October 18, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join Jeremiah William McCarthy, chief curator at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, and Scott Perkins, senior director of preservation and collections at Fallingwater, along with Skyline Ink Animators, for a virtual discussion on the conception of the exhibition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southwestern Pennsylvania and the accompanying exhibition at Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southwestern Pennsylvania: The Fallingwater Projects.
Jeremiah William McCarthy
Chief Curator The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Before joining The Westmoreland Museum of American Art as Chief Curator, Jeremiah William McCarthy, was consulting curator for The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund where he co-organized Inspired Encounters: Women Artists and the Legacies of Modern Art (2022–23), the inaugural exhibition of the campus’s new David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center in Tarrytown, NY. Prior to his work for The Fund, he served as curator at the National Academy of Design and associate curator at the American Federation of Arts. Additionally, he worked in the curatorial and education departments of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and he was an inaugural teaching fellow at The Frick Collection, New York. He received a B.A. in art history from The Macaulay Honors College at CUNY and an M.A. in art history from Hunter College.
Scott W. Perkins
Scott W. Perkins is Fallingwater’s senior director of preservation and collections. He has also organized annual exhibitions pertaining to the preservation and conservation of the house, its history and its collections.