You are here

Bus Tour—Wright in Wisconsin: Madison and Spring Green

September 28, 2012
1:00AM1:00AM
$680 per member

September 28-29, 2012

Join Bill Hinchliff for a two-day exploration of important Frank Lloyd Wright sites in Madison and Spring Green, Wisconsin. Tour Monona Terrace, the remarkable convention center that Wright designed for the city in 1938 but which was not built until 1997 with alterations to his design. Also visit the Unitarian Meeting House (1947) and the Herbert Jacobs House (1936), the first of Wright’s Usonian homes. Continue to Spring Green, and check into the House on the Rock Resort, designed by Taliesin Associates. On the second day, tour Taliesin in two parts: the interior and exterior of the house itself and the Hillside Home Complex, which today serves as the office and drafting studio for the Taliesin Fellowship, the school that Wright founded in the early 1930s, and Taliesin Associates, the related architectural firm.

Cost: $680 per person based on double occupancy, single supplement add $80. Full payment is due at time of booking and indicates acceptance of all group arrangements. Cost Includes: Private, deluxe motorcoach transportation throughout itinerary, beginning and ending at the Art Institute; one night at the House on the Rock Resort; one breakfast at the hotel, two lunches, and one dinner; all activities described in the itinerary; all taxes, gratuities, fees, and porterage; services of Bill Hinchliff as tour leader throughout and local docents/guides. Not Included: Meals or beverages not specifically mentioned as included; items of a personal nature; transportation from home to the Art Institute and return.

This program involves considerable walking during sightseeing excursions as well as to and from authorized motorcoach parking areas. Portions of this tour may not be fully handicapped accessible. Please call the Member Travel department at (312) 443-3115 for detailed information.  


To register for this tour, call (312) 443-3115.


Upon registration, each participant will be provided with an Art Institute of Chicago Waiver and Release form that must be signed and returned to the Member Travel department prior to program departure.

Cancellations: Participants may cancel on or before August 28, 2012, with a $100-per-person cancellation fee plus payment of any nonrefundable costs. There will be no refund after this date. If canceled space can be filled from an existing waitlist, cancellation fee will be limited to $100 per person. Trip cancellation insurance is recommended; an application will be sent with reservation confirmation. Cancellation Terms: The Art Institute of Chicago (“AIC”) and William B. Hinchliff (“Tour Operator”) reserve the right to withdraw the tour or any part if it and to make such alterations in the itinerary as to it (or them) seems necessary and desirable. In the event of the cancellation of the tour prior to departure, a full refund will constitute full settlement between all parties. No refund shall be due from AIC in conjunction with changes in rates or itineraries or substitution of suppliers. No refund will be made for any unused portion of the tour. AIC and/or Tour Operator reserve the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the tour if AIC, Tour Operator, or both determine that an individual is engaging in behavior that is disruptive to the tour and, in the event such authority is exercised, the participant waives any right and all claims for damages. Baggage and personal effects are the sole responsibility of owners at all times. Upon registration, each participant will be provided with an Art Institute of Chicago Waiver and Release form that must be signed and returned to the Member Travel department prior to program departure