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Guild 70th Anniversary Gala Celebration

The Guild of the Chicago History Museum invites you to join them for their 70th Anniversary Gala Celebration, which will commemorate seven decades in style that highlight and acknowledge their mission.

The Guild of the Chicago History Museum supports the museum’s goals and objectives through education, service and fundraising.

During the evening CHM Senior Curator, Libby Mahoney, will share her inspiration for CHM’s latest exhibition Modern By Design: Chicago Streamlines America. This exhibition serves as CHM’s contribution to the Art Design Chicago collaboration, and features  more than 300 objects, interiors, photographs, and printed materials produced in Chicago that represent on a mass scale the 1930’s thru the 1950’s.

Friday, October 26, 2018
Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark Street

7:00 p.m. Champagne and Cocktail Reception with exclusive tours of Modern By Design: Chicago Streamlines America
8:00 p.m. Dinner and Dancing

Co-Chairs: Marci Holzer, Melissa Babcock, Sherrill Bodine
Event Committee: Connie Barkley, Joan Lewis, Lisa Malkin, D. Elizabeth Price

Ticket Pricing
Individual: $250
V.I.P.: $400

Valet Parking Available | Guests Welcome | Cocktail Attire

V.I.P. Kick-Off

The hot new restaurant to join the Chicago culinary scene will host us for a special private cocktail reception on Tuesday, October 23, from 6-8 p.m. Co-owner Kathryn Alvera will share her vision for creating the 3-floor, club-like interiors that mirror the period featured in the Modern By Design exhibition.

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For questions, please contact Ishan Johnson at 312-799-2118 or at [email protected]



The Details



26 th

7:00 p.m.



$ 250

Event Location

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