Tour two of the Chicago History Museum's current exhibitions with
Holly Lundberg and Carol Turchan
Making Mainbocher: the First American Couturier
featuring thirty garments, fashion illustrations, and photography and explores the remarkable journey of the designer Main Rousseau Bocher (1890-1976) from his humble roots on Chicago's West Side to the salons of Paris and New York.
Secret Lives of Objects
featuring a wide range of objects culled from the darkened shelves and crates of the Museum's collections storage rooms, each with their own story to tell. including a Confederate Civil War soldier's illustrated prison journal to a rubber diver dry suit worn to repair an accidental breech in the Loop's tunnel system.