September 19, 2015 — November 14, 2015

Gallery Talks and Tours


Join Guest Curator Riva Feshbach as she reveals how original sources from over 20 of Chicago's cultural repositories make up Raw Material: Uncovering Chicago's Historical Collections. Feshbach will share behind-the-scenes stories linking Chicago’s past to intimate and personal experiences of life in our city.
Three opportunities - don't miss out!

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. - LAST CHANCE

Where: Chicago Public Library's Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections Exhibit Hall, 400 S. State Street. Chicago, IL 60605

WhO: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Visitors are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

* This event is presented in conjunction with the Chicago Open Archives: Collecting & Connecting activities. 


Presented by Chicago Collections in collaboration with Chicago Public Library, this exhibition is generously supported by an anonymous donor and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

  • Chicago Collections
  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago Public Library
  • The Gladys Krimble Delmas Foundation