Glessner House Museum, located at 1800 S. Prairie Avenue in Chicago’s South Loop
neighborhood, will host a lecture by Rolf Achilles entitled “The Glessners’ Kutani ware bowl and Chicago’s take on Japonisme” on Tuesday May 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Glessner House Museum is a National Historic Landmark and the last surviving work by Richardson in Chicago. Completed in 1887, the museum is recognized nationwide for its groundbreaking architecture as well as its important collection of arts and crafts decorative arts.
The cost for the program is $10 per person and reservations may be made by calling
312-326-1480. The museum is easily accessible by taking the #3 or #4 bus south on Michigan Ave. to 18th Street, and then walking 2 blocks east.
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