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“Taliesin works like a charm on everybody that comes within its atmosphere,” penned Wright to his friend and client Darwin Martin in 1929. Join us for these bucket list opportunities and become part of our community for a weekend. These one-of-a-kind three and four-day experiences are designed to allow you to disconnect, immerse, and explore. Each workshop is limited to 10 participants, ensuring an intimate experience and allowing for in-depth instruction.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

This summer, we are thrilled to announce an incredible opportunity for individuals eager to dive into our immersive workshops. We believe in fostering learning experiences for everyone, which is why we are proud to offer scholarships for our upcoming workshops.

Key Details:

  • Workshop Enrollment Opens: March 1 at 12:00PM CT
  • To apply for a scholarship and secure your spot in our workshops: Complete the application form by March 1 (Due to the high demand of these workshops, to ensure you are considered, we recommend submitting before March 1, when these programs will be bookable).

Approved applicants will proceed to complete workshop enrollment with our team. For more information, review our Scholarship Guidelines/Procedures

BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY

Friday, August 2 – Sunday, August 4

(3 days, 2 nights)

$1,500

Ages 18+

In this beginner class, photographer Andrew Pielage teaches lighting, composition, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO—all the tools you need to control your camera.

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INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY

Thursday, August 8 – Sunday, August 11

(4 days, 3 nights)

$1,800 

Ages 18+

Learn to look critically at composition, engage in peer photo critiques, and learn about the powerful editing software Adobe Lightroom that will take your photos to the next level.

SOLD OUT

KOKORO: HEALTH FOR SPIRIT, BODY, COMMUNITY

Thursday, August 15 – Sunday, August 18

(4 days, 3 nights)

$1,800 

Ages 18+

Join Professor Kimiko Gunji and curator Tim Gruner for an introduction to the Japanese concept of Kokoro and spiritual enrichment illustrated by the Japanese Tea Ceremony.

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CREATIVE WRITING: PLANNING YOUR MEMOIR OR NOVEL

Thursday, September 5 – Sunday, September 8

(4 days, 3 nights)

$1,800

Ages 18+

Led by award-winning author Geoff Herbach, this writing workshop will use Taliesin as a backdrop to help writers develop “island” scenes, those most important to one’s project and that create a spine for the larger work.

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BIOPHILIA: DESIGNING WITH NATURE

Friday, September 13 – Sunday, September 15

(3 days, 2 nights)

$1,500

Ages 18+

Join design collaborative Art & Sons for a weekend filled with design. Discuss design, nature, and our place within it all — while immersing in Wright’s organic architectural marvel, Taliesin. At the end of the weekend, participants will leave with a limited edition print to commemorate their experience.

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING

Thursday, September 19 – Sunday, September 22

(4 days, 3 nights)

$1,800

Ages 18+

Whether novice or advanced, plein air painting is a great way to improve your artistic practice. In this workshop, artist Jan Norsetter covers color mixing, paint application, composition, editing, and brush care. Attendees will experience classes in the famed Hillside Drafting Studio while enjoying open access to Frank Lloyd Wright’s estate.

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BREAD BAKING LAB WITH BAZILE BOOTH

Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6

(3 days, 2 nights)

$1,500

Ages 18+

Discover the world of flavor beyond all-purpose flour with Bazile Booth! Learn about the facets of wheat that seasoned bakers use to perfect their loaves including gluten development, wheat varieties, milling styles, enhanced digestibility, and flavor development through sourdough techniques.

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To experience Taliesin in its fullest, workshop participants will access a variety of historic spaces and the pristine rural landscape of Driftless Wisconsin.

Complementary housing is included in the workshop experience. Please note that we are not aiming at being a hotel or resort, but focus on carrying out the timeless elements of the Taliesin Legacy – connecting people, architecture, and the land. Each of you will be housed in a single room across the Taliesin estate in rustic Taliesin Fellowship dwellings, with shared bathrooms, access to a kitchenette, and living space.

Each workshop includes a welcome reception in the main residence and a tour of the buildings. Classroom instruction will be held in the world-renowned Hillside Drafting Studio, and in other designated spaces across the Taliesin estate. Lunch and breakfast will be served at the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, while dinner is a wonderful opportunity to explore the local artisanal community individually or as a group.

Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non-refundable even if plans change due to circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taliesin is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, and all ticket sales support our mission to preserve the cultural, built, and natural environments. In the unfortunate event that Taliesin Preservation cancels the event, guests will be notified in advance, and offered a full refund to the original payment method.