKucha" to learn from those who have broken out of the mold and adopted a non-traditional business approach by leveraging everything from innovative office configurations, management styles, to cutting-edge technologies. You won’t want to miss it, as this promises to be an evening of take-aways for all attendees.
 
Thursday, April 14
7pm, Community Terrace
"Improv Madness! x PechaKucha"
Presented by Monona Terrace
 
Watch local improv performers take on the challenge of doing a PK presentation based on 20 random slides picked by other presenters. Throw in an arbitrary topic for the presentation and that’s what we call, “Improv Madness!”
 
Sponsored  by Monona Terrace
& High Tech Happy Hour
Devised and shared by
KleinDytham Architecture

          
 




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