Download our current Calendar of Events for Fall 2016.View a brochure with the 2016 Marion Mahony Griffin exhibit-related programs only.
Marion Mahony Griffin: A Force of Nature
Tuesday, November 1
PLEASE NOTE: AS OF 10/27/16, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED
We regret to inform you that our speaker unfortunately had to cancel this appearance. Thank you for your interest and understanding.
Women of Steel & Stone: Inspirational Architects, Engineers & Landscape Designers from 1800s to Today
Thursday, November 17 Time: 1-2:15 p.m. FREE
Anna M. Lewis, best-selling author of Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers, shares stories of female architects, engineers, and landscape designers from the 1800s to today. Subjects include Marion Mahony Griffin, who worked alongside Frank Lloyd Wright to establish his distinct architectural-drawing style; Emily Warren Roebling, who took over duties as chief engineer on the Brooklyn Bridge project after her husband fell ill; Beverly L. Greene, the first African American woman in the country to get her architecture license; and Zaha Hadid, one of the first women to receive the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize. Location: Elmhurst History Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst Reservations: Online athttp://bpt.me/2591313 or call 630-530-6879