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January 2018

The Roots of the Arts & Crafts and Prairie School: John Ruskin’s Six Precepts of Architecture

January 8, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Linden Hills, 4201 Sheridan Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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We will explore the history and philosophy behind the Arts and Crafts and Prairie School movements by focusing on six rules for architecture stated by John Ruskin in an 1854 lecture. Architectural historian Richard Kronick will show how several A&C and Prairie School architects responded to and expressed Ruskin’s ideas. He will also provide a profile of Ruskin – undoubtedly the single most influential voice in 19th century European architecture.

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February 2018

“Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis” with R.T. Rybak

February 19, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Linden Hills, 4201 Sheridan Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Three-term Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak tells stories about the highs and lows and the daily drama of a life inextricably linked with the city over the past fifty years. R.T.’s memoir is at once a political coming-of-age story and a behind-the- scenes look at the running of a great city.

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