Rediscovering Chicago's Forgotten Renaissance Man


Edgar Miller Legacy and Terra Foundation present a five-part discussion series exposing the history and art of Chicago’s “Renaissance Man” Edgar Miller. Each talk will feature a panel of experts from across Chicago’s varied industries in art, design, architecture, and history, to bring to life the story of Chicago’s not-so-forgotten genius of art, design, architecture, and philosophy of everyday creativity. Please join us for one or all parts of this exciting, in-depth series. Refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public!

                                                       

Discussion 1: Edgar Miller, The Designer

A Pioneer of Art in Modern Design

Location: Chicago Design Museum, 108 N. State St., 3rd floor (Block 37)

Date: Thursday, January 26th, 5:30pm

 

Discussion 2: Edgar Miller, The Architect

The Radical and Transformative Architecture of Edgar Miller

Location: AIA Chicago, 35 E. Upper Wacker Dr. #250

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 5:30pm

 

Discussion 3: Edgar Miller, The Artist

The Fine and Folk Art of Edgar Miller

Location: Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St.

Date: Saturday, February 25th, 3:00pm

 

Discussion 4: Edgar Miller’s Times

The Interwar Cultural Context of Edgar Miller’s Artistry

Location: DePaul Art Museum, 935 W. Fullerton Ave.

Date: Thursday, March 9th, 6:00pm

 

Discussion 5: Edgar Miller, The Man

An Intimate Look at the Life of Chicago’s Most Prolific Artist

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

Date: Thursday, March 23rd, 5:30pm