Hero, Hawk and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South is a free exhibition and is open to the public during regular museum hours. Suggested general admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $7 for children, students, and seniors. Members are always admitted free of charge. Tuesdays are free for everyone.
Become a member of the Art Institute of Chicago and preview the exhibition before it opens to the public! Call (312) 575-8000 to join or renew your membership, or click here to purchase a membership online. In the museum, you can join at any one of the membership desks.
To schedule a student tour, please call (312) 443-3679 or click here.
A 40-minute comprehensive audio tour of the exhibition is available for $5 for members, $6 for the public. The recorded tour may be purchased with cash at the exhibition entrance. The audio tour is free to visually impaired visitors, and an enlarged-type manuscript of the tour is available for hearing-impaired visitors.
DINING IN THE MUSEUM
Enjoy a served lunch featuring seasonal flavors in the Garden Restaurant, open 11:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. daily, closed holidays. The Café is open every day until one hour before museum closing, offering a variety of food, including soups, deli sandwiches, carved meats, Italian pies, desserts, and many heart-healthy choices, all in a casual environment.
THE MUSEUM SHOP
Purchase the exhibition catalogue to Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South. Hardcover, $60; softcover, $34.95. Click here for more information.
The museum is located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street, on the eastern edge of Chicago’s famous downtown Loop. Click here to see a map and information on parking and public transportation.
Journey to Cahokia
October 23, 2004March 27, 2005
The Art Institute of Chicago and publisher Harry N. Abrams have created a children’s book called Journey to Cahokia, and its original illustrations are on view. The book introduces young audiences to the ideas in the exhibition through the story of one family’s journey to the ancient city of Cahokia, the largest urban center in North American in the year 1300. For more information, click here.
St. Louis Art Museum
March 4May 30, 2005
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