Events and Programs

Upcoming OMS programs include:

OMS Trip to San Francisco with Curators Gloria Groom and Emerson Bowyer
September 12–14, 2018

Storage Tour and Lunch
October 2018
Gold level only

Annual Casino Dinner with Special Guest Laurence des Cars, Director of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie 
December 5, 2018
All levels


The OMS calendar is always evolving. For the most up-to-date list of events, please contact our office.

Previous events include:

  • John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age Walk-Through and Breakfast with Annelise Madsen, Gail and Henry Buchbinder Assistant Curator of American Art
  • Casino Dinner featuring Desmond Shawe-Taylor
  • Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller Walk-Through and Breakfast with Curator Emerson Bowyer
  • Shockingly Mad: Henry Fuseli and the Art of Drawing Walk–Through and Breakfast with Chair and Curator Kevin Salatino
  • Lecture-Luncheon with Jean Goldman: “Through the Looking Glass”
  • Meet Your Museum: Celebrating Curators Emerson Bowyer and Kevin Salatino
  • Lecture-Luncheon with Dora Thornton: "A Rothschild Renaissance: A New Look at the Treasures of the Waddesdon Bequest in the British Museum"
  • Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist Walk-Through and Breakfast with Curator Gloria Groom
  • Gauguin under the Stars: Exhibition Celebration

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Mary Claire Vuckovich, Old Masters Society programs and events coordinator, at oms@artic.edu or (312) 443-3615.

Join the Old Masters Society today! Please note that you must be a member of the Art Institute of Chicago to join OMS.