Thursday, April 30

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey in Jewels

Join us for this special lecture where Neil Lane will discuss his passion for jewelry. > Read more

Saturday, May 2

Special Jewelry Conference
"Women and Early 20th Century Art Jewelry"

This one day conference, focusing on 20th century art jewelry, will cover jewelry trends, materials and function as a window into the study of material culture, politics, social change, and world events during the tumultuous time beginning a new century. > Read more

Thursday, May 7

Andrea Palladio: Why Was He the Most Influential Architect of All Time?

Join us in learning more about Andrea Palladio - how the city of Venice shaped him and what he in turn did to shape the city and Renaissance Classical architecture. > Read more

Thursday, May 21

Beautiful, Useful, Enduring:
Chicago Arts and Crafts Jewelry

Join us for a discussion of the artistic and social revival associated with the Chicago Arts and Crafts movement of the early twentieth century. > Read more

Thursday, June 4

The Lower End of Splendor:
Middle Class Jewelry in Context

Discover the fascinating story of how jewelry became a potent means of expressing a woman’s unique personality. > Read more

Visitor Entrance

40 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois Get directions

Featured Program

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey in Jewels
Thursday, April 30

Join us for this special lecture where Neil Lane will discuss his passion for jewelry. Read more

Featured Program

Lady Day: A Billie Holiday Tribute Concert
Friday, May 8

Celebrate the life of Billie Holiday with an evening of music as we pay tribute to this phenomenal artist and icon. Read more