• AUGUST FIEDLER: DESIGNER OF LUXURY

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    Name: AUGUST FIEDLER: DESIGNER OF LUXURY
    Date: May 11, 2020
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    In this lecture, art and architecture historian Rolf Achilles will explore the work of German designer August Fiedler. The man behind the luxurious interior of Chicago's Nickerson House (now the Driehaus Museum), Fiedler was also involved in the interior design of the famous Germania Club and other landmarks in Chicago and Illinois. Rolf Achilles is the leading researcher on Fiedler's work, with many pictures to show from his years of learning. In this interactive Zoom meeting, you will have an opportunity to ask questions and see other participants. Reserve your spot now!

    Rolf Achilles is an art and architecture historian with a special interest in Chicago and its community of artists/craftsmen. Rolf was the founding curator of the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows at Navy Pier and the curator of the current installation of windows in the Macy’s Pedway. He is also an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass, London, England and was awarded Freedom of the City of London in 2013 as well as the German-American Friendship Award, 2017. Rolf lectures internationally and is widely published on several platforms.

    Information for registrants:

    Before the lecture, you will receive an email with a direct link to the Zoom meeting. You can contact rosa@dankhaus.com with any specific questions about using Zoom.

    Location:
    Virtual
    Date/Time Information:
    May 11: 5-6:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    lauraengel@dankhaus.com
    Fees/Admission:
    • Class Fee – $5.00
       
    • Class Fee + EXTRA $5 Donation – $10.00
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