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Saturday, May 17, 2014 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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Saturday, May 31, 2014 Origami Workshop at the Morton Grove Public Library

Discover how Japanese art influenced Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, and learn basic folds and designs in origami to make figures inspired by architecture.

Grades 4-6.

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Froebel Block Workshop at the Eisenhower Public Library

Froebel blocks were developed in the 1830s by Friedrich Froebel, the father of kindergarten, who believed that children learn through play. Now your family can discover the fun and excitement of building with Froebel blocks at the Eisenhower Public Library in a workshop presented by the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. For children ages 6 and up.

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Friday, June 13, 2014 Pentomino Workshop with The Wright 3 Virtual Tour at the Skokie Public Library

Pentominoes have been popularized by the characters in The Wright 3, a popular novel by best-selling author Blue Balliett, who used three-dimensional pentominoes as their inspiration in solving the mystery. During the workshop, children build, design, solve problems and learn to think critically using these classic geometric puzzle pieces. For children in grades 4-8.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014 Froebel Block Workshop at the Barrington Area Library

Discover the fun and excitement of building with Froebel blocks at the Barrington Area Library. Frank Lloyd Wright played with Froebel blocks as a child and credited them with influencing his architectural career. For children in grades 2-4.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014 Art Glass Done Wright at the Barrington Area Library

Frank Lloyd Wright designed art-glass windows and doors for his Prairie style buildings. Learn about Wright’s designs and create your own art-glass designs inspired by Wright. Grades 5-8.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014 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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Monday, June 23, 2014 Youth Architecture Workshop Level 1

These workshops give 7th through 12th grade students an opportunity to practice design, drawing, and model-building in the inspiring drafting room of Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio.  Level 1 provides basic instruction in Wright’s Usonian design.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Art Glass Done Wright at the Evanston Public Library

Frank Lloyd Wright designed art-glass windows and doors for his Prairie style buildings. Learn about Wright’s designs and create your own art-glass designs inspired by Wright. For children ages 7-10 with an adult.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Frank Lloyd Wright and the Art of Japan

Join the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust at Unity Temple to explore the ancient arts of Japan and their influence on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Saturday, July 12, 2014 Summer Saturdays: Sun Prints

Create your own magical sun print inspired by the Robie House art glass. Your artwork is yours to share and take home. Ages 7 and up with an adult.

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Monday, July 14, 2014 Youth Architecture Workshop Level I

These workshops give 7th through 12th grade students an opportunity to practice design, drawing, and model-building in the inspiring drafting room of Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio.  Level 1 provides basic instruction in Wright’s Usonian design.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014 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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Sunday, July 20, 2014 Froebel Block Workshop at the Northbrook Public Library

Discover the fun and excitement of building with Froebel blocks at the Northbrook Public Library. Frank Lloyd Wright played with Froebel blocks as a child and credited them with influencing his architectural career. For children ages 5-8 with a parent.

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Monday, July 21, 2014 Youth Architecture Workshop Level II

In Youth Architecture Workshop Level II, students 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 also tour two prominent architectural firms in downtown Chicago and Unity Temple in Oak Park. A professional architect provides instruction and guidance.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014 Summer Saturdays: Art Glass Done Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright designed art-glass windows and doors for his Prairie style buildings. Learn about Wright’s designs and create your own art-glass designs inspired by Wright. Ages 7 and up with an adult.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 Prairie School Design Workshop

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie style is characterized by its geometric designs, horizontal lines, lack of ornamentation, and simple hipped roofs. To experience the Prairie style for themselves, students will tour Wright’s Robie House.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014 Summer Saturdays: Origami

Discover how Japanese art influenced Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, and learn basic folds and designs in origami to make figures inspired by architecture. Ages 8 and up with an adult.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014 Summer Saturdays: Family Printmaking

Create colorful monoprints inspired by the Japanese woodblock prints that influenced Wright. Ages 6 and up with an adult.

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Saturday, August 16, 2014 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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Family Tours
Saturday, April 26, 2014 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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Saturday, May 3, 2014 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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Saturday, May 10, 2014 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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Saturday, May 17, 2014 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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Saturday, May 24, 2014 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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Saturday, May 31, 2014 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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Saturday, June 7, 2014 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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Saturday, June 14, 2014 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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Saturday, June 21, 2014 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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Saturday, June 28, 2014 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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Saturday, July 5, 2014 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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Saturday, July 12, 2014 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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Saturday, July 19, 2014 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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Saturday, July 26, 2014 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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