Buffalo Celebrates 150 Years of Frank Lloyd Wright
Monday 5th Jun, 2017 → Sunday 11th Jun, 2017

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The Martin House and Graycliff come together to celebrate the anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth. The celebration kicks off June 5, 2017.

In partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and other local organizations in the Buffalo area, our events are designed to engage the WNY community with Wright’s legacy through education and entertainment for all ages and levels of interest.

150 hours of consecutive events and programming surrounding the date of Wright's birth, June 8.

Monday, June 5:

Martin House: Launch of Wright at 150 lecture series

Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University

VIP Reception: 5:30 - 6:30pm

Lecture: 7 - 8pm

VIP Package $450 Members / $500 Non-Members

Individual Tickets $25 Members / $35 Non-Members


Tuesday, June 6:

Graycliff: Larkin Company Picnic Revisited

A re-creation of the Larkin Company picnics held a century ago in the Town of Evans. 5:30 - 8:30pm

Tickets: $12 - $18


Wednesday, June 7:

Martin House: D-I-Y Design Day

A day to appreciate design! Design stations and demonstrations throughout the day.

Design your own flower arrangement with Nellie Gardner 11am - 2pm

Barrel Chair and Japanese Print exhibit 12 - 3pm

Crafty cocktail event with The Dapper Goose 4-7pm

Free and open to the public.


Thursday, June 8:

Martin House: Big Birthday Party

Happy Birthday Frank Lloyd Wright!

Plaza Party

143 Jewett Pkwy | 5:30 - 8:30pm

In good company with Premier Wine & Spirits, Flying Bison Brewing Co., DJ Ryan Howze, and other unexpected guests.

Free and open to the public.

Friday, June 9:

24 Hours of Graycliff!

A blitz of birthday events - camp out, campfire, night sky viewing, catered breakfast, and morning walk on Lake Erie beach.

12pm on Friday, June 9th through 12pm on Saturday, June 10th

Free and open to the public.


Saturday, June 10:

Martin House: Family Fun Day

A day of play!

Family Tours offered all day. Design, architecture, and landscape themed activities and games on-site all day. Snacks, refreshments, Ted's Hot Dogs food truck will be on site.

Enjoy live music by The Observers and the Amherst High School Jazz Band, and little ones can learn yoga from Yoga Parkside.


Free and open to the public


Sunday, June 11:

Martin House and Graycliff: Heard Around Buffalo

Tune in and hang out!  Live music at Graycliff, Roycroft Campus, and Martin House.

BW's BBQ at Martin House with live music performed by the Colored Musicians Club.

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