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Book Recommendations For Martin House Fans

Take inspiration from Darwin D. Martin, who was a voracious reader not only of the Encyclopedia Brittanica but also of many of the classics of world literature. From entries written in his personal diary, we offer you a selection of titles read by Martin during the years 1888-1890. The titles…
Martin House
March 20, 2020
Education

Cataloging the Collections

Curator Susana Tejada and curatorial intern Jessica Hollister are working together to catalog Martin House museum objects using the collection management database system, EmbARK. The goal of this cataloging project is the systematic creation of uniform records that accurately describe each museum object, while also adhering to data standards and…
Martin House
October 25, 2019
Education

The Making of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Barrel Chair

Frank Lloyd Wright's signature barrel chair - recreated by master craftsman, Steve Oubre. Originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Martin House in Buffalo, NY, the barrel chair is one of Wright's most iconic furniture designs. Master craftsman Steve Oubre invites us into his studio in West Falls, NY…
Martin House
January 29, 2019