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Saturday, August 12

Summer Book Club - Black Point by Jerome T. Burke

This engaging summer read, set in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, combines history, romance, and time travel! > Read more

Friday, August 18

Travel Tour: Crab Tree Farm & Ragdale: Explore Chicago’s Arts and Crafts Movement

Our summer travel tour takes us back to the ever-popular Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff as well as Howard Van Doren Shaw’s former summer estate, Ragdale. > Read more

Friday, October 6

A Toast to the Gilded Age: Crafting Cognac - Sold Out!

Named after the town in France which bears its name, Cognac has experienced a resurgence with the increased popularity of craft cocktails. > Read more

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40 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois Get directions

Featured Program

Saints & Sinners Walking Tour: Chicago's Legacy of Virtue and Vice
Every Friday, June 2 - September 1

Explore the dichotic human struggle between Virtue and Vice with this new summer walking tour. Experience Chicago's storied past from a new perspective. Read more

Featured Program

Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day
Friday, July 14

This year, in honor of our special exhibition L’Affichomonia, join us to celebrate the liberation of France! This family-friendly afternoon includes live music, sweet bits, and activities for kids. Read more

Featured Program

Travel Tour: Crab Tree Farm & Ragdale: Explore Chicago’s Arts and Crafts Movement
Friday, August 18

Our summer travel tour takes us back to the ever-popular Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff as well as Howard Van Doren Shaw’s former summer estate, Ragdale. Read more

Duris Autem

Mirum est notare quam littera gothica > Read More