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Art Express

In 45-minutes, an experienced museum lecturer will transform your next office breakfast meeting, lunch break, or evening reception into a cultural adventure.

Art Express Programs can enhance creativity in the workplace, celebrate diversity, and give everyone a break from their cubicles!

Program Topics

  • Travels through Asia
  • Monet and More: Impressionism
  • Highlights of the Art Institute
  • Spanish and Latin American Art*
  • African and African American Art*
  • Chicago in Art
  • Portraiture
  • Nightlife: Art after Dark
  • Celebrate America
  • Special Exhibitions (Current Exhibitions, Future Exhibitions)
  • If none of these topics suit your fancy, tell us what you’d like to see, and we’ll design an illustrated talk based on the Art Institute's collection catered to your needs.

*These topics can also be broken up and offered as two separate programs.


1 program

Chicago, weekday: $300
Suburban, weekday: $350 (+ travel expenses)
Chicago, evening and weekend: $350
Suburban, evening and weekend: $400 (+ travel expenses)

2 programs: $540

(Save 10% on two or more programs in one year.)

4 programs: $1,020

(Save 15% on four or more programs in one year.)

Each Art Express participant receives two free-admission passes to the museum. If you choose not to give out the passes at your program, take $25 off your program rate.

Contact the Art and the Workplace coordinator at with any questions or to arrange for a program at your office.

Art Express clients include:
  • DDB Chicago
  • Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
  • Northern Trust
  • PepsiCo Beverages and Food

**Cancellations must be made one week in advance to avoid being charged the full rate for the scheduled program.