The October 19 Chicago Collects exhibition and panel welcomed over 75 guests to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ West Loop showroom for a celebration of all things Chicago. The Made in Chicago auction exhibition showcased fine art, architectural elements, maps and decorative items made by or related to notable Chicagoans. The evening progressed with a panel discussion that included four Chicago-based collectors who spoke about their approach to collecting and told stories of successes and missed opportunities. Janine Mileaf, Executive Director of The Arts Club of Chicago, moderated the panel titled “The One That Got Away.” Paula Crown, Chuck and Kathy Harper and Scott H. Lang participated as panelists.
Continue reading to learn more about our panelists and view photos from the event.