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Thursday, April 26 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Bernacki & Associates is one of Chicago’s premier conservation & restoration firms specializing in “saving” period furniture, objects, historic millwork and architectural elements.
Wednesday, May 16 6 – 7:30 p.m.
This lively discussion, by UC Berkeley professor Galen Cranz, will focus on the sociological development of chair design and its relationship to the body, posture, and ergonomics.
Tuesday, May 22 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Learn how Knoll’s business savvy and vision transformed a furniture design firm into an enterprise that played a major role in defining the mid-century modern design aesthetic.
Thursday, May 24 Reception at 5:30, Presentation at 6:30
More than just the capturing of space, architecture impacts us all on conscious and subconscious levels, in particular through the presence and/or absence of architectural ornament.
Tuesday, June 5 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Historian Sally Kalmbach will discuss how Gilded Age Chicago’s leading ladies played an integral leadership role in planning the World’s Fair and cultivating Chicago’s successful future.
Thursday, June 14 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Vivian Beer is one of two 21st century designers featured in The Art of Seating. This discussion will provide a window into her inspiration, skills, and creative process.