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Programs & Events

Public Programs

Exhibit

From Maxwell Street to Milwaukee Avenue

Painted Portraits of a Chicago Family in the Shoe Business

Sunday, August 30, 2015 to Sunday, January 17, 2016

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Holiday

Spertus Closed for Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2015

Spertus will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day. The history... More >

Exhibit

A Gift to Birobidzhan

Chicago Artists in Support of a Jewish Homeland in Siberia

Sunday, September 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016

In 1934, a Jewish region was established in Siberia.

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Holiday

Spertus Closed for Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 13, 2015
3:00 pm to Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Spertus will close at 3 pm on September 13 and be closed all day September... More >

Launch

One Book | One Community 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Sunday, December 6, 2015

Spertus Institute is proud to spearhead One Book | One Community, in which a... More >

Workshop

Grantwriting Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Enrollment is now open for the next session of our popular Grantwriting... More >

Open House

Open House Chicago

Sunday, October 18, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spertus is pleased to again be a Sunday site for Open House Chicago, a free... More >

Artist Talk

Artist Talk with Howard Schwartz

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
12:00 pm

Join us for a free artist talk with Howard Schwartz, whose mixed media works... More >

Film | Discussion

Spertus In the Suburbs

Guardians of Remembrance

Witness to the Holocaust in Belarus

Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:30 pm

As head of a project at Yad Vashem, the World Center for Holocaust Research... More >

Special Event

How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

Sunday, November 1, 2015
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us on November 1 for a rare Chicago appearance of Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar,... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Building Zion in Stalin’s Russia

Sunday, November 15, 2015
2:00 pm

Join Dr. Jeffrey Veidlinger for an exploration of Jewish homelands proposed... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Jewish Artists in Chicago and the Gift to Birobidzhan

Sunday, November 22, 2015
2:00 pm

In 1937, a group of Jewish artists from Chicago created a portfolio of... More >

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