Bes-Ben: The Mad Hatter of Chicago Tour

Bes-Ben: The Mad Hatter of Chicago Tour
Sundays and alternate Thursdays at 3 pm

Explore the mind(s) behind the madness of Chicago’s “Mad Hatter.” From styles to innovative materials –and more than a touch of whimsy—this tour will fascinate you with tales of Benjamin and Bessie Green-Field and the hat empire they created

April 22–January 6
Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries
Included with Admission
Meet at the top of the escalator, Floor 2

Image Credit: Bes-Ben (American, 1898–1988), hat (bullfighters), 1950s, cotton, wool, silk, synthetic fibers, animal hide, metal, wood, plastic, 8-1/4 × 9 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Gift of the Alliance of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2008.14 © Bes-Ben.