Exhibitions > The Silk Road and Beyond: Travel, Trade, and Transformation
The Silk Road and Beyond: Travel, Trade, and Transformation
September 30, 2006–April 22, 2007
Galleries 141 and 142
Silk Road Chicago is an unprecedented collaboration among the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Silk Road Project that explores the cross-cultural artistic legacy of the historic network of overland and maritime trade routes between China and the Mediterranean Sea. This collaboration occurs in the heart of Chicago, a city long renowned as a meeting place for people from all across the world.
10 hours 44 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The average museum visitor spends less than 30 seconds looking at a work of art. So what's it like see a six-hour music video?
A Lot of Sorrow is an endurance test for the veteran rock band The National, performing their song "Sorrow" 105 times in a row.