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 Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia Tuesday, October 11 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Dennis Carr, Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of Decorative Arts and Scuplture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Annual Meeting/Lunch Tuesday, November 8 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
Lecture/Lunch Introduction to the Reinstalled Renaissance and Medieval Galleries at the Art Institute Tuesday, December 13 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Jonathan Tavares, associate curator of arms and armor, The Art Institute of Chicago
Lecture/Lunch The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman: Making it Modern Tuesday, January 10 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Margi Hofer, vice president and director, New York Historical Society, New York
Lecture/Lunch The Latest Dish: A Century of Collecting European Ceramics in America Tuesday, February 14 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Letitia Roberts, former vice president of Sotheby's and an expert on European ceramics and Chinese export porcelain
Lecture/Lunch Early American Glass in Philadelphia Tuesday, March 14 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Mary Mills, historic glass specialist, Cultural Resources, Philadelphia Metro
Lecture/Lunch Fabergé: Jeweler to the Russian Imperial Court Tuesday, April 11 11:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Nicholas B. A. Nicholson, Senior Vice President, Division Head of American and European Furniture and Decorative Arts at Freeman’s, America’s oldest auction house
Annual Spring Luncheon Rooms for Today: Easy Living with Antiques Tuesday, April 25 10:30 The Casino, 195 East Delaware Place Suzanne Rheinstein, internationally recognized interior designer and owner of Hollyhock
Lecture/Afternoon Tea The Antiquarian Society: Celebrating 140 years Tuesday, May 16 2:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite Celia Hilliard, cultural historian and Antiquarian Society board member
All of the lecture/luncheon programs take place at the Art Institute of Chicago, except the Spring Luncheon, which occurs at the Casino.
3 hours 42 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The average museum visitor spends less than 30 seconds looking at a work of art. So what's it like see a six-hour music video?
A Lot of Sorrow is an endurance test for the veteran rock band The National, performing their song "Sorrow" 105 times in a row.
1 day 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.