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November 1, 2014

First Saturdays at THS

Want to stop in to THS on a weekend to do research or volunteer? We’re open the first Saturday of every month!

If you’d like to volunteer or do research, make sure to connect with Patrick Seymour, Archives Director in advance via email or phone.

Start: November 1, 2014 9:30 am
End: November 1, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: THS Headquarters
Address:
152 N York Street, 2nd Floor, Elmhurst, 60126

November 13, 2014

“The Fall of the American Movie Palace” Lecture & Presentation by Matt Lambros

November 13 | Chicago, IL

We’ve partnered with Chicago’s Portage Theater to bring you Matt Lambros of After the Final Curtain in this upcoming lecture, “The Fall of the American Movie Palace.”

We hope you’ll join us for this free event on Thursday, November 13 at the Portage Theater in Chicago.

Date: Nov. 13, 2014
Where: Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL
Time: Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free

About Matt Lambros: Matt Lambros is an internationally-renowned architectural photographer who specializes in photographing abandoned buildings. Lambros’ work documenting abandoned theatres has been featured in many print and online publications including Gawker, Curbed and The New York Times. His work has been shown in galleries across the globe including the Jean Cocteau Cinema Gallery (New Mexico), Sakura Gallery (Paris), Portman Gallery (London), and Greenpoint Gallery (Brooklyn). He has hosted photography workshops at the Victory Theatre in Holyoke, MA and his lecture “The Fall of the American Movie Palace” has been heard at the Jean Cocteau Cinema (Santa Fe, New Mexico), Woodbury Historical Society (Highland Mills, NY) and at the Observatory (Brooklyn, NY). View his work at his popular online blog Afterthefinalcurtain.net.

[Click here for more information.]

Start: November 13, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Portage Theater
Phone: (773)-283-7244
Address:
4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, 60641 , United States
Cost: Free

December 6, 2014

First Saturdays at THS

Want to stop in to THS on a weekend to do research or volunteer? We’re open the first Saturday of every month!

If you’d like to volunteer or do research, make sure to connect with Patrick Seymour, Archives Director in advance via email or phone.

Start: December 6, 2014 9:30 am
End: December 6, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: THS Headquarters
Address:
152 N York Street, 2nd Floor, Elmhurst, 60126

December 31, 2014

Deadline: Book of the Year Nominations

The Outstanding Theatre Book of the Year Award recognizes the book judged to have best exemplified documentation and appreciation of historic theatres. Nominations are voted on by the Board of Directors and the award is presented at the awards banquet during the annual Conclave each June.

[Click here to find out more and submit a title.]

Date: December 31, 2014

Deadline: Weiss Award Entries

The competition is intended to encourage interest in research and writing on historic theatres and to provide additional content for Marquee®, the quarterly journal of the Society. Certificates and monetary prizes are awarded for the winning entries.

[Click here to find out more and apply online.]

Date: December 31, 2014

January 3, 2015

First Saturdays at THS

Want to stop in to THS on a weekend to do research or volunteer? We’re open the first Saturday of every month!

If you’d like to volunteer or do research, make sure to connect with Patrick Seymour, Archives Director in advance via email or phone.

Start: January 3, 2015 9:30 am
End: January 3, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: THS Headquarters
Address:
152 N York Street, 2nd Floor, Elmhurst, 60126

May 9, 2015

Spring Benefit at the Sanfilippo Foundation

May 9, 2015 | Barrington, IL
Save the date! We’re planning our Spring Benefit event in partnership with the Sanfilippo Foundation. More details coming soon.

Date: May 9, 2015
Venue: TBA
Address:
United States

May 15, 2015

Deadline: Honorary Member of the Year Award Nominations

The Honorary Member of the Year Award recognizes a non-member individual or organization who has demonstrated outstanding efforts for THS or been instrumental in work outside the organization in keeping with its purposes.

[Click here to find out more and nominate someone.]

Date: May 15, 2015

Deadline: Member of the Year Nominations

The Member of the Year Award recognizes an individual or organizational member of THS who has continuously demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement, and contribution to the Society and its purposes, or been instrumental in work on outside projects in keeping with the aims of THS.

[Click here to find out more and nominate someone.]

Date: May 15, 2015

November 15, 2015

Deadline: DuBuque Fellowship Applications

Established to support scholars conducting research in the Society’s archives and collections and encourage its use, the Fellowship awards certificates and monetary support to winning proposals.

[Find out more about the research fellowship and apply online.]

Date: November 15, 2015
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