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Past Exhibition in 2018

April 10, 2018–June 15, 2018
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
Selections from author and historian David Garrard Lowe’s recent gift of rare historic photographs, many previously unpublished, offer a picture of a “lost” Chicago.
Selections from author and historian David Garrard Lowe’s recent gift of rare historic photographs, many previously unpublished, offer a picture of a “lost” Chicago.
January 27, 2018–May 28, 2018
Galleries 204–204A
Nearly 30 manuscript illuminations present a fascinating microcosm of medieval Europe—from the sacred context of the great Gothic cathedrals to the cosmopolitan culture of the sunlit Italian courts.
Nearly 30 manuscript illuminations present a fascinating microcosm of medieval Europe—from the sacred context of the great Gothic cathedrals to the cosmopolitan culture of the sunlit Italian courts.
February 25, 2018–May 13, 2018
Regenstein Hall
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Featuring over 180 objects in various media, this exhibition is the first to study in depth the tradition of collecting ancient Chinese bronzes, offering a new understanding of these revered objects...
Featuring over 180 objects in various media, this exhibition is the first to study in depth the tradition of collecting ancient Chinese bronzes, offering a new understanding of these revered objects...
February 8, 2018–April 29, 2018
Galleries 182–84
This ongoing drawing and embroidery series collects histories and personal experiences that continue to emerge from the current humanitarian and political crises in Syria and the Middle East.
This ongoing drawing and embroidery series collects histories and personal experiences that continue to emerge from the current humanitarian and political crises in Syria and the Middle East.
February 3, 2018–April 15, 2018
Galleries 186 and 188
This exhibition pairs two immersive installations by Algerian-born French artist Philippe Parreno that explore how humans and objects interact to create a social relationship.
This exhibition pairs two immersive installations by Algerian-born French artist Philippe Parreno that explore how humans and objects interact to create a social relationship.
January 30, 2018–April 9, 2018
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
This exhibition presents early 19th-century architectural and interior designs by Pierre-Francois-Léonard Fontaine and Charles Percier, key proponents of the Empire style.
This exhibition presents early 19th-century architectural and interior designs by Pierre-Francois-Léonard Fontaine and Charles Percier, key proponents of the Empire style.
January 6, 2018–April 8, 2018
Gallery 107
This focused exhibition examines representations of the Japanese practice of ikebana—the artful display of flowers.
This focused exhibition examines representations of the Japanese practice of ikebana—the artful display of flowers.