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Programs & Events

Public Programs


A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York

Sunday, March 22, 2015 to Sunday, August 2, 2015

Spertus Institute is pleased to present a selection of illustrations,... More >


Midwest Jewish Artists Lab

Application Deadline

Monday, August 3, 2015

Applications due Monday, August 3, for the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab, open... More >


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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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 >


Grantwriting Workshop

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

Enrollment will open soon 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 >

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 >

Lecture | Discussion

Jewish Artists and Chicago’s Gift to Birobidzhan

Sunday, November 22, 2015
2:00 pm

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