Upcoming Chicago Interest Seminars | Newberry

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Starting September 14, 2017
Thursdays, September 14 - October 12 (class will not meet on September 28)
Led by Ginger Frere & Matt Rutherford. Four sessions, 5:45 - 7:45 pm.
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by September 1): $170 Regular Price (after September 1): $187 Register Online Seminar Description Think the Fire burned your chance to discover what Chicago was like in its early days?...
Starting September 16, 2017
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18
Led by Jeff Huebner. Ten sessions, 1 - 3 pm.
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by September 1): $285 Regular Price (after September 1): $314 Register Online Seminar Description This seminar will examine the origins, history, legacy, artists, works, and meanings of the...
Starting September 16, 2017
Saturdays, September 16 - September 23
Led by John Raffetto. Two sessions, 10 am - noon.
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by September 1): $100 Regular Price (after September 1): $110 Register Online Seminar Description The Garfield Park Conservatory on the West Side of Chicago was the concept of Prairie...
Starting September 27, 2017
Wednesdays, September 27 - October 18
Led by Julia Bachrach. Four sessions, 5:45 - 7:45 pm.
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by September 1): $170 Regular Price (after September 1): $187 Register Online Seminar Description This seminar highlights the fascinating history of architecture in Chicago’s parks. From...
Starting September 28, 2017
Thursdays, September 28 - November 2
Led by Bill Savage. Six sessions, 6 - 7:30 pm.
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by September 1): $190 Regular Price (after September 1): $209 Register Online Seminar Description After Richard J. Daley’s death in 1977, Mike Royko wrote, “If a man ever reflected a...