open for the season—tours by reservation only

Events

April 19-20, 2024

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rockford artscene 2024

 

Community art walk with tours of the Laurent House offered by donation.

May 11, 2024

2:30 p.m.

Maynard Parker 1955 Exterior

“Frank lloyd wright, the laurents & the usonian house”

 

Lecture by John Waters, architect for the FLW Building Conservancy. Lecture will be held at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, located at 4500 Spring Creek Road in Rockford, Illinois.

June 8, 2024

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Twilight tour

Special twilight tour to celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday.

June 20, 2024

Laurent House Illustration

donor recognition night

Special donor recognition reception held at the Laurent House.

June 22, 2024

Laurent House Illustration

“Growing up wright”

Lecture by Lonnie Lovness on the FLW Lovness Estate in Stillwater, Minnesota, developed by her parents and Frank Lloyd Wright. Lonnie is the author of the new book, Growing Up Wright.

September 14, 2024

4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Maynard Parker 1955 Exterior

bourbon, brisket & blues:

preserving the wright house

 

Join us for our annual fundraiser to support the ongoing preservation of the Laurent House by Frank Lloyd Wright.

October 19, 2024

Maynard Parker 1955 Exterior

Frank lloyd wright & the ghost of mamah bouton borthwick

 

The Laurent House and Pettit Chapel—both designed by Frank Lloyd Wright—present Ellie Carlson as the ghost of Mamah Bouton Borthwick, the great love of Frank Lloyd Wright’s life. Mamah, for whom Taliesin was built, was brutally murdered, along with her children, at Taliesin in 1914. Ms. Carlson presents Mamah as a ghost at the moment of her death to tell the story of her life with Frank Lloyd Wright.

October 25-27, 2024

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advanced photo workshop with andrew pielage

Three-day photography workshop with renowned FLW photographer Andrew Pielage. Dive deeper into photography while exploring the FLW Laurent House, the FLW Penwern Estate, and the internationally-renowned Anderson Japanese Gardens.

November 23, 2024

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the laurent house lecture series

Lecture by Greg Brewer, architectural historian and docent, on FLW’s Usonian development in Galesburg, Michigan, particularly the Eppstein House, followed by Mollie Singh speaking on the Pratt House, with a book signing afterwards.

Weekends in December

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laurent house holiday tours

Join us for a Holiday Tour and see the Laurent House all decked out for Christmas!