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Frances Glessner Lee Birthday Gala

  • Glessner House 1800 South Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL 60616 (map)

Glessner House will launch Frances Glessner Lee Week with this black-tie dinner party held in the coach house and dining room. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and a special program about Frances Glessner Lee. Included is a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the first phase of restoration of her bedroom and recognition of the generous donor who made the restoration possible. Plus Lee’s meticulously detailed miniature model of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, on loan from the Rosenthal Archives of the CSO, will be on display for the first time in six years.

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$250 per person*

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*There is no member discount for this event

Gala Sponsors:
Anonymous (2)
Ithaka Foundation
Kelly Jones
Tanya Silvio
Tori Simms

Special thanks to:
Art of Imagination, Binny’s, D’Absolute Events & Catering, Emily Deschanel “Bones,” Lagunitas Brewing Co., David McCallum “NCIS,” Sara Paretsky, and the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Learn more about Glessner House and Frances Glessner Lee Week by tuning into a
Preserve Cast podcast posted March 4, 2019.

Later Event: March 25
Frances Glessner Lee Birthday Party