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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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A Gift to Birobidzhan

Chicago Artists in Support of a Soviet Jewish Homeland

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

In 1934, a Jewish region was established in Siberia.

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Spertus Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2015 to Friday, November 27, 2015

The Spertus offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27.... More >

Author Event

Meet Author Lev Golikin at Spertus Institute

Sunday, December 6, 2015
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Meet the author of our 2015 One Book | One Community selection.

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Master Class

Social Media Strategy

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Through this hands-on, four-part master class taught by Digital Brand... More >

Artist Talk

Artist Talk with Howard Schwartz

Sunday, January 17, 2016
1:00 pm

Mark your calendar to join us on January 17 for a free artist talk with... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

Like A Bomb Going Off

Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Sunday, January 17, 2016
2:00 pm

Award-winning historian Janice Ross presents the fascinating story of ... More >

Film | Discussion

Sunday Cinema: Raise the Roof

Sunday, February 7, 2016
2:00 pm

This beautiful documentary brings you behind-the-scenes when students and... More >

Film | Discussion

Sunday Cinema: Carvalho's Journey

Sunday, February 14, 2016
2:00 pm

Follow the extraordinary story of Solomon Nunes Carvalho, an observant... More >

Online Course

A Biblical Approach to Mental Health

Online Course

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to Tuesday, May 10, 2016

This integrative, 12-week, online, continuing education course is offered by... More >

Master Class

Program Design and Evaluation

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

In this four-part master class, business strategist Sarina Gerson will guide... More >

Film | Discussion

Sunday Cinema: Camera Obscura

Sunday, February 21, 2016
2:00 pm

This lyrical feature film from Argentina introduces a shy ugly duckling as... More >