Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 7 at 10 am – August 31 at 4 pm): $130
Regular Registration Price (August 31 at 4 pm – first day of class): $143
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
Mark your Calendar!
The Newberry Bookstore will re-open on August 14, and you will once again be able to find most of your assigned books for sale there.
To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Newberry Library’s 1893 building, this one-day seminar will examine the building in its historical, architectural, and neighborhood contexts. The session will include an introduction to the history of the library and the career of architect Henry Ives Cobb; a collection presentation of relevant materials from the Newberry’s institutional archives; and walking tours of the library’s interior, exterior, and surrounding neighborhood.
One session. E - $130, L - $143
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 selection of shorter materials distributed by the instructor.
There is no first reading assignment.