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.
Insider’s Look at Moholy-Nagy: Future Present
October 19, 6:00–8:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite and Regenstein Hall Price TBA
Gain a fresh perspective on the most internationally recognized visual artist to have resided in Chicago through a lecture and exhibition viewing of Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, the first comprehensive retrospective of Moholy-Nagy’s work in the United States in nearly 50 years. Matthew Witkovsky, Richard and Ellen Sandor Chair and Curator of Photography, sheds new light on the celebrated artist, accompanied by a spirited reception.
29th Annual A. James Speyer Lecture and Dinner Featuring Andrea Fraser
November 1, 6:00–9:00 Rubloff Auditorium and Griffin Court $125 per person
Hear from performance and video artist Andrea Fraser, who is widely regarded as a pioneer of institutional critique. This annual lecture, featuring a distinguished contemporary artist whose work is represented in the museum’s collection, honors the memory of A. James Speyer, curator of the Department of 20th-Century Painting and Sculpture from 1961 through 1986. A selection of Fraser's video works from the Art Institute’s collection will be on view in the Donna and Howard Stone Gallery for Film, Video, and New Media November 1–January 1.
Inaugural Art and Film Series
November 11 and 18, 6:00–9:00 Price Auditorium Price TBA
Celebrate the art of film with our first-ever film series, featuring movies on their first-run in the United States along with tasty concessions and a curatorial discussion moderated by Mimi Plauché, programming director of the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival, held after each screening.
11 hours 19 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.
13 hours 41 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SUNDAY—Design Episodes: The Modern Chair
Explore the evolution of the modern chair in the 20th century with iconic examples from makers like Charles and Ray Eames, Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, and Harry Bertoia, among others.
THE MODERN CHAIR—http://bit.ly/2dD4Xy0
1 day 9 hours 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.