Delve deeper into the museum’s collection and gain new insights through our classes and workshops.
Adult Continuing Education
Mini-Course: American Art at the Art Institute Six Saturdays, June 9-July 14 11:00-12:30 Ryan Learning Center $153.65 SAIC Alumni, $184.45 AIC Members, $204.75 Nonmembers
Partake in lively in-gallery discussions and short lectures about art made for and in the United States from the colonial period to the 20th century. Gain insightful context for special exhibitions highlighting the work of Ivan Albright, John Singer Sargent, and Charles White.
This program is offered as a noncredit course within the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Adult Continuing Education program.
Drop it off at 36 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 1201, Chicago, IL 60603
Sketch Classes and Workshops
Multi-session classes and one-day workshops offer the chance to draw in the museum’s galleries under the guidance of experienced instructors.
All materials are provided. Classes are recommended for ages 16 and up. All levels of experience are welcome.
Workshop: Abstract Expressionist Printmaking Saturday, June 2 1:00-4:00 Ryan Learning Center, Studio C $45 members, $55 nonmembers Please note that this workshop is a repeat of the workshop hosted on May 5, 2018. Learn More
Sketch Class: Learning from the Masters Six Saturdays, July 7 - August 18 (no class July 21) 10:45-12:45 Ryan Learning Center, Studio A $165 members, $190 nonmembers Although all levels are welcome, participants will find it helpful to have some experience with drawing. Registration opens on Friday, May 25 at noon. Learn More
Sketch Class: Considering Composition Six Thursdays, July 12 - August 16 5:30-7:30 Ryan Learning Center, Studio A $165 members, $190 nonmembers As the focus of this class is less on building drawing skills and more about composing powerful pictures, some drawing experience is recommended although not required. Registration opens on Friday, May 25 at noon. Learn More
Beginners Sketching Workshop Saturday, August 25 1:00-4:00 Ryan Learning Center, Studio A $45 members, $55 nonmembers Registration opens on Friday, June 1 at noon. Learn More
For additional information about Sketch Classes or Workshops, please call (312) 443-3680.