Night Heist featuring Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938
July 11, 2014 9:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. Modern Wing
The fourth annual Night Heist benefit was the most successful in the event’s history, raising more money and attracting a larger crowd than ever before! This year’s event celebrated the Art Institute’s groundbreaking summer exhibition Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. Tickets included an exclusive after-hours tour of the Magritte exhibition, live music, performances, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and exhibition-inspired cocktails by Chicago celebrity mixologists, plus the chance to win spectacular raffle prizes like a trip to Las Vegas and VIP tickets to Lollapalooza.
Thank you to all the sponsors, donors, and volunteers who made this spectacular night possible.
Photo by Onassis Odelmo
Night Heist Raffle Winners
Lotta Lollapalooza Value: $2,400 Winner: Joe Anderson
Two VIP tickets to Lollapalooza Six-month subscription to Ghostly International Signed Deer Tick record, Divine Providence Bloodshot Records gift pack
Vegas Vacation Value: $1,350 Winner: Gavin Parr
Two round-trip United Airlines tickets to Las Vegas Two-night stay at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Dinner for two at Wicked Spoon Two tickets to Vegas Nocturne at Rose.Rabbit.Lie
Special Night at Sixteen Value: $1,500 Winner: Paolo Palazzi-Xirinachs
Seven-course dinner for two at The Trump International Hotel & Tower’s Sixteen
The Ultimate Chicago Experience Value: $1,833 Winner: John Reid
One-night stay at The Wit Chicago and dinner at State & Lake Tavern Four tickets to selected Ravinia Festival concerts Two tickets to World of Extreme Happiness and two tickets to A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre Two A-level tickets to any Chicago Sinfonietta concert Two tickets to Fear Experiment by Mac & Cheese Productions Two Member Plus one-year memberships to the Art Institute of Chicago and two member totes One VIP private tour for four at the Art Institute of Chicago
Get Outside Chicago Value: $1,705 Winner: Jeremy Rothschild
Penny-farthing bicycle ridden by the Art Institute of Chicago’s 19th-century fashion blogger, Jean-Paul, for the 2013 blockbuster exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity One Premium Household Active Transportation Alliance Membership and four-star Bike & Chow tour Eight one-day bicycle rentals from Bike & Roll Chicago One full day Kayak Chicago kayak rental for two One two-hour lakefront museum campus segway tour for two
Women’s Summer Spruce Up Value: $2,308 Winner: Ali Ruyan
Haircut, color, and makeup application at Salon Blonde Three-day Urban Remedy Organic Juice Cleanse Two private personal training sessions at Equinox Gold Coast One one-hour massage at Urban Oasis One Zoom in-office teeth whitening at Water Tower Dental Care One two-month all-access Chicago Athletic Club gym membership One Ki-Hara Session at Stretch Chi Stephanie Johnson cosmetic bag selection $50 to p.45 boutique
Men’s Haberdashery Value: $4,372 Winner: Ken Loeschorn
$250 to Haberdash $200 to Trunk Club $200 to Hugo Boss $100 to Van Buren Gentleman’s Salon Three custom dress shirts + two custom polos from Nicholas Joseph Custom Tailors Four Swiss Watch International watches One men’s facial at Spa Space One pair of Giorgio Armani black pearl cufflinks
Let’s Get Cooking 1 Value: $1,998 Winner: Christine Kadow
Four certificates to “French Pastry Experience” dessert-making class Wines for Humanity six-bottle, in-home, advisor-led wine tasting for 20 KitchenAid 5-quart standing mixer + two-slice toaster Hands-on cooking class for two from The Chopping Block $150 Abt Electronics gift card Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits pie, one bag of house roasted coffee, and two diner mugs Girl & The Goat cookbook signed by Stephanie Izard
Let’s Get Cooking 2 Value: $ 1,878 Winner: Steve Graves
4 certificates to “French Pastry Experience” dessert-making class Wines for Humanity six-bottle in-home, advisor-led wine tasting for 20 KitchenAid five-speed hand blender + 16-cup food processor Frasca Pizzeria and Wine Bar Pizza-making class for two One bottle of Facets of Gemstone Red Blend Magnum wine Whimsical Candy basket of handmade sweets Elle a la Table cookbook
Sporting News Value: $1,422 Winner: Charlie Fox
Four tickets to the Chicago Cubs game vs. the Tampa Bay Rays (8/10) Four tickets to the Chicago Cubs game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers (9/2) Four Chicago White Sox tickets and Stadium Club access (7/22) Six-month subscription to Golf Ball of the Month Signed Chicago Bears photo of Tim Jennings Signed baseball by Chicago Cubs infielder Luis Valbuena Signed Chicago Blackhawks team puck and photo 2014 Masters Tournament baseball cap
Dine + Drink Around Chicago Value: $1,430 Winner: Jackie Cassidy
Terzo Piano dinner for four $300 VIP experience at Underground Chicago $200 VIP experience at Ay Chiwowa $200 to The Gage $80 to Janes Restaurant $75 to Francesca’s Forno $50 to Sable Kitchen & Bar $50 to Red Head Piano Bar
11 hours 51 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Supernatural Shakespeare
While Shakespeare’s title characters might have the most name recognition, the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the show. See this focused installation before it closes October 10.
15 hours 10 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a tour of works in our collection presented in American Sign Language with voice interpretation.
1 day 11 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.