Centennial: A History of the Renaissance Society 1915–2015


  • The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

Published November 2015

Cover art for Centennial: A History of the Renaissance Society 1915–2015.

This major publication considers the first hundred years of the Renaissance Society, an independent presenter of contemporary exhibitions, events, and publications, located at the University of Chicago. The volume features contributions from Davarian L. Baldwin, Susan Bielstein, Bruce Jenkins, Pamela M. Lee, Nina Möntmann, Liesl Olson, R.H. Quaytman, Anne Rorimer, and Aoibheann Sweeney. It also includes an interview between Susanne Ghez, Solveig Øvstebø, and Hamza Walker, and a comprehensive timeline of the institution’s programming over 100 years.