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Tuesday, April 5 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago's John M. Flaxman Library + Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

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**This tour is SOLD OUT**

The John M. Flaxman Library is home to more than 120,000 items focused on 20th- and 21st-century visual arts, design, architecture, criticism, theory, and philosophy. Collection strengths include exhibition catalogs, artist monographs, videos, and sound recordings.
Flaxman Library Special Collections include the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection with more than 6,000 examples of artists' publications from the last 50 years; the Randolph Street Gallery Archives, documenting a vital and innovative force in Chicago's art community from 1979–98; and the 16mm Film Study Collection, featuring experimental, avant-garde, and local filmmakers.
Tour the main collections and behind-the-scenes where cataloging and digitizing projects happen. In special collections, see examples of artists' publishing in all media from the 1960s to the present and get a brief introduction to the history of the collection and how it functions as an instructional tool for students and the general public.
Maximum Participants: 10
Fee: $10
Accessibility:
Walking, standing
Location: 37 S. Wabash Ave., 5th + 6th floors
Transportation: 12-15 minutes walking; 7-12 minutes via Red Line CTA train or CTA buses

Meet the tour wrangler in the Hyatt Regency lobby at 2 pm to travel together.

Tuesday April 5, 2022 2:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
School of the Art Institute of Chicago