Place of the Antique in Early Modern Europe,
through February 29. Featuring paintings, bronze sculptures, porcelain,
and decorative arts, this exhibit explores the impact of classical
ruins and ancient Greek and Roman culture on new artistic styles
and the collecting of antiques in 16th- through 18th-century Europe.
The exhibit offers insights into the influence of the ever-present
classical past on later Italian cultures. Smart Museum; call 773/702-0200.
February 27 at 3 p.m. Randi Von Ellefson conducts the Rockefeller
Chapel Choir, the University Chorus, and the Motet Choir as they
perform music from the Jewish tradition. Cantors Deborah Bard
and Alberto Mizrahi and Chicago professional Jewish choir Halevi
join them. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel; call 773/702-7300.
in Ancient Egypt,
March 8 at 7 p.m. The Oriental Institute celebrates Women’s History
Month with a gallery talk that explores the role of women in ancient
Egypt. View clothing, jewelry, furnishings, and decorative arts
found at ancient sites ranging from temples and tombs to royal
palaces. Oriental Institute; call 773/702-9507.
9–March 12. Hyde Park’s Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company presents
its 40th anniversary production, a tale of love on the high seas.
The University Chamber Orchestra also performs. Mandel Hall; call
Goodyear, March 14 at 8 p.m. The Regents Park Discovery
Concert features pianist Stewart Goodyear. In his Chicago recital
debut, Goodyear performs his own works as well as pieces by Mozart
and Rachmaninoff. Mandel Hall; call 773/702-8068.