Chicagoans have a chance to experience Camille Claudel at the Art Institute until February 19, 2024. Art historian Jeff Mishur will illuminate the work of the French sculptor who has at last emerged from the shadow of Auguste Rodin, her famous collaborator, mentor and romantic partner. Mishur will discuss Claudel’s major works and contributions to large-scale Rodin commissions.
Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone,” and co-host of the “Dear Therapists” podcast joins us for a thought-provoking conversation about mental health in anticipation of the winter holiday season. Gottlieb will share tools to help in everyday life and especially as you prepare for the holidays. Made possible by Illinois Libraries Present.
Right after Halloween, Christmas decorations and imagery begin to appear: Santa in his laden sleigh, resplendent Christmas trees, and Victorian city scenes. Why and how did these images become associated with Christmas? In this program, we will search for an authentic Christmas iconography and uncover how it was transformed over time. Discussion led by art historian (and Glencoe resident) Julie Harris. Walk-ins welcome!