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Spring Luncheon and Lecture

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Sponsored by Krannert Art Museum Council
Location
Champaign Country Club
Date
May 3, 2013   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Lindsay Mican Morgan, Keeper of the Thorne Rooms
Originating Calendar
Krannert Art Museum Calendar

“Concerning Little and a Lot: The Thorne Miniature Historic Period Rooms of the Art Institute of Chicago” 

Talk by Lindsay Mican Morgan, Keeper of the Thorne Rooms

Every year, thousands of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago are captivated by the Thorne Miniature Rooms. The 68 period rooms are a visual history of architecture and decorative arts, the astounding workmanship of thousands of tiny accessories, and memories of childhood dollhouses. Lindsay Mican Morgan will discuss the history of these miniatures, their creator, and the role she plays in preserving and curating their place within the museum.

Please contact Chris Schaede (217 244 0516 or kam@illinois.edu) for reservation information.

 

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