This program series designed to complement the Make Big Plans exhibition was created by the Newberry Library, the Burnham Plan Centennial and the Chicago Public Library, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Admission is free for all programs; no reservations are required. Click on the Venue Name for a program overview, time and venue location.
The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City
June 22: Wheaton Public Library
June 25: Orland Park Public Library
August 2: Westchester Library Service Center, Chesterton, Indiana
August 9: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Make Big Plans: Curators' Talk and Gallery Walk for Daniel Burnham in the Philippines
June 27: Newberry Library, Chicago
From City Beautiful to City Green: Chicago and the Evolution of Its Regional Environment
July 20: Wheaton Public Library
July 23. Arlington Heights Memorial Library
September 29: Orland Park Public Library
October 22: Chicago Public Library Vodak-East Side Branch
Chicago Visionaries: From Burnham to Today and Beyond
August 4: Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center
Chicago as the Nation's Crossroads: Our Region's Transportation History and Future through Policy and Maps
September 20: Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 2 p.m.
September 23: Chicago Public Library Sulzer Regional Branch, 7 p.m.
October 7: Wheaton Public Library, 7 p.m.
October 13: Orland Park Public Library, 7 p.m.
Contact: Rachel Bohlmann, 312.255.3665, email@example.com