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The Newberry


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60 West Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610
United States

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The Newberry


(??.? miles from you)

60 West Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Over 600 years of European and American history come to life at the Newberry. Free and open to all, the Newberry’s exhibit galleries display the full range of its world-renowned collection, from 15th-century han

The rest of the collection—comprising 1.6 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 600,000 maps­— can be accessed in the library’s reading rooms. These materials provide a direct link to the past, illuminating the many ways in which humans have perceived, represented, and created the world around them over time.

The Newberry invites you to visit and follow your curiosity wherever and whenever it takes you.

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Why You Should Go...

Over 600 years of European and American history come to life at the Newberry. Free and open to all, the Newberry’s exhibit galleries display the full range of its world-renowned collection, from 15th-century hand-painted prayer books to 21st-century protest signs, posters, and flyers.

The rest of the collection—comprising 1.6 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 600,000 maps­— can be accessed in the library’s reading rooms. These materials provide a direct link to the past, illuminating the many ways in which humans have perceived, represented, and created the world around them over time.

The Newberry invites you to visit and follow your curiosity wherever and whenever it takes you.

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Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Sunday

Hours:

Closed

8:15am - 5:00pm

8:15am - 7:30pm

8:15am - 7:30pm

8:15am - 7:30pm

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Over 600 years of European and American history come to life at the Newberry. Free and open to all, the Newberry’s exhibit galleries display the full range of its world-renowned collection, from 15th-century hand-painted prayer books to 21st-century protest signs, posters, and flyers.

The rest of the collection—comprising 1.6 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 600,000 maps­— can be accessed in the library’s reading rooms. These materials provide a direct link to the past, illuminating the many ways in which humans have perceived, represented, and created the world around them over time.

The Newberry invites you to visit and follow your curiosity wherever and whenever it takes you.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Sunday

Hours:
Closed
8:15am - 5:00pm
8:15am - 7:30pm
8:15am - 7:30pm
8:15am - 7:30pm
8:15am - 5:00pm
8:15am - 5:00pm

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  • The Legacy of Chicago Dance

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    The Newberry

    The Legacy of Chicago Dance

    The Newberry

    The Legacy of Chicago Dance
    “The Legacy of Chicago Dance” waltzes through more than 100 years of dance in the city, showing how different styles and traditions have not only co-existed but converged in unexpected and creative ways. Drawing on the Newberry Library’s vast dance archives, the exhibit covers a wide range of dancers, studios, and styles through an array of materials, including rare archival videos, photos, costumes, and pointe shoes worn by powerhouse ballerinas like Anna Pavlova. 

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