Monet, Dalí, and De Kooning will be special guests when you host your next event at the Art Institute of Chicago.
In addition to the company of some of the world's greatest artists, the Art Institute offers galleries, gardens, and auditoriums that assure an unparalleled experience for gatherings large and small. Our professional planning experts can create everything from an enchanting hors d'oeuvres reception with private gallery viewing to an elegant dinner in one of the Art Institute's unique event spaces.
Bon Appétit, the exclusive on-site caterer for the Art Institute, will exceed your expectations with seamless, sophisticated service and culinary excellence, preparing perfect menus that offer a variety of flexible options.
Call Bon Appétit at the Art Institute of Chicago at (312) 443-3530 for an appointment to view our special event spaces and discuss your upcoming event.
1 day 16 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Today we remember Nelson Mandela's legacy. In 1962, when sentenced to life imprisonment for his activities with the African National Congress, Mandela made a powerful statement of cultural identity by wearing a traditional Thembu beaded collar. Despite such images of Mandela being banned by the apartheid government until the 1990s, his act of defiance spurred a resurgence of beadworking in South Africa.