'Seniors in Mind' Explores the Architecture and Artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright's Chief Draftsman, John Howe, July 8 at the History Center

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Release dated: 
June 11, 2014
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson, Marketing and Communications, 651-259-3141, megan.lawson@mnhs.org
Wendy Jones, Minnesota History Center, 651-259-3411, wendy.jones@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Event: Seniors in Mind
Date: July 8, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Minnesota History Center
Address: 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul MN 55102-1903
Cost: $2. Does not include $9 seniors admission.
Phone: 651-259-3000, 800-657-3773
Website: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org

'Seniors in Mind' Explores the Architecture and Artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright's Chief Draftsman, John Howe, July 8 at the History Center

For nearly three decades John Howe was Frank Lloyd Wright’s chief draftsman. He was also a noted architect who practiced in Minnesota for 25 years.

Take in an illustrated presentation during the "Seniors in Mind" program "John Howe: The Pencil in Frank Lloyd Wright's Hand," July 8 at 10:30 a.m.

Jane King Hession and Tim Quigley, authors of the upcoming book "The Land is the Beginning: The Architectural Life of John H. Howe," will present the life, architecture and artistry of Howe.

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Cost of the lecture is $2. Seniors can explore the History Center galleries for an admission of $9. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 651-259-3015. For more information or to register online, visit http://www.mnhs.org/seniorsinmind.

About the Minnesota History Center
The Minnesota History Center is located at 345 Kellogg Blvd. W. in St. Paul. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays (admission is free on Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m.), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Auxiliary aids and services are available with advance notice. For more information, call 651-259-3000 or 1-800-657-3773.

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at www.mnhs.org/calendar. The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

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