Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by February 10): $270
Regular Price (after February 10): $297
*Please note that the dates have been changed from what was published in the paper brochure.*
This seminar will explore the history and visual culture of the Century of Progress International Exposition, staged in Chicago in 1933-1934. We will study the fair’s architecture, landscape design, exhibits, special events, and amusements. Readings and visual examples will be drawn chiefly from primary sources in the Newberry's collection. Ten sessions.
Diane Dillon is Director of Exhibitions and Major Projects at the Newberry Library. She holds a PhD in the History of Art from Yale University.
- A course pack of additional materials, compiled by the instructor and distributed during the first class. Available in print for a nominal fee.
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.