Enjoy an evening at the historic Chicago Golf Club at this Sheldon Peck reception. Two to three Sheldon Peck paintings will be on exhibit at this preview event with proceeds going to the preservation of the history of Sheldon Peck as well as art conservation. Tickets are limited.
$125 includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, and renowned guest speaker Richard Miller. Cash bar.
Jacket and tie required.
Request tickets at the Lombard Historical Society - 23 W Maple, Lombard, 630-629-1885; or purchase below using PayPal or a credit card. Your full ticket price is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. RSVP by March 1, 2019.
The St. Charles History Museum will be graciously lending the S. S. Jones portrait by Sheldon Peck for this event.
Richard Miller is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where he received a B.A. in Film in 1978. After working on a freelance basis on approximately 100 motion picture and video productions, he attended the Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of Oneonta, New York, and received an M.A. in Museum Studies in 1986.
From 1986-1995, Miller was Associate Curator, then Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Since 1995 Miller has served as an independent curator and consultant to private and institutional clients, including The New Hampshire Historical Society, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, The Maier Museum of Art, The Hood Museum of Art, The Bennington Museum, and The Illinois State Museum. He continues to catalog the collections of furniture and ceramics at the Chipstone Foundation, as well as author articles and contribute essays on folk art.