The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) was founded in 2005 on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. LUMA is located on the Magnificent Mile at Water Tower in Lewis Towers, an historic 1927 Gothic Revival building. The museum, with 35,000 sq. feet, contains eight exhibition main galleries, the William G. and Marilyn M. Simpson Lecture Hall, the Solomon Cordwell Buenz Library of Sacred Art and Architecture and the Museum Store, the Push Pin Gallery and the Harlan J. Berk Ltd. Works on Paper Gallery.

The mission of the museum is illustrated and introduced in the first floor lobby with the Windows of Faith representing the five major world faiths of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.



Partner Category: Cultural Institution or Organization

Centennial Activities

Exhibit : Tuesday, August 18, 2009 to Sunday, November 15, 2009

Make No Little Plans: The Big Shoulders Fund Schools Plan Their Future Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

The Big Shoulders Fund provides support to the Catholic schools in the neediest areas of inner-city Chicago through scholarships, special education programs, instructional equipment, much needed facility imrpovements, faculty support and operating grants. Seventy-seven schools were each designated a separate Chicago neighborhood to study throughout this Centennial year. Fifth-grade students researched and reported on the assigned neighborhood, highlighting the past history, current situation and vision for the future of the assigned neighborhood. [MORE]

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 6:00pm

Yours, Mine, Ours, or Theirs? Accessing and Controlling Oil and Water

Are oil and water resources to be stewarded and shared or commodities to be bought and sold? Does any person, country, or community own oil and water resources? How do the concepts of ownership and stewardship affect access to oil and water? What questions are raised by the privatization of resources?

Loyola University Museum of Art

Open to the public:
Monday: closed; Tuesday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (free admission); Wednesday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


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