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 summer, join Fallingwater staff for exclusive, behind-the-scenes looks 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. Sessions change each season and always provide new perspectives that will enrich your understanding of this remarkable place.
Wednesdays at 6 p.m. EDT
$10 per connection, per session
$75 season pass, access to all sessions, one connection per session, June through September
To ensure sufficient time to receive your unique access code, please reserve your spot by 3 p.m. EDT 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.
Summer at Fallingwater
June 30, 2021 6:00 pm
Wright designed Fallingwater as a place for the Kaufmann family to relax and refresh in nature. During this session, virtually lounge by Fallingwater’s pool and take in views of summer foliage from our many windows and terraces.
Concept vs Construction
July 7, 2021 6:00 pm
Fallingwater closely matches Wright’s original drawings; however, some ideas evolved during construction.
Below the Rio Grande: Mexican Art at Fallingwater
July 14, 2021 6:00 pm
The Kaufmanns’ interest in collecting contemporary art from Mexican artists was inspired by their friendship with Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Take a closer look at works of art in Fallingwater’s collection.
Wright-Designed Furniture at Fallingwater
July 21, 2021 6:00 pm
Fallingwater is the only major Wright work to come into the public domain with its setting, artwork and original Wright-designed furnishings intact. Take a closer look at a selection of Fallingwater’s 169-piece collection of Wright-designed furniture.
Guests of the Kaufmanns
July 28, 2021 6:00 pm
What was it like to stay at Fallingwater? Imagine being a guest of the Kaufmanns and take a virtual vacation as you relax in the guest house.
Textiles at Fallingwater
August 4, 2021 6:00 pm
Explore Fallingwater’s collection of rugs, pillows, blankets and more. Learn what it takes to preserve textiles in a house that’s designed to provide year-round sunlight.
Dining at Fallingwater
August 11, 2021 6:00 pm
Learn how the Kaufmanns entertained at Fallingwater through an in-depth look at the kitchen and dining area. Bring your own meal!
Down the Hatch, Under the House
August 18, 2021 6:00 pm
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.
The Kaufmann Collection
August 25, 2021 6:00 pm
Virtually roam through Fallingwater and explore a selection of the Kaufmann family’s collection of fine art, decorative art, furnishings and more.
September 1, 2021 6:00 pm
Join us in the living room and learn about our current efforts to preserve Fallingwater’s bridge and bolsters.