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.
First Look: Past Forward—Architecture and Design at the Art Institute
Thursday, September 7 10:30–1:00 $60 per person
Preview the installation of the Art Institute’s preeminent architecture and design collection in its new permanent space before it opens to the public on September 12.
10:15 Registration opens West Box entrance, Monroe Street
10:30 Introduction to the installation Zoë Ryan, John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
11:00 Tour of the galleries and Q&A Zoë Ryan; Allison Fisher, Harold and Margot Schiff Associate Curator; and Maite Borjabad, assistant curator
12:00 Luncheon Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
A. James Speyer Memorial Lecture and Dinner Featuring Mark Bradford
Wednesday, October 18 6:00–9:00 $150 per person
Celebrate a distinguished contemporary artist whose work is represented in the museum’s collection during this annual program honoring A. James Speyer, a curator of modern and contemporary art at the Art Institute from 1961 to 1986. This year, join us for an enlightening lecture by Mark Bradford, followed by an installation viewing and dinner in the Modern Wing.
Mark Bradford. A Siren Beside a Ship, 2014. Gift of Pamela J. Joyner & Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection.