Sunday, May 16, 2010

new events: Grant Park Advisory tonight; Snøhetta exhibition, Craig Dykers lecture

Yep, still not too late to add a couple more events to the May Calendar

Grant Park Advisory Council - Monday, May 17th, Daley Bicentennial Plaza, 337 E. Randolph - a discussio of upcoming issues and events in Grant Park this summer.

Snøhetta: architecture - landscape - interior - Thursday, May 20th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Crown Hall, IIT. The opening reception for an exhibition of the work of Oslo/New York architectural firm Snøhetta, whose work includes the recently completed Oslo Opera House, pictured here, which will run through June 4th, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m. The following Tuesday, May 25th, Snøhetta Senior Partner Craig Dykers will give a 12:00 p.m. lecture in Room 14 at Crown Hall.Also this week. on Tuesday, the 18th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.,, Unity Temple celebrates the restoration of the south roof slab at Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park masterpiece. And on Thursday, the 20th, at a Landmarks Illinois Preservation Snapshots lecture at 12:15 p.m. in the Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, City of Chicago Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson will lecture on Louis Sullivan's Idea, a preview of the eagerly awaited Samuelson/Chris Ware exhibition of the same name opening June 26th.

There are sixteen great events just this week, and nearly 30 still left in May. Check all the great stuff on the May calendar here.

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