Next Chapter: The Age of Innocence

Join the Chicago Council of the American Writers Museum for a night of conversation and cocktails during its annual fundraiser Next Chapter: The Age of Innocence, an evening reminiscent of the Gilded Age. Sponsor or buy tickets here.

Next Chapter: The Age of Innocence will take place at the American Writers Museum in downtown Chicago, allowing guests the opportunity to explore the nation’s first and only museum dedicated to American writers and their enduring influence. The AWM’s interactive and hands-on exhibits are designed to teach and inspire visitors about the past, present, and future of American writing.

Looking for fun and festive Gilded Age-inspired outfits? Check out our blog for ideas on how to achieve the perfect Gilded Age fit!

Funds raised at this event will go towards the AWM’s Write In Youth Education Program that serves middle and high school students from under-resourced schools.

The Chicago Council of the American Writers Museum is a group of dedicated Chicagoland professionals that are committed to supporting and extending the AWM’s broader mission to engage the public in exploring and celebrating American writers.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

The Bedi Foundation


Silver Sponsors

Mid American Water

Katy Mickelson, Beermann LLP


Bronze Sponsors

Peg Duncan and John Bisbikis

Fox Forensic Accounting

Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman


Jacque Wolf, Planet Depos

Angela Terry

The event is finished.


Oct 21 2022


Central Time
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

More Info



American Writers Museum
Chicago, Illinois

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