Prairie School Furniture
April 25 – May 27, 1972
Thursday, May 4, 1972, 8:00 pm
The History of the Prairie School (Sprague)
Preservation of Prairie School Houses and Their Interiors (Hanks)
Paul Sprague and David A. Hanks
Location: The Renaissance Society
Professor Paul Sprague, Department of Art at the University of Chicago and a leading expert on the Chicago School of Architecture, will speak on the history of the Prairie School.
David A. Hanks, Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago, will speak on the objects in the exhibition and the general state of preservation of Prairie School houses and their interiors.