Due to the Covid 19 virus and in compliance with Governor Pritzker's declarations

THE UNIVERSITY GUILD programs will be held online for the 2021 - 2022 season.

The new schedule will be on the 1st Monday of the month starting October 4th.

The scheduled programs are detailed here:


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

This year we are presenting these programs online. Members will be notified of the the procedures for accessing the program prior to the date of each program.


2021 - 2022 University Guild Programs

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October 4 - Julie Strauss

"Major Supreme Court Decisions of the 2020-2021 Term"

Independent Lecturer, American Politics

November 1 -  Brandon Ruud

"Ashcan School and The Eight:  The Nation’s First Modern Art Movement"

Abert Family Curator of American Art at the Milwaukee Art Museum          

Decenber 6 - Chris Jones

"The Theater, Arts & Culture too!"

Chicago Tribune Theater Critic and Editorial Page Editor

January 10, 2022- David Zarefsky

Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Communications Studies

February 7, 2022 - Leslie Goddard

"Midcentury Cuisine: Food Fads from the 40's through the 60's"

Author and historian, Leslie Goddard will present a program on Food Fads through the years.

March 7 , 2022 -To Be Announced - check back for further developments


April 4, 2022 - Annual Meeting follwed by

Bill Tyre

"Pullman: From Factory Town to National Monument"

Bill Trye, Executive Director & Curator of the Glessner House

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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