To mark the ninetieth anniversary of the Century of Progress exposition, this class will explore the history and visual culture of the fair staged in Chicago in 1933-1934. We will study the fair’s architecture, landscape design, exhibits, special events, and amusements, as well as the fair's significant place in Chicago's history.
Diane Dillon is a scholar in residence at the Newberry Library. She holds a PhD in the History of Art from Yale University.
- Instructor-Distributed Materials
Cost and Registration
8 sessions, $320 ($288 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.
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