The University Guild meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1:30 p.m in Scott Hall on the Northwestern University campus.


2017 - 2018 Programs

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October 2 - Michael Dreyer
"Germany After the Election: Analyses & Predictions"

Professor of Political Theory at Northwestern University

October 16 - Dr. Robert Coen
"Economics of Arts and Culture"

Professor Emeritus of Economics, Northwestern University

November 6 - Chris Jones
"The Age of Exuberant Self: Why We're in the Middle of an Arts Revolution"

Chief Chicago Tribune Theater Critic

November 20 - Julie Strauss
"Major Supreme Court Decisions of the 2016-2017 Term"

Independent Lecturer, American Politics

December 4 - Northwestern University Student Music Performance

January 8 - Betsey Means
"Picasso, Picasso, & Paris: A Salon with Gertrude Stein
Betsey Means, Actor, Womanlore

February 12 - Dominic Missimi
Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Music Theater

February 19 - William Tyre
"Painter: Frederic Clay Bartlett"
Executive Director and Curator,
Glessner House Museum

March 5 - Jeff Nigro
"Sight and Sound" Opera and the Visual Arts"
Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer,
Art Institute; Instructor, Newberry Library

March 19 - Kris Hartzell
"Power of Architecture"
Director of Facilities; Visitor Services and Collections,
Evanston History Center

April 2 - Christine Sneed
"From Beginning Writer to Published Novelist"

Annual Meeting to proceed the program at 1:15

April 16 -Stephen Alltop
"The King of Instruments"
Senior Lecturer, Conducting and Ensembles, Northwestern University

Dr. Alltop will discuss the pipe organ and its history. The program will be held across the street at Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Road

May 7 - Annual Guild Luncheon (11:30 am)
Featuring Northwestern students from the 2018 Waa-Mu show

The purpose of the University Guild is:
"To bring to the membership of the Guild the intellectual resources of the University. To promote the interests of the University. To work for the collection and exhibition of objects of art. To advance the development and the appreciation of the fine arts in the University and in Evanston."



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