Annual membership to the Evening Associates is $30 for an individual or $50 for two people in the same household in addition to any basic Art Institute membership. Already a current member of the Art Institute? No problem, you can add an Evening Associates membership at any point in your membership.
Join online, by calling (312) 499-4111, or at any on-site Member Services desk.
See the Art Institute in a new light with After Dark, a late night event hosted by the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago on select Fridays in the Modern Wing from 9:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. (21+)
Meet other young art lovers over a creatively composed meal and an exclusive talk from a museum expert at ArtFEED. Hosted quarterly on Sunday mornings, 11:00-1:00, or Thursday evenings, 6:00–8:00 p.m. (21+)
What to Expect ○ Museum admission with ticket purchase ○ Unique themed meal buffet ○ Complimentary specialty cocktails ○ Insider’s talk on the featured exhibition ○ Interactive social media opportunities
Tickets go on sale about one month before each event. Join Evening Associates and be the first to learn when tickets go on sale!
Get your tickets early—ArtFEED tickets sell out well in advance of each event!
The Art Institute of Chicago’s Evening Associates Board invites you to “steal the night away” at the annual fundraiser Night Heist. Established to support the Art Institute’s legacy for future generations, this consistently sold-out evening is the event of the year for young art-inspired professionals.
What to Expect ○ Exclusive access to the featured exhibition ○ VIP Reception ○ Live music and special performances ○ Themed cocktails from celebrated Chicago mixologists, beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres ○ Raffle with coveted prize packages ○ Special tours of the featured exhibition throughout the evening ○ Official after party
The Evening Associates Board is a diverse group of young art-inspired professionals, innovators, and philanthropists committed to engaging Chicago’s under-40 community with the Art Institute of Chicago, driving Evening Associates membership, and promoting an understanding and appreciation of the arts. They were named the 2015 Associate Board of the Year by Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago).
Jeremy Rothschild Chairman of the Board
Paolo Palazzi-Xirinachs Vice-Chairman
Erin Rengel Chief Communications Officer
Lauren Mazur Treasurer
Board of Directors
JBoard of Directors Joe Anderson Phillipe Andre Hamed Babi Scott Banks Vladimir Barisik Elizabeth Bjornseth Janice Bond Caitlynde Brancovsky Julia Burke Guy Caland-Puymartin Newcombe Clark Lisa Claybon Ken Click Cameron Croft Kristin Culbertson Alexandra Demers Morgan Dower Meghan Eagan Jennifer Elliott Autumn Fincher Max Gaby Nicholas Hansen Lindsay Hearn Sara Heckman Alex Helfers Anthony Hodes Jacqueline Hoover Alison Hough Megan Hurtuk Joshua Izzard Antoine Jennings Meghan Jordan Azeeza Kahn Justin Kay Eli Kay-Oliphant Whitney Krystof Agatha Kubalski Julie Lakonishok Justine Lee Nika Levando Jack Lubeznik Deiken Maloney Claire Molek Marc Moran Catherine Napier John Reid Kati Rust Jimmy Shin Brett Charles Taylor Wade Thomson Todd Walton
Melissa Allen* Glenn Eden* Andrea Moran* Bill Noonan* * Chairman Emeritus
To stay up-to-date on all things Evening Associates, including our popular after-hours events, sign up for our e-news or call (312) 499-4111.
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Dress in your best 1930s-inspired cocktail attire and enjoy an evening of live music, drinks from local celebrity mixologists, amazing raffle prizes, and more. An exclusive VIP reception and dinner is also available before the evening gets started.