June 18, 2021 10:00am

2021 CCC Annual Meeting

Join us as we recognize the accomplishments of the past year and learn more about Chicago Collections' newest members and upcoming initiatives. Chicago Collections Consortium is proud to present its 2021 annual meeting guest speaker visual artist and author Vashon Jordan Jr. Vashon’s book “Chicag… Read More >

May 26, 2021 6:30pm

Teri J. Edelstein “Art Deco from Paris to Chicago: The 1925 Exposition and the Windy City”

The 1925 International Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris articulated a “moderne” style known today as Art Deco. Elements of this style were seen earlier in the city but the Exposition played a major role in bringing a new zest for design innovation to Chicago. Local brands… Read More >

March 9, 2021 6:00pm

Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-75

Join authors, Dr. Michelangelo Sabatino, IIT Professor and Susan S. Benjamin, architectural historian and principal, Benjamin Historic Certifications, Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1925-75, in discussion with Dr. Neil Harris, Preston and Sterling Morton Professor of History and Art History Em… Read More >

February 25, 2021 12:30pm

Conversation with Chicago Collections Chicago State University

CCC is proud to host its fifth installment of Conversations with Chicago Collections. Join the conversation with Raquel Flores-Clemons, University Archivist and Director of University Archives, Records Management, and Special Collections at Chicago State University on Thursday 2/25 at 12:30 p.m. Read More >

December 18, 2020 12:00pm

Conversations with Chicago Collections Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

CCC is proud to host its fourth installment of Conversations with Chicago Collections. Join the conversation with Dawn Roberts, Senior Director of Collections at The Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on Friday 12/18 at 12:00 p.m. Learn how their collection,dating from the 183… Read More >

November 19, 2020 6:30pm

Neil Harris on "Chicago Apartments: A Century and Beyond of Lakefront Luxury"

The Chicago lakefront is one of America's urban wonders. The ribbon of high-rise luxury apartment buildings along the Lake Michigan shore has few, if any, rivals nationwide for sustained architectural significance. This historic confluence of site, money, style, and development lies at the heart of … Read More >