Chicago Women in Midcentury Design
Mar 7, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Farnsworth House | 14520 River Road, Plano, Il 60545 | Plano, IL 60510 | 630.552.0052
Mar 7, 2021
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
14520 River Road, Plano, Il 60545
Plano, IL 60510
In recognition of International Women’s Day, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “Where Women Made History” campaign and Landmarks Illinois’ “Women Who Built Illinois” project join forces to present leading Chicago women in Midcentury Design. Please join us for this very special two-hour Zoom Webinar in recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8. Our webinar will include moderated Q&A’s with the presenters. All registrants will receive a one-time customer-specific link, prior to the webinar, future access to the recorded session and a special offer from our museum store.
With growing awareness and appreciation of Midcentury design and Chicago’s legacy as an industrial and economic powerhouse, we will celebrate some of Chicago’s women forerunners in five design professions: architecture, interior design, landscape design, industrial design and graphic design.Presenters: Susan S. Benjamin, Kim Soss, Julia Bachrach, Victoria Matranga, Lynn Martin Windsor. Moderators: Christina Morris, Senior Field Director & Program Manager for “Where Women Made History,” National Trust for Historic Preservation and Lisa DiChiera, Director of Advocacy & Project Manager for “Women Who Built Illinois,” Landmarks Illinois. Supported by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “Where Women Made History” campaign. Co-hosted by the Farnsworth House Historic Site and Landmarks Illinois.