Scheduled dates for LWD Chicago meetings:


Thursday, January 25 — Town Hall Meeting at Department of Curiosities

Tuesday, February 27 — Feminist Discussion @ Columbia, hosted by Jessica Jacobs

Thursday, March 15 — Tour of Great Lakes Yard: by Meegan Czop and Elizabeth Fiersten

Tuesday, April 17 — Anna Brown of Anna Brown

May — December … coming soon!


Wednesday, February 22 — Tour of Lost Arts

Thursday, March — ( meeting canceled)

Thursday, April 20 — Kim Soss + Design Research @ IIT

Thursday, May 11 — Dee Clements of Studio Herron

Thursday, June 15 – Rebecca Schoenecker of Laughing Eye Weeping Eye

Tuesday, July 25 — Gillion Carrara

Thursday, August 24 — Summer Cocktail Party @ Parson’s



Wednesday, January 13th — Carly Cannell of Weetu

Wednesday, February 10th — Sara Huston of Last Attempt at Greatness

Wednesday, March 9th — Erin Huizenga of Till School

Wednesday, April 13th — The Weaving Mill

Wednesday, May 11th — Esther Garcia of Butterfat Studios

Wednesday, June 8  — Holly Hunt

Wednesday, July 13  — Laura Prieto-Velasco of HVNTER GVTHERER

August — Summer BBQ

Wednesday, September 14th — Berit Engen

Thursday, Ocober 20 — Studio Gild + After Party at Danny’s Tavern

Wednesday, November 9th — No Meeting — (Kim Soss + Design Research Postponed Until March 2017)

December — December 8th — Holiday Party + Mini Pecha Kucha at fc STUDIO inc



Tuesday, January 13th — Studio Visit with Gina Panijin

Wednesday, February 11th — Pam Daniels of Design House Chicago, at Catalyze Chicago

Tuesday, March 10th — Jamie Hayes of Production Mode Chicago

Tuesday, April 14th — Sara Cantor Aye, Co-Founder/Principal of Greater Good Studio introduces us to her work

Tuesday, May 12th — Eve Fineman hosts a Pecha Kucha-style LWD meeting 

Tuesday, June 9th — Julianne Scherer Johnson of Nagle Hartray Architecture

Wednesday, July 8th — Maria Boustead, Founder, Owner & Designer of Po Campo

Saturday, August 15th — LWD Summer Party

Thursday, August 26th — Morgan Walsh tour of the ‘State of Detroit’ exhibit at the Chicago Design Museum

Wednesday, October 8th — Felicia Ferrone of fferone

Monday, November 23rd — Discussion on Pursing Nonprofit Status for LWD at Catalyze Chicago

Friday, December 4th — Opening reception for Gray’s Department Store, A Show & Shop of the League of Women Designers at Department Of Curiosities

Wednesday, December 16th — Caroline Bellios, Assistant Director of the Fashion Resource Center at SAIC, will give a talk titled “Mode Moderniste: Sonia Delaunay and the Art of Fashion” at Department Of Curiosities