UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall Smash - 2019
- Save the Date! -

 
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Community Arts Celebration
- One-Day Edgar Miller Art Exhibition -
Saturday, June 1st - 12:00 - 6:00 PM

 
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Come and visit us at our new home on Sedgwick Street and attend this year's Community Art Celebration hosted with our partners and neighbors at Art on Sedgwick. This year will feature a special Edgar Miller Exhibition, with community members bringing together some of their unique Edgar Miller pieces for a temporary one-day show. Edgar Miller Legacy staff will be on hand to present and talk about the diverse types of art on display that Miller mastered throughout his lifetime. Join us on Saturday, June 1st anytime between 12:00 and 6:00 PM at the Marshall Field Garden Community Center, at 1406 North Sedgwick Street in Chicago. We look forward to seeing you there!

 
 
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Old Town Art Fest
- Open Studio featuring Daviea Davis -
Saturday, June 8th - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 
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Join us for a special open studio day at our offices (1366 N. Sedgwick Street) on Saturday, June 8th, from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, during the Old Town Art Fair and Wells Street Art Festival.

We will be hosting renowned Pittsburgh-based glass mosaic artist Daviea Davis for a guest open studio session from 12:00 - 3:00 PM; a fantastic opportunity to see a contemporary artist, who has been directly inspired by Edgar Miller's own art, in action. Guests will be able to observe and chat with the artist as she creates some of her own exquisite hand-cut stained-glass work. We will also be displaying special examples of Miller's stained-glass and mosaic work throughout the afternoon.

Stop by for a quick break and maybe a refreshment or two on your way to the festivals!

 
 

 

Members’ Mixer @ Eastlake Studio
Wednesday, July 24th

 
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We are thrilled to announce our first Members’ Mixer event. Join us on Wednesday, July 24th at the Eastlake Studio space, which also boasts a wonderful 180-degree terrace view, standing right across the street from the spectacular Carbide & Carbon Building and the beautiful London Guarantee Building along the river. Located in the space of the old Edgar Miller-designed and decorated Tavern Club, Eastlake Studio is now an architecture firm who has done great work to enliven the space. For this event, we will be hosting a brief lecture on the Tavern Club's history and Miller's work created within its walls, followed by a mixer event with fantastic drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

Join our Membership Program to receive details about this event, or email members@edgarmiller.org.

 

RECENT EVENTS

Mid-century Murals Mixer at the Standard Club
Spring 2019

 
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Thank you for joining us for this year’s Mid-century Murals Mixer at the Standard Club for another fabulous event! It was great to get the chance to spend the evening with everyone as fellow appreciators of Edgar's work, spirit, and his love of having a good time. We’re thrilled to have partnered with the Standard Club to allow us into their exclusive members-only lounge, and to allow us to tour some of the special decorative and fine art pieces in the club’s collection. A very special thank you to Tim Samuelson for joining us and sharing the amazing story of Edgar Miller's awe-inspiring Great Chicago Fire murals.

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Fall Smash - 2018
Benefit Event

 
 

The Great Chicago Fire Murals at The Standard Club

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Thank you for joining us on Thursday, March 29th for a rare opportunity to see The Great Chicago Fire, an exquisite example of Edgar Miller’s large scale mural work! 

Thanks also to the generous hospitality, wine, drinks and food of The Standard Club, where Edgar Miller Legacy has been welcomed back for the second year.  Its private lounge, a mid-century modern bar features four incredibly detailed, twelve-foot wide Miller murals depicting the Chicago Fire, beautifully hand carved in black linoleum.

Our honored guest, the City of Chicago's Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson, gave a wonderful talk sharing with us all the story of Miller's work, the history of the Club, and the Great Chicago Fire.

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