Programs and Events

Since its founding in 1887, the Newberry has provided public programming in the humanities. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required.
E.g., 08/04/2015
E.g., 08/04/2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
What the Housekeeper Heard: Reconstructing a Sixteenth-Century Venetian Boat Party
On an early January night in 1569, a boatload of revelers crisscrossed the city of Venice, stopping a number of times to serenade friends, benefactors, and lovers.