Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Monica Phillips, U. of C. Ph.D. candidate in Assyriology, presents on the Epic of Gilgamesh, as part of the Oriental Institute’s Lunchtime Traveler(…)
Lecture. “Coinage: The Greek Way of Handling Money.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Alain Bresson, of the U. of C., presents.
Wednesday Lunch at the Divnity School. “Teaching Religion and the First Amendment: The Case of the Hobby Lobby Bible Curriculum.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. Margaret M. Mitchell,(…)
“What’s up in Planetary Exploration!” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. NASA Solar System ambassador Elizabeth Koprucki discusses space missions, what we are learning and why it is important. Open(…)
Vocal Studies Open House. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free.
Lakeside Quilting Guild. 6:30-9 p.m., Treasure Island, basement, 1526 E. 55th St., lakesidequiltingguild.weebly.com, email@example.com.
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants discuss “Mistborn: the Final Empire” by Brandon Sanderson.
Sundays at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with Rockefeller Chapel Choir and organ and carillon music.