Virtual Lecture: Rescue and Restoration
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from 7-8:00 pm via Vimeo
Program Fee: $10 for non-members; Free for members*
*Members need to make reservations. Please call 630.834.0202 to obtain the free discount code for online check out.
Join Tim Samuelson, exhibit curator and Chicago’s Cultural Historian, for a Q&A session with the Elmhurst Art Museum staff. From hanging upside down by his legs to joining forces with local Black Panthers to save a staircase in the Schiller Building, we’ll learn of his adventures saving important pieces of architecture, representing Frank Lloyd Wright’s early career in Chicago. We’ll also discuss Samuelson’s mission of retrieving building fragments--often damaged by fire, demolition, and decay--to restore them back to their turn-of-the century glory.