The following events are restricted to members of the Antiquarian Society and their guests. Unless noted, monthly programs begin with a lecture at 11:00, followed by a lunch at noon.
Lecture/Lunch From Renowned to Obscure: New Discoveries in American Decorative Arts Tuesday, October 10 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Brady S. Culp, Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford
Annual Meeting/Lunch Tuesday, November 14 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
Lecture/Lunch Fabergé Tuesday, December 12 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Dr. Wilfried Zeisler, curator of Russian and 19th-century art, Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Lecture/Lunch Past and Present: Steuben and American Glass in the 1920s Tuesday, January 9 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Benjamin Colman, associate curator of decorative arts, Detroit Institute of Art
Lecture/Lunch Male Adornment and Renaissance Jewelry in Jacobean England and the Discovery of Cheapside Hoard Tuesday, February 13 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Natasha Awais-Dean, historian and author
Lecture/Lunch Wealth and Ambition and Taste: Painted Furniture and Interiors in Early 19th Century Philadelphia Tuesday, March 13 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Alexandra Kirtley, Montgomery-Garvan Curator of American Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Lecture/Lunch Grinling Gibbons and the Art of Carving Tuesday, April 3 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite David Esterly, historian, author, and carver
Annual Spring Luncheon Program to be announced Tuesday, April 24 10:45 The Casino, 195 East Delaware Place
Lecture/Afternoon Tea Looking Back, Looking Forward: Collecting American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago Tuesday, May 15 2:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Sarah Kelly Oehler, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art, the Art Institute of Chicago
All of the lecture/luncheon programs take place at the Art Institute of Chicago in the Nichols Board of Trustees Suite, on the second floor of the Modern Wing. The Spring Luncheon on April 24 will take place at the Casino, 195 East Delaware Place, in Chicago.