Chicago Open Archives event: Browse highlights from the Ryerson & Burnham Archives in the grandeur of a room designed by Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge and Louis J. Millet in 1900. Selections will include materials from the archives of Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham, Bruce Goff, Bertrand Goldberg, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter and Marion Griffin, Harry Weese, Ivan Albright, Richard Nickel, Mary Reynolds and more. Archives staff will be available to answer questions after the presentation.
Each presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is not necessary, but is encouraged. This event is free of charge.
There is no set number of sessions; tours will begin at approximately 30 minute intervals. No more than 20 participants on each tour, please.
The Ryerson & Burnham Archives collect artists’ and architects’ papers, with emphasis on 18th-20th century architecture and 19th century painting, prints, drawings, and decorative arts, with particular depth in Chicago and the Midwest.