These exciting programs and events are open to Sustaining Fellows only. To join or make reservations, please call (312) 443-3735 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Sneak Peek
Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
Tuesday, February 7 11:00–1:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite $60 per person
Get an insider’s perspective on Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium—the first retrospective in the United States of the Brazilian artist’s groundbreaking achievements—before it opens on February 18. Enjoy an enlightening lecture from guest speaker Katherine Brodbeck, Dallas Museum of Art, formerly associate curator at Carnegie Museum of Art—where the show debuted. A luncheon follows.
10:45—Registration in Modern Wing lobby
11:00—Shedding Light on Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium with Katherine Brodbeck
Opening Celebration Go
Wednesday, February 22 6:00–9:00 Griffin Court and the Abbott Galleries $90 per person
Join us as we celebrate the opening of Go, the second installment of the Modern Series. The night begins with a discussion between exhibition curators Kate Nesin and Jill Bugajski with Stephanie D’Alessandro, coordinator of the Modern Series, followed by a spirited reception and exhibition viewing.
6:00—Registration in the Michigan Avenue lobby
6:15—Conversation between curators
7:00—Exhibition viewing and reception
Fresh Faces Lectures Meet Our New Leadership
Thursday, March 16 with Constantine Petridis, chair and curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas Thursday, March 30 with Jacqueline Terrassa, Woman's Board Endowed Chair of Museum Education 11:00–12:00 Complimentary
Enjoy coffee while hearing from Costa Petridis and Jackie Terrassa on their visions for their respective departments. Costa and Jackie serve key roles in the museum's plans to extend the global reach, contemporary relevance, and diversity of our collection and to welcome and engage the Art Institute's ever-broadening audiences. We look forward to introducing you to these dynamic additions to our team of museum leaders.
13 hours 53 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.”
Happy birthday to accomplished swimmer Édouard Manet.
See ten works by Manet now on view—http://bit.ly/2jpR5X2
15 hours 26 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a lecture with photographer and
MacArthur fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier as she discusses her work—personal, incisive explorations of issues surrounding race, representation, and social justice in places such as Flint, Michigan and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Free to IL residents—http://bit.ly/2jRrhpV
18 hours 34 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Hark! Free Winter Weekdays continue at the Art Institute, with free admission all day for Illinois residents—now through February 16.
Image: [Now on view in Gallery 226] Edgar Degas. Café Singer, 1879. Bequest of Clara Margaret Lynch in memory of John A. Lynch.