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Saturdays, May 14 through October 15

Lasting Legacies 2016

A unique walking tour illustrating seven civic-minded entrepreneurial women who led fascinating lives in the prestigious neighborhood of McCormickville. > Read more

Saturdays, May 14 through October 15

Mansions and Millionaires 2016

Spend an afternoon exploring the rich and varied history of Chicago’s River North district, a neighborhood formerly known as McCormickville. > Read more

Thursday, October 6

Mark Twain Lecture

This lecture by Jennifer A. Greenhill, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History, American Art and Visual Culture, University of Southern California explore the creative possibilities offered by the comic press during the Gilded Age through the work of Mark Twain. > Read more

Thursday, October 13

Artistic Furniture

This second Nickerson Lecture by Moira Gallagher, Research Assistant in the American Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, brings to light the significant, yet little known cabinet making and decorating enterprise of George A. Schastey. > Read more

Saturday, October 15

Sin in the Second City

Our popular Book Club steps into the perfumed parlors of Chicago's Everleigh Club through a discussion of Karen Abbott's novel Sin in the Second City facilitated by Dr. Amy Lippert, Historian, University of Chicago. > Read more

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Featured Program

Mark Twain Lecture
Thursday, October 6

This lecture by Jennifer A. Greenhill, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History, American Art and Visual Culture, University of Southern California explore the creative possibilities offered by the comic press during the Gilded Age through the work of Mark Twain. Read more

Featured Program

Artistic Furniture
Thursday, October 13

This second Nickerson Lecture by Moira Gallagher, Research Assistant in the American Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, brings to light the significant, yet little known cabinet making and decorating enterprise of George A. Schastey. Read more

Duris Autem

Mirum est notare quam littera gothica > Read More