• "Glory of Germania" Reception - Scharpenberg Art Gallery (DANK Haus)

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    Name: "Glory of Germania" Reception - Scharpenberg Art Gallery (DANK Haus)
    Date: August 24, 2018
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
    Detail photo of the Glory of Germania mosaic. Photo credit: Warren Perlstein
    Event Description:

    The DANK Haus German American Cultural Center invites you to join us for a reception celebrating our Glory of Germania exhibit! Featuring over 1,000 tiles, this 125-year-old mosaic was part of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. 

    Guests will have the opportunity to listen to our keynote speaker while enjoying refreshments and viewing the mosaic from our viewing platform. 

    Note: Advance registration is required. Along with your $5.00 registration, all attendees will receive a free Glory of Germania postcard at the event!

    Free parking is available in the MB Financial Bank lot after 5 pm (entrance on Western and Gunnison).

    We are pleased to welcome Dr. Diane Dillon as the keynote speaker at the reception. Dr. Dillon is the Director of Exhibitions and Major Projects at the Newberry Library and an expert on world's fairs. We will welcome Dr. Reinhard Andress (Loyola University) as well who will present historical material uncovered in the manufacturer's archive in Berlin. 

    Date: Friday, Aug. 24th | 7:00 - 9:00pm
    Address: 4740 N. Western Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625 (4th floor)


    Online registration: https://dankhaus.com/event-3003447

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    Location:
    DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
    Scharpenberg Art Gallery - 4th Floor
    4740 N. Western Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, August 24th
    7:00 - 9:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Monica Felix
    Fees/Admission:
    Admission is $5.00 per person and includes a free postcard print of the Glory of Germania mosaic. Please register in advance online: https://dankhaus.com/event-3003447
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