Oct. 5 Lecture: Southland Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago-(ENEWSPF)- The Southland Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago invites the residents of the Southland area to a lecture on October 5, 2011 at the Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute is located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The lecture will be given in the Morton Auditorium at 10:45 a.m. "Windows On the War: Soviet Tass Posters 1941-45" is the topic presented by David Stark, Director of Museum Education, Art Institute. The Tass posters were produced in Russia during World War II in order to aid in resistance to the Nazi threat. The posters were mailed to the Art Institute to rally political support. Kept in storage for decades, the featured posters mark a major chapter in the history of design and propaganda.

Reservations can be made from September 7-28, 2011 by contacting Judith Hook (708) 499-9447. The fee is $23.00 for guests, payable by check only.