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Basic Photography Tips to Remember

The long, horizontal design of the Martin House makes it tricky to photograph. Architectural Photographer Matthew Digati shares a few tips for novice (and even experienced!) photographers to remember so you go home with beautiful exterior images. Don't photograph into the sun. Try to have the sun at your back…
Martin House
September 21, 2021
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Museum Store Spotlight

Meet Woodworker and Creator Drew Kelley Drew Kelley has always liked working with his hands, which he discovered in the woodshop of his junior high school. He went on to pursue a career in industrial design, developing new products for a variety of companies for close to 40 years. In…
Martin House
September 21, 2021
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Health and Safety Update

We Remain Committed to Your Safety With your help, we can provide a safe and memorable experience. Thank you in advance for respecting and adhering to our guidelines. What We Are Doing Requiring face masks for staff, volunteers, and guests inside all buildings and on our grounds Face masks must…
Martin House
March 19, 2021
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Martin House Receives Parks and Trails NY Grant

The Martin House Restoration Corporation is pleased to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from Parks and Trails New York. Funds will be used to support the care and management of the extraordinary collections of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House. With the assistance of a curatorial…
Martin House
August 5, 2020
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Women’s History Month

Women have made significant contributions to the Martin House for more than 100 years, and this month we honor the achievements of five from a long list of accomplished women. Isabel Roberts (1871-1955) A student of architecture in New York City at the turn of the century, Isabel was one…
Martin House
March 12, 2020
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Larkin Soap Returns to Buffalo

Barely a teenager, the young Darwin Martin could never have known that he would begin building his fortune with a move to the New York City area, selling soap on the street for the Larkin Soap Company. In 1879, Martin relocated to Buffalo to work for the Larkin Company under the…
Martin House
December 2, 2016