5 pm Reception
6 to 7 pm Program
Reception 5 to 6 pm; Program 6 to 7 pm
Please join the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Newberry Library for an announcement of new NEH grants to Chicago-area institutions.
The announcement will be followed by a discussion between Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of NEH, David Spadafora, Newberry Library President and Librarian, and others on the importance of cultural memory.
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Open to the public; free tickets required. Obtain tickets using this online form.
Doors open half an hour before the program begins, with first-come, first-served seating for registered attendees. We will admit walk-ins without tickets if space permits, 10 minutes before the event begins.
People with accessibility concerns can request to be seated first. To reserve an access-friendly space in the room, first register using the link above, then email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours before the event. Seats arranged in this way will be held until 10 minutes before the event starts.