The Friends of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries was formed in 1983 to bring together collectors and enthusiasts of books, libraries and scholarship, and encourage private book collecting.
The Friends foster interest in and support for the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries and its programs—acquisitions, conservation/preservation, exhibitions and publications—and attract gifts and bequests to strengthen the research collections of the libraries.
Member Activities Include:
Previews of books exhibitions with related lectures
Special viewing of the rare book collections and archives
Behind the scenes tours of the Libraries
Programs on conservation and preservation
Visits to special collections in Chicago
Please contact the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Office at (312) 443-3671 or complete the attached form.
19 hours 10 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
Happy birthday to Pablo Picasso. See 16 works by the modern master now on view: http://bit.ly/2e7oQtD
22 hours 37 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #Game1 in the #WorldSeries. Let's do this.
We've got our game face on. What about you, The Cleveland Museum of Art? Go Chicago Cubs! #FlyTheW #GoCubsGo