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Road Scholar: Treasures of the Art Institute of Chicago

July 22, 2012
10:00AM5:00PM
For more information please call (312) 857-7641 or e-mail seniorprograms@artic.edu.

Program duration: July 22 through July 27

Lifelong Learning: Immerse yourself in the Art Institute of Chicago's world-renowned collection and the history of Chicago's artistic founders at the historic Palmer House Hilton. The Art Institute of Chicago has been a leading art school and museum for almost 130 years, amassing a collection spanning 5,000 years of human expression. Learn from expert curatorial staff and a professional team of Museum Education art historians as they guide you through gallery walks, slide lectures, and discussions. Examine ideas, techniques, and achievements from Ancient Egypt to modern America and explore the treasures of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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: 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.