The Lincoln Land Community College Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum is holding its second annual 1st Thursday Speakers Series this spring. The first session of the two-part series is being held Thursday, March 7. “Architecture” will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Trutter Center at LLCC-Springfield, 5250 Shepherd Road.
The 1st Thursday Speakers Series features local experts discussing various topics that explore cultural diversity and current issues. Featured speakers for the March 7 session will provide an update on local architectural topics, including historic renovations and the impact architecture has on culture. Topics and speakers include: “Updates on the State Capitol Renovations” by James Richard Alsop, III, architect at Illinois State Capitol; “Historic Renovation Projects including Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois” by Carl Fischer of FWAI Architects, Inc.; and “Downtown Springfield Past to Present” by Anthony Rubano, project designer/architect with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
The second session of the Speakers Series is being held Thursday, April 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in LLCC’s Trutter Center and will feature speakers discussing their favorite world locations such as Kenya and Ashikaga, Japan.
Registration fee is $7 ($5 for LLCC Academy of Lifelong Learning members, registered alumni and students) and includes dessert. Pre-registration is required by calling the LLCC Foundation at 786-2785 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.