Programs
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Lectures & Events
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Annual Meeting: Historical Landscape Design and the Prairie Style

Join the Trust’s Annual Meeting for a complimentary cocktail reception and lecture at the Cliff Dwellers Club. Enjoy a spectacular view of Michigan Avenue and the lakefront during this talk on the role the natural environment played in the work of Wright and his contemporaries who practiced in the Prairie style.

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Friday, April 1, 2016 April After Hours at Robie House

Wright's architectural masterpiece is the venue and you are on the guest list. Gather with friends as the Robie House comes to life after hours. Wander the celebrated spaces of this icon of modernism while enjoying live music, drinks, light hors d'oeuvres and a festive, casual atmosphere.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 Inventing the New American House: Howard Van Doren Shaw and Frank Lloyd Wright

Join architect Stuart Cohen as he considers the work of Howard Van Doren Shaw and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 The Evolution of a Community - Howard Van Doren Shaw and Frank Lloyd Wright in Lake Forest

Join our excursion to Chicago’s North Shore community of Lake Forest to explore the influence of Howard Van Doren Shaw, one of Wright’s most successful contemporaries. Tour Ragdale, Howard Van Doren Shaw’s personal summer retreat, now an artists’ community.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016 Wright Plus Housewalk

Join us for the annual Wright Plus, the internationally renowned Great American Housewalk. The 2016 theme, Wright and His Studio, features rare interior tours of private buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and the architects and designers who worked in Wright’s Oak Park Studio.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Restoring Wright: Unity Temple in Progress

Commissioned in 1905, Wright’s Unity Temple is the greatest public building of the architect’s Chicago years. Restoration architect, Gunny Harboe, discusses his current restoration of Wright’s modern masterpiece.

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Monday, June 13, 2016 Hard Hat Tour of Unity Temple Restoration in Progress with restoration architect Gunny Harboe

Join preservation architect Gunny Harboe and discover how Harboe Architects are renewing Wright's vision for this modern masterpiece.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 Hard Hat Tour of Unity Temple Restoration in Progress with restoration architect Gunny Harboe

Join preservation architect Gunny Harboe and discover how Harboe Architects are renewing Wright's vision for this modern masterpiece.

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Travel
Friday, February 12, 2016 California Craft: West Coast Modern & Frank Lloyd Wright

February 12-15, 2016

On this winter getaway to sunny southern California, experience some of the region’s most stunning scenery and art, as well as architecture that defined California modern in the early 20th century. Enjoy curator-led tours, fresh California cuisine and VIP tours of private houses from our home base in Pasadena.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Wright in Japan: The Architect’s Eastern Vision

March 29-April 9, 2016

Discover Japan, the culture that Wright admired and loved, through curator-led tours, lectures and in-depth cultural experiences on this immersive, experiential journey. See Wright’s Imperial Hotel lobby, Jiyugakuen School and Yamamura house, plus so much more during the incomparable beauty of cherry blossom season.

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Friday, September 9, 2016 An American Legacy: Architecture, Craft, and Design in Upstate New York

September 9-12, 2016

Drawn to the region by prosperous clients, the nation’s most progressive architects and designers, including H.H. Richardson, Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham and Frank Lloyd Wright helped shape a grand vision for Buffalo as a modern American city.

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Friday, September 16, 2016 An American Legacy: Architecture, Craft, and Design in Upstate New York

September 16-19, 2016

Drawn to the region by prosperous clients, the nation’s most progressive architects and designers, including H.H. Richardson, Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham and Frank Lloyd Wright helped shape a grand vision for Buffalo as a modern American city.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016 Gaudí to Gehry: Visionary Architecture and Design in Modern Spain

October 22-30, 2016

Explore Barcelona and Bilbao, two cities renowned for their history and culture, where striking modern architecture stands side-by-side with centuries of tradition.

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