Join us for an afternoon at Roger Brown Study Collection as part of our Chicago Collectors series, on one of our eminent Chicago artist-collectors, Roger Brown.
$20 includes refreshments
Space is limited
The afternoon includes tours of the collection and conversation with Threewalls Executive Director Shannon Stratton and RBSC Curator Lisa Stone.
“…I feel the things in the collection are of universal appeal to all artists and people with a sense of the spiritual & mystical nature that material things can evoke.” Roger Brown, 1941-1997
Established in 1997, the Roger Brown Study Collection (RBSC) is an artists’ study collection and archive, preserved intact in a historic house museum setting. Located off campus in artist and SAIC alumnus Roger Brown’s former home, an 1888 storefront building at 1926 North Halsted Street, the RBSC is an intimate collection with an astonishing range of objects, including works by Chicago Imagists and other contemporary artists, self-taught artists, folk and tribal art from many cultures, objects from material and popular culture, costumes, textiles, furniture, travel souvenirs, and other things Brown surrounded himself with for artistic inspiration.
Community Supported Collecting is a series of events on collecting from the artists’ perspective, introducing why and how to collect on a budget, with passion and without fear. This program is in conjunction with Community Supported Art Chicago.