Broaden your mind and your social circle. Join the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Evening Associates is a group of young professional Art Institute members, ages 21–40, who enjoy a full schedule of exciting monthly programs and benefits including:
Exclusive private tours
Special events highlighting art that's newly on view
50% off tickets to After Dark, the bi-monthly late-night party in the Modern Wing featuring a major exhibition
Discounted tickets to Night Heist, the Evening Associates Board's annual benefit
Invitations to special art-related events around the city
How to Join
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.
To make sure you receive all the benefits Evening Associates has to offer, be sure to include your e-mail address when joining.
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.
Most of our correspondence will come to you via e-mail from email@example.com. Please make sure that we have your current e-mail address so you are the first to know about our event schedule or updates.
How do I include my spouse or partner in my membership purchase?
Choose a membership level that includes a partner/spouse (e.g. not the Member or Student levels), then select the Dual Evening Associates option. Please be sure to complete the spouse/partner information.
What if I select a two-year base membership?
If you join the museum with a two-year base membership, you will need to select a two-year Evening Associates membership.
When will I receive my membership card?
New members will receive an e-mail confirmation after completing the purchase of a membership. Please allow two weeks to receive your membership cards in the mail.
The Evening Associates Board is a diverse group of young, art-inspired professionals, innovators, and philanthropists committed to increasing awareness for Evening Associates membership, the Art Institute, and its resources by raising funds for audience development programming. 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
Deiken Maloney Treasurer
Board of Directors
Joe Anderson Philippe André Hamed Babai Scott Banks Vladimir Barisik Elizabeth Bjornseth Janice Bond Caitlynde Brancovsky Bryan Brown Guy Caland-Puymartin Newcombe Clark Brandon Clark Lisa Claybon Ken Click Cameron Croft Kristin Culbertson Alexandra Demers Morgan Dower Meghan Eagan Jennifer Elliott Autumn Fincher Charlie Fox Max Gaby Nicholas Hansen Lindsay Hearn Alex Helfers Anthony Hodes Jacqueline Hoover Alison Hough Megan Hurtuk Joshua Izzard Paulette Jacobsmeier Antoine Jennings Meghan Jordan Azeeza Khan Justin Kay Agatha Kubalski Julie Lakonishok Elliott Lorenz Jack Lubeznik Andrew May Lauren Mazur Meg McSeveney Sarah Meyer Claire Molek Marc Moran Catherine Napier Sara Reeves John Reid Eric Sheinkop Jimmy Shin Wade Thomson Todd Walton Claudia Zacharias
Melissa Allen* Glenn Eden* Andrea Moran* Bill Noonan*
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