Wright in the Region day trips give you exclusive access to Frank Lloyd Wright’s most celebrated landmarks in Illinois and Wisconsin. Our expert guides provide custom content and in-depth analysis—plus, we do all the driving.

Wright’s Pride of the Prairie—Dana House and Millikin Place

Thursday, October 20

Our day trip to Springfield, Illinois, to view the magnificent Susan Lawrence Dana House, also visits the Prairie style community of Millikin Place, with works by Marion Mahony, and includes a tour of Wright’s splendid privately owned Edward P. Irving House in Decatur. The spectacular Dana House features some of Wright’s most famous art-glass designs and one of the largest collections of original Wright-designed furniture.

Includes transportation, snacks, lunch, admission and tours.

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Wright in the Modern Workplace—SC Johnson Administration Building and Research Tower

Tuesday, November 15

Tour the landmark SC Johnson Administration Building and see the innovative Frank Lloyd Wright-designed workspaces that transformed the company. Glimpse more of Wright in the Modern Workplace as you visit the neighboring Research Tower, recently opened to the public in May 2014.

After lunch, continue on to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, designed by Barry Byrne, for an exclusive tour. One of Wright’s most celebrated mentees, Byrne’s forward thinking revolutionized design within the Catholic Church. At St. Patrick’s in Racine, he collaborated with Alfonso Iannelli to create a striking yet accessible house of worship.

Includes transportation, snacks, lunch, admission and tours.

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Some of the properties visited on these tours require traversing stairs and uneven outdoor surfaces. For questions about site accessibility and how we can accommodate your specific needs, call 312.994.4057 or email jarnold@flwright.org.