Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: Japanese Art Wood Block Print 3-Day Activity
Frank Lloyd Wright loved the arts from Japan. One of his favorite artistic techniques was a Japanese wood printing method called Ukiyo-e that historically required a collaboration between four people. In this 3-day Virtual Classroom activity, you’ll learn how to make your own Ukiyo-e style block print using fewer people!
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 5, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: Shaped House
Frank Lloyd Wright designed many homes using only one shape as his guide, while still managing to incorporate the nature of the home’s location. For this activity, you and your family will choose a nature setting and one shape with the goal of designing a home using just one shape that also reflects its environment.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 29, 2020
Vanguard Supports Virtual Education Initiatives for Kids
Are you and your family sheltering at home? Since young aspiring architects can’t come to us, we’ve found new ways to bring Frank Lloyd Wright’s famed principles of organic architecture and solutions-based design directly into your homes. Find out how Vanguard has helped support the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s efforts to keep kids engaged online with Virtual Summer Camps and a Virtual Classroom.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 13, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: Discovering Light
Learn how Frank Lloyd Wright became a mastermind with light by using a flashlight around your home in this fun, illuminating activity.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 8, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: The Nature of Abstract Art
Frank Lloyd Wright was inspired by the lines and patterns found throughout the Sonoran Desert. For this Virtual Classroom activity, you will observe the nature all around you and use it to create your own abstract art piece.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 30, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: One Paper, One Structure
Test yourself with this short family activity to see if you can create a home or structure entirely from just one piece of paper. Frank Lloyd Wright worked in a very self-defined style and now, like Wright, it’s your turn to build something unique with just a sheet of paper that reflects your creative style.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 17, 2020
2-Dimensional Drawings for the Future: UPENN Preservation Research
Earlier this year, two students in the historic preservation program at PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania’s Design School, conducted in-depth, on-site research on the historic preservation of Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory in Scottsdale, Arizona. Here, Mónica P. Ortiz Cortés, Assoc. AIA, a native of Puerto Rico, shares some of her findings and insight from the experience.
Monica Cortes | Jun 15, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: “Iggy Peck, Architect” Book Reading
This Virtual Classroom features a special video storytime reading of “Iggy Peck, Architect,” a children’s book by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 10, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: Designing for Extreme Environments
Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings for a variety of harsh environments. One of his top priorities for his buildings was to keep people safe. In this activity, your family will take part in an extreme design challenge. Like Wright, you’ll be tasked to design a home within a harsh environment while finding ways to keep your family safe in such an extreme place.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 3, 2020