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Programs & Events

At Spertus


Outside Inside

Exploring Boundaries and Otherness

Sunday, September 17, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

See new works created by the second Chicago cohort of the Midwest Jewish... More >

Program Series

Jewish Book Month One Book Activities

Sunday, November 19, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Join the celebration of Jewish Book Month with discussions and events across... More >


Spertus Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23, 2017 to Friday, November 24, 2017

Spertus Institute will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24.... More >


Ending the Gender Gap: Achieving the Power of Workplace Equity

Sunday, December 3, 2017
2:00 pm

Discover the advantages of value-aligned workplace policies from Social... More >

Art Talk

Artist-Led Tour

Sunday, December 10, 2017
3:00 pm

Tour the exhibit Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

Chicago Author Event: Windy City Blues Finale

Sunday, December 10, 2017
3:00 pm

Hear a live performance of music recorded at Chess Records by all the blues... More >


Adult Jewish Learning Resource Conference

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Featuring Dr. Stephen Brookfield, one of the leading figures in adult... More >


Ellen Rothenberg

Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

Opening on February 1, 2018, in the Ground Level Arts Lab, Spertus Institute... More >


Lay Leadership Academy

Sunday, February 4, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

On a board or committee of a Jewish organization? Thinking about joining one... More >

Program Series

Fundraisers Forum

Thursday, February 15, 2018
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you raise funds for a Chicago-area Jewish organization? This free three-... More >


Grant Writing Workshop

Thursday, February 22, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Learn to reap value from research, fine-tune your writing and budget... More >

Special Event

Critical Conversations

Episode 1: Can We Talk?

Sunday, March 18, 2018
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Hear Former Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) and Mike Huckabee (R-AR)... More >