These exciting programs and events are open to Sustaining Fellows only. To join or make reservations, please call (312) 443-3735 or e-mail email@example.com.
Curator’s Insight Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors and Their Bronzes Tuesday, March 27 6:00–8:00 Nichols Board of Trustees Suite and Regenstein Hall $70 per person Learn about ancient Chinese bronzes and the significance of these revered objects throughout history during an exhibition overview and curator-led tour by Tao Wang, executive director of initiatives in Asia, Pritzker Chair of Asian Art, and curator of Chinese art. A cocktail reception featuring small plates and desserts completes the evening.
Curator’s Insight Dress Codes: Portrait Photographs from the Collection Tuesday, April 10 6:00–8:00 Price Auditorium, Gallery 1, and Woman’s Board Grand Staircase $70 per person Enjoy a panel discussion led by Michal Raz-Russo, David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Associate Curator of Photography, on the intersections between fashion, photography, and portraiture, followed by an intimate cocktail reception and after-hours look at the exhibition.
The Making of an Exhibition Tuesday, May 15 6:00–9:00 Fullerton Hall and Griffin Court $90 per person Discover how exhibitions come to life at the Art Institute through a panel discussion among curators and a limited number of small group tours of museum spaces inaccessible to the public; then enjoy a festive dinner reception.
Open House John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age Wednesday, July 11 6:00–9:00 Rubloff Auditorium, Griffin Court, and Pritzker Garden Complimentary for Sustaining Fellows and up to three guests; $70 per additional guest Celebrate this much-anticipated exhibition with members of the Sustaining Fellows, family, and friends at the Sustaining Fellows Open House.
Bird-Shaped Container (zun), late Shang dynasty (13th–11th century BC). The Art Institute of Chicago, Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection.