Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 27 at 9 am** – September 13 at 4 pm): $230
Regular Registration Price (September 13 at 4 pm – first day of class): $253
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
Go behind the scenes of the Newberry’s Fall 2019 exhibition What is the Midwest? with curator Diane Dillon. This seminar will explore the history and culture of the Midwest region, examining how the Midwest has been defined over time and considering what makes it distinctive from a range of perspectives. Topics to be addressed include the region’s environment, inhabitants, economies, and arts. Seminar sessions will begin with classroom discussions and continue in the galleries.
Six sessions. E - $230, L - $253
Diane Dillon is an art historian based at the Newberry. She received her PhD from Yale University.
A selection of shorter materials distributed by the instructor.
There is no reading assignment for the first class.