Hear remarkable stories of the Grande Dames, socialites, and philanthropists who led fascinating lives in the prestigious neighborhoods of Prairie Avenue, the Gold Coast, and McCormickville. These civic-minded entrepreneurial women left a lasting impact on the City of Chicago in the areas of social service, culture, and the arts.
Sally Sexton Kalmbach is the author of The Jewel of the Gold Coast: Mrs. Potter Palmer's Chicago and Mrs. Thorne's World of Miniatures. Copies of both books will be available for purchase and signing.
A special program celebrating Women's History Month.
$10 per person / $8 for members