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Road Scholar: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago

July 7, 2013
10:00AM5:00PM
For more information, call (312) 857-7641 or e-mail seniorprograms@artic.edu.

Program Duration: July 7 through July 12

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.

Live nearby or staying with friends? Take advantage of the reduced-rate Commuter package, which includes museum admission, private tours with the experts, admission to special exhibitions, and lunch each day.

Please contact Road Scholar for pricing and registration or call (800) 454-5768. Enroll online now or call (800) 454-5768.

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