A Closer Look: Weekly Livestream

Have you ever dreamed about going down the stairs of Fallingwater’s hatch? Opening the many closets and drawers in the master bedroom? Flipping through the books on the shelves or picking up some of the decorative objects? Wednesdays this spring, join Fallingwater staff for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at specially selected parts of the house, collection and/or grounds. "A Closer Look" is a live broadcast series, through which you will gain special access to spaces, objects, stories and information that are not included on our architectural tours.

Weekly Livestream
Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. EDT

$10 per connection, per session

$75 season pass, access to all sessions, one connection per session, March through May

To ensure sufficient time to receive your unique access code, please reserve your spot by 10 a.m. EST on the day of the desired session. Login information will be sent directly to your email address before the event. The length of each session varies, but you should plan for approximately 45 minutes.
Photo of a Tiffany lamp in a bedroom at Fallingwater

Tiffany at Fallingwater

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

DESCRIPTION

Learn about Edgar Kaufmann, jr’s interest in collecting glass, ceramic, and metal pieces created by Tiffany Studios in Fallingwater’s collection.

A Photo of Edgar Kaufmann's study at Fallingwater

Good Design at Fallingwater

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

DESCRIPTION

His time at Fallingwater inspired Edgar Kaufmann, jr to become a scholar of art, architecture and design. Explore Kaufmann’s third-floor suite at Fallingwater and discover decorative art objects that tell the story of his famous Good Design series of exhibitions, held at the Museum of Modern Art from 1950 to 1955.

A photo of 1999-2000 post-tensioning preservation work at Fallingwater

Preserving Fallingwater

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Join us in the living room and learn about the post-tensioning system installed in 2002 to prevent the house’s possible collapse.

A photo of a Japanese woodblock print at Fallingwater

Woodblock Prints

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Frank Lloyd Wright gifted several woodblock prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige to the Kaufmann family. Learn about Wright’s interest in this Japanese tradition, the imagery and artist behind each woodblock print, and how Fallingwater cares for these works on paper.

A photo of the guest house bedroom at Fallingwater

Bedrooms at Fallingwater

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Explore the Kaufmann family’s personal bedrooms and choose your favorite location for a nap at Fallingwater.

A photo of a ceramic vessel on a shelf at Fallingwater

Ceramics at Fallingwater

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Discover the Kaufmann family’s vast collection of ceramic vessels and objects, which range in age from ancient to modern.

A photo of the hatch at Fallingwater, opened to the stream below

Down the Hatch, Under the House

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Virtually open the living room hatch, descend the stairs to the stream and refresh in Bear Run as you explore under the house’s cantilevers.

A photo of the kitchen at Fallingwater

Dining at Fallingwater

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Learn how the Kaufmanns entertained at Fallingwater through an in-depth look at the kitchen and dining area. Bring your own meal!

A photo of the guest house living room at Fallingwater

Relaxing at Fallingwater

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Wright designed Fallingwater as a place for the Kaufmann family to relax and refresh in nature. During this session, virtually lounge on some of the Wright-designed furniture and take in views of nature from our many windows and terraces.

A photo of art and ceramics on the shelves of the guest house living room at Fallingwater

The Kaufmann Collection

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

DESCRIPTION

Virtually roam through Fallingwater and explore a selection of the Kaufmann family’s collection of fine art, decorative art, furnishings and more.


 

For questions or more information, contact Amy Humbert at 724-329-7829 or ahumbert@paconserve.org.