"The Wright Time"
Shasta Historical Society presents the premier of locally-produced film
In 1957, while Frank Lloyd Wright was overseeing the design of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, he responded to an inquiry regarding a request to design a church in Redding, California, a community with a population at the time of only 12,000 people. After a year-long search and frustrating interviews with eight other architects, Pilgrim Congregational Church building committee member and architect himself, Merrill Doud, reported that Mr. Wright responded with: “Tell the people of the little church that I will help them out.” Mr. Wright was impressed by the emotion of a committee document that was entitled: “What Our Building Must Express”. Frank Lloyd Wright has long been regarded as America's greatest architect. Wright designed over 1,000 buildings during his 70-year career. However, only 10 of those structures were houses of worship. The Redding Pilgrim Congregational Church was the last one that Wright designed before his death in April of 1959. A locally-produced film documents the story of the building from concept to completion through the eyes of those who devotedly worked to transform their dream into a reality. The Wright Time will be shown at the Shasta Historical Society’s monthly meeting on Sunday March 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Cascade Theatre. For more information call the Shasta Historical Society at 530-243-3720 or visit www.shastahistorical.org. *Photo courtesy of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
Date & Time
March 16, 2014
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Add to Calendar 03/16/201402:00 PM 03/16/201403:00 PM America/Los_Angeles "The Wright Time" In 1957, while Frank Lloyd Wright was overseeing the design of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, he responded to an inquiry regarding a request to... More info at www.enjoymagazine.net/events/24167/the-wright-time Cascade Theatre 1731 Market Street , Redding, CA 96001 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927