Art Insights brings slide talks to senior centers, senior groups, senior residences, and nursing homes.
This free program provides a historical and enlightening experience for Chicago-area seniors unable to visit the Art Institute.
To ensure an enjoyable experience for all participants, we require a room that may be darkened and a screen or a smooth white wall for projecting images. We look forward to visiting with you and hope that you will find our program appropriate and enjoyable for your audience. Popular topics are included in the list below.
The Collectors: Objects of Art from the Art Institute’s Collection and the People Who Contributed to Its First 100 Years
Presenters introduce the Ryersons, Hutchinsons, Buckinghams, Palmers, and others who traveled to Europe and Asia discovering and collecting rare art objects spanning many periods. Their treasured gifts of paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, prints, and drawings are explored.
Meet Your Neighbors: Images from the Art Institute and Connections to the Faces of Chicago's Diverse Neighborhoods
The Art Institute's collection flourishes with works by artists from around the world. Presenters highlight the ties between artists' home countries and the neighborhoods that were formed when people from those regions settled in Chicago.