The Renaissance Society
at the University of Chicago

Curator, Special Projects
March 2015—February 2016

Organized a host of historically-minded actions in conjunction with the institution's centennial, including an archival exhibition, symposium, talks, performances, screenings, and more.

Let Us Celebrate While Youth Lingers and Ideas Flow: Archives 1915–2015

An exhibition across four sites featuring historical materials and artworks by Michel Auder, Julia Fish, Gaylen Gerber, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rodney Graham, Miyoko Ito, Helen Mirra, William Pope.L, and Yutaka Sone.


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An Adventure Was Home: Gertrude Stein in Chicago
Ordnance Operations: War Art at the Renaissance Society
South Side Connections

The Renaissance Society is an independent, non-collecting museum of contemporary art located on the campus of the University of Chicago. Throughout its 100-year history, “the Ren” has been known for presenting vital practices from across the world, such as the first US exhibition of Alexander Calder’s mobiles in 1934; the Chicago debuts of Bruce Nauman, Joseph Kosuth and Jenny Holzer in the 1970s and 80s; key solo exhibitions by Mike Kelley (1988), Isa Genzken (1992), Felix Gonzales-Torres (1994), Kerry James Marshall (1998), Joan Jonas (2004), Danh Vo (2012), and Nora Schultz (2014). Admission to the gallery and events is always free.