Caxton on the Move: University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
On October 6-7 we are traveling to join our many friends at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign.
Friday, October 6
4:30 pm: Visit the Rare Book and Manuscript Library; advance requests for special viewings will be honored.
6:30 pm: Open House and Reception at the Main Library
8:00 pm: Dinner at Timpone's
Saturday, October 7
9:30 am: Bus departs from Hilton Garden Inn
9:45 am: Guided tour of the Gwendolyn Brooks exhibit at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library
11:15 am: Krannert Art Museum - Guided tour by curator Maureen Warren of exhibit "Coveting Nature Art, Collecting and Natural History in Early Modern Europe"
1:30 pm: Tour the High-Density Storage Facility and the Preservation and Conservation Lab
3:45 pm: Joan Friedman, private collector and fellow Caxtonian, will open her home for a tour of her remarkable collection and a substantial catered buffet and reception.
7:30 pm: Bus returns to Hilton Garden InnCost for this event (excluding hotel) is $125.
Accommodations: You must make your own reservations. A limited number of rooms (king with continental breakfast) have been set aside at the Hilton Garden Inn for Friday and Saturday nights, at the rate of $161 per night plus tax. To receive this rate, phone the hotel at (217)352-9970 and mention our code CAXTON.
RSVP is required. Reservations must be made with Jackie Vossler and received by September 25. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312-266-8825 to make a reservation.