Programs
Adult Programs
Lectures & Events
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Members Annual Meeting: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Formation of the Japanese Print Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago

Attend the Members Annual Meeting and enjoy a complimentary cocktail reception and lecture at the Cliff Dwellers Club, overlooking a spectacular view of Michigan Avenue and the lakefront. This talk will preview an upcoming exhibition focusing on Wright's role in building the Japanese print collection at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Frank Lloyd Wright: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Ken Burn’s masterful film beautifully captures the story of America’s greatest architect. Experience this award-winning film at the Chicago History Museum’s state-of-the-art Robert R. McCormick Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buildings and Legacy in Japan.

The influence of Japanese aesthetics on Frank Lloyd Wright’s design vision was profound. Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings and Legacy in Japan is the story of how he repaid that debt. Experience this award-winning film at the Chicago History Museum’s state-of-the-art Robert R. McCormick Theatre.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 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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Saturday, May 20, 2017 Wright Plus 150 Housewalk

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth at Wright Plus 150 on Saturday, May 20. The annual housewalk features a special lineup of private homes and tiered rates in 2017. Tour the interiors of residences designed by Wright and his contemporaries, experience history and enjoy a festive day.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 Day Trip to Wright’s Penwern

Extend your Wright Plus experience on this luxury day trip to two elite lakeside retreats in Wisconsin, Penwern, a Wright Prairie-style estate, and Black Point Estate and Gardens, an elaborate Victorian.

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Travel
Friday, June 9, 2017 Morris to Mackintosh: British Arts and Crafts

June 9-18, 2017

Enjoy exclusive access and curator-led tours of buildings and collections that represent the very best of the British Arts and Crafts movement in London, Glasgow and the Cotswolds, where the Arts and Crafts movement flourished at the turn of the last century.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017 New York City: Wright’s Urban Vision

July 8-10, 2017

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth on a summer excursion to New York City. This three-day, two-night program coincides with the Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Saturday, September 2, 2017 Japan through the Eyes of Frank Lloyd Wright

September 2-13, 2017

See Japan through the eyes of Wright, and discover what he loved about and learned from “that great East” that changed his career. Fall in love with Japan, as he did, on this special 11-day, 10-night journey celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of America’s most famous architect.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Japan through the Eyes of Frank Lloyd Wright

September 12-23, 2017

See Japan through the eyes of Wright, and discover what he loved about and learned from “that great East” that changed his career. Fall in love with Japan, as he did, on this special 11-day, 10-night journey celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of America’s most famous architect.

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