The World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago’s famous fair held in 1893, was a triumph for architect and planner Daniel Burnham—but it was also a showcase for women, and many more than just the celebrated Bertha Honoré Palmer. Learn about some of the artists, activists and achievers who were so compelling that we still discuss them, and their work, 127 years later.
Host Kathleen Carpenter has been a CAC docent since 2006. She has served as Director of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Vice President of the Museum of Science and Industry, and Executive Director of the Three Arts Club of Chicago. Born in Chicago, Carpenter is a graduate of Northwestern University.