Saturday / November 18, 2017 / 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter: Lisa Yun Lee, PhD
This session will consider the relationship between community-based social movements and architecture, art and the built environment and how art, design and architecture foster inclusivity and the people's right to the city.
Lisa Yun Lee is Director of the National Public Housing Museum and the previous Director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. She is a member of the Art History and Gender and Women's Studies faculty at UIC, and a Presidential Fellow. Lee serves on the national boards of The American Alliance of Museums, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, and Ms. Magazine. Locally, she serves on the Boards of Rebuild, and 3Arts. As a writer, she has published articles about feminism, radical museum practices, diversity, and as well as strategies for creating democratic spaces.
Edgar Miller Legacy is proud to offer partner programming with the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Edgar Miller Legacy, in partnership with AIA Chicago, offers three distinct workshops and tours held at the Kogen-Miller Studios featuring special guest lecturers who will speak to different aspects of Miller’s architectural achievements and how they relate to the wider world of architectural history, decorative arts, and community building. All workshops include an in-depth tour of Edgar Miller’s Glasner Studio led by Edgar Miller Legacy Executive Director, Zac Bleicher.