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Snap 2017

Celebrating Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago
September 22, 2017


8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.


Open bar and light bites


Photo sets designed by artist Wardell Milan


Music spun by artist/performer Juliana Huxtable and DJ Matt Roan


Individual: $150
Platinum: 10 tickets for $7,500
With platinum-level access, you enjoy balcony lounge seating with a premium bar—and know you are supporting photography acquisitions at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Please use the Modern Wing entrance.

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Net proceeds from the evening will enhance the Snap Fund for acquisition of photographs at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Your contribution helps sustain the excellence and accessibility of photography at the Art Institute of Chicago, which features a photography exhibition program dating back to 1900 and a permanent collection since 1949. More than six photography exhibitions are presented annually, along with related public lectures and events nearly every month. The photography collection houses 22,000 works, all of which are viewable online and in person through our public study room.

For more information, or if you would like to support Snap with a donation, please contact or call (312) 443-3663.


The Bluhm Family Foundation
Karen and Jim Frank
Jay Franke and David Herro
Caryn and King Harris
Anne Kaplan
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Robert M. and Diane v. S. Levy
Roxanne and Rocco Martino
Andy and Betsy Rosenfield
Ellen and Richard Sandor Family Foundation


Barbara Bluhm-Kaul and Don Kaul
Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum
Joyce Chelberg
Francie Comer
Kovler Family Foundation
Anstiss Hammond Krueck and Ronald Krueck
Elena Urschel and Catherine Pilgrim


John A. and Judy Bross
John Hass and Mary Frances Budig
Tom and Vicki Horwich
Thomas E. Keim
Jennifer Levine and Jeff Aeder
Buzz Ruttenberg and Tina Ruttenberg
Robin and Sandy Stuart
Dia and Edward S. Weil, Jr.
Helen Zell

Beverage Sponsor

This is a 21+ event. Valid ID is required at the door. Platinum level provides one printable or mobile ticket that admits 10 for Platinum access on the Griffin Court balcony. Guests should arrive with the host or give host’s name to registration upon entry.

Juliana Huxtable; Wardell Milan. Photo by Mark Poucher; DJ Matt Roan.