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Seminar: They Seek a City

April 6, 2013
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

Four specialists discuss selected works featured in the exhibition They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910-1950.

"The Great Migration and Culture Workers: The Making of the Black Chicago Renaissance"
Darlene Clark Hine, Northwestern University

"African American Artists and the Art Institute during the Great Migration"
Daniel Schulman, author and curator

"Repairing the World: Jewish Artists in Chicago"
Susan Weininger, Roosevelt University

"Better Selves and Better Futures: The Promise of the Paragon"
Amy Mooney, Columbia College Chicago

Registration is not required for this event. 

Walter Ellison. Train Station, 1935. Charles M. Kurtz Charitable Trust and Barbara Neff Smith and Solomon Byron Smith funds; through prior gifts of Florence Jane Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison, and the estate of Celia Schmidt.