Panel Discussion and Reception. An Integrated Approach to Women’s Health. 4-6:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2270. Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, presents the keynote address and physicians, business and non-profit leaders participate in a panel as part of the U. of C.’s Global Health Week programming.
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. Appreciate the art of the mundane and make your own conceptual art inspired by “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” Use commonplace materials—even your body—to transform the banal into the beautiful and bizarre. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., 773-702-0200.
Gallery Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Floyd Atkins, appraiser Diane Dinkins-Carr and collector Patric McCoy present a discussion in conjunction with the Logan Center’s new exhibit, “Disaporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora.”