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Clara and Mr. Tiffany
Lecture by Susan Vreeland
Wednesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 6
Museum Members $25; Public $30 Buy tickets
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Discover the secrets of the “Tiffany Girls” with internationally known author Susan Vreeland. This illustrated lecture will explore the world of the Women’s Department at Tiffany Studios. Through her collection of contemporary and historic images of lamps, windows, and vases, Susan Vreeland will discuss her work and research on the staff of the Women’s Department at Tiffany Studios, widely known as the “Tiffany Girls”. Learn how personalities behind her book, Clara and Mr. Tiffany, designed and constructed the leaded glass lamps. This one hour lecture will be followed by a Q & A and book signing with the author.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Susan Vreeland is the internationally known, award-winning author of art-related historical fiction. Four of her novels have been New York Times Best Sellers. Her work has been translated into twenty-six languages, and has frequently been selected as Book Sense Picks.
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Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Saturday, October 11
Discuss Gilded Age fiction, biography, and history with the authors and historians. Join us for a lively discussion of Oscar Wilde’s only published novel. Read more
Gypsy Jazz: Swing Gitan
Friday, October 17
Back by popular demand! Chicago's premiere gypsy-jazz band, Swing Gitan, led by Alfonso Ponticello returns to the Museum for an evening of foot-tappin' swing played on acoustic instruments in the 1930's-style music of guitarist Django Reinhardt. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Gardens for a Beautiful America
Thursday, October 30
Gilded Age industrialism brought a new prosperity, but at the price of once pristine forests, rivers, and blue skies, devastated by continental railroad building and factory pollution. This lecture will explore the work of wealthy women and landscape architects to green America. Read more
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