Chicago, Illinois

Tour of the Roger Brown Study Collection

Join us for a unique and exclusive tour of the Roger Brown Study Collection, a house museum, archive, and one of SAIC special collections.

Join us for a unique and exclusive tour of the Roger Brown Study Collection, a house museum, archive, and one of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) special collections, located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Preserved in the former home and studio of SAIC alum, artist, and collector Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970), the space is filled with objects from the far corners of the world. You will find works by Chicago Imagists and non-mainstream artists, folk and tribal art, material and popular culture, costumes, furniture, and things discovered while wandering here and there, as well as Brown’s Ford Mustang still parked in the garage. 

This event is perfect for those who enjoy Victorian ephemera, movie palaces, the industrial revolution of the turn of the century, Victrolas, calliopes, clocks, mechanical devices, the 1920s, organs, antique lighting, antique pianos, and everything in between. Expect a night full of fun, whimsy, and music! 

DETAILS

  • The event will run rain or shine.
  • Look for Melissa at the front door. 
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the event start to check in.
  • 16+ only please! The home is filled with valuables and the tour will likely not hold interest for children.
  • Walking shoes recommended.
  • This event is limited ADA accessible.
  • Photography is allowed. 
  • This ticket is non-refundable, but you can transfer it by following this handy Eventbrite tutorial.

Questions?

Email melissa.dlando@atlasobscura.com.

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Advance ticket sales only. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.