Tours and Exhibits
Arts & Crafts tours around the world
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ExhibitsBurchfield-Penney Collection - The Roycroft Legacy
Year-round, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York
The Roycroft Legacy is a fascinating exhibition of late 19th and early 20th century furniture, domestic objects, and publications by Roycroft artisans, primarily donated by Charles Rand Penney. Tel: (716) 878-6011
Gustav Stickley and His Era
Ongoing, Syracuse, NY
A small ongoing exhibit of Gustav Stickley and the Arts & Crafts era. Showing period examples of his work along with his peers. At the Everson Museum, corner of Harrison and State Streets. Telephone: 315/447-6064.
Morse Museum - Arts and Crafts Movement
Ongoing, Winter Park, Florida
The collections at the Morse Museum illustrate the goals of the Arts and Crafts movement - the revival of hand craftsmanship, the creation of more satisfying working conditions and the elevation of the decorative arts to the status of fine arts through design unity. (407) 645-5324 for recorded information.
QMA - Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass
Ongoing, Queens, New York
For additional information about the collection, exhibitions, conservation and research please contact The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass directly via email or phone at 718-361-8489.
ToursBoettcher Mansion of Lookout Mountain
Year-round, Golden, CO (20 minutes from Denver)
Tour a 1917 Arts and Crafts mansion, a 10,000 square foot "summer home" built by Charles Boettcher, famous Colorado entrepreneur. Dramatic cathedral ceilings with carved beams, massive stone walk in fireplace, some original hardware and lighting. Japanese patio lanterns are a delight! See permanent exhibit of early Mansion photos and original blueprints, including an ink-on-linen drawing. Open all year round, generally Mon - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday varies. Call for schedule of tours and information on renting for private or corporate meetings and social events. On 110 forested acres with views of the Continental Divide and the Colorado plains. Free for touring. (303) 526-0855.
Bryn Athyn Cathedral
Year-round, Bryn Athyn, PA
Guided tours of the historically significant center of the Swedenborgian Community of Bryn Athyn. Specialty Tours by request. The Cathedral was built between 1919 - 1927 using a purist idea of the Arts and Crafts Artisian Guild System. Some of the original guild shops are still in use and continue to house craftsman. This building and its environment are unique among Arts and Crafts era communities in that the religious beliefs of the Swedenborgian community were blended with the Arts and Crafts ideology. Tours for individuals are free. Tours for large groups $2.00 per person. Contact the Cathedral between the hours of 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at 215.947.0266.
Fallingwater- Frank Lloyd Wright
Year-round, Mill Run, Pennsylvania
For Fallingwater, designed in 1935 for the Edgar J. Kaufmann family of Pittsburgh, Wright responded to the family's love for a waterfall on Bear Run, a rushing mountain stream. Visitor Services: 724-329-8501
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Year-round, Oak Park, IL
Tours led by guides from the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation, these 45-minute tours of FLW's restored home and studio are offered year-round. Monday - Friday 11 a.m., 1p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 951 Chicago, Oak Park, IL 60302, (708) 848-1976.
Ongoing, Pasadena, CA
The David B. Gamble House, constructed in 1908, is an internationally recognized masterpiece of the turn-of-the-century Arts and Crafts movement in America. It is the most complete and original example of the work of architects Charles & Henry Greene. A National Historic Landmark. One-hour guided tours Thursday-Sunday noon-3 p.m. Closed national holidays. General admission: $8; Students/65+: $5; Children under 12 with an adult, FREE. Group tours available by reservation. For information call 626/793-3334 or visit the Web site.
George White and Anna Gunn Marston House
Ongoing, San Diego, CA
A craftsman style mansion built in 1905. Docent led tours are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm. Regular admission: $5; seniors, military and students: $4. Children under 6 are admitted free of charge.
Glensheen - The Historic Congdon Estate
Ongoing, Duluth, Minnesota
This one-hour fully guided tour of Glensheen's family living and work spaces showcases original interiors in styles ranging from Renaissance Revival and Colonial Revival to Arts & Crafts. From May 26, 2007 to October 21, 2007: Site open daily from 9 AM to 5:30 PM; first tour begins at 9:30 AM, and last tour begins at 4 PM; closed Christmas weekend. From October 22, 2007 to May 21, 2008: Site open during weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM; first tour begins at 10 AM, and last tour begins at 3 PM; closed Christmas weekend. Please call 218-726-8910 for future seasonal hours.
Pleasant Home - The John Farson House
Ongoing, Tuesday through Sunday
Located in the heart of Oak Park, Illinois, one of the nation's most architecturally significant villages, Pleasant Home is an architectural treasure designed in 1897 by noted Prairie Style architect George W. Maher for investment banker and philanthropist John W. Farson.
Year-round, Flagstaff, Arizona
The East Wing of the Mansion is seen by guided tour only. Daily tours are given on the hour. Tour size is limited and reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are made by calling the Park at (928) 779-4395. Your guide will lead you through a pristine historic home filled with original artifacts, handcrafted furniture, and personal mementos of the Riordan families.
Ongoing, Racine, Wisconsin
Wingspread is a 14,000 sq. foot home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Herbert Fisk Johnson. Built in 1938-39 on 36 acres on the shore of Lake Michigan. Public Tours are limited toTuesday through Thursday from 9:30am - 3:00pm. No tours are given during conferences. Call 262-681-3353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing, Manchester, New Hampshire
The Zimmerman House is the only residence in New England designed by the acclaimed American architect - Frank Lloyd Wright and open to the public. Wright designed the Zimmerman House in 1950, planning its gardens, its built-in and freestanding furniture, its textiles, and even the mailbox! The Zimmerman house offers a glimpse into the 1950s - 1960s, and the private lives of Isadore and Lucille Zimmerman, who lived in the home for 36 years.
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