Learn all about the 1893 Chicago World's Fair through the memorabilia and artifacts in this exhibition.
Between May 1 and October 30, twenty million attendees would make the pilgrimage from their home to visit the city of Chicago. The exposition highlighted many historical and contemporary accomplishments in the industries, the arts, and the sciences. The fairgrounds were dubbed “The White City” because of the Renaissance-style buildings produced in white plaster, Esteemed architects from all over the United States participated in the planning of the fair described as “the greatest meeting of artists since the fifteenth century.”
On exhibit: May 7 - May 31, 2018
A special thank you to:
Dr. Carole Drachler and her husband, Dr. David Drachler for donating these rare artifacts from the World's Fair of 1893.
After you visit the exhibition, stop by the Art History library in building AC30 dedicated to Dr. Carole Drachler in celebration of a thirty-four year legacy of teaching (1977-2011) Art History as faculty at Mesa Community College.