Wednesday 2, 2011
            MARQUETTE—The Terminal Orchestra of Marquette will perform a concert to close out the final weekend of the “John Lautner: A Life in Architecture” exhibit at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum. The concert, featuring contemporary classical music, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12,in the museum lobby.

            The exhibit honors Lautner’s 100th birthday (1911-1994) by focusing on his innovative contributions to architecture. He was a Marquette native and obtained a liberal arts degree from NMU before joining the Taliesin Fellows under Frank Lloyd Wright. Many of the private residences he designed dot the southern California landscape. Lautner received the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects in 1993. 

            Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.

A collaborative exhibit that explores Lautner’s formative years in Marquette and the attraction the area held for him throughout his life continues through Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Marquette Regional History Center.