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The Price Tower opens Frank Lloyd Wright Journey to the Prairie exhibit

Posted: June 01, 2017

The Price Tower opens Frank Lloyd Wright Journey to the Prairie exhibit, bringing a new experience to the art of storytelling in the gallery. The members only preview of the Frank Lloyd Wright’s Journey to the Prairie exhibit wowed more than 80 visitors last night with the addition of the Virtual Reality Experience to the offering in the gallery. The exhibit immerses guests into the life and career of Frank Lloyd Wright from his youth to the realization of his first and only skyscraper, the Price Tower. Featuring interactive stations such as a leaded "glass" lit table, a lincoln log room, and a recreation of the Taliesin West studio in Arizona, the exhibit offers an educational learning experience for the entire family. The Virtual Reality Experience takes guests on a virtual journey across the globe to visit places like the Guggenheim in New York, or simply be immersed into your own creative art space with a Tilted Brush application. This exhibit opens to the public at 5:30 pm on Friday, June 2 with a reception, refreshments and free admission. A gem to be treasured, it will offer guests a refreshing art experience to enjoy time and again. This is definitely a must-do for summer agendas. For details or to get a membership at the Price Tower, please call 918-336-4949 or visit www.pricetower.org.

WHAT: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Journey to the Prairie

WHEN: June 2 through August 27. Public opening & reception June 2 at 5:30pm

WHERE: Price Tower Arts Center, 510 S. Dewey Ave.

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Celebrate Frank! The Price Tower will be participating in a nationwide celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday on June 8. Joining Frank Lloyd Wright sites across the country, the Price Tower will be offering docent led tours for $1.50 from June 8 to June 10. On June 8 and 9, tours will be offered at 11am, 1pm , 2pm, and 6pm, while on June 10, they will be offered at 11am, and then every half hour starting at 1pm with the last booking at 4pm. Reservations are highly recommended as these spots fill up quickly with only 10 slots per tour available. The Price Tower will host a true birthday celebration on June 10 with birthday cake, crafts, and other activities in honor of the renowned architect and creator of the Price Tower. For more information or to make reservations, please call 918-336-4949.

WHAT: Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday Celebration

WHEN: June 8, 9, 10

WHERE: Price Tower Arts Center, 510 S. Dewey Ave

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