Chicago Humanities Festival
$25,000
Chicago, Illinois
2011

To support a public lecture and series of related activities featuring art historian Wanda Corn speaking on the subject of her book Women Building History: Public Art and the 1893 Columbian Exposition (2011). The lecture kicks off the Chicago Humanities Festival’s 2012 season and provides a focus on the contribution of women to a project of international scope at a time when they were not regularly accepted in the public arena.