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EAST AURORA, NEW YORK

The History of the Arts and Crafts Movement

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Program #12718RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Chuck LaChiusa

Chuck LaChiusa is the creator of the website Buffaloah.com, a site that is dedicated to the unique architecture and history of Buffalo, N.Y. The site features thousands of photographs taken by LaChiusa of notable buildings, and has received awards from the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo’s Preservation Board and Buffalo Spree Magazine. Chuck is the photographer for the book, "Oakland Place: Gracious Living in Buffalo," and a frequent architectural tour speaker and docent.

Tom Bojanowski

Tom Bojanowski is a Roycroft Renaissance Master Artisan and a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and the American School of Craftsmen. Tom began his career as a designer at Fisher Price Toy Company, situated in East Aurora, N.Y. He is the most versatile of the new Roycroft artisans working in wood and metal, where he plies his handiwork talents in graphic and fine art, printing and hand illumination.

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Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
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Edythe Turgeon

Edythe "Kitty" Turgeon has dedicated the last 39 years to the history and renaissance of the Roycroft, a community in East Aurora, N.Y. that was formed on the influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement. She has served as the executive director of the Foundation for the Study of the Arts and Crafts Movement at Roycroft since 1991, and owned the Roycroft Inn from 1971-1987. Edythe’s preservation efforts at Roycroft ensured that 13 of its buildings were awarded the status of National Historic Landmark.

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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4.9
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