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Hollyhock Annual Maintenanace

Frank Lloyd Wright’s famed Hollyhock House, located at Barnsdall Art Park, is closed annually during the month of October to undergo maintenance and upkeep. This helps to ensure the longevity of the architectural masterpiece following the 2010-2014 restoration. Please visit the tours page for current tour information: http://www.barnsdall.org/visit/hollyhock-house/tours/  

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Hollyhock House Reopening!

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell Announce the Official Reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Park February 13, 2015 Los Angeles, CA, January, 22, 2015 – Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Department of Recreation and Parks, Project Restore, Public Works – Bureau of Engineering, the Department of General Services, […]

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Now Accepting Applications For Hollyhock House Volunteers!

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation are now accepting applications for Volunteers to lead walking tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Art Park. Applicants should: -Have a general interest in art & architecture -Be able to commit consistently to at least (1) 4 […]

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Barnsdall Art Park Foundation Supports Hollyhock House's Bid to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  Barnsdall Art Park Foundation has been working with Hollyhock House’s curator Jeffrey Herr to support our beloved house’s candidacy for a UNESCO World Heritage Listing along with several other Frank Lloyd Wright buildings.  That quest is now in jeopardy due to the US government’s non-payment of UN dues.  We sent the below letter to […]

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Barnsdall Park is a Finalist for Most Awesome Park in LA!

Great news! We have been selected as one of the finalists in the Most Awesome Parks & Playgrounds category in Los Angeles for the 2013 Red Tricycle’s Totally Awesome Awards. Over 15,000 nominations were cast by moms and dads over a three-week period and the results are in. In short, everyone thinks we are Totally […]

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Hollyhock House Restoration News

Beginning 30 May 2011 restoration of the porch in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Park will commence. Hollyhock House, a National Historic Landmark operated by the Department of Cultural Affairs is the fortunate recipient of a California Cultural and Historical Endowment grant in the amount of $1,935,000 and a Save America’s Treasures Grant […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Conservancy Event

Hollyhock House, World Heritage and Hollywood Saturday, February 26: Los Angeles, California Just one day before the Academy Awards, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy will roll out the (Cherokee) red carpet for a Hollywood-style event in the City of Angels. Join the Conservancy for an architecturally star-studded double-feature with two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s […]

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Los Angeles City Council Votes on Bridge Measure to Keep Cultural Centers Open

The Los Angeles City Council voted today to amend the Public Works Improvement Arts Program (known as “1% for Art”) to provide temporary, emergency funding for city Arts Centers. This 24-month measure is intended to be a bridge solution to keep the Centers open during the current fiscal crisis. The spring sessions of art classes […]

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