Mrs. Thorne's Wold of Miniatures

Saturday, February 21 and March 7
11 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Museum Members $20; $30 including book
Public $25; $35 including book  
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Join us for our fist Book Club of the New Year. Narcissa Niblack Thorne gained world-wide recognition for the miniature rooms she created with such exacting detail that they became educational tools for student of architecture and interior design. Discover the fascinating details of Mrs. James Ward Thorne’s life and how her collection ended up at the Art Institute of Chicago with popular Chicago Historian and author Sally Kalmbach.

A welcome email will introduce the book, the author, and discussion topics. Participants should arrive to the book club having read the book. Tickets include Museum admission. The book is available in the Museum Store. Light refreshments will be provided.

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