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Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
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Noted art historian and Mies van der Rohe biographer Franz Schulze offers rare insights into this architectural gem, discussing the key people and dramatic events that have shaped its history.
Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
Audio Lecture: Great Houses of Chicago
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Susan Benjamin and Stuart Cohen bring to life the world of such legendary Chicagoans as the Armours, McCormicks, Pullmans, and Ryersons, who immortalized their place among the city's elite with...
Audio Lecture: Great Houses of Chicago
Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
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Jim Cuno, director and president of the Art Institute of Chicago, describes the Modern Wing galleries.
Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
Video: Art Institute Modern Wing Construction
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Construction of the Modern Wing began in May 2005. Watch the building take shape in this time-lapsed video.
Video: Art Institute Modern Wing Construction
Musecast: March 2009
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In the March edition of Musecast, the museum’s news-style podcast, learn all about the new building’s public spaces, including the Nichols Bridgeway and Ryan Education Center. And, hear how the new...
Musecast: March 2009
Audio Lecture: Engineering Solutions and Construction Challenges of the Modern Wing
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The Modern Wing is a complex museum expansion design that tackles age-old museum issues in new ways. Bridget Bush, project manager for the Rise Group, discusses engineering solutions that allow the...
Audio Lecture: Engineering Solutions and Construction Challenges of the Modern Wing
Audio Lecture: Going Green: Environmental Features of the Modern Wing
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Meredith Mack, Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer at the Art Institute of Chicago, discusses the energy-saving aspects of the Modern Wing’s curtain wall, lighting system, and "flying carpet...
Audio Lecture: Going Green: Environmental Features of the Modern Wing
Video: Overview of Apostles of Beauty
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Exhibition curator Judy Barter discusses the history of the Arts and Crafts movement and provides an overview of the exhibition Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago.
Video: Overview of <em>Apostles of Beauty</em>
Video: Public Spaces in the Modern Wing
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James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, introduces some of the public spaces in the new Modern Wing. Terzo Piano, the museum's new restaurant, the Nichols Bridgeway, and the Bluhm...
Video: Public Spaces in the Modern Wing
Audio Lecture: Hadrian: Modern Visionary in Ancient Times
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Art historian Melissa Dowling, Southern Methodist University, reviews the impact of Emperor Hadrian's architectural and aethetic innovations across the Roman Empire. She is introduced by Mary Greuel.
Audio Lecture: Hadrian: Modern Visionary in Ancient Times
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