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Road Scholar: Treasures of the Art Institute—Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

May 14, 2017
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Program Duration: May 14–19

Lifelong Learning: Enjoy a weeklong immersion in one of the world's foremost collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in the recently renovated galleries of the Art Institute. Learn from expert curatorial staff, art conservators, and museum education art historians as they guide you through galleries, slide lectures, and discussions. Examine techniques, innovations, and achievements in the works of great artists like Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cassatt, Cezanne, van Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and many others. Explore the role of Chicago's artistic founders at the historic Palmer House Hilton, a wedding gift to Impressionist collector and donor Berthe Honore Palmer. Enjoy daily early entry to the museum before public hours.

The full program includes a five-night stay downtown at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel just steps from the museum, daily museum admission, private tours with the experts, admission to special exhibitions, and all meals catered with one dinner on your own to explore Chicago's many excellent restaurants.

Please contact Road Scholar for pricing and registration or call (800) 454-5768. To enroll, click the button below or call (800) 454-5768.

Can't come this week? Road Scholar runs year-round at the Art Institute. Explore more opportunities.