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Annual Meeting 2007

Annual Meeting 2007 Abstracts Meeting Photos Festival of Maps



Partial Listing of Exhibitions
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Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum – Exploring Our Universe through Maps

The Art Institute of Chicago – Maps of Paris, France 1789-1914

Brookfield Zoo – Mapping an Institution

Chicago Botanic Garden – Maps from the Chicago Botanic Garden Rare Book Collection and Plants in Print: The Age of Botanical Discovery

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs – Art on the Map II

The Chicago History Museum – a small exhibition of historic maps from their collection

Chicago Humanities Festival – cartographers, imaging experts and ecologists will be included in their 16-day long dialogue on Climate of Concern

Field Museum/Newberry Library – MAPS – over 100 remarkable maps

Museum of Contemporary Art – Mapping the Self

The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) – National Geographic’s Maps: Tools for Adventure

The Newberry Library – Ptolemy’s Geography in the Renaissance and Charting a People’s Empire: Chicago and the Cartographic Conquest of the American West

The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago – European Cartographers and the Ottoman World, 1500-1750.

Special Collections, The University of Chicago – The Virtual Tourist in Renaissance Rome

Spertus Museum at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies – Mapping Dystopia

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