“The Medieval World at Our Fingertips”
Wednesday, February 21, Union League Club
Step back in time and into the world of illuminated manuscripts with Sandra Hindman who will discuss medieval manuscript illuminations from her personal collection, a collection so dazzling that it is the basis of an exhibit now on view at the Art Institute.
Sandra, Professor Emerita at Northwestern, is a noted manuscripts scholar, author, and collector. In 1991 she founded Les Enluminures with offices in Paris, New York and Chicago and specializing in manuscripts and miniatures from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The richly-illustrated book by Christopher de Hamel for the Art Institute's exhibit "The Medieval World at our Fingertip: Manuscript Illuminations from the Collection of Sandra Hindman" will be available for sale and signing on the evening of the event.
February dinner: Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Blvd. The evening will follow this order: Social gathering, 5-6 pm, Program, 6 pm. Dinner immediately to follow. Program is free and open to the public. Dinner, $63. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for either the Program only or the Program/Dinner combination by NO LATER THAN NOON, MONDAY, February 19. Cancellations or no shows made after that time will require payment. To reserve call 312-255- 3710 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Payment for reservations made by phone or e-mail will be collected at the event, cash or check only. Caxton Club members may register in advance and pay at this Web address (http://thecaxtonclub.onefireplace.com). No on-line cancellations.