Public Agency (75)
The Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery opened in 1985 in downtown Chicago's Helmut Jahn-designed James R. Thompson Center. The gallery exhibits and promotes the work of contemporary and historical Illinois artists with an exhibition schedule that ranges across mediums, from a substantial quilt collection in the Decorative Arts area to electronic art, installations, and collaborative exhibitions with community organizations.
Partner Category: Cultural Institution or Organization
Sunday, March 15, 2009 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
In his only Burnham Plan Centennial presentation, popular guest speaker Tim Samuelson, the City of Chicago’s Cultural Historian, will discuss Burnham’s early contributions. Before his famous 1909 Plan of Chicago, Burnham captured national attention with an ambitious plan to beautify Chicago’s downtown and South Side lakefront.