Event—Events for Donors

Next Chapter Event

Next Chapter members are invited to join us for "Designing the Chicago Avant-Garde Identity." In addition to the talk, members will receive a private tour of the Chicago Avant-Garde exhibition and a complimentary copy of the exhibition catalog.

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Next Chapter members are invited to join us for "Designing the Chicago Avant-Garde Identity," a free public program at the Newberry. In addition to the talk, members will receive a private tour of the Chicago Avant-Garde exhibition and a complimentary copy of the exhibition catalog.

Chicago Avant-Garde tells the story of five Chicago women who took radical risks in their lives and their art, transforming their city into a hub of avant-garde experimentation. Come hear printmaker Ben Blount and artists Nadine Nakanishi and utcher of Sonnenzimmer discuss how the catalog they created for the exhibition illuminates Chicago’s avant-garde dancers, writers, and artists, past and present.

Sonnenzimmer and Blount are producing a special edition print for this program that will be available to all visitors as a takeaway.