Discovery Day—Taliesin West Open House in Celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday

June 8, 2019
Taliesin West

Enjoy a day of celebration on Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday during our free, all-ages open house event at Taliesin West. Explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory with a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations.

While at Discovery Day you’ll experience:

  • Taliesin West’s iconic architecture
  • Live music and films
  • Hands-on bridge-building activity
  • Cyanotype photographic printing workshop
  • Local Arizona artisan pop-up shop
  • Interactive textile and design demonstration
  • Display of Box Projects (original birthday gifts for Frank Lloyd Wright made by apprentices)
  • Demonstrations on building conservation science, including material composition and degradation involving wood, finishes, and masonry
  • Sale at the Frank Lloyd Wright Store
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation members will receive exclusive access to Taliesin West’s Garden Room. Become a member to gain special access on this day.


Discovery Day is not a tour of Taliesin West; it requires walking throughout the historic core. Most activities and stops take place outdoors. Please dress accordingly for hot weather and stone/gravel walking paths.



Saturday, June 8, 2019


10 am – 4 pm; Last entry is 3 pm



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Only certified service animals are allowed at Taliesin West. Pets and other animals whose sole function is to provide comfort, companionship, or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act or state law and are not permitted.

This first-ever Discovery Day at Taliesin West is generously sponsored by Comerica Bank.


By purchasing or obtaining admission to Taliesin West, visitors hereby authorize the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (hereinafter “Foundation”) to use their appearance and/or likeness as taken at Taliesin West in print, online and video-based marketing materials, including illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising, as well as other Foundation publications and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto. Visitors release and hold harmless the Foundation, its employees, and its contractors from any reasonable expectation of privacy or confidentiality for themselves and for their minor child or children associated with the images specified above. Visitors also release the Foundation, its contractors, its employees and any third parties involved in the creation or publication of Foundation publications, from liability for any claims in connection with such use. 

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