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April 2, 2017 - May 12, 2017 @ Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum
See the latest works from more than 50 outstanding Chicago-area artists during this exhibition at the Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery, located at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Paintings, sculptures, ceramics and photographs are included. Free public opening reception Fri., April 7, 7-9pm.
April 23, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Founders Lounge of the Frick Center, Elmhurst College, 190 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
In 2012 when author and humanitarian Elie Wiesel received the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize, Tribune critic Howard Reich interviewed him about his life and work. The two struck up a friendship that lasted until Wiesel’s death in July of 2016, brought together by Wiesel’s work, and by the Holocaust. Wiesel was a survivor of the death camps; and Reich has shared with the world the story of his mother, a Holocaust survivor who had hidden from the Nazis as a young girl and later would struggle with the aftermath. Reich will discuss his relationship with Wiesel and Wiesel’s literary classic, Night—the haunting memoir of his experience in the Nazi concentration camps—on April 23 during the annual Holocaust Service of Remembrance and Lecture at Elmhurst College. The College is honored to host this service and lecture in remembrance of Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize and the inaugural recipient of Elmhurst College's highest honor, the Niebuhr Medal.
April 23, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Frick Center, Founders Lounge
In 2012 when Elie Wiesel received the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize, Tribune critic Howard Reich interviewed him about his life and works. The two struck up a friendship that last until Wiesel's death. Reich will talk about Wiesel and his classic book Night during a special Holocaust presentation.