July 15, 2021 6:30pm

Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago

How did Chicago, a city known for commerce, come to have such a splendid public waterfront–its most treasured asset? The product of two decades of research, Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago sets forth the social, political, and legal conflict in which private and public rights c… Read More >

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 >

May 25, 2021 6:00pm

Patrick T. Reardon, “The Loop The “L” Tracks that Shaped and Saved Chicago.”

CCC in partnership with the Chicago History Museum is excited to present a conversation with Patrick T. Reardon on his recently published book “The Loop The “L” Tracks that Shaped and Saved Chicago.” The Loop is a biography of the transportation icon that looms over Chicago’s downtown — the most im… 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 >