Programs
Youth & Family Programs
Workshops
Saturday, May 16, 2015 LEGO© Architects

Budding architects learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s design, create a basic floorplan, and use LEGOs to build the 3D structure.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 Family Printmaking Workshop at Glencoe Public Library

Frank Lloyd Wright collected Japanese woodblock prints and acknowledged their influence on his designs. You will learn how to create colorful monoprints and have your very own design to take home.

This workshop is appropriate for children ages 7 and up with an adult.

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Monday, June 22, 2015 Youth Architecture Workshop Level 1

In Youth Architecture Workshop Level I, students explore the influence of geometry on Wright’s architecture, learn to use drafting tools, interpret architectural plans and draw to scale, study Wright’s Usonian style, and create their own design for a “client.” They tour Wright’s Home and Studio with a special emphasis on his innovative use of space. A professional architect provides instruction and guidance.

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Monday, July 13, 2015 Youth Architecture Workshop Level I

In Youth Architecture Workshop Level I, students explore the influence of geometry on Wright’s architecture, learn to use drafting tools, interpret architectural plans and draw to scale, study Wright’s Usonian style, and create their own design for a “client.” They tour Wright’s Home and Studio with a special emphasis on his innovative use of space. A professional architect provides instruction and guidance.

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Monday, July 20, 2015 Youth Architecture Workshop Level II

In Youth Architecture Workshop Level II, students learn advanced architectural terms, principles and techniques. They serve as their own clients to plan and design a professional workspace for a career of their choice, and design it to fit onto an existing residential model. They learn to execute plans and elevations, and they tour two prominent architectural firms in downtown Chicago and Unity Temple in downtown Oak Park. A professional architect provides instruction and guidance.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 Youth Architecture Workshop Level II

In Youth Architecture Workshop Level II, students learn advanced architectural terms, principles and techniques. They serve as their own clients to plan and design a professional workspace for a career of their choice, and design it to fit onto an existing residential model. They learn to execute plans and elevations, and they tour two prominent architectural firms in downtown Chicago and Unity Temple in downtown Oak Park. A professional architect provides instruction and guidance.

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Family Tours
Saturday, April 18, 2015 The Wright 3 Mystery Tour

Based on Blue Balliett's novel The Wright 3, the tour is led by specially trained 5th-10th grade Junior Interpreters. Kids and their families experience the space and mystery of the Robie House, the setting of the mystery novel, for themselves.

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