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Southwest Community Associates Program: Renegades—War and Politics

November 7, 2018
Morton Auditorium and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library
$70 per person, open to Community Associates members and their guests

Sam Anderson-Ramos is an art critic and writer whose essays and art criticism have appeared in numerous venues both digitally and in print. The title of his lecture is "Renegades: War and Politics in Art." War, like art, has been a constant in human history. Explore the ways in which the politics of violence and power have intersected with the ideals and ambitions of great artists, then and now.

After lunch at Tesori, engage in a docent-led tour of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. 

Location: Morton Auditorium and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library  
Speakers: Sam Anderson-Ramos
Program capacity: 56
Registration period: Wednesday, October 17, 2018–Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Schedule of the Day:

8:00 Bus departure from Big Lots in Peru, IL
8:30 Bus departure from Farm and Fleet in Ottawa, IL
9:00 Bus departure from Brother's Country Supply in Morris, IL 
10:45-11:45 Lecture in Morton Auditorium by Sam Anderson-Ramos
12:00-1:15 Lunch at Tesori
1:30-3:25 Docent-led tour of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library
3:30 Bus leaves for home from outside of the Modern Wing entrance 

To reach the event planner, please contact Debbi Torri at (815) 941-9767 (home), (815) 830-3486 (cell), or

To reach the assistant event planner, please contact Barbara Mueller at (815) 434-5218 (home), (815) 210-1152 (cell), or

This Community Associates event is exclusively for current Community Associates members. Membership will be verified at the door, and refunds cannot be issued for those without a valid membership. For Community Associates events that allow guests, nonmember guests must be registered by a Community Associates member. If you are interested in becoming a member of Community Associates, please visit to join both the Art Institute of Chicago and the Community Associates group of your choice.

Frederic Remington. The Advance-Guard, or The Military Sacrifice (The Ambush), 1890. George F. Harding Collection.