Rise and Shine - October 31 – "Remembering Dr. King: 1929-1968"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Brittany Hutchinson, assistant curator at the Chicago History Museum, discusses the museum’s exhibit, Remembering Dr. King:  1929-1968.  The exhibit features photographs depicting key moments in Dr. King’s work and the Civil Rights mov...

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Mrs. Thorne's World of Miniatures

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Sally Sexton Kalmbach of Chicago History Tours and the author of Mrs. Thorne's World of Miniatures discusses the Art Institute's Thorne Minature Rooms.  She will share historic photographs and stories about Narcissa Niblack Thorne, who beg...

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Andy Warhol Exhibit

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

P.D. Young, a gallery educator and museum imaging professional at the Art Institute of Chicago, discusses Andy Warhol and the museum's current exhibit, Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again.

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.


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Chicago's Pizza History

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Jonathan Porter, the founder of Chicago Pizza Tours, discusses pizza's history, from its components and the earliest pizzas to its arrival in Chicago and assimilation into Chicago culture. He will conclude with a virtual tour of Chicago's pizza sc...

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 Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II. 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Author and noted photo historian Richard Cahan discusses the creation of his book, Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II.  The book features images of famed photographers such as Dorthea Lange and Ansel Adam...

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