Feb 17th 2020

The Adventurers Club – (adventures in the built, imagined, preserved, and lost landscape.) For the consideration of pressing questions in historical and cultural preservation.

Please join us at the Roger Brown Study Collection (1926 N. Halsted) for the first Adventurers Club of the new decade. The initial program for the next meeting and the rest of the semester is below –

The presentations will commence promptly at 5:30pm
Monday 17th February – 5:30

SARA VELAS, Founder and Director of The Velaslavasay Panorama, presents – Journey to “Shengjing Panorama


SCOTT DIETRICH, Independent artist, scholar, Preservationist and itinerant photographer, will lead an exploration of the UNESCO listed Hani Rice Terraces in Yunnan, China.

Followed by up to five (or less) Three Minute Adventures,

Please RSVP to nlowe1@saic.edu – space will be limited on a first come first serve basis.

Proposals for ‘Three Minute Adventure’ presentations – Three Slides in Three Minutes – should be emailed to Nicholas Lowe nlowe1@saic.edu and Lisa Stone lstone@saic.edu with a title and a very brief outline. (up to 75 words or less) up to five presentations will be selected.

The Adventurers Club is a program of events that provide an opportunity for our departmental community to share their research. Each evening will include two invited 20 minute presentations followed by several 3 minute presentations. This semester will feature the following 20 minute presentations

Did you go somewhere incredible, see something amazing? Did you see something really mundane or humble, but significant? Are you working on a project of note? Are you compelled to share your story? In the spirit of the Chautauqua, The Adventurer’s Club will offer a series of illustrated storytelling gatherings for the SAIC cultural preservation community at SAIC’s very own historic house museum – The Roger Brown Study Collection. Come one come all, lively discussion is encouraged!


TUESDAY March 31st 5:30 – 7:30
Anne Sullivan, Esteemed Faculty in the Department of Historic Preservation will give her Sabbatical presentation – details to follow.

TUESDAY April 28th 5:30 – 7:30
To Be Confirmed –

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