Attend a Nineteenth Century Program!

Our Program Committee has worked hard to plan 29 weeks of programs in our five categories: Art, Literature, Music, Science and Social Science. See descriptions of the first four programs below. All programs will take place in our beautiful ballroom (masks will be required to attend). Select programs will be available to be viewed at home live via Zoom Webinar. Links will be provided if program is being livestreamed. Your donation will help ensure the season is Amazing! Missed a Program from the 20-21 Season? Many great programs from the season are available here! Please note: All Nineteenth Century attendees are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test (for detailed information on this policy, please visit our Program Page.


Henry Fogel Presents: Jonita Lattimore, Soprano, and Allan Glassman, Tenor
Wednesday, October 20 at 7:00pm
Jonita Lattimore are veterans of the operatic and concert stages. Together for a night of music, their joined voices will blow the audiences away. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please 'Pay What You Can' at the door.


Innovations in Managing Depression
Monday, October 25 at 1:15pm
Philip Janicak, MD is an Adjunct Professor and Consultant in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University. He will present an overview of Depression treatments, starting with standard treatments (medication, psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy) followed by a review of newer protocols (transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), ketamine, and esketamine nasal sprays). To register for Monday Lunch on October 18, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here

Art Conservation at the Oriental Art Institute
Monday, November 1 at 1:15pm
he Oriental Institute (OI) Museum at The University of Chicago is a world-renowned showcase for the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Middle East -- but what goes on behind the scenes to keep this priceless ancient collection available for future generations to enjoy? Explore the art and science of artifact conservation with OI conservator Alison Whyte. Through fascinating stories of the early days of the Institute, learn about the history of art conservation and how the discipline has evolved over time. To register for Monday Lunch on November 1, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here

All That Jazz and More
Monday, November 8 at 1:15pm
Thomas Linsk (piano) and Michael Fiorino (bass) put you in the driver’s seat during this lively music program. Jazz, Pop, Broadway and more: you ask for a song, and Linsk and Fiorino will play it with perfection! To register for Monday Lunch on November 8, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here




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