May be of interest to Architectural Photographers

Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture film to be shown at SIUE, Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm. This is part of the Arts & Issues series of events. Film director, Mark Richard Smith, will introduce the film and answer questions afterwards. This is a beautiful documentary film! Architectural photographers may be particularly interested in attending.

Louis Sullivan Architectural Ornaments at SIUE Conference, Friday, February 24, 2017, 8:30 am - 4 pm.

World-renowned architect Louis H. Sullivan (1856-1924) will be the inspirational focus of the free full-day conference. The Louis H. Sullivan Architectural Ornament Collection at SIUE is the largest known collection of physical ornaments from Sullivan constructions. The conference will provide attendees with an increased awareness of SIUE’s collection, an understanding of the vital role played by photographer Richard Nickel in the existence and documentation of the Louis Sullivan architectural ornament collection, and a greater knowledge of past and current efforts made to preserve these, and other Chicago historic and cultural artifacts and buildings.

Keynote speakers include Mark Richard Smith; John Celuch, Inlandesign director and first curator of the SIUE Sullivan Collection; and Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago.
Registration is limited to 100 with the deadline Friday, Feb. 17. Free parking is available for the first 50 non-SIUE registrants. The conference is sponsored by the SIUE Graduate School Conferences and Workshop Program, Friends of Lovejoy Library, SIUE’s Arts & Issues and Preservation Chicago.
Registration to the conference will also include the opportunity to purchase half-price tickets to the Arts & Issues’ presentation of “Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture." Student attendance is free but tickets are required.

For program information and event details, visit the Sullivan Conference webpage, or contact Therese Dickman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-650-2695.