SAH invites members and friends to a Fundraising Benefit on Saturday, April 24, 2010 in honor of the Society's 70th Anniversary and architects who changed the face of Chicago architecture in the 1970s.
Tickets for the Benefit are $125 per person, and proceeds will support the Society's ongoing educational mission.
THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS
CELEBRATES ITS 70th ANNIVERSARY and CHICAGO’S CUTTING EDGE 70S
at a Fundraising Benefit
Saturday, April 24, 2010
The Merchandise Mart
6.00 – 9.00 PM
Gala Benefit Chairs
John H. Bryan
Richard and Mary Gray
Master of Ceremonies
Geoffrey Baer, WTTW Channel 11 PBS
Special Guest Speaker
Dietrich Neumann, SAH President and Professor Brown University
Seymour Persky, Parliament Enterprises
Carter Manny, Former Director of the Graham Foundation
Founders of The Chicago Seven:
Tom Beeby, Larry Booth, Stuart Cohen, James Nagle,
Stanley Tigerman, Ben Weese and the late James Ingo Freed
Founders of Chicago Women in Architecture:
Cynthia Weese, Carol Ross Barney, Gertude Lempp Kerbis,
Nancy Abshire, Gunduz Dagdalen, Natalie de Blois,
Laura Fisher and Jane M. Jacobson.
Purpose of the Gala Benefit: To support the educational mission of the Society of Architectural Historians. Among the Society's new educational initiatives are the development of two national humanities-based architectural programs for middle and high school students, particularly those in economically vulnerable states such as Mississippi and Michigan.
Goal of the benefit: $50,000
Single Ticket Price: $125