Chicago has one of the largest collections of Tiffany glass in the country. Join CAC docent Susan Jacobson for a virtual program that examines some the most magnificent art-glass and mosaic installations in the city crafted by Tiffany.
- January 27, 2021
- 12:00 pm
- $8 public
FREE for CAC members
FREE for students
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Approximately 3 hours before the start of the program, you will receive a link directly from Zoom with details about how to access and view it.
Beginning with his exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, Louis Comfort Tiffany left his mark on Chicago’s architecture. Discover his company’s renowned works throughout the city at this virtual program, including domes at the Chicago Cultural Center and Art Institute of Chicago, as well as several remarkable mosaics. Learn about the design, technique and craftspeople involved in creating these works and gain a deeper appreciation for Tiffany’s artistry.
PROGRAM SPEAKER: SUSAN JACOBSON
Susan Jacobson has been a docent since 2008 and gives nine different tours. She is co-director of Synagogues by Bus and Tiffany Treasures. Prior to becoming a docent, Susan enjoyed a 40-year career in academic librarianship at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and the University of Illinois in Chicago. In addition to her CAC activities, Susan volunteers with the Saints, Chicago’s volunteer ushering organization. Susan divides her time between Chicago and a home in the hills of West Virginia.