Taliesin is the home, studio, school, and agricultural estate of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright  with seven buildings designed by Wright between 1886 and 1959, and nearly 800 acres of designed landscapes Join us in 2017 as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth and the 50th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center Visit the Taliesin Preservation website for the full slate of events.

Each Friday, July-September
Twilight at Taliesin Tour
5-7 p.m.

Experience Taliesin in the atmosphere of early evening on this 2-hour leisurely look at Wright's home Taliesin. Your guide will lead you from the orchard through the gardens and courtyards, to Taliesin, where you'll tour Wright's home and studio. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks and end the evening with a light dessert on Wright's bedroom terrace.

Pair Twilight at Taliesin with a Friday evening performance on the Hill at American Players Theatre, and receive a promo code for 25% off with your purchase of a Twilight at Taliesin ticket.
Monday, July 10 & 24
Rural Musicians Forum 
Concert Series

This summer, the Rural Musicians Forum brings another remarkable concert series to the Hillside Theater featuring a broad range of classical and folk musical traditions. For more than 25 years, RMF has brought live music to magical rural spaces in the Wisconsin River Valley, inspiring a love for music and virtuoso musicians in the community.
Saturday & Sunday July 29-30
Chinese Brush Painting
with Yueh-mei Cheng

This course, designed for both beginning and experienced painters, leads you to explore the spirit of nature by observation, meditation, and imagination. Participants learn the fundamentals of the spontaneous style of Chinese painting with simple strokes of ink and subtle color washes.

Saturday & Sunday August 5-6
Photographing Wright
with Andrew Pielage

The architecture of Taliesin is the backdrop for a enjoyable weekend of photography with award-winning professional photographer Andrew Pielage. Participants of this workshop will have access intimate interior and exterior spaces of the Taliesin estate. This course is designed for both beginning and experienced photographers.
Sunday, August 6
Monday, August 7

Celebrating Wright’s 150th

In Word and Music: The Taliesin Community Chorus Presents a World Premiere Composition

Taliesin Preservation and the Rural Musicians Forum present music and spoken word from Frank Lloyd Wright to Bach, Copland, and others — and the world premiere of a new choral composition by Scott Gendel in honor of Wright’s 150th performed by the Taliesin Community Chorus. 
Sunday, August 27
with Chef Rob Grisham
Sunday, September 17
with Chef Jonathan Griffin
Sunday, October 8
with Chef Kelly McNabb

Taliesin Farm Dinner Series

In the spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture and Taliesin's rich farming history, Taliesin Preservation will host three farm dinners in 2017, each dinner featuring the produce and harvest of the season. Join us for a dining experience celebrating the Taliesin landscape and highlighting the land-use legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Each event includes a 
four-course farm-to-table dinner with local beer and wine in a relaxed atmosphere and breathtaking environment. Dinner will be sourced from local producers, including farm-fresh seasonal vegetables from the Taliesin Farm. 

  © 2017 Pedro E. Guerrero Archives

Tuesday, September 5
Film & Reception:

“Pedro E. Guerrero: 

A Photographer’s Journey”

A reception featuring local wine and cheese at the Hillside School and an exhibit of Guerrero's photography in the Dana Gallery, followed by a free screening of the PBS American Masters documentary “Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey” at Taliesin’s Hillside Theater. The event celebrates the 20-year friendship between Wright and Guerrero. A milestone year for both, it is Guerrero’s 100th and Wright’s 150th birthdays. *Ticket price is for the reception and exhibit.

Receive a 10% discount at the Taliesin Bookstore anytime and other benefits. 
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