New York
Frank Lloyd Wright, Roycroft and the Arts and Crafts Movement
Meet traditional artisans, attend crafts demonstrations and explore authentic Roycroft homes as you join experts to learn the story of the Arts and Crafts Movement in Western New York.
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Program No. 12718RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Join us at the historic Arts and Crafts community of Roycroft — founded by the entrepreneur Elbert Hubbard in 1895 — to explore Western New York's turn-of-the-century trail of architecture, art, craft and philosophy. Discover the renaissance of preservation, 21st Century decorative arts and the holistic ideals of an era of new thought. Field trips to the Frank Lloyd Wright Martin Complex and Graycliff Estate offer a look at the architect’s local gems, while an investigation into the works of William Morris and John Ruskin offer a look at the roots of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to 5 city blocks; standing up to 1-1/2 hours. Climbing stairs and standing during visits to historic homes.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Meet Roycroft Renaissance artisans and observe their crafts during on-site demonstrations.
  • Delight in evening receptions at two historic Roycroft homes and experience their ambiance.
  • Learn about the life and work of Roycroft’s charismatic founder, Elbert Hubbard.

General Notes

The Roycroft Inn is a historic inn and has a limited number of rooms with 2 beds. Therefore, we cannot offer roommate matching services on this program or guarantee 2 bed room requests. Please see lodging description for more information.
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